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Western Massachusetts Black Nurses Association

Nursing Instructor New

Nampa, ID


Hiring Company

College of Western Idaho

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$48,800 - $58,560 annually

Position Description

Faculty members teach assigned classes in accordance with established policies and guidelines; participate in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities; and perform supervisory responsibilities as assigned. To reach a broad range of students, CWI encourages exploring alternative teaching styles and methods. Courses will be taught in traditional classroom settings in computer-mediated classrooms, and over the internet. This position includes classes taught in the evenings and, when necessary, off campus.

Primary responsibilities include providing classroom, campus lab, and clinical instruction in the RN programs; participating in accreditation and curriculum development/revision; and participating in orientation and registration activities. Instructors also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation of students, participating in program and faculty meetings, and keeping regular posted office hours.


  • Teaches a minimum semester credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI catalog
  • Devises and utilizes outcomes assessment measures
  • Participates in faculty development goals to improve professional effectiveness
  • Participates in instructional evaluation processes
  • Meets all scheduled classes promptly with any deviation being filed promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels
  • Participates in student advising
  • Monitors student placement in courses and student progress; maintains accurate records
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students
  • Promotes and helps with learning assistance services
  • Cooperates with other areas of the College to provide an effective educational program
  • Develops and recommends new courses and programs of study
  • Attends and participates in all departmental, division, and faculty meetings
  • Participates in all graduation exercises
  • Participates in faculty evaluations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited institution or equivalent education or experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience within the past 5 years. Previous experience teaching in a nursing program preferred
  • Current Idaho RN license required by the start date
  • Ability to adapt to variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology
  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to professional growth and development
  • Ability to advise students
  • Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications
  • Mental Health clinical experience preferred
  • Successful experience teaching at a community college or with adult learners preferred
  • Experience using instructional technology preferred


With campuses located throughout Boise’s vibrant and growing metropolitan area, the College of Western Idaho is the state’s newest community college. In addition to offering a full range of academic courses leading to transfer-ready Associate of Arts or Science degrees, CWI also serves as Southwest Idaho’s provider of Career and Technical Education, Adult Basic Education, Dual Credit courses, and Workforce/ Employment Skills Training. The College of Western Idaho serves close to 10,000 students and employs 350 faculty.


  • Affordable health insurance coverage - medical, dental, and vision
    • Opportunity for flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • Generous retirement plan includes:
    • Mandatory employee contribution of 6.79% of earnings
    • Employer contribution of 11.24% of earnings
    • Immediate vesting
  • Employer covered life and disability insurance
    • Additional employee, spouse, and dependent life insurance available for purchase
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • CWI tuition reduction for employees, spouse, and dependents (restrictions apply)
    • Reciprocal agreements with other Idaho colleges and Universities (restrictions apply)
  • Vacation accrued at a rate of 16 hours per month (240 hour maximum) (Faculty leave may vary)
  • Sick Leave accrued at a rate of 8 hours per month (Faculty leave may vary)
  • Approximately 10 paid holidays annually (Faculty holidays may vary)
  • Employee discount programs from many local businesses

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