Nursing Faculty

Cleveland State Community College   cleveland, TN   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 2, 2022
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The College: Cleveland State Community College is a fully-accredited public comprehensive community college committed to quality education and open access. The college operates within the governance of the Tennessee Board of Regents and approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

CSCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Its mission focuses upon responsive delivery of the highest quality education and training at the lowest possible cost in support of workforce development, liberal arts transfer and cultural enrichment for the people of Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe and Polk Counties. 

The college enrolls more than 3,000 credit students and 1,500 non-credit students in a typical fall semester. The credit student population is split about evenly in the choice of transfer or career-technical programs. The average age of all students is 28 years. All persons are welcome at Cleveland State, and the student population is nonracially identifiable.

There are over 200 employees at the college, including more than 75 full-time faculty members. Ninety-one percent of the faculty hold master's or doctor's degrees.

Situated in the scenic corridor of hills and valleys of southeast Tennessee, Cleveland State presents an attractive atmosphere in which to enjoy varied facets of an educational experience. The community offers an abundance of service facilities and recreational opportunities. The college is located between Exits 25 and 27 on Interstate 75, thirty miles northeast of Chattanooga.

The 105-acre campus has 11 major buildings housing modern classrooms, laboratories and student activity centers. Additional features include an excellent library, a multimedia production studio, dynamic classrooms, computer laboratories, a 400-seat theatre, a 3,000-seat gymnasium, athletic fields, a small business development center, a workforce readiness center, and a full-service student center with cafeteria, bookstore and student lounge areas. In addition, the college recently opened the new state-of-the-art Health and Science Center, the first new academic building for the college in over 46 years.

The college also maintains off-site locations to serve students in the northern service area. The college offers a wide selection of credit and non-credit courses at the new McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens and at the Monroe County Center in Vonore. In addition, many college support services are available at these sites, as well.

For more information on Cleveland State Community College, visit the website at

At Cleveland State our mission is to build strong minds, careers and communities through exceptional teaching and learning, workforce development and service. We wish to hire faculty with similar values who can help us accomplish those goals.


is accepting applications for the following position:

Nursing Faculty


9 month, Tenure-track Position


Number of Positions Available: 2


Cleveland State is seeking to hire two faculty members to teach in the College's ACEN-accredited nursing program that is fully approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The incumbent is responsible for conducting college classes for undergraduate students and performing related work as required.


Essential Job Functions: 


Fulfill all instructional requirements as mandated by Cleveland State Community College and the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Utilize appropriate instructional materials and methods.
Maintain currency in instructional field and teaching methodology.
Devote a minimum of 37.5 hours per week to the institution, maintain appropriate office hours, and secure approval for any commitments which might affect employment.
Be accessible to students for advisement, academic help, and assistance depending on instructional format.
As needed, teach during all operational hours of the college on- or off-campus.
Participate in institutional and academic unit meetings.
Maintain and safeguard all necessary records and report grades periodically as prescribed by the Registrar.
Comply with Cleveland State Community College and Tennessee Board of Regents Guidelines and Policies.
Participate in periodic evaluations.
Support and participate in the recruitment and retention efforts of the college.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Education, Experience and Certifications Required:

Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution preferred. A Bachelor's Degree in nursing can be considered.
Recent professional nursing clinical experience.
Active, unencumbered Tennessee or multistate compact RN or APRN license
Current AHA BLS CPR certification

Requirements for all Faculty Positions:

Meet the standards presently required or those which may be required in the future by the Tennessee State Board of Regents and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
May be required to achieve additional skill, knowledge, or credentialing levels.

The educational requirements listed for this position are for the grade of instructor. However, the appointee may hold a higher rank provided he or she possesses the minimum education and experience now required or established in the future by the Tennessee State Board of Regents.


Job Location:


 Main Campus or Assigned Off-Campus Locations. The Health and Science Building at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee, is the primary workplace. Occasional travel to off-campus instructional sites within the College's five-county service area may be necessary. Weekly work schedule is determined by the program course needs and will vary day to day. Some evening hours may be required.


 The required online application can be found at:




Human Resources Office
Cleveland State Community College
Telephone:  423-478-6203;
Fax:  423-478-6257


Cleveland State Community College does not
discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected
veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect
to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Cleveland State
Community College. Cleveland State Community College's policy on
nondiscrimination can be found at: