Instructor, Nursing

Portland Community College

Portland, OR

Job posting number: #7100360

Posted: May 18, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary

The Nursing program at Portland Community College is seeking multiple full-time instructors effective August 21, 2022 beginning the 2022/2023 academic year.

The Portland Community College Nursing program is a member of the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education (OCNE). Admitted nursing students have the option of completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at Oregon Health and Science University after completing two years at PCC and earning the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree (AAS).

Faculty prepare students to enter the nursing profession, enabling them to respond to changing healthcare needs of individuals and communities in various healthcare settings. The Nursing program values access to a learning community that is evidence-based, student-centered, and culturally sensitive. We promote curiosity and student success for the achievement of academic goals in a caring, safe, and respectful environment.

Central to nursing education is a positive, caring, supportive, and respectful student-teaching relationship that promotes growth toward professional and personal development. The faculty recognize and value the uniqueness of each student and implement a variety of innovative teaching strategies to promote self-direction in learning.

These full-time instructor positions are based out of PCC’s Sylvania Campus and require experience and the ability to teach a broad range of nursing courses, as well as the ability to develop future coursework in alignment with industry, accreditation and state regulation. Nursing instructors perform all duties of full-time faculty at PCC and in particular:

provides academic leadership in the implementation of a robust nursing education program; including skills lab, online courses, SIM lab and clinicals;
supports and mentors other Nursing faculty across the district;
supports the development of an innovative, trauma informed, culturally-responsive nursing curriculum that meets the needs of a diverse student body
Portland Community College serves nearly 60,000 full and part-time students across a large and diverse service area, with four campuses and multiple education centers. We are committed to a culture which values belonging, justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. A demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive, trauma informed and inclusive services designed to improve equitable educational outcomes for college students is required for these positions.

These positions serve a Nursing program that currently spans across multiple PCC locations. The primary location will be Sylvania Campus, with an expectation that faculty members teach at any location where PCC Nursing courses are offered. In addition, there will be some occasions where business will be required at other PCC or off-site locations. There will be some opportunities for remote/hybrid work, as approved by the position supervisor and executive leaders.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

Experience in healthcare education in a variety of modalities or educational delivery methods
Ability to ensure program adherence to credentialing bodies (OSBN & ACEN) professional qualifications and standards
Experience working with multiple industry partners and both internal and external stakeholders to creatively and collaboratively seek continuous improvement in reaching program outcomes and student success
Ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines, technology, as well as staff and student mentoring
Proven instructional experience with diverse audiences demonstrating an ability to create and nurture a sense of community, well-being, and belonging
Drive collaborative, evidence-based change, innovation, and capacity-building in a dynamic program, successfully applying a solution-focused instructional approach, program review, evaluation of current and future issues/trends, and advocacy for diversity, equity and belonging
Demonstrated communication skills with a trauma-informed lens to a wide range of students with varied experiences, perspectives, and unique goals, to increase diversity in the nursing profession
Ability to embed Culturally Responsive Education in curriculum and practices while promoting an equity-focused educational and work environment
Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

Master’s degree in Nursing and maintain expertise in one’s areas of responsibility, have at least three years of nursing experience, and hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Oregon,

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and maintain expertise in one’s areas of responsibility, have at least five years of nursing experience, and hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Oregon.
Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching at a community college and/or in an undergraduate nursing program preferred
Experience with OCNE or concept-based curriculum in nursing education preferred
Starting Salary Expectations Initial Salary Placement will be up to Step 3 ($62,665) based on related experience, per PCC's collective bargaining agreement.
Position Grade Salary Range $58780 to $99564 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. A portion of the 6% will be diverted to The Employee Pension Stability Account as mandated by Senate Bill 1049. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for courses offered at PCC for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age; plus partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions.

* Please note: Temporary Full-Time Faculty are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.

Paid Leave:

1 day of sick leave for every 18 days worked (~10 per year)
21 hours of additional personal leave per year
4 paid holidays (which occur during the term you are teaching)

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