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Part-time and/or Substitute Faculty, Nursing/Practical Nursing

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If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Part-time and/or Substitute Faculty, Nursing/Practical Nursing
Job Code/Position Control Number H14/172/P:001
Position Status Part-time Faculty
Reports to (Supervisor) Title Director of Nursing
Co-Supervisor's Title
Daily Direction
Position Summary

The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership, student instruction, and/or clinic supervision on a part-time basis in the Nursing/Practical Nursing Programs.

Position Work Calendar As-needed
Position Work Hours/Week


Abilities and Skills

*Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)
*Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)
*Must be certified in CPR at the Basic Life Support level or higher, and maintain certification. (Minimum)
*Must possess a valid driver’s license. (Minimum)


*Current Pennsylvania RN license. (Minimum)
*Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. (Minimum)
*Master’s Degree in Nursing (Desired), OR, completion of a MSN degree within the timeline established by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and submission of a written 5-year plan to do so; as well as produce a transcript yearly to demonstrate progression towards the MSN degree. (Minimum)


*One to two years of clinical nursing experience within two years of employment. (Minimum)
*Relevant teaching experience on the secondary or postsecondary level. (Desired)

Responsibilities and Duties

-Instruct, supervise, and evaluate students in the courses of the Nursing/Practical Nursing Program. (Essential)
-Assist the student to benefit from adequate clinical experience by offering effective supervision and instruction in the clinical area. (Essential)
-Maintain accurate written records of student performance. (Essential)
-Assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Marginal)
-Assist other faculty and school administrators with laboratory development, coordination, and maintenance. (Essential)
-Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. (Essential)
-Attend department meetings as scheduled. (Essential)
-Must comply with policies and procedures of clinical sites where instructing students. (Essential)
-Complete the Faculty Pursuit of Scholarship form annually and submit to supervisor to demonstrate completion of continuing education requirements for PA state RN licensure. (Essential)
-Submit to supervisor a copy of nursing license upon initial hire and renewal. (Essential)



Physical Standards

*Standing or walking for extended periods of time.
*Multiple physical positioning including full range of motion.
*Fine motor dexterity.
*Lifting up to 50 pounds.

Positions Supervised


Interfacing Departments


Special Job Features

*Finalists must present a sample lesson.
*Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76)
*Schedules are varied to meet the needs of the program.
*Travel to other clinical sites will be required.
*State Police, Child Line, and FBI fingerprint clearances under the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) required.
*Background Check will be required on selected candidates.

Position Level Fa
Employment Group Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Additional Expectations

-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

Office/School School of Health Sciences

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number 00307
Number of Vacancies
Open Date 07/25/2016
Closed Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Pay Rate / Salary

The part-time rate for 2016/17 will be the greater of $1080 per credit or $720 per contact hour, prorated for student enrollment under seven.

The approved substitute pay rate is $45.00 per hour during the first week of substituting and the prorated part-time teacher rate for consecutive substitute assignments that exceed one week.

Additional Information

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application.

If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System.

Selected candidates will be added to the Adjunct Instructor list to be used on an as-needed basis.

Desired Start Date As soon as feasible
Position End Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at

For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position Type Teaching Faculty, Counselors and Librarians
EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Sun Gazette, Williamsport
    • Press Enterprises, Bloomsburg
    • Centre Daily Times, State College
    • The Daily Item, Sunbury
    • The Express, Lock Haven
    • The Patriot, Harrisburg
    • The Student Portal
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • recruiting website
    • Internal Posting Announcement
    • Reference from a PCT Employee
    • Facebook
    • Notification as an Alumni
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents