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Assistant Professor – Nursing (Psychiatric – Mental Health)

  • Full Time
  • Westminster
  • $60,000.00 - $68,507.00 Annually USD / Year
  • Salary: $60,000.00 - $68,507.00 Annually

Website Carroll Community College

Carroll Community College

Business: Carroll Community College

Location: Westminster


Business Product/Service: Higher Education

Business Address:
1601 Washington Road
Westminster, Maryland 21157

Phone: (410) 386-8030

Contact Name: Human Resources
Title: Human Resources dept.

Job Description

Job Number: FY24-00026 / Location: Westminster, MD

Job Type: Full Time Faculty-10 Mo. / FLSA Status: Exempt

Division: Academic & Student Affairs / Department: Allied Health & Nursing

Opening Date: 02/08/2024 – Closing Date: 3/7/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Salary Details: Salary = $60,000.00 – $68,507.00 Annually
This position will be placed on the 10-month College faculty salary scale. Salary range listed is for Assistant Professor level. Actual salary and faculty rank placement is based on qualifications and experience.

Job Summary:

Ten-month faculty are assigned primarily teaching duties of 30 Teacher Load Hours (TLH) during an academic year (approximately 30 credits). The work expectation for faculty is 37.5 hours per week for professional duties; however, actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary according to grading, class preparation requirements, meeting schedules, professional development activities, and office hours. Ten-month faculty responsibilities are primarily to teach students and assess learning and secondarily to engage in professional development and to provide service to the college community. This position reports to the Chair, Allied Health.

Essential Job Functions:

Teach the equivalent of 30-teaching load hours during an academic year
Hold classes/clinical sessions as scheduled; be on time for clinical
Design assignments and/or give required assignments to measure student learning
Provide clear and concise feedback to students in a timely manner (generally within two weeks)
Check and respond to all emails within two business days
Post the syllabus, faculty information, and a welcome announcement for Preview Week and maintain a current gradebook in the Learning Management System
Hold required office hours
Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
Participate in outcomes assessment and respond to data
Collaborate with student support offices and professionals
Report grades and reconcile incomplete grades as necessary
Engage in professional development
Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings
Serve on committees to support the college mission
Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
Perform other duties as assigned


Provide the clinical facility a copy of the clinical evaluation tool and course syllabi
Supervise students (not leaving them alone on the clinical unit)
Correct errors in student judgment and behavior as they occur
Follow the dress code and enforce it with students
Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
Report concerns about student clinical performance to the Clinical Coordinator within 24 hours after occurrence
Complete summative clinical evaluation tool and meet with student face-to-face to discuss the outcome; submit the document to office administrative assistant within 1 week after rotation is over
Assess student knowledge using Socratic questioning about patient
Follow the weekly benchmarks for students
Communicate with facility staff about patient condition and when making patient assignments
Observe students perform all skills; must supervise all medication administration
Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings including orientation at the clinical facility
Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements to Perform Work:

Master’s degree in Nursing
Or master’s degree in a related field such as education, health care related, psychology or allied health (or current enrollment in a master’s program, with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing). In lieu of a master’s degree in Nursing, any job offer is contingent upon a waiver from the Maryland Board of Nursing.
Current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Maryland or compact state
Two years’ psychiatric/mental health experience as an RN within the last five years
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required include knowledge of current clinical practice and evidence-based nursing, knowledge of basic principles of education, skill in communicating with students and other faculty members, skill in manipulating equipment, ability to plan and organize lab sessions for students in various nursing courses, and experience using technology in education
Must be available to work a variable schedule
Must be positive, cooperative, and supportive


Prior supervision experience
Prior college teaching experience

Supplemental Information:


This work is normally medium work which requires exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
Visual acuity – Ability to perceive or detect surroundings
Mental acuity – Ability to focus, concentrate, understand, and convey subject matter
Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
Stand/walk – Must be able to stand, sometimes for sustained periods of time; Must be able to walk from one work area to another, sometimes for long distances/duration.
Bend/lift – as required in clinical setting


College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, campus environments and clinical sites (which include hospitals, long-term care facilities, and practicum visits). Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms; use of safe work place practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing with some highly technical applications and new technology systems; avoidance of trips and falls. Observance of College policies, fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic signals when/if driving a College vehicle.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must:

* successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)

* be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment

* be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV or DC as of the first day of employment

* be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorship

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.

Other Job Requirements
H.S. Diploma/GED, AA Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Medium Lifting, Drug Test Required, Background Check

Wages per hour: $60,000.00 – $68,507.00 Annually
Number of openings: 1
Overtime: NO
Benefits: YES
Position includes an excellent fringe benefit package.

Days of Work:
MONDAY M – F 8:30a – 4:30p – Must be available to work a variable schedule  TUESDAY M – F 8:30a – 4:30p – Must be available to work a variable schedule  WEDNESDAY M – F 8:30a – 4:30p – Must be available to work a variable schedule  THURSDAY M – F 8:30a – 4:30p – Must be available to work a variable schedule  FRIDAY M – F 8:30a – 4:30p – Must be available to work a variable schedule
Shift: M – F 8:30a – 4:30p – Must be available to work a variable schedule

How to Apply:
Willing to Train: YES
Experience Required: YES
Experience in Months: Two years’ psychiatric/mental health experience as an RN within the last five years
Minimum Age: 18 & over
Closing Date: 03/07/2024

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