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Adjunct Instructors Wanted

Always wanted to teach a college class? Now is your opportunity.  Adjunct Instructors wanted for all areas of study.  We do have a need for English Instructors. Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in field of interest is required. Technical Education Instructors need equivalent education, related work experience, demonstrated competencies in the discipline and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes will be considered.  Contact Human Resources today.

Teaching


Title:

Nursing Instructor - Full Time Faculty

Responsibilities:

  • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide opportunities for high quality learning and will enhance community and personal development in a student centered environment.
  • Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement.
  • Classroom Responsibilities - Prepare and provide classroom instruction for basic nursing courses.  Prepare and monitor student examinations.  Document student progress in class according to the guidelines of the course and the policies of the department.  Attend and participate in course, level and faculty meetings. Provide individual counseling to students as it relates to the curriculum and course assignments.  Prepare and update syllabi.  Instruction may involve evenings and/or weekends at various locations.
  • Clinical/Lab Responsibilities - Promote the role and function of the nursing student in the clinical area.  Facilitate the learning of students in the skills lab and the clinical area.  Coordinate clinical learning experiences between the instructor, student and clinical facility.  Assist students in the assessment, plan implementation and evaluation of patient/client care.  Conduct pre and post conferences.  Evaluate students’ progress in the clinical area.  Attend team meetings.
  • As A Lead Teacher - Coordinate nursing courses by planning of course schedule and calendar, develop clinical rotations, record students’ academic and clinical progress, report academic grade to director and records office and conduct course meetings.
  • Departmental/College Responsibilities - Participate in all levels of curriculum development, implementation, evaluation and revision as it pertains to the Department of Nurse Education Participate in the development of standards for the admission, progression and graduation of students.  Participate in academic guidance and counseling.  Participate in the activities of the faculty of Dodge City Community College in ways that benefit the institution, the Department of Nurse Education and the Nursing faculty.  Participate in Professional activities; act as a resource person for area health care facilities and businesses.  Maintain regular office hours.  Represent the College at local and regional conferences.  Attend extra-curricular activities sponsored by Dodge City Community College.

Required qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing. 
  • BSN applicant MUST be able and willing to immediately begin MSN degree plan if approved by KSBN for instruction.
  • Credentials verifying legal status as a registered nurse in the State of Kansas. 
  • 5 years experience in clinical area
  • Must maintain a valid drivers license.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including tradition and non-traditional students.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Previous teaching experience. 
    • Advanced credentials in a nursing specialty
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
    • A valid driver’s license.

    Review Schedule:

    Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

    For more information, contact:

    Office of Human Resources
    Dodge City Community College
    2501 N. 14th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
    Phone: 620/227-9201
    Fax: 620/227-9345
    email: hr@dc3.edu

    Teaching


    Title:

    Academic Achievement Specialist - English & Speech

    Responsibilities:

    Under the general direction of the Academic Success Center (ASC) Coordinator, the Peer Tutor Supervisor-English & Speech/Academic Coach supports the goals of the Academic Success Center by providing supervision and training for student peer tutors, supervise floor activity with students coming to the ASC to study, use computers, or who are part of athletic study halls, conduct tutoring sessions one-on-one as well as group session with students taking English/Speech classes.  This position will require one evening per week to supervise front desk and the ASC floor. 

