Assistant Professor of Nursing: Community Mental Health

Job Summary
California Career College is currently seeking qualified candidates for Assistant Professor of Nursing with a concentration in Community Mental Health nursing. The successful candidate will be responsible for the education of pre-licensure associate degree nursing students, serving on college committees and engaging in professional development activities.

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Develop and deliver instructional materials to meet course outcomes.
  • Teach in the classroom, clinical/campus laboratory and clinical seminars in accordance with curriculum standards and outcomes.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate the nursing curriculum.
  • Develop evaluation strategies and materials in accordance with course outcomes.
  • Function as a class adviser to provide advisement and guidance for the intellectual, personal, and professional development of assigned students.
  • Maintain at least three office hours per week.
  • Collaborate with other faculty, preceptors and clinical personnel to provide optimum learning opportunities for students.
  • Plan, supervise and evaluate learning experiences for students in the clinical area.
  • Perform pre- and post-conferences in the clinical area to help students integrate clinical learning with theoretical learning.
  • Serve on college committees.
  • Participate in nursing and college services and activities.
  • Maintain expertise in his/her specialty area, clinical practice, and in teaching methodologies.
  • Develop and evaluate standards/criteria for the admission, progression, and graduation of students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to meet the challenges of adult students with diverse backgrounds.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.


  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Master’s degree in nursing, doctoral degree or enrolled in a doctoral program preferred
  • Possession of (or eligible for) RN licensure in the State of California
  • Two years of community and/or mental health clinical experience as an RN required
  • Teaching experience preferred

Work Conditions

  • Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Work is primarily indoors, but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between local campus buildings, off-campus, and clinical facilities.
  • Performing duties and attending events outside the normally scheduled work hours occasionally occurs and is required.
  • Traveling off-campus to local, regional and/or national events occurs occasionally and is required.
  • Incumbents may be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones, office machines, and nearby oral communications among University personnel and/or students.

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