Assistant Professor – Nursing (Medical – Surgical)

Carroll Community College

Job title:

Assistant Professor – Nursing (Medical – Surgical)


Carroll Community College

Job description

Job Type: Full Time Faculty-10 Mo. Job Number: FY24-00046 Division: Academic & Student Affairs Department: Allied Health & Nursing Salary Details: This position will be placed on the 10-month College faculty salary scale. Salary range listed is for Assistant Professor level. Actual salary and faculty rank placement is based on qualifications and experience. Job SummaryTen-month faculty are assigned primarily teaching duties of 30 Teacher Load Hours (TLH) during an academic year (approximately 30 credits). The work expectation for faculty is 37.5 hours per week for professional duties; however, actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary according to grading, class preparation requirements, meeting schedules, professional development activities, and office hours. Ten-month faculty responsibilities are primarily to teach students and assess learning and secondarily to engage in professional development and to provide service to the college community. This position reports to the Chair, Allied Health. Essential Job Functions

  • Teach the equivalent of 30-teaching load hours during an academic year
  • Hold classes/clinical sessions as scheduled; be on time for clinical
  • Design assignments and/or give required assignments to measure student learning
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to students in a timely manner (generally within two weeks)
  • Check and respond to all emails within two business days
  • Post the syllabus, faculty information, and a welcome announcement for Preview Week and maintain a current gradebook in the Learning Management System
  • Hold required office hours
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
  • Participate in outcomes assessment and respond to data
  • Collaborate with student support offices and professionals
  • Report grades and reconcile incomplete grades as necessary
  • Engage in professional development
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings
  • Serve on committees to support the college mission
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
  • Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Provide the clinical facility a copy of the clinical evaluation tool and course syllabi
  • Supervise students (not leaving them alone on the clinical unit)
  • Correct errors in student judgment and behavior as they occur
  • Follow the dress code and enforce it with students
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Report concerns about student clinical performance to the Clinical Coordinator within 24 hours after occurrence
  • Complete summative clinical evaluation tool and meet with student face-to-face to discuss the outcome; submit the document to office administrative assistant within 1 week after rotation is over
  • Assess student knowledge using Socratic questioning about patient
  • Follow the weekly benchmarks for students
  • Communicate with facility staff about patient condition and when making patient assignments
  • Observe students perform all skills; must supervise all medication administration
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings including orientation at the clinical facility
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students

Minimum Requirements to Perform Work

  • Master s degree in Nursing
  • Or master s degree in a related field such as education, health care related, psychology or allied health (or current enrollment in a master s program, with a bachelor s degree in Nursing). In lieu of a master s degree in Nursing, any job offer is contingent upon a waiver from the Maryland Board of Nursing.
  • Current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Maryland or compact state
  • Two years medical/surgical experience as an RN within the last five years
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities required include knowledge of current clinical practice and evidence-based nursing, knowledge of basic principles of education, skill in communicating with students and other faculty members, skill in manipulating equipment, ability to plan and organize lab sessions for students in various nursing courses, and experience using technology in education
  • Must be available to work a variable schedule
  • Must be positive, cooperative, and supportive


  • Prior supervision experience
  • Prior college teaching experience

Supplemental InformationSALARY INFORMATIONThis position will be placed on the 10-month College faculty salary scale. Salary range listed is for Assistant Professor level. Actual salary and faculty rank placement is based on qualifications and experience. Position includes an excellent fringe benefit package.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThis work is normally medium work which requires exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual acuity – Ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity Ability to focus, concentrate, understand, and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/walk – Must be able to stand, sometimes for sustained periods of time; Must be able to walk from one work area to another, sometimes for long distances/duration.
  • Bend/lift as required in clinical setting

WORK ENVIRONMENTCollege campus, direct contact with diverse students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, campus environments and clinical sites (which include hospitals, long-term care facilities, and practicum visits). Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms; use of safe work place practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing with some highly technical applications and new technology systems; avoidance of trips and falls. Observance of College policies, fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic laws/signals when/if driving a College vehicle.Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.To qualify for employment, selected candidates must:successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)be able to work on campus as of the first day of employmentbe a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV or DC as of the first day of employmentbe currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorshipCarroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.

Expected salary


Westminster, MD

Job date

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 07:41:53 GMT

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