Tuesday, January 28, 2014

NURSING INSTRUCTOR – North Orange County Community College District – Anaheim, CA

North Orange Community College District




August 22, 2014


Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

Teach assigned lecture and clinical courses in the registered nursing program in a manner consistent with the department's standards, and with the content cited in the approved course outline and plan of instruction; teach in other areas of nursing and health sciences as assigned.

Possess and maintain education and skills necessary for competency to teach in one nursing specialty area and commitment to meet BRN standards for content expert in second specialty area.

Maintain current California Registered Nursing licensure and Health Care Provider Basic Life Support certification.

Perform professional tasks related to the areas of assignment, particularly in student advisement, curriculum design and evaluation, program review and other affairs of the department and division.

Remain current in the subject matter areas and in the techniques of effective instruction through recent clinical experience, professional development, and application of technology to education.

Participate in curriculum development and serve on division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities.

Work cooperatively with staff and students.

Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.

Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.

Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.

Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of students.

Must be able to teach at any clinical site and any shift.

Evening and/or Saturday assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.


Master's degree in nursing

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited postsecondary institutions (see http://www.nocccd.edu/Employment regarding accredited postsecondary institutions).


Possess minimum qualifications established by the California Board of Registered Nursing of at least one year's full-time experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care, AND completion of at least one year's experience teaching courses related to nursing, or a course which includes practice in teaching nursing.

Possess or be eligible for and obtain a current California Registered Nursing license.

Provide documented evidence of direct patient care experience/clinical instruction in nursing within the last three years.

Possess current Health Care Provider Basic Life Support Certification.


Two years teaching prelicensure RN students.

Familiarity with the community college setting.

Demonstrated leadership abilities and/or participation in community or professional organizations.

Demonstrated collegiality and strong commitment to quality teaching, motivation of students, student success, and academic and professional excellence.

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in current instructional technology and ability to integrate the learning process.

Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing, stressful environment while maintaining a professional demeanor.

Meet BRN criteria for faculty content expert in teaching medical surgical nursing and one of the following: obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric, or geriatric nursing. Applicants willing to cross-train to one of the above specialties will also be considered.

Experience with and commitment to working with culturally and ethnically diverse groups.

Effective oral and written communication skills.


The initial salary placement range is $55,380 - $83,844 depending on applicable education and experience. Initial salary placement will be determined by the District Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable.


The District is a participating agency in the CalPERS Hospital and Medical Care plan which allows eligible employees to select from several plans for their hospital and medical care. The District pays the full cost of the employee-only health insurance premium for the plan selected by the employee. In addition, the District provides a discretionary fringe benefit allowance that may be allocated toward the premium cost of eligible dependent health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, accident insurance, income protection insurance, and available investment options.


Reference Job #CCF830 in all correspondence. Download the District Academic Application on our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/Employment/Employment.htm, or email requests to hr@nocccd.edu, or contact the Human Resources Office at (714) 808­4810. All application materials must be submitted with the District Academic Application as a complete package..

A complete application package MUST include the following:

1. Completed District Academic Application.

2. Letter of interest which demonstrates written communication skills and addresses the qualifications relevant to the position.

3. Resume describing educational background, teaching experience and work experience.

4. Undergraduate AND graduate college transcripts (may be unofficial). The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. Evaluations of foreign degrees and course work are required. See http://www.nocccd.edu/Employment for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

5. Copies of relevant professional licenses and certifications; e.g. RN License, Basic Life Support Certification.

6. Copy of relevant California Community College Credential (if applicable).

7. SEPARATE list of courses/seminars attended or presented in the past two (2) years relevant to the position (if applicable).

Incomplete application packages and/or applications without signatures will not be considered. Failure to sign and to complete all fields in the General Information section of the application will be considered an incomplete application. All mandatory supplemental forms must be completed and returned with the application. All submitted materials become the property of the North Orange County Community College District and will be considered for this position only. The District will not return or make photocopies of application materials. Applicant bears the sole responsibility for ensuring that the application package is complete when submitted. Materials submitted independently of the application package will not be accepted.

Submit application package to:

Human Resources Office

North Orange County Community College District

1830 W. Romneya Dr.

Anaheim, CA 92801


Application package must be received by 5:00 pm, February 5, 2014. Postmarks will not be honored. Application packages received after the closing deadline will not be accepted. The District does NOT accept application materials by fax or email.


The Hiring Committee will paper screen applications and select a limited number of candidates for an intervi

ew. This process will take several weeks. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment will be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the Hiring Committee will determine those candidates for final consideration. A second interview may be required of candidates selected as finalists. Possession of the minimum qualifications DOES NOT ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day; identification and eligibility for employment within three (3) days of employment, pursuant to the Immigration Reform and Control Act; fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statute. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

For further information about the position contact:

Darlene Fishman - Director, Nursing


CYPRESS COLLEGE: "Minds. Motivated."

Cypress College has motivated the minds of students since 1966. For nearly a half-million people - including actors, athletes, doctors, executives, mechanics, nurses and teachers - Cypress College has been a springboard to their dreams. For some, Cypress College is the ticket into their university of choice and for others it provides essential training for a rewarding career. Just one Cypress College class is often all it takes to provide cutting-edge skills that lead to a promotion or a new job. Cypress College - Minds. Motivated.

Cypress College's 16,500 students and the highly qualified teaching faculty are proud of the many excellent academic and vocational programs. Cypress College offers 50 university-transfer majors, 137 career-certificate programs, and degrees in 61 areas of study. Dr. Robert Simpson is the president.

Cypress College can be found on the web at http://www.cypresscollege.edu.

The North Orange County Community College District, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures, or practices. The District is also committed to maintaining campuses that are free of harassment, drugs, and alcohol. A copy of the District's full policy on non-discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault treatment and counseling and maintenance of a drug-free environment is available online at www.nocccd.edu.

NOCCCD: "Greatness. Achieved."

The mission of the North Orange County Community College District is to serve and enrich our communities and inspire life-long learning by providing education that is exemplary, relevant, and accessible.

Two of the state's premiere colleges and one of its most extensive continuing education programs combine to provide the quality educational programming of the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD). Nearly 64,000 students enroll each term at Cypress College, Fullerton College, and the School of Continuing Education. Our college students are able to shape their futures in programs leading to associate degrees, vocational certificates, and transfer opportunities. Life-long learning also is possible in our continuing education programs that range from high school completion and basic skills mastery through an array of vocational training and self-development courses. The NOCCCD campuses serve an area of over one million diverse people - each pursuing their own, unique ambitions. The NOCCCD - Greatness. Achieved.

The District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, elected by trustee area, by registered voters residing in the District. The Chancellor is Dr. Ned Doffoney. The total District budget for 2013-14 was $190 million.

Cypress College and Fullerton College offer associate degrees, vocational certificates, and transfer education as well as developmental instruction and a broad array of specialized training.

The School of Continuing Education offers a variety of academic, training, and enrichment opportunities, including: high school completion, basic skills mastery, vocational certificates, and self-development courses.

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