Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry.
The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is an innovative leading-edge college dedicated to student success. An instructor’s primary purpose is to design instruction and assessment in an engaging environment to foster learner success. An instructor continually improves the overall quality in the delivery of learning to support the achievement of college outcomes and priorities utilizing evidence to support decision-making. Instructors work in alignment with the college’s mission, vision, core values, and operating principles. Instructors are expected to provide service to the college community exemplified by teamwork, committee involvement, and participation in shared leadership activities. In addition, instructors commit to ongoing professional growth in both instructional and technical areas, as well as the development of their colleagues and teams.
It is our commitment as a College to ensure that we invest the resources necessary to positively impact teaching and student success. Consistent with this commitment all new faculty are required to successfully complete the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Instructor Preparation Academy. The Academy is a structured, practical, course-based cohort learning experience during first three years of employment. Courses include teaching and learning strategies, guidance and counseling, curriculum development, assessment, diversity, and more. The details of the schedule will be made available upon hire.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and foster positive working relationships within various clinical agencies used by the nursing program.
Teaching assignments will include clinical rotations with students.
Flexibility in area of assignment is required, with expectations for weekend, evening and/or week-end assignments. Will require summer expectations
Primary teaching assignments will be specific to program needs at the time of hire
Primary clinical assignments will be specific to program needs at the time of hire in a variety of agencies which support the Associate Degree Nursing curriculum.
To promote and support our inclusive community, NWTC is proud to announce that this position is also eligible to be filled as a Faculty Fellowship**.
NWTC’s Faculty Fellowship program was developed as part of the College’s institutional commitment to reduce the achievement gap and to create an educational and work environment that reflects, appreciates, and celebrates the diverse society and community in which we live and one that creates a climate for the success of every person by appreciating the uniqueness that they bring to NWTC.
This program offers an opportunity for an aspiring instructor to teach, participate in professional development training opportunities (e.g., Instructor Preparation Academy, Faculty Quality Assurance), be assigned a mentor, receive tuition reimbursement, and obtain an insider’s perspective on navigating instructing at NWTC.
This is an ideal opportunity for a diverse candidate to make an impact in the Associate Degree Nursing profession. With the current shift in demographics, concerted efforts are needed to diversify the workforce. The positive impact and benefits of promoting diversity in the workforce are measurable in ways such as greater knowledge and awareness of cultural differences; motivation for improved personal and professional relationships and an elevated cohesive work environment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Education: A Master’s Degree in Nursing OR a BSN enrolled in and actively pursuing completion of MSN.
For applicants interested in pursing the faculty fellowship track (hired not meeting the minimum educational requirement) the fellow will have a reduced teaching schedule, for up to three years, to provide time needed to pursue obtaining the educational obtainment within three years of acceptance into the fellowship.
The selected individual will participate in the creation of an Individual Development Plan. This plan covers performance expectations and measures identified in NWTC’s Faculty Profession Structure (course success data, learner feedback, team action plan progress, self-reflection and ongoing development) in the areas of subject matter expertise, instructional excellence, student success, and career aspirations.
The selected fellow must adhere to their graduate College’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy and maintain expectations of an NWTC employee as identified in the Employee Handbook. Failure to adhere may result in termination of employment and/or repayment of educational funding.
Applicant must have five years of experience specific to program needs at the time of hire (recent experience preferred).
At a minimum, occupational experience must have occurred at least 1 year within the last 5 years.
Other Requirements: Teaching experience, preferably in nursing is desirable.
Charge nurse/team leader experience also desirable.
Must meet requirements of appropriate accrediting agencies, have or be able to obtain Wisconsin Nursing licensure and be certifiable by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing.
Employment is conditional on compliance with state statute regarding the completion of a Caregiver Background Check and the results acceptable to the clinical agencies accessed in the curriculum.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes multicultural perspectives, core abilities, and technical content to meet industry or regulatory standards to prepare graduates for successful careers.
Utilize engaging instructional strategies and methodologies which foster student success both in and outside of the classroom.
Create learning experiences which integrate multiple alternative or emerging delivery methodologies and instructional technologies to maximize student success, including, but not limited to, hybrid, face-to-face, video conferencing, self-paced, and on-line course delivery.
Provide immediate, routine, and consistent feedback to students to assist them in improving performance in technical and core ability competencies.
Create a learning environment that integrates best practices for student success including authentic service learning, student club events, and engagement in profession specific activities.
Develop, support, participate and collaborate with other departments on student recruitment, program marketing, and referral of students as needed for student success strategies including tutoring, counseling, advising, etc.
Use data to measure quality outcomes related to student persistence, retention, completion rate, course success, and to design improvement strategies based on the evidence.
Comply with College policies and practices related to instruction, assessment, and delivery.
Engage with business and industry through engagement and participation in advisory committees, including the recruitment of new members, planning of meetings, participation in community groups, and business visits.
Participate in community and college-sponsored events to promote the college’s programs and enhance community relationships.
Engage in division, department and team meetings and requirements including the development and completion of the college’s strategic planning through team action plans and budget requests
Maintain proficient knowledge and skill in emerging trends and current occupational practices by networking with regional industry leaders and participating in continuing education and professional development.
Assist in the development of adjunct faculty through communication, sharing of resources, coaching and mentoring.
Maintain WTCS teaching certification and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation.
Internal Number: 602179
About Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
We are a two-year technical college, serving Northeast Wisconsin by providing education, training, and life-long learning opportunities for individuals and businesses leading to the development of a skilled workforce. Our customers stimulate the economic vitality of our district as a result of the application of skills and knowledge acquired through the completion of certificates, degrees, diplomas, and courses.