Full Time Faculty/Instructor in Fundamentals/Medical/Surgical/Mental Health Nursing P.N., A.D.N.,
Mount Wachusett Community College, Department of Nursing
United States

Company Description:

Since 1963, Mount Wachusett Community College has built a tradition of providing innovative undergraduate education, workforce development, personal enrichment, and community service to North Central Massachusetts and beyond. Located in Gardner, MA, with satellite campuses in Fitchburg, Leominster and Devens, MWCC now serves approximately 12,000 credit and noncredit students each year and offers over 70 associate degree and credit certificate options. An award-winning, national leader in the area of renewable energy, MWCC is also nationally recognized for its veterans' services, civic engagement and K-12 partnerships.

We hope you will consider applying for one of our open positions, and discover all that Mount Wachusett Community College and the North Central Massachusetts region have to offer.



Job Description:

General Statement of Duties

Mount Wachusett Community College seeks an educator who believes that engaging and authentic teaching matters more than anything else in the pursuit of student success. This educator designs an innovative classroom culture that embraces diversity and fosters student empowerment. Building positive connections, the faculty member will create a sense of belonging that motivates students and strengthens their desire to learn.

This Nursing faculty member will teach various courses in the department, including Fundamentals/Medical/Surgical Nursing, Mental Health Nursing and/or other nursing courses based on faculty expertise and departmental needs. The faculty should be committed to using active learning strategies and student engagement. This faculty member will possess communication and technological skills, academic credentials and the expertise to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to enter the nursing profession.


  • The faculty member provides classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction in Nursing;
  • Serves on college committees as elected or appointed;
  • Attends regularly scheduled departmental, divisional and college meetings;
  • Teaches courses, at all campus locations,  as assigned by the Dean in collaboration with the Director of Nursing;
  • Participates in academic advisement for approximately 18 students;
  • Maintains office hours;
  • Participates in college service activities (i.e. college committees, meetings, activities, etc.);
  • Assists with data collection and evaluation required by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN);
  • Maintains disciplinary expertise; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree;
  • Master's degree in Nursing;
  • Massachusetts RN license in good standing;
  • Two years of full-time experience in nursing, or its equivalent, within the last five years;
  • Evidence of clinical competence in the area of assigned clinical instruction;
  • Experience in simulation laboratory teaching;
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication required;
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) level CPR;
  • Must be current with Health and Safety requirements including immunizations.

Desired Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience

Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Additional Information:

Salary: $ 44,874.00-86,280.00

Actual Salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of MCCC/MTA commensurate with education & experience and therefore it is unlikely the salary will be at or near the top of the range.

Employee Status: Full Time Faculty

Benefits: Yes

Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.


Application Instructions:

The following documents are required:

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

Anticipated Effective Date:

Applications accepted up to and including July 16, 2019

Applications received after July 16, 2019 MAY be considered until the position is filled.

Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).

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