Mar 14, 2022

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing

  • Rockland Community College
  • Rockland Community College, College Road, Suffern, NY, USA
Full-Time Education Nurse

Job Description

Position Announcement


Position subject to budget consideration and approvals


Position: Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nursing

Full-Time, 10 Month, Tenure Track


Reporting to Department Chair, full-time faculty prepare, present and evaluate classroom instruction, student assessments and related activities.


Essential Functions:

  1. Plan and teach all Nursing courses on any Rockland Community College site following a course syllabus; those courses may include day, evening, weekend and/or online courses;
  2. Fulfill all full-time faculty responsibilities as stipulated in the faculty contract;
  3. Maintain a proactive role in both on-campus and online academic and curricular development and review;
  4. Participate in outcomes assessment at the course and program levels;
  5. Endeavor to keep students informed of their progress through the timely return of comprehensible evaluations of papers, tests and other work as stipulated in the course syllabus;
  6. Maintain a high level of expertise in the subjects taught and participate in professional development activities;
  7. Employ a variety of methods of engagement, assessment and advisement that facilitate student mastery of course content;
  8. Assist in the recruitment and retention of students;
  9. Collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels;
  10. Model inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College’s diversity goals;
  11. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

Education and Certification:

Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Education or Nurse Practioner from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.


NYS Nursing RN license, American Heart Association and Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Certification



College level teaching experience in the discipline.  


Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate, community college teaching experience and the ability to teach more than one discipline.


Starting Rank and Salary:  Academic rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience.


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Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.


Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation. Official transcripts will be required upon employment.  Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed.  Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable. 


Application Deadline: Until Filled


Rockland Community College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Our mission demonstrates a strong public commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus community.



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