Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Faculty (Fall 2018)
Position Title Nursing
Department PSCC-Nursing
Position Summary

This is a tenure track position. Provide guidance, instruction and leadership to
registered nursing students enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) program at the assigned program site. Assist with evaluation, scheduling, and advising of students. Provide classroom and clinical instruction to students enrolled in the AASN program utilizing team teaching methodology in an academic environment.

A summary of our benefits can be found at

Pellissippi State Community College will accept applications for this position via this website until 12/15/2017. We are in the process of implementing a new applicant tracking system. Applications for this position will continue to be accepted in the new applicant tracking system after 12/15/2017.

For additional information please contact Holly King at 865-694-6406 or by email at

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Instruction in theory and clinical practice in one or more of the following nursing areas:
Medical-Surgical, Women’s health-Mother/Infant nursing, Mental Health/Psychiatric, Gerontology/Geriatrics or other nursing practice specialty.
Instruction may include: Personal hygiene, client abuse, human sexuality, cultural diversity,
ethnicity, nutrition (nursing, therapeutic aspects), pharmacology, legal, social and ethical aspects of nursing, nursing leadership and management.
Assist in the direction of student activities ordinarily associated with instructional program on the
community college or university level.
Participation in departmental activities associated with the instructional program.
Instruct and supervise R.N. nursing students in the clinical agency.
Function under the direction of the Course Faculty, Nursing Program Site Coordinator, and Dean of Nursing.
Communicate clearly with students and colleagues.
Work effectively with traditional and non-traditional students including but not limited to the
culturally and ethnically diverse.
Demonstrate a willingness and commitment to extra-curricular responsibilities on behalf of the department of nursing, college and district.
Participate in professional organizations related to nursing and teaching.
Adapt to changes in the nursing program.
Apply theories and principles of learning to instruction.
Adapt instruction to the entry level knowledge and skills of students.
Recommend course and program changes to the Academic Department Dean when appropriate.
Develop syllabi which meet college requirements and student needs.
Use alternative instructional strategies where appropriate.
Inform students of special instructional resources located in the Educational Resources Center and/or the Learning and Testing Center.
Orient students to objectives and procedures before beginning instruction.
Establish and communicate clearly defined grading procedures and standards.
Use evaluations to revise and update content, objectives, and instructional strategies.
Give examinations and other types of evaluations necessary to determine student level of performance and understanding.
Keep students aware of their progress in the course.
Perform record-keeping responsibilities related to teaching and advising.
Respond in a timely fashion to all reasonable deadlines.

Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Required Qualifications

A. Minimum of a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college and at least 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline

B. Must be endorsed with appropriate credentials of and unencumbered RN licensure in the State of Tennessee, CPR certification for healthcare professionals, advanced preparation and experience in a nursing practice specialty

C. Minimum of three years’ related work experience as an RN with at least one of those years teaching in a pre-licensure program

Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

A. This employee should have strong interpersonal and communication skills, have good organizational skills, and be capable of handling multiple projects at one time.
B. To ensure that all faculty are proficient in oral and written English, the following guidelines are to be used during the selection process to evaluate candidates:
a. Ability to speak and write English clearly
b. Ability to understand written and spoken English
c. Ability to communicate effectively in an academic environment (for example, previous successful employment in an academic institution).

Pay Rate
Posting Date 11/21/2017
Closing Date 12/15/2017
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Type of Appointment Tenure/Tenure Track
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Faculty
Location Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
Location of Position The primary job location may be at the Blount County Campus, Magnolia Avenue Campus or the Strawberry Plains Campus; however, instructor may be assigned classes at other sites.
Posting Number 006106

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the minimum of a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college and at least 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline?
    • yes
    • no
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Additional Document (s)