Friday, January 17, 2014

Nursing Instructor


Wenatchee, Washington

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position on a 175-day contract. Teaching assignments may include day, evening and on-line instruction and is scheduled to begin fall quarter (September) 2014.

The instructor position will teach nursing theory, skills practice lab and supervise students in off laboratory experiences on and off campus. Clinical experiences may be held on medical, surgical and ambulatory units of local hospitals, in long-term care facilities or in community agencies. The teaching assignments will vary to and will include teaching and sharing responsibilities for the nursing classes. A portion of the clinical teaching may occur in the late afternoon or evening hours in off campus locations. Additional responsibilities of the position include curriculum development, scheduled office hours, participation in department/division meetings, college committees and task groups, assessment of learning outcomes, advising of students for degree and career success, and other related duties as assigned by the administration.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):

• Facilitate learning across the spectrum of WVC’s nursing curriculum.

• Provide learning activities and appropriate evaluation of student progress toward attaining the learning outcomes and abilities set forth in established course outlines.

• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and administration.

• Effectively apply current, quality teaching and learning processes and principles.

• Maintain and submit appropriate individual student records as required.


• Master’s degree in nursing.

• Professional unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Washington state or ability to obtain license by September 1, 2014.

• Evidence of current clinical skills in medical-surgical nursing.

• Documented successful teaching experience.

• Experience using computer applications for instructional purposes and clinical documentation.

• Post-secondary vocational certificate or professional nursing certificate which, along with training will qualify for a vocational certificate.

• Experienced in e-learning modes including pure online delivery, hybrid and telecourses, and enhancing traditional classes with interactive television, multimedia presentations, and Internet resources.

• Experience/coursework in curriculum development.

• Successful post-secondary teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting.

• Ability to function effectively in a variety of health care settings.

• Ability to function in a multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment.

Application process:
Interested candidates must submit:

1) a WVC application for employment (available on our web site);

2) A faculty supplemental application (available on our web site);

3) a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and addresses how you meet the minimum and desired qualifications;

4) a current resume;

5) unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary education; and

6) the names, addresses and phone numbers of four individuals qualified to assess your work-related experience and your ability to perform the duties specified for this position.

For applications, qualifications, description and application procedure, see: or call: 509.682.6440 or e-mail

Review of applications: will begin on February 13, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Salary and benefits:
Salary is determined by placement on the Wenatchee Valley College full-time, faculty schedule (currently $46,449 to $51,871 for a 9-month, 175-day contract). Additional days for summer are paid through a separate contract. Summer employment is required. Benefits include medical and dental coverage, life insurance, long-term disability, sick leave and a retirement plan.

Contact info:
Wenatchee Valley College

1300 Fifth Street

Wenatchee, WA 98801

509.682.6440 or TDD 509.682.6837/509.682.6853


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