Laramie County Community College

  • Adjunct Nursing Instructor

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 3 years ago(8/3/2016 3:45 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    A copy of official/unofficial transcripts are required in order to be considered for this position.  You can upload these documents when you create your applicant profile.


    There may be multiple openings for this position, which will be filled on an as-needed basis.


    Develops and implements nursing curriculum within state approval and national accreditation mandates. Facilitates classroom, laboratory and clinical acquisition of knowledge by students through utilization of a variety of teaching methodologies. Participates in recruitment and retention of students and comprehensive program assessment.

    The nursing faculty member is responsible for the coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction; instructional counseling; academic advising; serving on various committees; and participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations. A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the Nursing Program Director, Division Dean, Vice President of Instruction, or the President or designee.



    Starting Date: Fall/2018.


    Compensation: Commensurate with Experienece and Education.


    Essential Functions

    • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline
    • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning
    • Participate in ongoing, systematic, and documented assessment of student learning for all courses, programs, and the College’s general education core abilities
    • Become familiar with and comply with all College policies and procedures  


    Nonessential Functions:  

    An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis

    • Represent the college at appropriate state meetings and planning sessions as they relate to the assigned area of responsibility
    • Participate in state, regional and national professional associations and/or user groups related to the functions in the assigned department
    • Facilitate clinical partnerships with clinical sites  

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to adapt to a variety of teaching assignments in more than one area of nursing.
    • Keep current on required titers, immunizations, etc. as required by clinical facilities and contracts
    • Demonstrate professional knowledge of discipline and changes in the field
    • Apply appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom, laboratory, clinical  and/or online instruction
    • Promote student retention
    • Display a professional demeanor and exhibit good work ethic
    • Establish a student-instructor relationship conducive to learning and promote active involvement of students in learning activities 
    • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level
    • Demonstrate collaboration, cooperation and sensitivity in working with colleagues and staff
    • Maintain professional boundaries with students 


    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
    There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged personal computer use which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
    Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds
    Ability to take group of students to clinical facility for 2-3 shifts per week

    Requires considerable walking and standing



    • Master of Science in Nursing (MS, MSN) or BSN with significant coursework completed with ability to complete Master’s within five years.
    • Minimum of 2 years Registered Nurse clinical experience.
    • License/ Certification: Current, unencumbered, Wyoming Registered Nurse License, CPR certification.



    • Teaching experience preferred.





    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,



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