Nursing Faculty, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL



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Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, seeks Nursing faculty to join our College. Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment.

Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, who will enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have a demonstrated commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.

Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois.

We have an ongoing search for part time adjunct Nursing faculty.  Successful applicants may also be asked to teach laboratory and didactic portions of the course(s) assigned.

 

Job Description:

Nursing 216 - Nursing Concepts 4A

Course allows the student to practice the concepts of patient care, critical thinking, and effective communication across the health care continuum. The focus is on the coordination and synthesis of patient care in both the community and behavioral health setting. The student will apply principles of pharmacology specific to these patient populations. The student will refine and strengthen nursing judgment utilizing evidence-based practice (EBP) in an interdisciplinary setting. Learning will take place in a variety of health care settings and the college's Simulation Hospital.

Part-time faculty are paid on a lecture hour equivalents (LHE) basis. For most courses, the LHE is the same as a credit hour. For others, the LHE represents additional work for teaching the class, such as grading papers for Composition classes or teaching a class with a laboratory section (computers, languages, and the sciences); in those cases, the LHE represents a figure higher than the credit hour. All part-time faculty start at the beginning pay rates, regardless of the level and type of experience obtained elsewhere. Those rates for the 2022-23 academic year are $1173/LHE for faculty without doctorates and $1243/LHE for faculty with doctorates. Salary may change due to the completion of the Adjunct Faculty contract.

Clinical hourly rate: $53.15

Part-time faculty advance one step within the salary schedule with the successful completion of 2 fall & spring semesters where 3+ LHEs are taught in each semester.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Construction of a course syllabus, consistent with the generic course syllabus that stipulates course objectives, content, and grading criteria.
  • Preparation of course presentations and instructional materials for lecture, and laboratory and clinical functions (as appropriate).
  • Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting courses and laboratories (if appropriate) at scheduled times.
  • Consultation with and evaluation of students.
  • Maintenance of clear records on student performance, as well as any other factors such as attendance involved with the grading of students.
  • Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and final grades, keeping office hours, and decisions regarding instructional matters such as texts, assignments, and grading standards; also adhering to provisions of the OCCFA contract.
  • Compliance with institutional procedures.

 

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in nursing and
  • Unencumbered Illinois RN license
  • Illinois licensure as an RN
  • Minimum equivalent of 6 months of full time clinical experience
  • Minimum equivalent of 6 months of full time psychiatric nursing experience

 

Additional Information:

Schedule:Friday Clinical 7am-2pm

Part-time faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs. Contact Margaret Gas at 847.635.1720 or mgas@oakton.edu for more information.

Part-time faculty are hired on a semester-by-semester basis. A reasonable effort is made to assure the assignment of courses to more senior part-time faculty who are fully qualified by virtue of their education, training, work experience as related to current technology and pedagogical techniques, and who have had a history of successful performance at Oakton Community College.

All assignments are conditioned on sufficient enrollment. Once a course starts, the part time faculty member is expected to complete the course.

Please contact Matthew Robitaille at mrobitai@oakton.edu if you have any questions or experience problems in submitting your application.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

 

Application Instructions:

Required documents for a complete application file include a completed applicant questionnaire, cover letter, resume/cv, official transcripts for the hiring credential, and 2 original, signed recommendation letters or college placement/credential file.

Interested applicants must submit their application, cover letter and resume/cv on the Oakton website.  Please indicate the position code (PTNUR-22) on the cover letter.

Recommendation letters may either be submitted with original signature or e-mailed directly from the reference to facultysearch@oakton.edu

Transcripts may either be submitted on official paper or as pdf copies of official transcripts e-mailed directly from the Registrar's Office to facultysearch@oakton.edu

Transcripts and recommendation letters are required prior to appointment.

Official transcripts and original letters of recommendation or college placement/credential file should be mailed to: Faculty Search PTNUR-22, c/o Department of Human Resources, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.

 

Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation in its employment practices.
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