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Instructor of Nursing New

Lewisburg, WV


Hiring Company

New River Community & Technical College

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$65,000 / year

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Position Description

New River Community and Technical College is West Virginia's newest independently accredited institution of higher education.  Located in the beautiful mountains of southeastern WV, through its five locations - Beaver, Lewisburg, Princeton, Summersville, and Ghent - the college serves thousands of students by offering traditional programs, continuing education, and workforce development each year.  This position will be housed on the Lewisburg, West Virginia campus.

New River is currently seeking qualified individuals in Medical Surgical Nursing interested in educating the next generation of Registered Nurses in Southern WV.  Registered Nursing Instructors are responsible for teaching and supervising students in the classroom and clinical settings, as well as for curriculum development and student guidance.  This position is a 12 - month renewable term faculty position that requires the ability to travel between clinical sites on a regular basis.

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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Examples of Duties:

  • Communicate with the Registered Nursing Program Director and other nursing faculty at least weekly and as necessary.
  • Attend all Nursing faculty meetings each academic year.
  • Attend Nursing Advisory Committee meetings as requested by the Nursing Program Director or Dean.
  • Serve as a liaison to community and professional agencies.
  • Assist with the maintenance of essential school and student records to be used for student and program evaluation and follow-up.
  • Visit clinical practice areas as requested by the program director to evaluate student experience and maintain communications with faculty, administration and staff.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of the annual School of Registered Nursing budget.
  • Make recommendations to the program director for classroom and clinical faculty evaluation, appointments and promotions.
  • Assist with student admission activities, including testing and interviewing, as requested by the Program Director or Dean.
  • Develop course outlines and lesson plans for teaching nursing courses.
  • Direct and supervise student learning in the classroom.
  • Evaluate and record student performance.
  • Participate in the counseling and guidance of students in relation to their course of instruction.
  • Select educational resources and materials consistent with program objectives and student need.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to student learning.
  • Assist with other administrative duties as requested by the Director of the Nursing Program or Dean.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of New River Community and Technical College and the Practical Nursing Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications Education:

  • BSN in Nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • MSN in Nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • CNE preferred but not required


  • Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in West Virginia without practice restrictions
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional RN experience in the teaching content area expected to teach, with the most recent experience within the last ten – years (10) years immediately preceding employment.
  • Two (2) years of patient care experience in Medical Surgical nursing
  • Previous teaching experience in a nursing program required

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing education.
  • Demonstrate ability to relate and work effectively with students, peers and the public.
  • Commit to the philosophy and objectives of the Registered Nursing Program.
  • Meet the academic, clinical and physical demands of the program.
  • Assist with Registered Nursing Program's administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Program and the Dean.
  • Devote the amount of time needed to become an effective classroom and clinical instructor. ? Demonstrate willingness to work in a culturally diverse setting.
  • Provide own transportation and be punctual and regular in attendance.
  • Demonstrate proficient ability in the use of MS Office programs.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stoop, bend, pivot, lift and climb stairs and meet other physical requirements inherent in being a practical nursing instructor.
  • Must be able to perform a great deal of standing and walking when teaching and supervising students.
  • Working Environment:
  • Works in a well-lighted and ventilated building with heat and air conditioning.
  • May work in a shared office space equipped with telephone, computer, printer and office furniture.

Supplemental Information:
Classification/Compensation: This is a 12 - month renewable term faculty position. Benefits package includes health and life insurance, paid holidays and a great retirement plan.
Applications: Only applicants who have attached all required documents and who meet minimum qualifications will be considered. Position is open until filled. 
In addition to providing a complete application, you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript: An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution must be attached with your application. If you have academic credentials from non-U.S. institutions, you will need to include an evaluation of your credentials.

Other requirements: Position requires the ability to travel between the campus and clinical sites. Candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive background screening post-offer of employment. No relocation or sponsorship will be offered. All positions are subject to funding availability.

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