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Faculty, Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health, Full-Time Tenure-Track (REVISED QUALIFICATIONS)

Rochester, NY


Hiring Company

Monroe Community College

Positions Available

Full Time

Position Description

Job Description:

Tenure-track faculty teach classes, develop new educational materials, assist with curriculum review and assessment, perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including department meetings and committee work. Tenure-track faculty report to the chairperson of the Nursing Department. Academic departments are led by a peer who serves as a department chair for a three-year term. All tenure-track faculty are in the pool from which the chair is appointed. Faculty are responsible for preparing and teaching courses in the department and may be assigned at the Brighton and/or Downtown Campus (or other, as appropriate). The successful candidate will bring expertise in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing to MCC.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
  • Teaches courses and evaluates student performance as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
  • Teaches multiple courses/sections each term
  • Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
  • Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
  • Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
  • Maintains office hours according to contractual guidelines in order to support student learning
  • Advises students concerning academic, career, and related issues according to contractual guidelines
  • Assists department with student recruitment, enrollment and placement
  • Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
  • Assists with development, review and revision of department curriculum, including assessment of student learning and program review
  • Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
  • Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design
  • Attends department meetings as a contributing member
  • Contributes to the College through Division, department and College committees
  • Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
  • Assists department in faculty recruitment and peer evaluation
  • Assists in the development of grant proposals and implementation of grant projects
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting, demonstration of excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task
  • Selects clinical assignments for students
  • Maintains a collegial relationship with clinical staff and meets all requirements of clinical facility
  • Maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education pedagogy
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, and may be assigned courses at any MCC campus or extension site location

MCC Expectations:

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Commitment to professional growth


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor's degree in Nursing from a regionally-accredited higher education institution [ Note: Candidates without a master's Degree in Nursing must be matriculated in a master's degree program in Nursing in a regionally-accredited higher education institution on or before date of hire.]
  • Ability to teach courses within the department
  • Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
  • Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Evidence of proficiency with technology
  • Commitment to continued professional growth
  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
  • Current unencumbered New York State licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Two years recent clinical experience in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned master's degree in Nursing from a regionally-accredited higher education institution
  • Teaching experience
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
  • Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
  • Experience with computerized student record management

Additional Information:

Closing Date: November 28, 2018

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