Job Postings

Instructor-Nursing (Two Positions)

Chemeketa Community College
Job Description
$52,383.00 - $83,392.00 Annually
Salem Campus. Salem, OR
Job Type
Career and Technical Education
Job Number


Position Summary:


Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon seeks energetic and teaching-focused candidates for 2 (two) full-time, 180-day Nursing faculty positions. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Chemeketa Community College encourages and actively seeks applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and racially/ethnically diverse candidates. This faculty position will be committed to student success and is responsible for providing didactic and clinical instruction to students. Participation in departmental and college activities, effective communication with students and staff, and use of technology are essential components.
Terms of Employment:
  • This is a 100%, 180-day faculty assignment. This assignment is subject to budget approval
  • Upon hire, must pass security inquiry which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.
  • Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends
  • Requires provision of official transcripts upon hire
  • Teaching assignment may include evening and week-end courses and the use of non-traditional delivery methodologies
  • Recently hired faculty are expected to participate in a new faculty orientation program 


Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Embraces appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions; understands and utilizes available technology as communication and data gathering tools
  • Meets all scheduled and special classes-day, evening, nights, week-ends, and 12 hour shifts
  • Teaches classes as assigned, following approved course outlines
  • Prepares and develops materials for assigned classes
  • Posts and maintains office hours
  • Provides students with course syllabi
  • Maintains records of grades and attendance; reports individual academic grades when required
  • Maintains college facilities and equipment
  • Participates in curriculum development; recommends course outline revisions
  • Recommends textbooks and other instructional materials and equipment; recommends library and reference materials
  • Contributes suggestions for annual department budget
  • Keeps up to date on technological changes and developments in subject area
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in designated committee work; represents the department at pertinent meetings as required
  • Works in a cooperative manner with other people in the department and college
  • Communicates in a timely manner with students and department personnel
  • Promotes positive image of college and college programs
  • Develops and maintains contacts with community and professional organizations
  • Assists Advisory Committee as needed
  • Functions as a life-long learner
  • Performs all other job related duties as assigned
Institutional Expectations:
  • Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
  • Participates in recruitment and retention of students at an individual and institutional level in promotion of student success
  • Embraces, understands and uses appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions
  • Provides high quality, effective service to internal and external customers through continuous improvement and adoption of lean office practices



Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Nursing and current enrollment in an MS in Nursing (MS must be complete within 3 years)
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license  -OR- eligible for Oregon Licensure (no investigation pending by any State Board of Nursing)
Nursing experience in medical/surgical or equivalent within the past five years
Core Competencies:
  • Demonstrates ability or desire to work with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse students and communities
  • Demonstrates ability or desire to work with a variety of technological media
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Nursing
  • Teaching experience in nursing education program within the past five years


Supplemental Information

When applying for this posting, you will be required to attach one or more of the following electronic documents:

-Cover Letter

-Copy of Nursing License
 - Please upload this attachment as "Other"
-Unofficial Transcripts- An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution must be attached with your application. The transcript must demonstrate the minimum educational requirement for the position. If you have academic credentials from non-U.S. institutions, you will need to include an evaluation of your credential.

Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove your social security number from your documents, including transcripts. Documents containing social security numbers will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Chemeketa makes employment decisions based solely on the candidate's demonstrated competencies as related to successful performance in the position.  

Successful applicants for designated positions must successfully pass a background inquiry, which may include criminal, driving, credit and full background checks. Only information relevant to the position will be considered. An individual with negative information on their background inquiry will not necessarily be denied employment. Providing false information will result in rejection of an application, employment offer or dismissal

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Chemeketa Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.


•MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) -OR- Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension
•Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at
For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit the following website: 

Physical Requirements - Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Even though weight lifted may be negligible, it may be rated light work if frequent walking and/or standing is required.