Santa Rosa Junior College — ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (3 POSITIONS) TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTOR

ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (3 POSITIONS) TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTOR

Santa Rosa Junior College

Salary: $73,691.00 – $102,455.00 Annually

Job Type:

Job Number: 22-1

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Department: Health Sciences

Closing: 4/1/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Description

FILING DEADLINE: April 1st, 2022 It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that all required materials noted under application procedures section of this job announcement are submitted by the filing deadline in order to be given consideration.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Salary Range: $73,691 -$102,455 (2021/22 Faculty Salary Schedule); teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges. Contracted salary is for 177 days per year (August through May) as specified in the All Faculty Association Contract, Article 8. AFA Contract – Articles
  • Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents
  • Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
These are full-time, tenure-track/continuing contract positions in the Health Sciences Department at Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2022. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
We are seeking equity-minded faculty who are committed to educating our diverse prelicensure nursing student population. The SRJC Associate Degree Nursing Program supports equal access for all students, multi-ethnic global perspectives, and cultural competencies. As nurse educators, we value diversity that supports honesty and integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect and compassion that includes civic engagement opportunities that contribute to real world problem solving and empathy to identify the challenges and address the needs of others. Candidates must have demonstrated instructional skills to join our outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, to the nursing students placed in our care.
ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Santa Rosa Junior College prepares students for entry into the practice of professional registered nursing and has a long history of producing highly qualified nurses with comprehensive nursing skills. There are 13 full-time faculty and numerous adjunct faculty in the program with excellent teaching and clinical skills. Our facilities in the Race Building include classrooms with state-of-the-art computer and presentation equipment, a computer laboratory and Learning Resource Center, and human simulation laboratories. Clinical experiences take place in a variety of Sonoma County facilities and agencies. The Associate Degree Nursing Program of Santa Rosa Junior College is a well-established and respected nursing program in Northern California. The program attracts excellent students and has outstanding graduates. The faculty are knowledgeable clinicians with a dedication to teaching. The nursing program is valued by the college and the community as a resource for educating exceptional nurses.
Associate Degree Nursing Program Website

Essential Functions

The teaching assignments for these positions will be in the clinical specialty in which the instructor is qualified to teach as established by nursing practice experience and Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) approval. Multi-specialty nursing experience (Medical-Surgical with Obstetrics, Labor & Delivery, Mental Health, Critical Care) is desirable but not required. Instruction is in both the first and second year courses of the nursing program. Assignments will include classroom theory, clinical practicum, simulation lab, and skills lab instruction. Clinical teaching assignments (including preceptorship) are scheduled on weekdays and weekends, and may be either two 8-hour or one 12-hour shifts each week of the course clinical practicum.
SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including online. While these assignments are for the Santa Rosa campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes with weekly mandatory office hours. Nursing instructors assume responsibility for maintaining clinical currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, evaluating colleagues, managing laboratories, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college. For faculty job duties, please go to the Article 17: Job Descriptions of the AFA Contract at http://www.afa-srjc.org/Contract/Articles/art17.pdf (Download PDF reader).
Duties include, but are not limited to: participation in the planning, implementation and evaluation of an integrated nursing curriculum; demonstration of current knowledge of trends and issues in nursing education; an ability to work collaboratively in teaching teams to accomplish program goals with students; an ability to work with diverse student populations; demonstration of innovation and creativity in creating learning experiences for students; involvement with professional or community organizations that relate to health care; ability to counsel, mentor and facilitate students during their learning experiences in the nursing program; ability to use a variety of teaching strategies in the classroom and clinical in support of the students' learning outcomes.
HEALTH SCIENCES DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
SRJC's Health Sciences Department exists to educate a diverse community of healthcare students and help them become culturally sensitive, competent, caring, ethical, and professional healthcare providers. Health Science Department's vision is to improve health outcomes in the communities by graduating exceptional healthcare providers who are committed to service, leadership, and lifelong learning. The department's strategic goals are to:

  1. Support and promote academic excellence in educating healthcare professionals to meet current and projected workforce needs.
  2. Engage students and spark intellectual curiosity in learner-centered environments by using innovative technologies and modern equipment with progressive and challenging curriculum.
  3. Integrate academic and student support services across the college by responding to student needs as the first priority and demonstrating the department's core values of, learning, academic excellence, sustainability, diversity, community, compassion, and innovation.
  4. Identify and implement responsive instructional practices that increase the learning and success of our diverse students.
  5. Collaborate and partner with community agencies by engaging our students and employees in community service and externships. Health Sciences department partners include: hospitals and clinics, rehabilitation units, senior living facilities, pharmacies, and private medical and dental offices.

