ABOUTTHEPOSITION To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the minimum qualifications. We encourage applicants to address their experience working with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds as part of their cover letter.
The nursing program at Normandale Community College is seeking three full-time faculty members to join the nursing faculty. The individuals selected for the positions will provide student instruction in the classroom, skills lab, and clinical setting. We champion the development of our faculty and welcome applications from clinically experienced nurses new to the academic setting. We are an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited program with full accreditation through 2024. Normandale nursing students are dually admitted to Metropolitan State University to provide access to a BSN education.
Normandale Community College is striving to achieve Equity 2025, closing all equity gaps for students of color by 2025. The individuals selected for this position will be expected to advance this goal through culturally responsive teaching, identifying barriers to success for students of color, and proposing effective solutions to eliminate those barriers. Individuals who do not have a background in culturally responsive teaching will be expected to complete the College's training.
Teaching responsibilities will include:
Teach a broad spectrum of nursing courses in day, evening, and alternate schedule formats utilizing traditional and alternative delivery methods and virtual learning environments.
Teach in an inclusive and equitable manner to a diverse student body.
Provide instruction and advising to nursing students.
Provide quality instruction that incorporates a variety of current teaching techniques and pedagogies that positively impact the student and discipline of nursing.
Maintain ongoing professional development activities that support the college mission, the discipline of nursing, and the student.
Actively engage in college service, department activities, and student support.
Participate in program review and/or accreditation efforts.
Design and deliver instruction that incorporates technologies that advance learning.
Master's degree with a major in nursing, nursing administration, nursing education, public health nursing, or a nursing clinical specialty
Two full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience as a registered nurse at the professional level
At least one year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. This requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) post-secondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Current Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) license
Experience teaching family/community, geriatrics, or medical–surgical nursing
Recent clinical practice experience
Past involvement with curriculum development in the academic, community, or clinical areas
Experience in learner assessment and evaluation
Evidence of professional development related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Ability to work with a diverse student body and diverse patient population
Experience designing and teaching curricula responsive to the needs of historically underrepresented and/or marginalized students
Experience using multi-modal approaches and student-centered pedagogy to meet the needs of first generation, immigrant, and low-income students
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:
Upload (attach) a cover letter that specifically addresses how your qualifications align with the requirements of this position; and
Upload (attach) current resume.
Upload(attach) unofficial/official college transcripts (copies are acceptable for initial application screening)
If selected for hire, official academic transcripts will be required.
WHYNORMANDALE Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, serving almost 15,000 students from diverse backgrounds, 42% of whom are students of color and nearly 25% are first-generation. We offer opportunities for individuals to grow and learn and advance all the while working for an organization that is committed to providing an inclusive and equitable space for students to learn.
GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! As an agency of the State of Minnesota, Normandale offers a comprehensive benefits package including low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; generous vacation and sick leave as well as 11 paid holidays each year; employer-paid life insurance; pre-tax flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; and tax-deferred compensation. Additional benefits include tuition waivers available for employees and certain dependents, once qualifying criteria are met. For information on benefits, visit SEGIP's websiteSEGIP. This position is also part of Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF). The collective bargaining agreementoutlines many additional benefits provided. For more information on retirement benefits, please view the retirement brochure through MMB.
Desired Start Date: 08/18/2021
Internal Number: 1620
About Normandale Community College
Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, which is in the southwest metropolitan region of Minneapolis/St. Paul (Twin Cities) and one of the fastest growing areas in the state. With a population of over 3.5 million, the Twin Cities is home to a variety of cultural communities and features vast arts and entertainment, athletic and family activities, a growing economy, and exceptional public schools and healthcare systems.Founded in 1968, Normandale Community College serves a student population of approximately 15,000 students annually and offers over 50 Associate degree programs.. Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. To learn more about our strategic vision, visit http://www.normandale.edu/Normandale2020.