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NAC Professor Tenure Track – Nursing Assistant Program

Posted on July 21, 2022
AFT Washington
Tacoma Community College
Not disclosed
Tacoma, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

Overview of the role
The NAC Professor role offers the opportunity to serve our college community and future workforce in various ways. The NAC Professor works closely with nursing faculty and staff colleagues in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing assistant program.  This position is focused on student success and is responsible for preparing and providing high-quality classroom, laboratory and/or clinical instruction.  Responsibilities may include teaching theory, skills practice lab and/or supervision of students in clinical experiences on and off campus.   The teaching assignments vary and may include sharing responsibilities for all NAC courses.  Additional responsibilities may include general NAC program oversight and coordination, curriculum and policy and program development, program development, implementation and evaluation.  NAC professors are also expected to provide scheduled office hours, participate in department/division meetings, college committees and task groups, student advising and other related duties as assigned by administration.

The NAC professor actively engages in all activities that support the framework of the NAC Program Learning Outcomes:

  • PLO 1: Utilize cultural humility when interacting with patients, individuals, and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. (ICD)
  • PLO2: Provide patient-centered nursing assistant care for diverse groups in the community in a manner that is legal, ethical, safe, and demonstrates caring. (RES)
  • PLO 3: Demonstrate professional behaviors including conflict management and effective communication skills. (COM)
  • PLO 4: Demonstrate competence with skills and standards of practice for nursing assistant certification. (COK) (CRT) (IIT)

include, but are not limited to: 

  • Prepare and teach face-to- face, hybrid, and if needed fully online courses and labs in the field of nursing assistant, including assessment of a variety of lesson materials and selection of textbooks.
  • Recommend, select, and maintain laboratory equipment, tools, and supplies.
  • Participate in curriculum and program development incorporating current educational theories and research and integrating new and innovative approaches to instruction.
  • Coordinate, prepare, and teach in a collaborative team-teaching environment.
  • Develop and utilize a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the needs of learners in a variety of environments.
  • Work with an advisory committee of community partners to keep curriculum relevant to local employer needs.
  • Evaluate student progress and provide clear, timely feedback using program criteria and expectations.
  • Maintain regular office hours to improve student retention and success.
  • Advise current and potential nursing assistant program students.
  • Work with local employers and students to facilitate internships.
  • Support division and department goals and participate in departmental responsibilities to include curriculum review, program development, implementation of departmental policies and procedures, and faculty meetings.
  • Serve on college committees and participate in college governance.
  • Maintain current knowledge in the appropriate academic fields; maintain certifications required for nursing assistant instruction; participates in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate competence regarding the handling of hazardous substances; trains students in the safe handling of hazardous substances or equipment, where applicable.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
About the employer: Tacoma Community College
Tacoma Community College has recently been listed as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The college enrolls approximately 11,000 students annually and is located on a 150-acre site in west Tacoma. The Tacoma-Pierce County area, located on beautiful Puget Sound and framed by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, offers residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. The city of Seattle is located 35 miles north of Tacoma. TCC is looking for innovative, enthusiastic employees to join our administration, faculty and 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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