Job Description Summary: The full-time Clinical Nursing Instructor will provide application of techniques, skills, and abilities to a group of students in an off-campus clinical setting. The instructor will act as a liaison between Southwestern Michigan College and clinical sites.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Function as the principal source of instruction in the clinical component of a course, but not as the faculty of records.
Delivery of clinical content in accordance with student and patient needs and applicable standards.
Provide students with a complete course syllabus that clearly states learning outcomes, assessment and evaluation methods and criteria, and classroom management policies.
Provide learning activities that stimulate students of different learning styles to reflect upon, think critically about, and apply course content.
Hold classes at scheduled times and follow college procedures when needing to change or cancel class meeting times.
Supplement courses appropriately with technology, most significantly the learning management system.
Utilize the learning management system's functions, per departmental direction.
Help students to use college resources, ranging from the library and tutoring to academic and financial aid advising.
Review regularly course assignments and evaluation rubrics/metrics for the goal of improving the learning environment.
Provide feedback to the student assignments in a timely manner.
Respond promptly and appropriately to student concerns.
Hold at least five office hours each week, at times and locations appropriate to student needs, during regular academic sessions when having a teaching assignment. Hours must be approved by the chair or dean.
Mentor clinical adjunct faculty.
The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Nursing Minimum of two years experience in an acute care center Unencumbered RN Licensure in MI.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Nursing Education Clinical Teaching Experience Licensure in IN. and MI.
Other Information: All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.
Southwestern Michigan College has two beautiful campuses to help support the mission of providing Know for All. We are located in the heart of America, in Dowagiac, MI, a community who welcomes all and has a vibrant and alive downtown.