Job Details

Gavilan College
  • Position Number: 1871577
  • Location: Gilroy, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Nursing
Gavilan College

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Gavilan College seeks qualified and enthusiastic applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Nursing. The assignment involves teaching courses in Nursing, including fundamentals and medical-surgical, in the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and RN programs.

Provide class instruction of 14-16 lecture equivalent hours per week, in accordance with established course outlines and departmental procedures in the areas of theory and clinical/laboratory content.
Assign, supervise, and evaluate students in the clinical area in accordance with established policies.
Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, and student records and submit them in accordance with published deadlines.
Develop and revise course materials as necessary to assure innovative and creative teaching and learning.
Assist in curriculum development, implementation, evaluation, and review.
Communicate and work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Participate actively in all full-time faculty responsibilities, such as committee membership, and other duties as described in the Faculty Handbook and required by contract and District Policy.
Assist with state accreditation reports and visits.
Assist in development of policies and procedures in the program and is knowledgeable of policies and procedures
Assist in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the nursing program

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Master's degree which includes course work in nursing, education or administration
2. Two years of direct patient care experience within the previous five years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned
3. Completion of at least one year's experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or a post baccalaureate course which includes practice in teaching registered nursing within the last 5 years AND
4. Evidence of coursework in "teaching" or the willingness to do so upon hire
5. Current CA license as a Registered nurse

Individuals lacking the above degree-based academic qualifications, but who may have an equivalent background must submit either an Equivalency Form as part of their application package

Contact Human Resources for details about the equivalency application.

Foreign degrees must be evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service, prior to submission.


Desirable Attributes and Experience:
Clinical experience in medical-surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics, and/or psychiatric nursing
Teaching experience in an LVN and/or RN program, including clinical supervision Certification as a Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) instructor, or willingness to do so.
A demonstrated understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of Community College students.
Experience with computers, computer-assisted instruction, individualized instruction and other technologies used to provide high-quality classroom and laboratory instruction.

Initial salary placement in the current Faculty Salary Schedule depends on education and experience. Benefit package includes employee and dependent medical, vision, dental plans, and $50,000 life insurance.

Note: All expenses related to the application and interview process are the responsibility of the applicant.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity the following items must be received by CCC Registry through the CCC Registry Website,

1. Apply at
2. CCC Registry online application (required)
3. Cover letter detailing qualifications and experience (required)
4. Resume (required)

If you have questions related to the CCC Registry or technical aspects regarding submitting application materials on the CCC Registry website, please contact the CCC Registry directly at or call (800)245-4157.

If you have a verifiable disability, and require accommodation to complete an application contact the Human Resources Office at (408) 852-2823.

Please be aware, the District does not reimburse for expenses related to the recruitment process.

Gavilan College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Title IX/Employer of Disabled, committed to hiring a diverse staff. All qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or marital status are encouraged to apply. If you have a verifiable disability, and require accommodation to complete an application please contact the Human Resources Office at (408)852-2823.

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