The Health Sciences Department is currently comprised of the following programs: Associate Degree Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Dietetic Technician, Health Education, HOPE Program, Nutrition and Dietetics, Certified Dietary Manager, Medical Assisting, and Radiologic Technology.
Health Sciences Department website

ABOUT SRJC:Santa Rosa Junior College has been an integral part of the Sonoma County community and its rich history, beauty and culture for more than 100 years. Many of SRJC's students are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. SRJC's mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:

  • Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
  • A learning- and learner-centered environment;
  • A welcoming physical environment;
  • Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
  • Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
  • Access to lifelong learning opportunities

In 2021, SRJC served approximately 21,000 students each semester and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. SRJC is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We also support diverse learning communities including, APASS, HSI Connections, Puente, Umoja. SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the past three consecutive years and SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will share SRJC's commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.

Video Overview of Santa Rosa Junior College

Minimum Qualifications
REQUIRED:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university; OR the equivalent; AND
  • Current active and clear license or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California; AND
  • Minimum of one year full-time work experience in an acute care hospital within the last five years providing direct patient care. Work experience may include teaching in an approved professional nursing program; AND one year of experience teaching courses related to nursing or completion of a course, which includes practice teaching in a professional nursing program; AND
  • Applicants must meet California Board of Registered Nursing approval requirements; AND
  • Applicants must provide proof of current American Heart Association BLS certification for the healthcare provider, and documentation of all clinically required immunizations (including full COVID-19 vaccination), and health screenings.
  • Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications exactly as listed above for disciplines of interest, or they must file for equivalency (Download PDF reader) in order to be considered. Candidates who are requesting equivalency consideration are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application. For questions regarding the equivalency process, please contact Human Resources (Maria Padilla mpadillacampos@santarosa.edu) Please also see the Equivalency Guide for Faculty Applicants (Download PDF reader) and the Faculty Minimum Qualifications Self-Evaluation Checklist for more information.

PREFERRED:

  • Previous teaching experience in a pre-licensure nursing program.
  • Eligibility for approval by the Board of Registered Nursing
  • Willingness to participate in a team-teaching approach.
  • College level education in principles of nursing education and/or adult learning.
  • Willingness or ability to teach in distance educational format (including online), if appropriate or offered.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.

Application Procedures

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must provide the following:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/SchoolJobs.com employment application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the “Work Experience” section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
  2. Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
  3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. A 500-word response to the diversity prompt below:

Please provide two or three examples of your ideas and/or experiences in creating, modifying, and/or performing one or more of the following to meet the needs of a diverse student population:

  • Curricula;
  • Learning activities;
  • Teaching/counseling practices;
  • Educational Resources;
  • Training, background, coursework and/or professional development;
  • Program Development

6. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.

  • If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application.
  • SRJC only accepts foreign transcripts that have been evaluated by a credential evaluation service accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a full list of accepted evaluation services, please see NACES.
  • For further details on SRJC requirements on Foreign Degrees, please see Foreign Degree Requirements.

7. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Faculty Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered. Please see the SRJC Faculty Equivalency Procedures, the Equivalency Guide for Faculty Applicants (Download PDF reader) and the Faculty Minimum Qualifications Self-Evaluation Checklist for more information.
8. If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides). 9. Copy of current active license as a Registered Nurse (RN). 10. Copy of current American Heart Association BLS certification for the healthcare provider.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
Candidate Accommodations:

  • Candidates must be able to perform the job duties included in this job posting in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-4 weeks after the filing deadline, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for an interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee.

MORE ABOUT SRJC HUMAN RESOURCES
BUSSMAN HALL ANNEX
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
EMAIL: Please contact Maria Padilla – mpadillacampos@santarosa.edu

The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

Due to COVID-19, the Human Resources staff are working remotely until further notice.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

  1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States;
  2. Must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant's expense);
  3. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter);
  4. Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings on topics such as Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Prevention, and Mandated Reporter;
  5. Employees who work on-site or access District facilities, will need to provide proof of full vaccination beginning January 1, 2022. For more details, see vaccination mandate.

Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

Non Discrimination
The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities– including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.

SRJC Strategic Plan

VISION: SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
MISSION: SRJC passionately cultivates learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community.

  • We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students' foundational skills.
  • We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
  • We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
  • We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
  • We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
  • We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.

Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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