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Title:

GED Instructor - Part Time

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Adult Learning Center, the General Education Development (GED) Instructor will provide instruction for Adult Basic Education and GED students in language arts and math. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities
  • 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”.
  • Provide individualized instruction for Adult Basic Education and GED students in language arts and math.
  • Assist students by completing appropriate forms, administering assessments, and explaining procedures for attaining a GED.
  • Maintain accurate student file folders and data for federal/state reporting purposes.
  • Teach group GED classes as requested or needed by students or the ALC Director.
  • Attend appropriate staff development activities and meetings.
  • Certify GED testers for proper paperwork completion and successful official practice test completion
  • Certify GED completors and otherwise comply with GED Testing Service and state reporting
  • Work with main campus to transition GED completors to college classes
  • Other pertinent duties as assigned
  • Provide instruction in Adult Basic Education using Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) competencies
  • Must have the ability to team teach
  • Develop lesson plans in conjunction with AO-K program instructors
  • Assist in the enrollment of program participants during orientation times scheduled throughout the school year
  • Work with Career Navigator and campus personnel to move participants from the Adult Learning Center to the main Dodge City Community College campus as students
  • Report student hours in a timely manner to the data entry specialist
  • Attend periodic staff meetings and appropriate staff development activities
  • Team teach an instructional load which may consist of day and night classes, distance learning, mediated classes, and on and off campus classes including service area high schools and industry training sites.
  • Obtain and maintain Kansas Adult Education Association credentialing through professional development (KAEA credentialing available upon employment)
  • Participate in student follow surveys
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in education.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural setting.
  • Ability to keep confidential records and accurate reports.
  • Basic computer skills and record keeping abilities.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  •  Master’s Degree

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.

Position to start July 1.

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:

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:

    Para-Professional Nursing Instructor   

    Responsibilities:

    Under the general supervision of the Director of Allied Health, the instructor will teach scheduled classes to prepare students for state certification exams.
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities
    • 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 Health and Environment.  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

    Required qualifications:

    • Associate’s of Science degree in Nursing 
    • 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 Master’s of Science Degree with an emphasis in Nursing
    • Must Maintain a valid driver’s license

      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:

      Nurse Success Center Tutor

      Responsibilities:

      Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Success Center Coordinator, this position will provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students enrolled in the Nursing Program and Paraprofessional Programs.

      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.
      • Provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students in the Nursing Program and Paraprofessional Programs. 
      • Assist students in improving academic achievement by identifying learning problems and work on study skills.
      • Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems.

      Required qualifications:

      • Associate Degree
      • Responsible, dependable, and mature
      • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diversity of students
      • Maintain absolute confidentiality of all students’ academic and personal information

        Preferred qualifications:

        • Bilingual
        • Currency in the field of alternative teaching/learning strategies
        • Job experience in Nursing, at least 5 years
        • 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 Coach: Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy

        Responsibilities:

        At the Academic Success Center (ASC), the Academic Coach – Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy professional tutor will conduct tutoring sessions one-on-one as well as in group sessions with students taking Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy classes through traditional face-to-face courses on campus, guided studies and on-line classes.  Professional tutors will have the ability to work with a wide range of student learning styles, needs and skill levels, as well as diverse backgrounds.  Additionally, the Academic Coach: Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy professional tutor will work directly with the ASC Coordinator and with the peer tutor supervisor to provide training to peer tutors that leads to student success in Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy fields. 

        Essential Requirements

        • Provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy courses according to a posted schedule and in approved subjects;
        • Collaborate with instructors and peer tutor coordinators 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; 
        • Cooperate with ASC Coordinator, 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 Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy;
        • Daily, maintain appropriate records of tutoring sessions through hand-written tutoring reports and scheduling appointments in google docs;
        • Update and consult the ASC coordinator with student’s progress and making other academic referrals for students to other appropriate college resources;
        • Consult with the ASC Assistant dialing on scheduling or canceling appointments;
        • Become familiar with the required technology utilized in each class from MyDC3web to specific software required in each class;
        • Participate in professional development offerings at DC3;
        • Act as a representative for the Academic Success Center within the college community; and
        • Other duties as assigned.

        Required qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy or related field;
        • Strong communication, instructional, and organizational skills;
        • Training/certification in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy instruction; and
        • Experience working with Hispanic, “high-risk”, and underprepared students.
        • Working knowledge of the internet, email, and computer skills in Microsoft Office.

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Master’s Degree in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy or closely related field;
          • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish);
          • Experience teaching English language learners;
          • Experience teaching adults and/or students in the community college setting; and
          • A valid Kansas 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 Coach: English and Speach

          Responsibilities:

          At the Academic Success Center (ASC), the Academic Coach – English/Speech professional tutor will conduct tutoring sessions one-on-one as well as in group sessions with students taking English/Speech classes through traditional face-to-face courses on campus, guided studies and on-line classes.  Professional tutors will have the ability to work with a wide range of student learning styles, needs and skill levels, as well as diverse backgrounds.  Additionally, the Academic Coach-English/Speech professional tutor will work directly with the ASC Coordinator and with the peer tutor supervisor to provide training to peer tutors that leads to student success in English and speech.  20 hours per week.

          Essential Requirements
          • Provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students in English and speech courses according to a posted schedule and in approved subjects;
          • Collaborate with instructors and peer tutor coordinators 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;
          • Cooperate with ASC Coordinator, 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;
          • Daily, maintain appropriate records of tutoring sessions through hand-written tutoring reports and scheduling appointments in google docs;
          • Update and consult the ASC coordinator with student’s progress and making other academic referrals for students to other appropriate college resources;
          • Consult with the ASC Assistant dialing on scheduling or canceling appointments;
          • Become familiar with the required technology utilized in each class from MyDC3web to specific software required in each class;
          • Participate in professional development offerings at DC3;
          • Act as a representative for the Academic Success Center within the college community; and
          • Other duties as assigned.

          Required qualifications:

          • Bachelor’s Degree in English/Speech or related field;
          • Strong communication, instructional, and organizational skills;
          • Training/certification in English/Speech instruction; and
          • Experience working with Hispanic, “high-risk”, and underprepared students.
          • Working knowledge of the internet, email, and computer skills in Microsoft Office.

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Master’s Degree in English/Speech or closely related field;
          • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish);
          • Experience teaching English language learners;
          • Experience teaching adults and/or students in the community college setting; and
          • A valid Kansas 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