Website Shoreline Community College



Instructor – Nursing (Tenure-Track) 3 positions

Depends on Qualifications

DEPARTMENT: Health Occupations, Physical Education & Business
OPENING DATE: 06/04/21
Date of first consideration: July 5, 2021
Salary Range: Up to $73,660 dependent upon education/experience
Note: Position is eligible for up to an additional 26% ($19,151/year) annual stipend

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

Health Occupations and Nursing is a vital academic division at Shoreline Community College. The Health Occupations and Nursing division offers degrees and certifications in Nursing, Health Information Technology, Dental Hygiene, Medical Lab Technology, and NAC. The Nursing program trains both part-time and full-time students to become Registered Nurses. The Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Reporting directly to the Dean of Health Occupations & Nursing full-time faculty collaborate with associate faculty and staff to advise students, improve student success, meet accreditation standards and fulfill Shoreline Community College’s vision, mission, and strategic plan. To support these endeavors, annual training is provided, and professional development funds are available.

We are recruiting for multiple instructor positions including those that require expertise in the following areas: medical-surgical, health promotion, and maternal child.  Typical duties include the following:

  • Provide instruction, including theory, clinical, and skills labs
  • Develop curriculum and assess program outcomes
  • Promote and provide program information to prospective students
  • Participate in accreditation, college governance, division work, and campus-wide activities

  • Master’s degree in nursing from a nursing education program that is accredited by a nursing education accreditation body recognized by the United States Department of Education (or obtained by September 2021).
  • Professional active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in Washington State OR ability to obtain license by within 6 months of hire
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers OR ability to obtain within 1 month of hire
  • Expertise or clinical practice in area of responsibility


  • Computer applications for instructional purposes and clinical documentation
  • Teaching/Learning concepts to a variety of audiences
  • Principles of DEI as they apply to teaching and curriculum development
  • Learning management systems and other appropriate instructional technologies


  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and responsiveness
  • Imparting excitement/enthusiasm into the instruction of nursing within a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) lens
  • Flexibility and willingness to teach in more than one area of the Nursing Program
  • Adapting to a variety of teaching situations with students from diverse backgrounds/abilities
  • Using active learning approaches that connect with students of varying backgrounds, such as underrepresented and underserved communities, English language learners, adult learners, veterans, students with disabilities, and Running Start students
  • Experience with or willingness to gain experience with teaching and developing coursework online
  • Evidencing a commitment to equitable learning access, including; costs associated with courses, universal design for learning (UDL), and the integration of culturally relevant teaching practices, etc.
  • Effective oral/written communication with individuals at all levels inside and outside the College
  • Developing/modifying curriculum collaboratively and independently that incorporates DEI
  • Working effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Connecting students to campus resources and support systems as appropriate
Work is usually performed in a clinic or a classroom that requires standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time. Clinical work is performed in health care settings where the instructor assists with patient care and walks between multiple departments while advising students. Instructors use computers constantly in the work environment.

This is a full-time, tenure track position with a 172-day annual contract beginning September 23, 2021. Salary placement determined by the number of qualifying years of teaching/work experience combined with educational preparation. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.

Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with the College. This includes, but is not limited to recruitment, application, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at

  • In compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
  • Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment.
  • This position is overtime-exempt.

NOTE: Upon hire, successful completion of a national background check and annual Washington State Patrol background check is required for this position. Ongoing professional vocational certification will also be required.

In accordance with RCW 28B.112.080, applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current or past places of employment.

To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • NEOGOV online application/profile.
  • Letter of interest addressing each qualification.
  • Current resume.
  • Supplemental questions
  • Unofficial Transcripts documenting highest degree (official required upon hire)

Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.

*Community Standard Statement
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly …”
— Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.

Instructor – Nursing (Tenure-Track) 3 positions Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. In 500 words or less, what does teaching excellence mean to you? How do you identify it, and how do you support it?
* 2. What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion? How have you demonstrated that commitment, and how would you see yourself demonstrating it here?
* Required Question

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