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Assistant Professor – Nursing

Posted on July 25, 2022
AFT Washington
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Not disclosed
Kirkland, WA
Applications accepted until position filled


We are looking to hire a full-time Annual Renewable with the possibility of converting to Tenure Track faculty member based on experience. It offers the opportunity to train and prepare students to enter the nursing profession. Faculty also assist in evaluating and modifying courses when necessary to meet the needs of the changes in industry. The position reports to the Associate Dean of Nursing Programs.

The faculty position will teach nursing theory and supervise students in off-campus clinical laboratory experiences for Pediatrics and or/ medical surgical in acute care, long term care facilities, or in community agencies. The teaching assignments will vary to reflect changes in staffing and enrollment and will include team teaching and sharing responsibility for a class. A portion of the clinical teaching may occur in late afternoon, weekend or evening hours and/or at off-campus locations. In addition to teaching, this position involves advising students, assisting with test construction, developing programs and curricula and participating in college governance, department/division and campus-related professional activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and develop a variety of instructional objectives and experiences appropriate to the Nursing program's goals including appropriate general education requirements for degrees and certificate
  • Teach a variety of Nursing courses, including related preparation and grading
  • Identify individual learning needs of students and make appropriate adjustments
  • Provide individual academic/professional-technical guidance and advising to students
  • Develop and teach productive and constructive work habits, study skills, and core skills as identified by the college; and model the communication, computation, and human relations skills required for employment in Nursing fields
  • Develop and teach lessons which foster and support cultural diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Develop classroom and laboratory procedures, including safety, in accordance with identified local, state, and federal policies and procedures
  • Maintain appropriate records which indicate student progress and meet college grading requirements
  • Evaluate student achievement in terms of curricular objectives as related to Nursing knowledge and practice
  • Follow disciplinary procedures, as prescribed in college policy, and deal consistently a fairly with all students
  • Design learning experiences for the unique characteristics of individual students Participate in self-improvement activities and staff development in the assigned instructional area and technical field
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of their area, including Nursing competency in areas of responsibility and current clinical competency, and relate specific applications to industry
  • Develop and maintain industry and/or community support for nursing programs by attending craft and advisory committee meetings and maintaining contact with industry for co-op job placement and follow-up activities
  • Work with college counselors, special needs faculty, and academic faculty to identify general education learning needs for students in order to meet those needs
  • Assist in developing, expanding, revising, and updating effective program materials and department goals; evaluate and review program for requirements for outcomes assessments, state and national accreditation
  • Regular and satisfactory attendance and punctuality; other duties as assigned
  • Maintain regular office hours
  • Develop curriculum and develop and assess program and educational outcomes
  • Perform advising, recruiting, and retention activities
  • Hold regular meetings of the program advisory committee
  • Take part in college accreditation, program review, and college committees as specified in the faculty bargained agreement
  • Perform other professional activities as approved by the director and dean
About the employer: Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Build an exciting career helping students do the same. The college has a 60+ year history of providing quality technical and professional training to prepare students for today's careers and tomorrow's opportunities. We are a public two- and four-year college, governed by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC), that offers over 100 professional-technical degree and certificate options, including an associate of applied science degree and a baccalaureate degree in applied design, as well as customized business and industry training. We serve the Puget Sound region from our campuses in Kirkland and Redmond. Home to Microsoft, Nintendo, Boeing, and other prominent businesses, LWTech's employees enjoy living and working in a region offering an unsurpassed quality of life. We're one of Kirkland's largest employers with more than 700 full- and part-time staff. The college hires full- and part-time employees for various positions, including instructors, office and support staff, administrators, IT specialists, and maintenance and custodial staff.
About your union: AFT Washington

AFT Washington is a state federation affiliated with the 1.6 million American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. We represent about 6,500 members including faculty from the community and technical colleges and pre-K through 12 classified employees. We also jointly represent professors at Eastern, Central, and Western Washington universities and The Evergreen College with the Washington Education Association. The mission of AFT Washington is to voice the ideals of our locals and members for workplace fairness and social justice while strengthening and focusing their collective power to attain those ideals.


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