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Coordinator of Nursing

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Coordinator of Nursing. The position will be located at the TCAT Shelbyville, Shelbyville campus, and the TCAT McMinnville, McMinnville campus with responsibility to cover academic responsibilities at all TCAT-Shelbyville and TCAT-McMinnville campuses and clinical locations.

Minimum Qualifications

The Coordinator of Nursing shall have a baccalaureate degree and hold current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Tennessee.  A  Master’s degree is preferred. The candidate must provide documentation of five (5) years nursing experience and supervisory experience in the nursing field.

Knowledge and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of practical nursing.  Expertise in the clinical skills required of the practical nurse.  Knowledge of the principles and methods of effective leadership, teaching and supervision.

Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers; to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly, and to plan and direct the work of others; as evidenced by an interview with the appointing authority.

General Duties

The Coordinator of Nursing is responsible for overseeing the Tennessee Valley Nursing Education Consortium, serve as the lead administrator for the nursing program accreditation, and will answer to President at both TCAT McMinnville and TCAT Shelbyville.  They shall be responsible for planning, developing, initiating and evaluating an instructional program for practical nursing students, be responsible for recruiting and evaluating the instructional staff both in the classroom and clinical realm, and represent each institution at regional and statewide meetings.  In collaboration with each President, the coordinator prepares the annual budget for the program. The coordinator will assist in screening process of prospective students, will counsel students as necessary, will maintain appropriate program and student records for documentation and evaluation, will keep informed of current educational and nursing concepts by reviewing journals, textbooks, and other resources materials to remain cognizant of teaching methods and LPN techniques, procedures and responsibilities, and will participate in seminars, workshops, and conferences.

Specific Duties

Develop the following:

  1. Develop an effective course of study, including experiments, job sheets, assignment sheets, information sheets, audio-visual aids and related materials which move from the simple to the complex.

  2. Develop course of study to be a "learning by doing" course to meet the student individual needs rather than group needs in order execute an individualized instructional program.

  3. Develop and execute an effective safety program directed toward the institution and also toward industrial or business situations.

  4. Develop and execute student evaluation program based on objectives of the course, including proficiency tests for each phase of instruction.

  5. Strive to develop in the student a positive attitude toward his/her training, fellow workers, future employers and encourage good work habits.

  6. Develop a procedure for handling individual interests and problems of the students.

To be responsible for:

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to student success.

  2. Revise, add to, improve and keep up-to-date instructional program as related to changes in techniques used in industrial and business field.

  3. Examine, evaluate, and select textbooks and reference materials commensurate to the course being taught.

  4. Investigate and make a full report on every accident on the day the accident occurs, using the "Preliminary Accident Report Form."

  5. Maintain a well-organized, safe, and clean lab and/or classroom.

  6. Maintain student discipline at all times.

  7. Select projects for their instructional value and make every effort to provide the student with work experience or cooperative training.

  8. Maintain a fair, firm and friendly student relationship

  9. Prepare, submit and file such reports as required by law, regulation or policy and be responsible for maintenance of all records, such as progress charts, attendance charts, monthly reports, etc.

  10. Assure each nursing class starts and ends class at designated time.

  11. Oversee the recording and posting of daily attendance for each student in the Student Management System.

  12. Review aptitude tests and personal records of students for a better understanding of his personal traits and may interview students prior to enrollment.

  13. Impress upon student the importance of proper dress and general personal appearance as related to obtaining employment and progressing thereafter.

  14. Assist in follow-up studies and maintain follow-up records on former students.

  15. Maintain inventory and control of equipment assigned to the department, including all tools.

  16. Be responsible for equipment and supplies assigned to each lab or classroom.

  17. Provide for supervision of the class when it becomes necessary to leave the classroom or lab for any length of time.

  18. Report immediately lost or damaged equipment.

  19. Report promptly any student offense which requires the attention of the administration.

  20. Make frequent contacts with local health care agencies and businesses for placement of students and keeping instructional material up-to-date.

  21. Make recommendations for suitable equipment, physical facilities and supplies.

  22. Be responsible for maintenance of equipment.

  23. Coordinate need for supplies and raw supplies from the central stockroom.

  24. Meet with evening college instructors when necessary to ensure proper coordination between day and evening programs.

  25. Participate in in-service training, workshops, and other programs which provide for professional growth.

  26. Plan and initiate meetings of Allied Health Advisory Committee and maintain records of minutes of meetings twice a year.

  27. Perform other duties as directed and assigned by the administration.

Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Application

Submit application, resume, and cover letter online at https://www.tbr.edu/hr/institution-jobs

Deadline

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2018.

INSTRUCTOR – HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION


The position will be located at the TCAT Shelbyville, Shelbyville campus.

Minimum Qualifications

The Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR) Instructor shall be a high school graduate or the equivalent as determined by the High School Equivalency (HSE) Test. Must have had three (3) years of approved employment experience in the occupation to be taught beyond the normal learning period (generally four (4) years). EPA, Section 608 Universal Certification required and teaching experience is preferred.

Knowledge and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technology (HVACR) occupation, of the use of materials, tools, and equipment used in the HVACR technology occupation; considerable knowledge of the principles and methods of good teaching and supervision; as evidenced by a rating of education and experience. Physically able to lift, stoop, stand and walk to demonstrate and perform all HVACR job duties required.

Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers; to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly, and to plan and direct the work of others; as evidenced by an interview with the appointing authority.

General Duties

The HVACR Technology Instructor shall be directly responsible to the institution administration. The HVACR technology instructor shall develop, plan and prepare a complete progressive course of study, lesson plans, assignment and instructional aides, and keep these revised and up-to-date to meet the requirements of industry. Motivation, conduct, safety, discipline and appearance of student during the time he/she is on the institution campus are also duties of the HVACR technology instructor. The HVACR technology instructor shall observe rules, policies, and regulations set forth by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the local institution administration; and strive continually to upgrade, promote, and elevate the image, status, and proper understanding of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology within the area served. The HVACR technology instructor shall keep abreast of new techniques used in the fields of industry and business by visiting industries, business, taking industrial courses, studying periodicals and industrial magazines. He/she must keep in contact and maintain a friendly intelligent relationship with schools, industry, and business to promote the ideals of occupational education and implement an effective placement program for students. It is his/her duty to provide manipulative, related, technical and character training for the student as well as training in the skills and knowledge of his/her craft. The HVACR technology instructor shall be responsible to the institution administration for effective performance of his/her assigned responsibilities.

Specific Duties

1. Develop the following:

a. Develop an effective course of study, including experiments, job sheets, assignment sheets, information sheets, audio-visual aids and related materials which move from the simple to the complex.

b. Develop course of study to be a "learning by doing" course to meet the student individual needs rather than group needs in order execute an individualized instructional program.

c. Develop and execute an effective safety program directed toward the institution and also toward industrial or business situations.

d. Develop and execute student evaluation program based on objectives of the course, including proficiency tests for each phase of instruction.

e. Strive to develop in the student a positive attitude toward his/her training, fellow workers, future employers and encourage good work habits.

f. Develop a procedure for handling individual interests and problems of the students.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Application: Submit application, resume, and cover letter online at https://tbr.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=40&c=tbr&id=1791

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TECHNICIAN 

Minimum Qualifications

The Information Technology Technician must have completed a Computer Information Technology/Information Technology and Infrastructure Management program and / or hold two diplomas from a Tennessee College of Applied Technology accredited by the Council on Occupational Education or the equivalent from a higher education institution.

Knowledge and Abilities

Reporting to the President or his/her designee, the Information Technology Technician must have a good working knowledge of a variety computer software, applications and hardware, networks and operating systems along with excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills.

Ability to deal tactfully with the public, students and co-workers, to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.

The goal is to build and maintain updated and efficient computer systems and networks to optimize the role of technology. The Information Technology Technician will be responsible for the computer and network needs at all TCAT Shelbyville campuses of which there is a requirement to have a clean driving record and the ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Specific Duties

1. Be responsible for the following tasks:

a. Set workstations and mobile devices

b. Check computer hardware to ensure functionality including updates and maintenance

c. Install and configure software according to specifications

d. Help to maintain LAN networks in ways that optimize performance

e. Ensure security and privacy of networks and computer systems

f. Provide guidance to users on how to operate new software and computer equipment

g. Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance

h. Maintain records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule

i. Train and assist faculty, staff, and students with various technical issues

j. Apply diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to resolve problems

k. Solve complex software, hardware, and connectivity issues for various devices

l. Setup, install, replace, upgrade and configure software, hardware, and networking for various devices at six different geographical locations.

m. Troubleshoot more than 30 software titles including licensing servers.

n. Monitor network usage.

o. Contact vendors for warranty repairs and work with technicians

p. Maintain and update BYOD database.

q. Assist with wireless surveys and maintenance of wireless network.

r. Assist with LiveStreaming events.

s. Perform backup and disaster recovery planning.

t. Perform other duties as directed and assigned by the administration.

 

Submit application, resume, and cover letter online at https://www.tbr.edu/hr/institution-jobs

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution
www.tcatshelbyville.edu
TCAT-Shelbyville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

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Associate, Student Records & Financial Aid - TBR

The Associate, Student Records and Financial Aid is responsible for ensuring all student transactions are provided in a timely and accurate manner and in compliance with all applicable institutional, TBR, State, and Federal regulations, policies, and guidelines.  The Associate, Student Records and Financial Aid executes and audits complex financial aid and student records transactions utilizing sophisticated technology to provide professional services.  The Associate, Student Records and Financial Aid works closely with the institutions of the TBR system and is expected to provide a high level of customer service to all institutions served.

For more information and/or to complete an online application (required), please visit https://www.tbr.edu/hr/job-opportunities-tbr-system-office