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Title:

Nursing Instructor - Full Time Faculty

Responsibilities:

  • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide opportunities for high quality learning and will enhance community and personal development in a student centered environment.
  • Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement.
  • Classroom Responsibilities - Prepare and provide classroom instruction for basic nursing courses.  Prepare and monitor student examinations.  Document student progress in class according to the guidelines of the course and the policies of the department.  Attend and participate in course, level and faculty meetings. Provide individual counseling to students as it relates to the curriculum and course assignments.  Prepare and update syllabi.  Instruction may involve evenings and/or weekends at various locations.
  • Clinical/Lab Responsibilities - Promote the role and function of the nursing student in the clinical area.  Facilitate the learning of students in the skills lab and the clinical area.  Coordinate clinical learning experiences between the instructor, student and clinical facility.  Assist students in the assessment, plan implementation and evaluation of patient/client care.  Conduct pre and post conferences.  Evaluate students’ progress in the clinical area.  Attend team meetings.
  • As A Lead Teacher - Coordinate nursing courses by planning of course schedule and calendar, develop clinical rotations, record students’ academic and clinical progress, report academic grade to director and records office and conduct course meetings.
  • Departmental/College Responsibilities - Participate in all levels of curriculum development, implementation, evaluation and revision as it pertains to the Department of Nurse Education Participate in the development of standards for the admission, progression and graduation of students.  Participate in academic guidance and counseling.  Participate in the activities of the faculty of Dodge City Community College in ways that benefit the institution, the Department of Nurse Education and the Nursing faculty.  Participate in Professional activities; act as a resource person for area health care facilities and businesses.  Maintain regular office hours.  Represent the College at local and regional conferences.  Attend extra-curricular activities sponsored by Dodge City Community College.

Required qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing. 
  • BSN applicant MUST be able and willing to immediately begin MSN degree plan if approved by KSBN for instruction.
  • Credentials verifying legal status as a registered nurse in the State of Kansas. 
  • 5 years experience in clinical area
  • Must maintain a valid drivers license.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including tradition and non-traditional students.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Previous teaching experience. 
    • Advanced credentials in a nursing specialty
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
    • A valid driver’s license.

    Review Schedule:

    Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

    For more information, contact:

    Office of Human Resources
    Dodge City Community College
    2501 N. 14th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
    Phone: 620/227-9201
    Fax: 620/227-9345
    email: hr@dc3.edu

    Teaching


    Title:

    Para-Professional Nursing Instructor   

    Responsibilities:

    Under the general supervision of the Director of Allied Health, the instructor will teach scheduled classes to prepare students for state certification exams.
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities
    • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and  learner-centered environment.
    • Classroom Responsibilities - Prepare and monitor student examinations.  Document student progress in class according to the guidelines of the course and the policies of the department.  Prepare students to complete state-approved training course, pass skills competencies test, and be eligible to write the state examination
    • Clinical/Lab Responsibilities - Promote the role and function of the Para-professional student in the clinical area.  Facilitate the learning of students in the skills lab and the clinical area.  Coordinate clinical learning experiences between the student and clinical facility.  Evaluate the student’s clinical assignment utilizing established criteria according to the state guidelines.  Assist students in plan of resident/client.  Complete competency skills sheet check off and distribute according to course guidelines.
    • As A Lead Teacher – Must be an approved instructor through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  A copy of approval should be retained by instructor and copy given to each facility which sponsors training conducted by the instructor to show compliance with state and federal laws.  Coordinate nursing courses by planning of course schedule and calendar; develop clinical rotations, record students’ academic and clinical progress, and report academic grade to records office.  Prepare state approval 3-4 weeks prior to classes taught.
    • Departmental/College Responsibilities - Participate in the activities of the total faculty of Dodge City Community College in ways that benefit the institution.  Participate in professional activities.  Represent the College at local and regional conferences.  Attend extra-curricular activities sponsored by Dodge City Community College.
    • Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement
    • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students

    Required qualifications:

    • Associate’s of Science degree in Nursing 
    • Credentials verifying legal status as a registered nurse in the State of Kansas 
    • Minimum of two years experience in clinical practice within last three years
    • Willing to work towards a Master’s of Science Degree with an emphasis in Nursing
    • Must Maintain a valid driver’s license

      Preferred qualifications:

      • Previous teaching experience. 
      • Advanced credentials in a nursing specialty
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
      • A valid driver’s license.

