San Diego Community College District
Continuing Education Instructor, Healthcare Careers, Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Program DirectorClosing Date:
3/12/2018Position Number: Location:
Continuing EducationPosition Type:
The San Diego Community College District is accepting applications for a Professor, Healthcare Careers Department/ Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Program Director, 100%, 10-month assignment.
The current vacancy exists at Cesar Chavez Campus and applicants should understand that they may be assigned to any Continuing Education campus.
Assignment may include day, evening, weekend hours, and/or off-campus responsibilities. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs. (This may be a split assignment between several campuses.)
Applications accepted for this position may be considered for identical vacancies that occur throughout Continuing Education during the current academic year. Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes throughout the city of San Diego.Major Responsibilities:
Under the direction of a Dean, the Program Director/Instructor serves as the faculty director of the Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide training programs (NATP), and the person responsible for Certified Nurse Assistant continuing education (CE) credit for instruction provided through the Healthcare Careers Program in compliance with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). This faculty position is responsible for ensuring program compliance with CDPH and the San Diego Community College District. The assignment includes program administration as well as instruction. Additional core responsibilities are: biannual program revision within Title XXII; division 5, chapter 2.5 guidelines, creation of instructional schedule, recruitment and management of clinical site relationships, creation of community college and NATP clinical agreements, recruitment of new instructors and facilitating their approval from CDPH, oversight and maintenance of student and instructor files, support of faculty and staff development activities; development of curriculum, course syllabi, and student handbook; participation in curriculum and program review, and in activities to improve articulation between programs within the District; research, recommendation and coordination of the purchase of instructional equipment and materials; faculty orientation and mentoring; taking initiative in developing new methods of promoting instructional excellence and academic achievement; planning and presenting theory in the classroom; providing clinical supervision in long-term care, home care and acute care settings; teaching and evaluating students in all phases of the CNA, HHA and other Health Care Related Courses; establishing effective working relationships with students of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds; assisting in planning and organizing program activities; demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills; serving on shared governance committees (e.g. hiring, matriculation, Academic Senate); participating as a peer evaluator; participating in professional development activities on a regular basis and eligibility to serve as Chair of the Healthcare Careers Program.Qualifications:
Applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:Bachelor’s degree AND two (2) years nursing experience; OR,Associate degree AND six (6) years nursing experience; OR,Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Nursing; AND,A current and valid California RN license; AND,Two years of full-time experience as a Registered Nurse, at least one year of which must be in the provision of direct patient care in a long-term care facility; AND, one year of verifiable home health work experience as an RN or a California Public Health Nurse Certificate, AND transcripts of college courses related to education programs in nursing or proof of twenty-four (24) hours of BRN approved DSD classes. (This last qualification can be obtained through an online education provider).Please note: Final appointment of this position will be dependent upon approval as a Director of Staff Development or Instructor from the California Department of Health Services.NOTE: All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified.Desired Qualifications:
1. Evidence from the California Department of Public Health of prior approval as a Director of Staff Development or Instructor. (Possession of CDPH279 approved application) Please note: Final appointment of this position will be dependent upon approval as a Director of Staff Development or Instructor from the California Department of Health Services. (highly preferred optional attachment to the application)2. Experience teaching in a college, adult education, career technical school or a high school setting. 3. Master’s degree in health or education related field. 4. Knowledge and/or experience using technology in day-to-day teaching activities. 5. Experience in program management within an education or health related field. 6. Current Knowledge of nursing theory, nursing practice and education including understanding the roles of certified nursing assistants, licensed vocation nurses, and registered nurses in skilled nursing, acute care and rehabilitative settings. 7. Demonstrated leadership experience in one or more of the following areas: program management, supervisory roles, curriculum and grant development, and/or report writing. 8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 9. Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships, agreements, or relationships with health industry partners. 10. The ability to make effective classroom presentations by demonstrating a working knowledge of adult learning theory, techniques of teaching, and subject matter mastery. 11. Demonstrated experience maintaining records, files and program specific documents with an attention to detail. 12. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, administrators and staff.Licenses:
A current and valid California RN license (required); AND, [If possess] Possession of a full-time, clear California Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential authorizing instruction in Nursing (optional).CDPH279 approved application (highly preferred) California Public Health Nurse Certificate (optional)Pay Information:
Class 0, Step A - Class 6, Step C ($5,475.87 - $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT - Continuing Education Faculty Salary Schedule.
Initial salary placement for this Continuing Education Instructor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.2 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 - Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Continuing Education Instructors earn tenure after 4 years. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.comAll applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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