Job Details

Shasta College
  • Position Number: 5002478
  • 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.

Part-time instructors at Shasta College enjoy significant flexibility in balancing their work schedule with other priorities. Part-time teaching in the California Community College system offers a unique opportunity to empower students to improve their lives and communities while maintaining a healthy work-life balance and pursuing other interests. Our part-time faculty engage with a diverse student population, facilitating equitable outcomes for all students seeking enrichment through our academic programs. As a part-time 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. With flexible schedules, the ability to control your work hours, and opportunities to improve the quality of our communities, teaching part-time at Shasta College is a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

The Shasta College division of Health Sciences is seeking to build a pool of qualified applicants for possible part-time instruction. Applicants should have previous teaching experience and experience web-enhancing or delivering courses online. We will respond to applications based on our current needs. If Shasta College no longer has a need for this advertisement, and the position has been filled prior to the closing date, this advertisement will be removed from the website.
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the Associate Degree Nursing Assistant Instructor to teach assigned clinical courses/hours with oversight from the full-time, Master's Prepared Associate Degree Nursing faculty serving as instructor(s) or record [Title 16 (§1425(d)3.3.4)], and to perform those tasks that support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.
All Temporary Part-time Assistant Instructors are compensated in accordance with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District and Shasta College Faculty Association/CTA/NEA.
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the Assistant Instructor role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each Assistant Instructor and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests. Faculty who possess the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) approved Assistant Instructor classification may teach in the classroom but are required to defer to the Master's Prepared Instructor(s) of Record who have overall responsibility for the design of the assigned course, including the determination of instructional outcomes and students' ultimate course grade(s).

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

Classroom Responsibilities:
  • Meet classes or assigned clinical hours on days and times according to schedule provided by the program director.
  • Develop and implement instruction for each class and clinical period, in coordination with the instructor(s) of record, which is consistent with the official course outline of record.
  • Review written syllabus, course objectives, lab/clinical assignments, grading criteria, and classroom policies prior to first day of the assigned class.
  • Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable laws.
  • Refer students to the instructor(s) of record for remediation and related student services, when appropriate.
Evaluation of Students:
  • Advise the students about methods of evaluation; using those methods, evaluated student progress toward meeting course objectives and communicate to students the results of the evaluation.
  • Grade student assignments and complete student evaluations in coordination with the instructor(s) of record within established timelines; return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.
  • Assign grades to students and submit to instructor(s) of record for confirmation and review in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education Code and Title V 5 and Title 16 regulations of the State of California (§1425(d)3.3.4).
  • Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report forms, in a timely and accurate manner, to instructor(s) of record per Title 16 (§1425(d)3.3.4).
  • Participate in the development and review of curriculum, in coordination with the Master's Prepared ADN.faculty, as needed.
Student Advising:
  • Advise students enrolled in the instructor's classes on such matters as:
    • Course content, learning outcomes, and classroom policies;
    • Evaluation and grade requirements;
    • Learning skills;
    • Collateral or enrichment reading or experience opportunities for further understanding of the course or subject matter;
    • Career alternatives/opportunities related to the subject field.
Professional Development:
  • Participate in professional development activities, including scheduled flex activities, student learning outcomes process, and governance committees.
  • Participate in an orientation program, including, but not limited to, the program's curriculum, policies and procedures, strategies for teaching, and student supervision and evaluation [Title 16 (§1425.1(b)].
  • Attend/participate in professional conferences, seminars or meetings, as needed, in order to maintain clinical competence [Title 16 (§1420 (d)].
  • Participate in professional development to remain current in discipline.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • All faculty are required to attend and participate in shared governance through committee work of the nursing program [Title 16 (§1425(d)3.3.4)].
  • Maintain clinical competency as defined by the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care and security of equipment and District property.
  • As part-time faculty, Assistant Instructors are eligible and encouraged to participate in the process of shared governance through committee work of the division, college, district, or state level; participate in other significant non-classroom college, district, or community activities.
  • Participate in articulation activities and coordination of inter-divisional and intra-divisional learning activities (voluntary).
  • Attend advisory committee meetings when required by divisional programs [Title 5 (§55601)].
  • Report absences due to illness or for personal necessity and the intended date of return, if at all possible, prior to the class meeting, according to the ADN Faculty Handbook.
  • Provide recommendations for purchase of instructional supplies and equipment.
  • Attend/participate in "in house" conferences, seminars or meetings (voluntary).
  • Provide administrators, program director(s), and instructor(s) of record with sample instruction materials as may be deemed necessary, such as pre and post conference handouts, student evaluations, and clinical paperwork.
  • Maintain Board of Registered Nursing "Report of Faculty" form as directed by the ADN Program Director.
  • Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective bargaining agreement.


Education Required:
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of professional experience OR the equivalent
Experience Required:
  • Eligible for approval from the Board of Registered Nursing at the Assistant Instructor level
  • Meet clinical competency requirements and approval to supervise students in the assigned clinical settings.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, as well as staff members and students with physical and/or learning disabilities.

The state of California has established minimum qualifications for academic positions in California Community Colleges to promote professionalism, instructional integrity, and academic rigor. The primary minimum qualification for academic positions is an advanced degree in the relevant subject matter for the position. Applicants who do not meet the minimum education requirement(s) for a discipline may still be qualified for the position, if they can demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities conferred in the degree program through any combination of education and experience.Shasta College is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all candidates and strongly encourages candidates who believe they meet the minimum qualifications for a position through equivalency to apply for consideration. The Shasta College Academic Senate has established standards for determining equivalency in faculty positions, which are described here: (Download PDF reader)
Please note the Equivalency Committee will consider only those applicants who formally request equivalency consideration. Candidates applying for equivalency must provide evidence demonstrating they possess equivalent qualifications prior to the closing date stated in the job announcement. Candidates interested in equivalency must state their interest in a cover letter and briefly summarize how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position and attach all relevant evidence demonstrating equivalency to their application.The committee will review all documents sent by the candidate and shall approve or disapprove equivalency following the guidelines in the Procedure for Establishing Equivalency.

Questions regarding the application process, including equivalency, may be directed to the Shasta College Human Resources Department at (530) 242-7640 or

Additional Information

To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:

Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
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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