Adjunct Nursing Instructor- Part Time (San Jose)

US-CA-San Jose
Job ID
Carrington College
Employment Type
Temporary Part-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Do you remember the instructor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful professional you are today?  Now you have the unique opportunity to be that instructor and create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a student's life forever.


The Nursing Instructor engages Carrington College students in a world-class learning experience as they prepare for a successful career. Your contribution to their education will be essential as you share your skills, knowledge and experience to empower our students with the information, tools and resources to be successful.  Best of all, you will enjoy the tremendous personal and professional satisfaction that comes from building rewarding relationships with our students as they progress through their program.


This PT Adjunct role is approx.16 hours per week. We are looking for someone to cover the following courses:


VN 201 Clinical meets Thursday and Friday 7:00a-3:30p for 16 weeks

VN 102 Clinical meets Monday and Tuesday 7:00a-3:30p for 13 weeks


VN 101 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology meets Thursday 4 hours for 13 weeks


* We currently don't have a need for evening or weekends, but may for our January session depending on student enrollment.



  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Interacts effectively and professionally with students, staff, faculty, and external customers of Carrington College including Advisory Board members and externship and other off campus sites.
  • Exceptional customer focused skills. Ability to address student needs and resolve issues with diplomacy and tact.
  • Interpersonal skills including questioning, listening and showing concern and respect for others.
  • Solid writing skills to communicate effectively in memos, letters, and via email.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills including ability to project voice and be clearly understood when speaking in front of a group.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Possess a high degree of integrity and commitment to comply with policies, regulations, and codes of conduct governing all aspects of job responsibilities.
  • Commitment to the success of the students and the school.
  • Computer literacy skills including working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 
  • Completes other duties as assigned.



Qualifications for an Instructor:

(1) a master’s degree in the designated nursing area; or

(2) a master’s degree that is not in the designated nursing area and shall:

 (A) Have completed thirty (30) hours of continuing education or two (2) semester units or three (3) quarter units of nursing education related to the designated nursing area; or have national certification in the designated nursing area from an accrediting organization, such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC); and

(B) have a minimum of two hundred forty (240) hours of clinical experience within the previous three (3) years in the designated nursing area; or have a minimum of one (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area within the previous five (5) years.


  • 3 years teaching and/or professional experience must be in the major or subject area of the program. 
  • At least 1-2 years field experience in Nursing
  • R.N. License active in California.
  • Must demonstrate competency in the assigned teaching field, such as academic or vocational training and credentials, related work experience, licensure, or certification.
  • Teaching and/or supervisory experience desirable.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.


Who We Are

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit


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