Faculty, Nursing, Part-time

Position Type


The faculty will be responsible for student instruction, and/or clinic supervision on a part-time basis in the Nursing Programs. 



Faculty teaching undergraduate-level nursing courses must meet the following educational requirements:

-Current, active, unencumbered RN license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (Minimum)
-Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. (Minimum)

-Master’s Degree in Nursing (Desired), OR, completion of a MSN degree within the timeline established by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and submission of a written 5-year plan to do so; as well as produce a transcript yearly to demonstrate progression towards the MSN degree. (Minimum)

Faculty teaching graduate-level nursing courses must also meet the following educational requirements:

-Doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or DNP) in nursing, education, or a closely related field (Desired) OR Master’s degree in nursing and enrollment in an approved program of study leading to a doctoral degree. (Minimum)


-One to two years of clinical nursing experience within two years of employment. (Minimum)
-Relevant teaching experience on the secondary or postsecondary level. (Desired)  

Abilities and Skills:

-Effective verbal and written communication skills. (Minimum)
-Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)
-Must be certified in CPR at the Basic Life Support level or higher, and maintain certification. (Minimum)
-Must possess a valid driver’s license. (Minimum)


-Instruct, supervise, and evaluate students in the courses of the Nursing Programs. (Essential)
-Supervise, guide and instruct students in nursing laboratory, simulation, and clinical areas. (Essential)
-Maintain accurate written records of student performance. (Essential)
-Assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Marginal)
-Assist other faculty and school administrators with laboratory development, coordination, and maintenance. (Essential)
-Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. (Essential)
-Attend department/team meetings as scheduled. (Essential)
-Must comply with policies and procedures of clinical sites where instructing students. (Essential)
-Complete the Qualifications and Professional Development form and an updated CV annually and submit to supervisor to demonstrate completion of continuing education requirements for PA state RN license. (Essential)
-Submit to supervisor a copy of nursing license upon initial hire and renewal. (Essential)
-Maintain all College and clinical site compliances annually and as requested. (Essential)  

Physical Standards and Special Job Features

Physical Standards:

-Standing or walking for extended periods of time.
-Multiple physical positioning including full range of motion.
-Fine motor dexterity.
-Lifting up to 50 pounds. 

Special Job Features:

-Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76)
-Schedules are varied to meet the needs of the program.
-Travel to other clinical sites will be required.
-This position is subject to a background check.
-State Police, Child Line, and FBI fingerprint clearances under the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law (CPSL) required before employment can begin. 

Pay Transparency

The part-time rate for 2023/24 will be the greater of $1140 per credit or $760 per contact hour, prorated for student enrollment under seven. The approved substitute pay rate is $47.50 per hour during the first week of substituting and the prorated part-time teacher rate for consecutive substitute assignments that exceed one week.

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

EEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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