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Adjunct Faculty, Nursing -Simulation

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Position, Department: Adjunct Faculty, Nursing -Simulation, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Adjunct Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: M-Th, 30 hours per week

Pay Range:  $43.01/hour and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: AJCR

Benefits Category:  Limited benefits

Position Summary: Johnson County Community College is seeking an adjunct nursing faculty to teach in the Zamierowski Family Center for Healthcare Simulation (ZFCHS). The ZFCHS adjunct nursing faculty is a clinically experienced subject matter expert who is responsible for facilitating student learning and performance in the on-site simulation center. The ZFCHS provides an immersive simulation learning experience for Associate Degree Nursing students.

The adjunct nursing faculty will be responsible for working with faculty, students, staff, and external stakeholders to ensure that the highest quality simulation learning activities are efficiently integrated and implemented across the nursing curriculum. This position involves the use of interactive and simulated technology, with evidence-based simulation models, to implement and evaluate simulation scenarios as an educational modality.

Adjunct nursing faculty will provide clinical, educational, and technical expertise in simulation-based activities in the HSC. Faculty will work as part of the ZFCHS team to provide current best practice for patient scenarios during a Simulation Clinical Day which complements the nursing curriculum. Faculty will be actively involved with scenario implementation and debriefing for learners. Student learning activities will include resolving simple-to-complex patient care situations via high-fidelity simulation.

Required Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university (or within one year of completion with a degree plan)
• An active Kansas RN license or Compact license
• A minimum of three years full-time or equivalent nursing experience within the last five years

  • Ability to multitask; process multiple sources of information quickly
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
    • Ability to understand and utilize advanced technical simulation equipment, and communicate that knowledge to others as appropriate
    • Ability to create and maintain a respectful and professional working environment, incorporating active learning, reflective thinking, and a confidential debriefing process
    • Visionary approach to simulation education in clinical and academic settings

Preferred Qualifications:

• Current ACLS certification or instructor experience
• One to three years relevant teaching experience in simulation or education
• Background/expertise in instructional and pedagogical concepts and methods in health care skills and simulation modality
• Knowledge of Gaumard Patient Simulator software
• Proficiency in Microsoft software applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience using electronic healthcare records
• Current Critical Care experience
• Simulation education experience

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, cover letter, and transcripts.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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