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2 Jun 2022

Part-Time Adjunct Professor, Nursing

Lake Washington Institute of Technology – Posted by LWTechHR Kirkland, Washington, United States

Job Description

Adjunct Professor, Nursing

Job ID: 11080

Location: Lake Washington Tech

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

About The College

Located just outside of Seattle, WA, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in Washington State, that provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers ten applied bachelor’s degrees, more than 40 associate degrees and 93 professional certificates, in 43 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

LWTech serves the Eastside and is located within the city of Kirkland, which is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Washington. Kirkland is home to companies such as GoDaddy, Google, Astronics and EvergreenHealth, and the college is within minutes from Microsoft and Nintendo.


Lake Washington Institute of Technology is seeking qualified part time instructors. As a member of the nursing faculty, you will have opportunities to collaborate with students and colleagues to meet curriculum objectives of the nursing program in clinical settings and in our SIM labs. The six quarter program leads to an AAST degree and preparation for the NCLEX.

Essential Functions:

• Design, implement and evaluate curriculum in accordance to course and program objectives

• Identify individual learning needs and customize learning activities

• Design curriculum that fosters and supports cultural diversity and nondiscrimination

• Teach productive and constructive study skills to students

• Develop classroom and lab procedures in accordance to identified policies and procedures

• Maintain records that indicate student progress and meet college requirements

• Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed and deal consistently and fairly with all students

• Create learning experiences that accommodate the unique needs of adult learners

• Post the class syllabus and students’ grades via the online course system (currently Canvas)

Diversity Statement

LWTech is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its staff and faculty. We serve a student population of 6,500 that come from a variety of backgrounds. We strongly value diversity and are working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for all students. We are actively seeking applicants that will help to balance our employee workforce to align with our students and community. Questions regarding the College’s commitment to diversity and our campus culture may be directed to Human Resources. For more information on our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Council, please click on the

Application Instructions

To be considered for a position you MUST submit a complete online application form, resume, cover letter,responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process.


Minimum Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university for skills lab instruction, required

• Current WA state RN license

• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

• Valid American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification

• Current immunizations and the ability to successfully complete a background check required prior to employment

• Must be able to interact with diverse populations

• Due to the diversity of the college population, we encourage applicants who are multilingual

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university, preferred

• Or Master’s in progress with three years work experience

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a registered nurse; recent medical/surgical or specialty nursing, clinical experience preferred

• 2 years’ experience in nursing education preferred

• College teaching experience preferred

• Familiarity with simulation equipment preferred

• Previous experience with an online course system (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle) preferred

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Compensation & Benefits

Placement on the faculty salary schedule is based on an individual assessment of education and experience. Once part-time faculty have worked 50% full-time or more for two consecutive quarters(with LWTech or combined with other community/technical colleges), Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and other insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board, State Retirement Plan and a Deferred Compensation Plan; sick leave accrues at 1 day (Prorated based on % of FTE) effective upon employment. Employees have access to bereavement leave, employee assistance program, free tuition ( 50% of FT or more for two consecutive quarters), reduced child care costs at our Early Learning Center, reduced Bus Fare, professional development opportunities and more! For further details on the benefits offered at LWTech, please visit:

Application Requirements

Required Online Application Materials

• Online application

• Current resume

• Cover letter

• Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

Conditions of Employment

• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or documentation of eligibility for a reasonable accommodation under a religious or medical exemption

• Official transcripts/certifications will be required upon employment

• Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon the offer of employment

• This is a classified position and employment is at-will

• Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background/reference checks

Physical Requirements

Physical/Mental Requirements

Ability to perform range of physical motions; lifting and carrying; standing, walking, sitting for long periods of time, kneeling, squatting, and stooping; and traversing up and down stairs.

Disability Accommodation

LWTech follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:

• Ability to operate office equipment

• Ability to read and verify data and prepare various materials

• Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person

Eligibility to Work

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work

EEO Statement

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in is programs and activities. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Meena Park,Vice President of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Office/Title IX Coordinator, (425) 739-8212.

Jeanne Clery Statement

Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and as a part of the College’s commitment to safety and security on campus, Lake Washington Institute of Technology(LWTech) reports the mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, the required statistics, and other related information for the past three (3) calendar years. LWTech’s Annual Safety Report (ASR) is available online at

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the LWTech Safety Department located in the East Building at 11605 132nd Avenue NE Kirkland, WA 98034.

Sexual Misconduct

Pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants must declare whether they are the subject of any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct in any current or former employment or is currently being investigated for, or have left a position during an investigation into, a violation of any sexual misconduct policy at the applicant’s current or past employers. By law, post-secondary education institutions cannot hire an applicant who does not complete this form.

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