    Responsibilities-

    • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ To provide opportunities for high quality learning and will enhance community and personal development in a student centered environment.
    • Provide individual/small group tutoring to students in English and speech courses according to a posted schedule and in approved subjects.
    • Provide supervision, training and guidance to Student Peer Tutors.
    • Collaborate with instructors and ASC staff to determine the learning needs of students and the tutoring approach preferred by the course instructor.
    • Facilitate learning in order to assist students in improving academic achievement by identifying learning problems and developing strategies to address those challenges.
    • Collaborate with ASC Coordinator, other Peer Tutor Coordinators and ASC Assistant on the development, piloting, and implementation of training programs designed to assist peer tutors in understanding principles of delivering effective tutor sessions in English and Speech.
    • Maintain daily appropriate records of tutoring sessions through tutoring reports and scheduling appointments in Google Docs.
    • Update and consult the ASC Coordinator with students’ progress and make other academic referrals for students to other appropriate college resources.
    • Consult with the ASC Assistant daily on scheduling or canceling appointments.
    • Become familiar with the required technology utilized in each class.
    • Communicate with faculty and Student Services regularly to gather information regarding classroom instruction and assessment policies and procedures.
    • Actively seek opportunities to engage diverse and under-represented student populations, including adult and non-traditional students.
    • Stay current in subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, professional meetings, and conferences or workshops.
    • Participate in professional development offerings at DC3.
    • Act as a representative for the Academic Success Center within the college community
    • Assist the ASC Coordinator as needed.
    • Supervise front desk and the ASC floor one evening per week.
    • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Required qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in English/Speech or related field.
    • Strong communication, instructional, and organizational skills.
    • Training/certification in English/Speech instruction
    • Working knowledge of the internet, email, and computer skills.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students and the community
    • Able to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner
    • Valid Kansas driver’s license.
    • Work one evening per week.

      Preferred qualifications:

      • Experience working in a tutoring center or other academic learning center.
      • Master’s Degree.
      • Experience teaching adults and/or students in the community college setting
      • Bilingual English and Spanish

      Review Schedule:

      Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

      For more information, contact:

      Office of Human Resources
      Dodge City Community College
      2501 N. 14th Avenue
      Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
      Phone: 620/227-9201
      Fax: 620/227-9345
      email: hr@dc3.edu

      Teaching


      Title:

      Para-Professional Nursing Instructor 

      Responsibilities:

      Dodge City Community College, a progressive, student-centered, transformational college is seeking a Para Professional Nursing Instructor in the Allied Health Department.  Under the general supervision of the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, the instructor will teach scheduled classes to prepare students for state certification exams.

      Essential Requirements
        • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and  learner-centered environment.
        • Classroom Responsibilities - Prepare and monitor student examinations.  Document student progress in class according to the guidelines of the course and the policies of the department.  Prepare students to complete state-approved training course, pass skills competencies test, and be eligible to write the state examination
        • Clinical/Lab Responsibilities - Promote the role and function of the Para-professional student in the clinical area.  Facilitate the learning of students in the skills lab and the clinical area.  Coordinate clinical learning experiences between the student and clinical facility.  Evaluate the student’s clinical assignment utilizing established criteria according to the state guidelines.  Assist students in plan of resident/client.  Complete competency skills sheet check off and distribute according to course guidelines.
        • As A Lead Teacher – Must be an approved instructor through the Kansas Department of Aging & Disability (KDADS).  A copy of approval should be retained by instructor and copy given to each facility which sponsors training conducted by the instructor to show compliance with state and federal laws.  Coordinate nursing courses by planning of course schedule and calendar; develop clinical rotations, record students’ academic and clinical progress, and report academic grade to records office.  Prepare state approval 3-4 weeks prior to classes taught.
        • Departmental/College Responsibilities - Participate in the activities of the total faculty of Dodge City Community College in ways that benefit the institution.  Participate in professional activities.  Represent the College at local and regional conferences.  Attend extra-curricular activities sponsored by Dodge City Community College.
        • Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement
        • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students
        • Other duties as assigned.

      Required qualifications:

      • Registered Nurse or Associate’s degree in Nursing or above.
      • Two (2) years working experience (one year needs to be in long term care).
      • Credentials verifying legal status as a registered nurse in the State of Kansas.
      • Minimum of two years experience in clinical practice within last three years.
      • Willing to work towards a Bachelor’s/Master’s of Science Degree with an emphasis in Nursing.
      • Must Maintain a valid driver’s license.

      Preferred qualifications:

      • Masters degree with major in Nursing
      •  Previous teaching experience
      • Advanced credentials in a nursing specialty

      Review Schedule:

      Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

      For more information, contact:

      Office of Human Resources
      Dodge City Community College
      2501 N. 14th Avenue
      Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
      Phone: 620/227-9201
      Fax: 620/227-9345
      email: hr@dc3.edu