Adjunct-Nursing Certificate Program (Pool)
The City Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State Universityand more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as theheadquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one ofAmerica’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of culturalexperiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, andmore. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here sofulfilling, both professionally and personally.The Ideal Candidate Columbus State seeks to attract faculty who believe inthe community college mission; who are academically and culturallydiverse; who believe the student comes first, always; and who sharein our commitment to student success. The ideal candidate iscommitted to academic excellence, continuous improvement throughprofessional development, assessment, contributing to program andcourse development, and creating a collegial environment ofcivility, collaboration and open communication.There is a particular need for qualified adjuncts to teach duringthe day at central Ohio area high schools as a part of the ColumbusState College Credit Plus program and also at our Delaware campusand regional centers located in Dublin, Reynoldsburg andWesterville. Position Summary The Adjunct – Nursing Certificate position providesquality instruction and maintains a positive learning environmentin the classroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching,supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role providesinstruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in coursesassigned by the Department Chair, or other leadership members. Theincumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the abilityto multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicatedmaterial.Core Competencies Required Professionalism, Quality Focus, Managing Work,Communication, Continuous Improvement, Guiding Interactions,Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Positive Approach, Collaboration,Planning & Organizing.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:INSTRUCTION & STUDENT LEARNING Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumesprimary responsibility for and exercises oversight of thecurriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuringboth the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction.Considers individual differences of students in order to design andsupport a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates inthe identification of students with academic or other needs andresponds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in amanner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses andprograms and communicates clearly to students the expectationsconcerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate andappropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely,and in accordance with established policies and procedures of theCollege, and communicates progress feedback as well as otherrelevant information to students throughout the semester.Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporatesdepartmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribedmeeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques tomeasure students’ performance in achieving course goals andobjectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, LeadInstructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties andprofessional development.STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & ADVISEMENTCreates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active andcollaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, studentand faculty interaction, and support for learners. Uses technologyto assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense ofcommunity among students for learning both inside and outside theclassroom.Advises potential or current students within the discipline aboutthe program, career, or transfer options available to assist withdegree completion. Refers students to appropriate student andacademic support services available at the College or in thecommunity. OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Attend all required trainings.Usual Physical Requirements While performing duties of this job, the employeeregularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information intocomputer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks forextended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with othersin person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches withhands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches orcrawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10pounds.Working Conditions Typical classroom; laboratory; healthcare clinical sitessuch as hospitals, clinics; long term care facilities; mentalhealth facilities; and community areas such as homeless shelters;online at computer, and other learning environments for nursingstudents. Exposure to close social contacts, communicable diseases,medications, solutions, blood and other body fluids, injury,physical and psychological demands, and stressful situations.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of: online instruction techniques and methods; MicrosoftOffice; Blackboard; internet research; online communication andrecord-keeping.Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies andthe use multi-media technology to enhance student learning;instructional planning and presentation; incorporating criticalthinking, effective communication and other general educationoutcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiencywith online communication record-keeping.Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills;create engaging learning environments that respect a wide varietyof viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diversestudent population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgroundsand students with disabilities; work independently without ongoingdirect supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learningoutcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information,including FERPA.Minimum Qualifications:Associate’s degree in Nursing with at least two (2) years ofexperience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse.Current Ohio RN Licensure that is in good standings. Train thetrainer certification is required to obtain upon hire if the hiredoes not already hold the certification. State Motor VehicleOperator’s License or demonstrable ability to gain access to worksite(s).Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience.Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Requisition ID: req2927Job Title: Adjunct-Nursing Certificate Program (Pool)Department: NursingLocation: Columbus CampusEmployment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit InstructorEmployment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit InstructorBargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining UnitFLSA Status: ExemptCompensation Type: ContractCompensation: $52.88 per contact hourSchedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment. Day,evening or weekend hours.The College Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond toworkforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality.There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, andthere’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laserfocus on student success and a partnership mindset have establishedColumbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regionaleconomy, and a premier community college that is changing thenation’s education and workforce landscapes.With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, severalregional learning centers and online, Columbus State is thenation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and aparticipant in The Right Signals Initiative through the LuminaFoundation. The College is also a proud partner to over 40 highschools in the Central Ohio area to create pathways from highschool to college that encourage qualified young people to earndual credit – high school and college credit – while they are stillin high school.Columbus State employees benefit from an engaging, collaborative,and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. Ouradjunct faculty enjoy competitive compensation and professionaldevelopment opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that thediversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of ourstudents and region. We are proud to be a central part of acommunity that embraces differences and celebrates the manycultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.