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Adjunct Faculty- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Title:Adjunct Faculty- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Location:Pioneer Career Center
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Division: Health Professions
Department: Certified Nursing Assistant
Job title: Adjunct Faculty- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Reports to: CNA Coordinator / Dean of Health Professions
Supervises: Students
Position type: Adjunct Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt


Assist students with mastering subject matter and skills that will contribute to their personal and intellectual development.



Support College Policies and Procedures, Growth, and Enhancement of Mission:

  1. Convene scheduled classes in accordance with college policy.
  2. Maintain confidentiality of student information.
  3. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.
  4. Advise and mentor students.

Instruction: Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and communicate these objectives to students.

  1. Communicate teaching philosophy to students.
  2. Articulate, accept, and uphold the mission and purpose of Kansas City Kansas Community College.
  3. Demonstrate a student-centered philosophy.
  4. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline.
  5. Stay current in subject matter through professional development activities.
  6. Infuse diversity into curriculum.
  7. Infuse local, community, global, and environmental awareness into curriculum.

Facilitation of the Teaching Learning Process:

  1. Plan and organize instruction in ways which maximize student learning.
  2. Construct competency-based syllabi.
  3. Maintain up-to-date course content.
  4. Provide learning activities that meet course objectives.
  5. Meet learning needs of diverse student populations.
  6. Integrate available instructional technology when appropriate.

Evaluation of Student Learning:

  1. Adhere to division-determined and KBOR approved course outcomes.
  2. Adhere to College, State, and Federal established deadlines for submitting reports and records related to student learning and student outcomes.
  3. Maintain accurate records of student progress.
  4. Assess Student Learning: Utilize assessment techniques to monitor student progress and success as outlined in the division and college assessment plans.


  1. Operate and stay current on appropriate instructional technology equipment (over-heads, computers, Display Devices, Smart classroom equipment, etc.).
  2. Demonstrate Computer Literacy and Internet Skills.
  3. Retrieve and manage information via technology.
  4. Demonstrate a willingness to provide online instruction


  1. Communicate effectively using reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills with students, faculty, staff, and administration.
  2. Work in teams.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

1. Present didactic concepts.
2. Write test questions for didactic content presented.
3. Supervise students in clinical rotations.
4. Conduct clinical evaluations of students.
5. Maintain and update own nursing clinical competencies.


According to state and federal standards, each course instructor must be a registered nurse with a current Kansas license and have a minimum of two years’ licensed nursing experience. Additionally, all nurse aide instructors must have completed a course in teaching adults or a professional continuing education offering on supervision or adult education, or shall have experience in teaching adults or supervising nurse aides and have and completed at least seven hours of professional continuing education offerings on person-centered care in an adult care home or a long-term care unit of a hospital not more than one year before becoming an instructor of the nurse aide training course and each year while serving as an instructor. To document alternative long-term care setting: “Alternative Practice Setting Experience” form is available upon request.


Education must meet the requirements as mandated by the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Accreditation Agency for the appropriate field of study and degrees awarded at this institution. Each department displays the specific requirements for each position. Participation in integrated, interdisciplinary teaching and learning initiatives is required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.


SALARY: $782/credit hour or $45.36/hour (depending on course delivery methodology).


APPLY BY: Open until filled.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.





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