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Part-Time Faculty, CNA/PCA- Secondary Career Center

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

NorthWest Arkansas Community College

Arkansas, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) provides quality and affordable higher education to empower lives and strengthen communities within Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.

As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education. NWACC offers a full range of associate degrees, certificates and workforce training programs that prepare students for rewarding futures and careers.

NWACC employees are dedicated to fostering a diverse educational community and cultural learning environment that supports student success.

The Part-Time Instructor, CNA/PCA for the Secondary Career Center program beginning the spring semester, January 2021. The assignment would be teaching CNA/PCA+ to high school (secondary students) located at the Farmington Satellite Campus. This semester also includes at least 24 hours of mandatory clinical time in local facilities that will be scheduled and supervised by the instructor. The curriculum is determined by the Arkansas Office of Long Term Care.
  • Prepares materials for instruction and presentations.
  • Explains subject concepts utilizing a variety of teaching methods and strategies.
  • Develops classroom management plan and shares with the students.
  • Provides classroom instruction on demonstrating skills, assess student progress, and correct any unsafe or poor techniques.
  • Chaperones events outside the classroom.
  • Keeps up with daily attendance.
  • Meets deadlines for signed documents and attends all meetings required by the NWACC Early College Experience and NWTI Secondary Career Center Programs.
  • Maintains grade sheets for documentation and utilization when submitting grades to EagleNet and the NWTI Portal.
  • Attends or holds Advisory Meetings with agenda, minutes, and sign in sheet each semester as required by Arkansas Department of Career Education.
  • Maintains records of student activities and certifications in accordance with laws and school policies.

Rate of pay: $4,168 per semester

Required Qualifications

Instructor needs to be a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a minimum of two (2) years nursing experience including at least one (1) year of long-term care nursing services within the last five (5) years. Experience may include, but is not limited to, employment in a nursing assistant education program or supervision of nursing students in a nursing facility or unit, geriatrics department (excluding geriatric psychiatry), long-term acute care hospital, home care, hospice care or other long-term care setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience with leadership at a community college or educational institution is a plus. Demonstrated teaching ability is the top priority. Instructional experience and leadership experience at a community college is a priority. Ability to use an on-line platform. On-line delivery of instruction, use of technology for instruction, and experience or interest in project based, service learning, or inquiry based learning will be given special consideration.

Physical Demands

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is:
• Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
• Sitting
• Standing
• Walking
• Hearing
• Repetitive motion
• Talking
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.

NWACC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.