Adjunct Faculty, Nursing Instructor

Whatcom Community College   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 23, 2020

Adjunct Faculty, Nursing Instructor


Whatcom Community College invites applications for part-time Adjunct Nursing instructors beginning Fall Quarter 2020.  This is for two half-time positions and one quarter time position. The teaching assignments are generally Monday, Tuesday, and some Wednesdays and will include nursing laboratory and clinical teaching, and assisting with nursing simulation. WCC's nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and graduates of the program consistently exhibit nearly perfect NCLEX first attempt pass rates and job placement rates.

Qualifications, Salary and Appointment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution (must be eligible for a waiver from the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission).
  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Washington or the ability to obtain license by September 2020.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification.
  • Three years current clinical (hospital) experience.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the mission of Whatcom Community College.
  • Experience teaching Nursing in a higher education setting using a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.
  • Effective communication skills in both oral and written English.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication abilities with students and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and a commitment to equity and inclusion with students.

 The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to pass background checks and drug screens as required by hospitals and clinics upon hire.
  • Be able to provide documentation meeting immunization requirements as required by hospitals and clinics upon hire.


  • Based on the current part-time salary schedule.

 Application Due Date:

  • For guaranteed consideration, application packets should be received by Monday August 3rd, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

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