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Nursing Faculty

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This position is open until filled.

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Nursing Faculty
Brief Position Overview

This position performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities for the Department of Health Sciences and the Nursing degree programs, LPN and RN at Great Falls College MSU.

Faculty Tenure Track Yes
Faculty Rank Tenure-track
Position Number
Department Nursing
Division Health Sciences
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Academic Year
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Union Affiliation Montana Two-Year college Faculty Association
FTE 1.0
Benefits Eligible Yes
Compensation Annual
Salary $39,458 - 48,213 annually, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications. Also eligible for a recruitment stipend.
Contract Type MUS
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Recruitment Type External

Position Details

General Statement

Great Falls College MSU is seeking a Nursing Faculty member to join the team for our Nursing Programs (ASN and PN). This position performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities for the Division of Health Sciences and the Nursing programs in accordance with the philosophy, mission, policies, and procedures of the College. Our students have access to a state of the art Simulated Hospital located on campus, a resource that offers valuable hands on, real life experiences not offered at other institutions. GFC MSU’s Nursing programs are approved through the MT State Board of Nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop and teach courses and laboratory courses relevant to the Nursing Programs;
• Supervise and instruct students completing course and clinical requirements; and
• Advise students in the Nursing Programs.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing;
• Unencumbered Registered Nurse license;
• Two years of relevant experience in RN practice;
• Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; and
• Strong team-member and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• Master’s degree in Nursing;
• Two years of relevant experience in RN practice, within the past five years;
• Teaching experience at the post-secondary level;
• Experience in medical-surgical, maternal-child, and acute care nursing practice;
• Ability to teach in the classroom, laboratory and clinical settings; and
• A willingness to participate actively in College activities beyond one’s discipline.

The Successful Candidate Will
Special Requirements
Physical Demands
The Program

Details about the Nursing Program can be seen here:

The Department
The College

Great Falls College MSU is a comprehensive two-year college located on a beautiful 20-acre campus and serves approximately 2000 students a year, including students taking courses and programs online. It is one of four units of Montana State University and MSU’s only “stand-alone” two-year college. An extensive renovation and expansion project in 2010 added three state-of-the-art science labs, an expansive library and resource center, and an Industrial Trades building. An infant through preschool learning center was built in 2012 to provide early learning opportunities for children of students and the community. Renovations include a one-stop Student Central area, remodeled bookstore, a community conference center, and additional space for the Outreach/Workforce Development Department and College Relations and Advancement. MSU – Northern’s Great Falls satellite campus is located at Great Falls College MSU, offering 4-year and graduate degrees. The College has a reputation for high-quality educational programming delivered with a student-centered philosophy.

The College constantly evaluates its educational offerings to provide challenging, high-demand programs leading to transfer Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, and terminal Associate of Applied Science degrees. One-year Certificates and professional certifications are also offered. As a comprehensive two-year college, credit and non-credit community enrichment, customized training and contract courses are provided. Day, evening, weekend, and online classes are offered.

The core values of Great Falls College MSU are:
• Quality education
• Student-centeredness
• Responsiveness to community and industry needs

This position has supervisory duties? No

Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number F00050P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 04/11/2018
Close Date 05/01/2018
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

This position is open until filled.

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Diversity Statement

Great Falls College Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the College does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the College’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Great Falls College Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, GFC MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, Great Falls College Montana State University, 2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405; 406-268-3712;

GFC MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the GFC MSU Website:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. List of References
  5. License and Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement

Posting Specific Questions

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