Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) Full-Time Three-Term Faculty- Nursing in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Posting Details




Off Campus

Rio Rancho


School of Health, Wellness, & Public Safety

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Job Title:

Full-Time Three-Term Faculty- Nursing


Regular Full-Time

Working Title:

Full-Time Three-Term Faculty- Nursing

Pay Rate:

MSN $69,970.00 PhD $73,023.00


CNM hires both "two-term" and "three-term" instructors dependent upon program needs. Two-term instructors teach fall and spring terms (9 month contract) and three-term instructors teach fall, spring, and summer terms (12 month contract). This is a three-term position.

This is a benefits eligible position. CNM offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance as well as pension and retirement plans. CNM also offers generous educational benefits to employees, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children.

Position Type:


Duties and Responsibilities:

CNM faculty are vital to our vision of "changing lives, building community." This is evidenced by a commitment to teaching and learning that supports our goals of student success, increased student retention and graduation. Faculty are responsible for providing high quality instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners so that each student may meet course outcomes and their educational goals. Full-time faculty are also expected to perform college service in addition to the duties, listed below. This service beyond instruction is integral to the collaborative and innovative work we engage in with our internal and external community members to continuously improve the student learning experience, organizational excellence, and community success. (See Additional Comments for further description of college service.)

Instructional Duties:

Responsible for effectively preparing, teaching, grading, and assessing student learning in courses assigned. Create and model a quality learning environment to support a diverse student population including students with disabilities or special learning needs. Maintain student records and provide documentation for incompletes within established College timelines. Utilize a variety of technology-based programs to access and input information related to student records and college/school/department processes.

Structure classes and curriculum to correspond with program and course outcomes. Prepare, distribute and utilize instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate. Convene classes as scheduled and respond to student inquiries. Provide assistance to students outside the classroom through posted office hours.

Incorporate, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning, and laboratory environments. Regularly participate in professional development activities to maintain currency in the field; maintain current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation. Attend in-service sessions, college/school/department meetings, graduation and convocation as required. Provide for the security of facilities, equipment, and instructional materials and maintain safe working conditions. Participate in the development and review of course and program outcomes. Instructors may be assigned other instructional responsibilities as determined by the Dean.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master of Science degree in Nursing from an accredited institution

  • Current unrestricted/unencumbered New Mexico RN license (or eligible for NM Licensure)

  • Two years' recent clinical experience

  • Teaching experience in a School of Nursing, or in a Nursing Education/Staff Development position

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check.

Employment is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining a satisfactory background check.



  • Demonstrated success in meeting the educational needs of a diverse student population

  • Use of a variety of teaching methods including lecture, collaborative learning, individualized instruction, and various forms of technology based/supported instruction.

  • Applied knowledge of classroom retention and student success techniques.

  • Experience teaching online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses

  • Experience with outcomes assessment

Work Schedule:

Variable based on the instructional needs of the college, daytime and evening, with locations at different or multiple campuses.

Instruction of fifteen (15) contact hours per week at assigned campuses; five (5) office hours per week, ten (10) additional on-campus hours per week.

Posting Date:


Closing date at 5:00 pm:

Open Until Filled

Additional Comments

College, School, Program/Discipline Service includes the following:

This position reports to the Dean of the School of Health, Wellness, and Public Safety. Instructors provide excellent instruction to achieve high academic standards in a supportive, student-centered, community college environment. Instructors employ a variety of teaching methods in order to achieve student success. In addition to teaching duties, which are outlined in detail above, instructors will maintain contact with the dean, maintain a high level of contact with faculty in their discipline, support and attend meetings, and perform other duties as assigned. Successful completion of job duties and responsibilities requires computer literacy.

General Responsibilities:

In fulfillment of their compensated workload and in addition to their normal duties (listed above) full-time instructors are expected to perform school, program/discipline and college service (listed above). This service beyond instruction is an integral part of college faculty performance. CNM respects, requires, and depends on the service full-time faculty members perform.

College Service includes, but is not limited to:

Active participation in school and college activities (such as, but not limited to, developing new curriculum or student recruitment).

Collaboration with faculty and staff from other schools/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules, and support student success.

Collaboration with high schools, universities, business and industry or external agencies as appropriate, and assist with program advisory committees as requested.

Supporting collegiality by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (for example, mentoring, peer observations).

Serving on department, school, and college committees and task teams.

Participating in and assisting with student activities and clubs.

Instructors must meet the learning needs of a diverse student population, prepare lessons, grade exams, and conduct office hours. Assist in curriculum development and perform other related duties as assigned. To ensure compliance with federal and college requirements, some mandatory training must be completed for this position. In addition, the selected candidate will be required to successfully complete CNM's Tools for Teaching and Online Instructor Certification courses within the first 2 terms of employment.

Required Applicant Documents:


Cover Letter

Transcript from an accredited Institution 1

Special Instructions to Applicants:

As part of the interview process candidates will perform a teaching demonstration.

To be considered applicants must submit all of the following documents: a) completed CNM employment application; b) résumé; c) letter of interest detailing how applicant meets requirements, preferences, and if applicable a list of coursework directly related to requirements; d) copies of transcripts; e) required certifications/licensures. Incomplete packets will not be considered. Certifications/licensures should be electronically uploaded in the "Other Tab."

Candidates must attach to the application any applicable transcripts, licensures, and/or certifications.

Candidates selected for hire are required to submit proof of education to CNM Human Resources.

For positions requiring High School Diploma/GED:

High school diploma, GED, high school transcripts, unofficial college transcripts, or official college transcripts are acceptable

For positions requiring a degree and/or completion of college-level credit hours:

Official college transcripts are required

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