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Assistant Professor, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Allan Hancock College
$61,634.00 - $84,806.00 Annually
dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, vacation time, paid holidays, sick time, retirement plan
United States, California, Santa Maria
February 02, 2024

Position Summary

This is a full-time, 175-day (10-month annual contract) tenure-track faculty position in the health sciences program.

The faculty member will evaluate and advise students; plan and organize instructional materials toward course objectives; participate in program review and curriculum development; review and revise content of course(s) as necessary; maintain five (5) required office hours per week for student consultation; participate in department and college activities; maintain class and examination schedules as well as grade and attendance records according to college regulations; and perform related tasks as required. The assignment may include teaching evening and weekend classes at any college site.

Allan Hancock College is a California public community college located in northern Santa Barbara County. The college is ranked as one of the five best community colleges in California and one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation. Approximately 11,500 credit students enroll each semester at one of the college's four locations in Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Ynez Valley, or at Vandenberg Space Force Base. Allan Hancock College is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution and serves a vibrant community of which it is a part: over 98 percent of the college's students come from the local area and Hancock students consistently enjoy one of the best acceptance rates to University of California and California State University campuses. To learn more about Allan Hancock College visit .

Essential Functions and Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to:

  • maintain currency in the instruction of certified nursing assistants
  • demonstrate a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and to staff and students disabilities
  • develop and use resource materials and incorporate current computer technology and to use multi-media technology in classroom instruction
  • plan, organize, and present lecture and lesson materials and concepts and to assess student achievement
  • design, review, and evaluate curriculum and make recommendations to maintain program currency for both vocational and transfer students
  • identify and use learning outcomes and assessment that lead to course program improvements
  • work with and assist students having a broad range of skills, motivation, and academic or vocational goals
  • communicate effectively in both oral and written communication and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others
Demonstrated knowledge of:
  • course design and of evaluation and assessment methods
  • identifying and use of learning outcomes and assessment that lead to course and program improvements
  • implementing the interrelationship of critical thinking, reading, and writing
  • diverse learning styles and teaching strategies and demonstrated experience in implementing these strategies

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and two years full-time experience as a Registered Nurse
Associate's degree and six years full-time experience as a Registered Nurse
The equivalent
One year full-time experience in long-term care
Teaching certificate or Director of Staff Development Certificate
The equivalent.

Current and valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in California.

Additional Information

March 2024, pending Board approval.

Hiring salary range is $59,607 to $88,806 dependent upon education and experience.

To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit the following application materials by through our website by Tuesday, January 2, 2024 by 11:59 PST:

Cover letter;

A current and complete resume/CV of education and professional experience;

A statement that demonstrates a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students;

Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the application process). Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements as defined above must also complete and attach an to be considered.

Allan Hancock College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Allan Hancock College will not sponsor any visa applications.

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