      Review Schedule:

      Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

      For more information, contact:

      Office of Human Resources
      Dodge City Community College
      2501 N. 14th Avenue
      Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
      Phone: 620/227-9201
      Fax: 620/227-9345
      email: hr@dc3.edu

      Teaching


      Title:

      Nurse Success Center Tutor - Part Time

      Responsibilities:

      Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Success Center Coordinator, this position will provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students enrolled in the Nursing Program and Paraprofessional Programs. Part-Time

      Essential Requirements

      • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and  learner-centered environment.
      • Provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students in the Nursing Program and Paraprofessional Programs. 
      • Assist students in improving academic achievement by identifying learning problems and work on study skills.
      • Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems.

      Required qualifications:

      • Associate Degree
      • Responsible, dependable, and mature
      • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diversity of students
      • Maintain absolute confidentiality of all students’ academic and personal information

        Preferred qualifications:

        • Bilingual
        • Currency in the field of alternative teaching/learning strategies
        • Job experience in Nursing, at least 5 years
        • A valid driver’s license.

        Review Schedule:

        Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

        For more information, contact:

        Office of Human Resources
        Dodge City Community College
        2501 N. 14th Avenue
        Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
        Phone: 620/227-9201
        Fax: 620/227-9345
        email: hr@dc3.edu

        Teaching


        Title:

        Academic Coach: Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy

        Responsibilities:

        At the Academic Success Center (ASC), the Academic Coach – Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy professional tutor will conduct tutoring sessions one-on-one as well as in group sessions with students taking Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy classes through traditional face-to-face courses on campus, guided studies and on-line classes.  Professional tutors will have the ability to work with a wide range of student learning styles, needs and skill levels, as well as diverse backgrounds.  Additionally, the Academic Coach: Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy professional tutor will work directly with the ASC Coordinator and with the peer tutor supervisor to provide training to peer tutors that leads to student success in Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy fields. 

        Essential Requirements

        • Provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy courses according to a posted schedule and in approved subjects;
        • Collaborate with instructors and peer tutor coordinators to determine the learning needs of students and the tutoring approach preferred by the course instructor;
        • Facilitate learning in order to assist students in improving academic achievement by identifying learning problems and developing strategies to address those challenges; 
        • Cooperate with ASC Coordinator, Peer Tutor Coordinators and ASC Assistant on the development, piloting, and implementation of training programs designed to assist peer tutors in understanding principles of delivering effective tutor sessions in Biology, Microbiology and Anatomy;
        • Daily, maintain appropriate records of tutoring sessions through hand-written tutoring reports and scheduling appointments in google docs;
        • Update and consult the ASC coordinator with student’s progress and making other academic referrals for students to other appropriate college resources;
        • Consult with the ASC Assistant dialing on scheduling or canceling appointments;
        • Become familiar with the required technology utilized in each class from MyDC3web to specific software required in each class;
        • Participate in professional development offerings at DC3;
        • Act as a representative for the Academic Success Center within the college community; and
        • Other duties as assigned.

        Required qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy or related field;
        • Strong communication, instructional, and organizational skills;
        • Training/certification in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy instruction; and
        • Experience working with Hispanic, “high-risk”, and underprepared students.
        • Working knowledge of the internet, email, and computer skills in Microsoft Office.

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Master’s Degree in Biology/Microbiology/Anatomy or closely related field;
          • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish);
          • Experience teaching English language learners;
          • Experience teaching adults and/or students in the community college setting; and
          • A valid Kansas driver’s license.

          Review Schedule:

          Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

          For more information, contact:

          Office of Human Resources
          Dodge City Community College
          2501 N. 14th Avenue
          Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
          Phone: 620/227-9201
          Fax: 620/227-9345
          email: hr@dc3.edu

          Teaching


          Title:

          Academic Coach: English and Speech

          Responsibilities:

          At the Academic Success Center (ASC), the Academic Coach – English/Speech professional tutor will conduct tutoring sessions one-on-one as well as in group sessions with students taking English/Speech classes through traditional face-to-face courses on campus, guided studies and on-line classes.  Professional tutors will have the ability to work with a wide range of student learning styles, needs and skill levels, as well as diverse backgrounds.  Additionally, the Academic Coach-English/Speech professional tutor will work directly with the ASC Coordinator and with the peer tutor supervisor to provide training to peer tutors that leads to student success in English and speech.  20 hours per week.

