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Nursing Instructor

Campus: Cordele


Seeking a 12-month full-time faculty position for the Practical Nursing programs on the Cordele Campus.  The individual will report to the Dean for Enrollment Management.

The Practical Nursing Instructor will be responsible for the following duties:

Develop, manage, and teach classes, delivering instruction both individually and as a member of a team; Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for practical nursing occupational courses; Develop and coordinate curriculum; conduct assessments of all courses taught in the department as requested; Instruct courses required to become a certified nurse aide (CNA) ; Evaluate effectiveness of courses through student data, graduate surveys, and employer surveys; Complete reports and requests for information from internal and external departments and agencies; Ensure compliance with Georgia Board of Nursing standards, rules regulations, and expectations; Assist and attend with the practical nursing advisory committee for the department; Collaborate with colleagues on common curriculum areas; Instructing students, developing program syllabi, goals, and objectives; Assists with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts; Assist with ordering and maintaining equipment and supplies; Advise and register health sciences students; Maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences; Follow policies/procedures of South GA Technical College, to include standards for student-faculty professional relationships/interaction. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited, post-secondary institution. Current, unencumbered Georgia RN License in good standing. Three (3) years of practice as a licensed registered nurse within the preceding seven (7) years. Flexible to teach day or evening classes and 12 hour clinical rotations on weekdays and/or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred; Must meet the Essential Standards of Nursing Practice; CNA Train the Trainer certification; Proficient in the use of MS Office, Word and Excel; Banner proficiency preferred. Experience utilizing a Learning Management System (LMS); experience with the Blackboard LMS platform preferred; Experience in the development, administration, and evaluation of academic programs, to include curriculum development, instructional methodology, planning, evaluation, budgeting, supervision, and management; Must possess strong clinical skills; Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Must possess valid driver’s license and proof of insurability. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must adhere to ANA standards of practice.

Physical Demands: Teaching responsibilities are typically performed in a classroom/lab environment with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling for three (3) – four (4) continuous hours at a time. The employee frequently lifts/carries objects that weigh 10lbs. or less. Clinical responsibilities are typically performed in a hospital, long term care facility, or other medical facilities and require that the employee stand/or walk for seven (7) – eight (8) hours: bend, twist, push/and or pull for three (3) – four (4) hours; and occasionally lift 50lbs. to 75lbs. per rotation. The exposure to infectious diseases, gas, or fumes is possible during clinical rotations.


Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with education and experience.  State of GA Benefit Package.  All new hires are subject to first year probationary period.

Position Available:  Immediately

Applicant Instructions/Information:

Please complete our SGTC application on our website; access this by clicking on the link Careers @ SGTC.  For further assistance call the Human Resources office at (229) 931-2450 or by emailing  Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with SGTC.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

As set forth in its student catalog, South Georgia Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Eulish Kinchens, V.P. of Student Affairs, Odom Building, 900 S. GA Tech Pkwy, Americus, GA  31709, 229-931-2249 or

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