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Nursing (Registered Nurse - RN) Assistant Professor (Obstetrics Focus)

American River College
Sacramento, California
$52,000 - $88,700 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends
Closing date
Jun 4, 2023

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Registered Nurse (RN)
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
Full Time
Work Setting

American River College

Sacramento, CA 95841


Nursing (Registered Nurse - RN) Assistant Professor (Obstetrics Focus)

Job Posting Number: F01251P

Salary: $52,000 - $88,700 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends.

Closing Date: 08/04/2023


Complete job description and application available online at:


Position Summary


If you are hired as a full-time Nursing Faculty (Professor) into the Registered Nursing program during fiscal years 2022-23 and 2023-24, you will receive an incentive payment of $10,000 that will be paid as follows: Fifty percent (50%) paid upon employment, twenty-five percent (25%) paid after the first day of the second year, and twenty-five percent (25%) paid after the first day of the third year. Final payments may occur after June 30, 2024, dependent on hire date. For the details of the LRCFT memorandum of understanding agreement, click here -


The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.


The goal of the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program at American River College is to prepare an entry-level registered nurse, who can function effectively in the rapidly changing healthcare environment.


The Associate Degree Nursing program supports the mission of American River College to provide high quality education for a diversity of students, to develop integrity and intellectual curiosity, and to prepare students for the challenge of social, economic, and technological change. Furthermore, American River College is a premier learning community that transforms and enriches people’s lives. The faculty is committed to providing accessible, success oriented, high quality nursing education to meet the diverse and changing healthcare needs of the community and region, and to promoting the development of qualified students for the professional role of registered nurse at the entry level. Graduates of this program meet the education requirements to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).


Utilizing principles of adult and collaborative learning the responsibility of the faculty of American River College Associate Degree Nursing Program is to facilitate the student’s understanding and ability to meet the competencies for nursing practice through the design and evaluation of learning experiences. There are five types of learning experiences in the program: concept-based experience, case-based experience, intervention skill-based experience, focused direct patient care experience, and integrative practicum (OCNE). The curriculum incorporates evidence-based nursing theory and practice, general education, and the sciences in an environment supportive of learning. The framework is organized into three domains: the patient, healthcare, and nursing. Within each domain are concepts and exemplars of those concepts, which- represent important practice phenomenon in nursing.


Assignment Responsibilities


General Responsibilities:

The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Obstetrics (OB) and Medical-Surgical Nursing at the college including:

• Teaching seminar presentations

• Providing clinical supervision of students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program

• Facilitating learning experiences in skills and simulation lab settings


Minimum Qualifications


1. Have a master’s degree in Nursing; OR have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a master’s degree in Health Education or Health Science; OR hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent*. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by January 11, 2024.


2. Direct patient care experience within the previous five years in the nursing area which can be met by A or B below:


(A) One year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in OB nursing;




(B) One academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience OB nursing or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency;


3. Completion of at least one year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing; OR, completion of a post-baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.


4. Hold and maintain a current California license as a Registered Nurse by January 11, 2024.


5. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.



If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.

Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process.



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