          Essential Requirements
          • Provide individual and/or small group tutoring to students in English and speech courses according to a posted schedule and in approved subjects;
          • Collaborate with instructors and peer tutor coordinators to determine the learning needs of students and the tutoring approach preferred by the course instructor;
          • Facilitate learning in order to assist students in improving academic achievement by identifying learning problems and developing strategies to address those challenges;
          • Cooperate with ASC Coordinator, Peer Tutor Coordinators and ASC Assistant on the development, piloting, and implementation of training programs designed to assist peer tutors in understanding principles of delivering effective tutor sessions in English and Speech;
          • Daily, maintain appropriate records of tutoring sessions through hand-written tutoring reports and scheduling appointments in google docs;
          • Update and consult the ASC coordinator with student’s progress and making other academic referrals for students to other appropriate college resources;
          • Consult with the ASC Assistant dialing on scheduling or canceling appointments;
          • Become familiar with the required technology utilized in each class from MyDC3web to specific software required in each class;
          • Participate in professional development offerings at DC3;
          • Act as a representative for the Academic Success Center within the college community; and
          • Other duties as assigned.

          Required qualifications:

          • Bachelor’s Degree in English/Speech or related field;
          • Strong communication, instructional, and organizational skills;
          • Training/certification in English/Speech instruction; and
          • Experience working with Hispanic, “high-risk”, and underprepared students.
          • Working knowledge of the internet, email, and computer skills in Microsoft Office.

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Master’s Degree in English/Speech or closely related field;
          • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish);
          • Experience teaching English language learners;
          • Experience teaching adults and/or students in the community college setting; and
          • A valid Kansas driver’s license

          Review Schedule:

          Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

          For more information, contact:

          Office of Human Resources
          Dodge City Community College
          2501 N. 14th Avenue
          Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
          Phone: 620/227-9201
          Fax: 620/227-9345
          email: hr@dc3.edu

          Teaching


          Title:

          Cosmetology Instructor (night classes)

          Responsibilities:

          Under the general supervisor of the Director/Instructor of Cosmetology, this Full Time position provides supervision for Cosmetology students in salon activities, maintain standard of achievement as required by the Kansas State Board of Cosmetology, the Cosmetology Industry and Dodge City Community College. The Cosmetology Program will operate as a business enterprise meaning that teaching and managing are very important. Night Class schedule.

          Essential Requirements
          • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ “To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment.”
          • Supervises the salon floor (Monday thru Friday).
          • Teach/ Supervise classroom/Salon (Lab)
          • Prepare salon for operation by students in the Cosmetology Program, maintain classroom, lab, and equipment in a well-organized manor.
          • Assist students with client consultation on desired services.
          • Assist students with performance of service whenever necessary (i.e. teaching students advanced styling, cuts, per waves, etc.)
          • Check students completed services on clients.Helps assist the clients with their needs before, during and after services.
          • Make sure that a formula has been done for the chemical service performed (for future references of other students).
          • Schedule appointments for clients and help students schedule appointments.
          • Help with the dispensary when the students are busy.Count the money drawer and close out the computer at the end of the day.  
          • Prepare the money bags for the office.Help students with monthly mock State Board.
          • Follow established Kansas State Board of Cosmetology procedures and policies Inspect Rollabouts for preparation of inspection of State Board Inspector.Setup and grade weekly State Board practices.
          • Do timesheets for State Board.Help the students with their timesheets.
          • Help assist when students drop class.Accompanies students on fieldtrips and hair shows.
          • Perform janitorial duties to keep the classroom and lab in a well-organized manner and advise when equipment needs attention Ability to work with diverse group of individuals.

          Required qualifications:

          • Valid Cosmetology and Instructor’s license from the Kansas Board of Cosmetology.
          • Ability to work cooperatively with other instructors, division coordinator and supervising Dean to promote, deliver and support high level of quality instruction.
          • A cosmetology instructor license shall be renewed every two years by furnishing satisfactory evidence that the applicant, except the first renewal period following licensure for the applicants not hold a cosmetology instructor license on the effective date of the act, has completed 20 clock hours of continuing education approved by the board in the practice of cosmetology and teaching skills and methods, and by paying the nonrefundable license renewal fee established.
          • Leadership and management skills.
          • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
          • Desire to work with people and organizations to further awareness and education in the Cosmetology field.
          • Participate in various professional associations.
          • Able to practice conflict resolution skills.
          • Able to operate calculator, video equipment, telephone answering machine, telephone, copier, and operate equipment in the lab.
          • Ability to work with chemicals normal for cosmetology field.
          • Able to prepare lab and classroom for daily activities.
          • Able to work with a diverse group of individuals.
          • A valid driver’s license.

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Associate or Bachelor’s degree.
          • Desire to keep current on developments in Cosmetology field.
          • Desire to increase and maintain formal education.
          • Continued evidence of proficiency and developing expertise within areas related to Cosmetology studies.
          • Field and management experience.
          • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

          Review Schedule:

          Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

          For more information, contact:

          Office of Human Resources
          Dodge City Community College
          2501 N. 14th Avenue
          Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
          Phone: 620/227-9201
          Fax: 620/227-9345
          email: hr@dc3.edu