Nursing Instructor

State Fair Community College   Lake Ozark, MO   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 14, 2024
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Exciting News for Nursing Educators! Missouri's State Board of Nursing has updated its educational criteria, effective June 2024. We're on the lookout for driven nursing instructors with an Associate Degree in Nursing, complete with a clinical component, and a minimum of one year of valuable hands-on experience. Join us in Eldon for a dynamic full-time nursing position or embrace flexibility with our adjunct roles in Sedalia and Eldon. If you're ready to make a difference in the next generation of healthcare professionals, join our team!

The Instructor/faculty shall be responsible to the Coordinator, Director, and Dean of Health Sciences for State Fair Community College.
The faculty of the program shall be responsible for:

  • Instruction and evaluation of students.
  • Participating in and evaluating goals for recruitment, admission, retention, promotion, and graduation of students.
  • Participate in professional development pertinent to best practices in nursing education, including simulation, and appropriately apply concepts to class and clinical.
  • Ensuring confidentiality of student records.

During contracted days, full-time faculty must be accessible to students and colleagues in person on campus, by phone or by email during the normal operating hours of the college. Full-time faculty must hold at least 5 Student Support Hours a week during the fall and spring semesters, scheduled over 2 or more days a week, at least 3 hours being held on-ground. Faculty members on 184-day contracts must hold 2 Student Support Hours per week during the summer term they are teaching. Faculty are expected to be on campus or in the clinical setting a minimum of 20 minutes prior to scheduled courses/clinical start time.

Essential Duties:
1. Provide appropriate and varied instructional experiences in the classroom, clinical setting, and simulation lab to meet the objectives of the program.
2. Evaluate student learning and counsel students on clinical or classroom performance,     attendance, professionalism, or other concerns as needed.
3. Completes other duties as assigned.

The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.

Associate Degree in Nursing with clinical component and one-year experience. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.  


  • Shall be currently licensed to practice as a registered professional nurse in Missouri.
  • Nursing license cannot ever have been disciplined related to public safety. Should be active in professional nursing organizations. Current BLS/CPR.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, demonstrate evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate student centeredness, be able to interact with a broad range of people with diverse backgrounds both on and off campus in a positive manner, demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of the community college.

Exhibit qualities of emotional maturity, genuineness, self-confidence, common sense, judgment, fairness, creativity, discretion, decisiveness, resiliency, adaptability, courage of convictions, tolerance for ambiguity, integrity and trustworthiness, ability to make good, consistent and fair decisions (based on fact and data), ability to work with cross-functional teams and to foster teamwork.  Current immunizations as outlined in Health Science Immunization Policy and meet clinical site requirements. Successfully pass required drug and background checks
Qualified candidate will have the equivalent of 1 year of full-time experience within 5 years. 

*Completed applications will include SFCC application, cover letter, resume and transcripts. Employment will require a criminal background check at College Expense. Preference is given to Missouri residents.
 AA Statement: SFCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of State Fair Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law in regard to admissions, awarding financial aid, access to courses and programs, and all student services as well as the recruitment, admission and retention of students.
  As part of our enduring commitment to inclusive excellence on our campus, State Fair Community College, is a member of the Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). HERC supports job seekers through the higher education job search process and it supports institutions in their efforts to create inclusive recruitment, hiring, and retention practices for staff and faculty.

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