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Shasta College
  • Position Number: 3321880
  • Location: Redding, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Nursing
Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River. The main campus is located in the city of Redding, population 90,000. The area is characterized by excellent schools with high graduation rates, low traffic, and low housing prices (Zillow average $393,000 vs. California state average of $770,000).

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Teaching in the California Community College system offers a unique opportunity to empower students to improve their lives and communities. Our faculty engage with a diverse student population, facilitating equitable outcomes for all students seeking enrichment through our academic programs. As a faculty member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career in teaching at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

General Responsibilities
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the regular/contract college instructor to teach classes, to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

CLASSIFICATION: Placement on the current Faculty Salary Schedule is commensurate with previous education and experience.
  • Full-time instructional faculty are contracted to work 175 days per year including 164 days of classroom instruction and 11 days of professional growth and development. Instructors enjoy up to 18 weeks off per year during the summer and winter intercessions. The Fall and Spring semesters each contain 17 weeks of instruction with approximately 82 instructional days. The Fall semester begins in August and ends in mid-December. The Spring semester begins in January and ends in mid-May. The number of hours worked in any given day during a semester will vary based on course schedules. The District's academic calendars, showing the start and end dates of each semester and District holidays are available at
  • This position is Instructional faculty.
  • Starting Salary: $53,305.83- $91,640.80/year on the 2021-2022 Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule
  • Salary Range: $53,305.83 - $113,074.63/year on the 2021-2022 Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule
  • $2,000/year doctorate differential
  • State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)
START DATE: This position is anticipated to start the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester. May be expected to teach online.

BENEFITS: Holiday and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP).

Employees have the option to contribute to:

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
  • Disability Income Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Only Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
For more information regarding Employment and Benefits Policies, please view the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement.

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Health Sciences or designee.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
General Responsibilities
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the regular/contract college instructor to teach classes, to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

Specific Responsibilities
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the faculty role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each faculty member and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.

Classroom Responsibilities

  • Meet classes/laboratories on days and times as assigned according to the current academic calendar.
  • Develop and implement instruction for each class and laboratory period, consistent with the official course outline.
  • Develop and distribute during the first week of class, a written syllabus for each course to communicate to students, course objectives, grading criteria and classroom policies.
  • Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable laws.
  • Submit requisitions for textbooks and instructional materials in a timely manner.
  • Refer students to tutoring and related student services when appropriate.
  • Supervise students in off-campus activities when participation is expected as part of a course requirement or where such supervision is part of the instructor's load.
  • Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.
Evaluation of Students
  • Return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.
  • Assign grades to students in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education Code and Title V regulations of the State of California.
  • Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report forms, in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Participate in the development and review of curriculum as directed.
  • Participate in the development of alternative teaching modalities.
Professional Development
  • Participate in required professional development activities.
  • Continue to develop professional skills and up-to-date subject matter knowledge, potentially including participation in conferences and research activities.
  • Participate in presenting staff development programs as needed.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Schedule, announce to students in all classes, and maintain office hours.
  • Attend and participate in department/center meetings.
  • Participate in the process of shared governance through committee work of the department, center, college and/or district level; participate in other significant nonclassroom college, district or community activities.
  • Keep official records required by District policy and administrative procedures and submit them in accordance with college procedures.
  • Participate in supervision of student assistants and paraprofessionals as needed.
  • Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care and security of college equipment and District property.
  • Advise administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommend solutions.
  • Provide administrators, chairs and coordinators with sample instruction materials as may be deemed necessary, such as examinations, lab projects or course syllabuses.
  • Participate in advisory committee meetings as required.
  • Report absences due to illness or for personal necessity to the dean or designated officer.
  • Recommend purchases of instructional supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Consult with supervising administrators on personnel needs; assist with position announcements, recruitment and screening/interviewing committees.
  • Participate in the evaluation of regular faculty.
  • Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective bargaining agreement.

  • Master's or higher degree in Nursing OR a Bachelor's degree in nursing AND a Master's in health education or health science or the equivalent. Master's degree must have included a teaching component.
  • Valid, active California RN license required.
  • Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years that can be met by:
    • Minimum of one year of continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience as a Registered nurse providing direct patient care
    • Minimum of one academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience met by:
      • Teaching in a pre- or post licensure registered nursing educational program for one academic year OR
      • Completion of a post-baccalaureate registered nursing educational course that includes practice in teaching registered nursing given by an accredited college or nursing school. Course includes teaching strategies, course outline and lesson plan development, evaluation, and practice teaching.
  • Validated clinical competence -- possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses.
  • Eligible for Nursing Faculty approval with the Board of Registered Nursing at the Instructor level
  • Meet clinical competency requirements and approval to supervise/instruct students in assigned clinical agencies.
  • Nursing education experience
  • Clinical experience in Medical-Surgical nursing OR Obstetrics and Pediatrics.
  • Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching.
  • Experience in working effectively and sensitively in a multicultural student environment
  • Commitment to utilizing technology and active learning modalities in the teaching/learning experience
  • Experience and ability with curriculum development, program improvement, and innovative teaching methodologies.

Additional Information
Online Application with
Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:

  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts, if applicable (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
Attention Applicants:
  • After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
  • Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
  • Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
  • Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
  • Interviews will be by invitation only.
  • Interviews will be by Zoom.
  • The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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