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Public Health Faculty

Nebraska Indian Community College

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QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s Degree with at least 18 graduate credits in Public Health or related field. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • College teaching experience is preferred as well as a familiarity with the use of technology (online learning management systems, video conferencing, etc.).
  • The candidate must be able to show evidence of effective leadership and a background of proven success in working with students, administrators, faculty, and communities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, and ABILITIES:
Preferred candidates will have proven success in the following:
  • Doctorate degree in Public Health or related field
  • Minimum of two (2) years instructional experience, preferably in a tribal or community college setting
  • Experience instructing students from minoritized backgrounds, using technology in the classroom and/or for distance learning, and traditional/nontraditional methods of instruction.
  • Candidate should have a high degree of self-direction and motivation, strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Full-time faculty have a 12-month contract with a minimum of forty hours per week. This includes activities in three general areas: teaching (50%), research (30%), and service (20%). Courses may include: Microbiology, Technical Writing, Advanced Environmental Health, All-Hazard Emergency Preparedness, Water is Life and Aquatic Ecosystems, Environmental Health Management & Planning, Nutrition & Food Protection, Epidemiology, Toxicology, Recreational Environmental Health, Zoonotic & Vector-borne Diseases and their Control, and/or Solid & Hazardous Material and Waste Management. Teaching schedule may include assignments online, on other campuses, day, and evening classes.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Nebraska Indian Community College gives preference to eligible and qualified applicants in accordance with the Indian preference in employment act and veterans’ preference. In the absence of qualified Indian applicants, consideration will be given to applicants without regards to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status, the presence of non-related medical condition or handicap, or other legally protected status. NICC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HOW TO APPLY:
You can visit us on the web at http://www.thenicc.edu. Applications are also available at any of our three campuses. FACULTY: Include the following: (1) a letter of intent outlining how you are qualified for the position based upon the qualifications and responsibilities, (2) a resume/CV, (3) a copy of official graduate level transcripts, and (4) an NICC Application. Please send your application materials to Human Resources Director, Anthony Warrior (SanAWarrior@thenicc.edu ).



About Nebraska Indian Community College:

For the past 40 years, the Nebraska Indian Community College has been and remains dedicated to planting the seeds of knowledge through unique and culturally relevant educational experiences. These experiences are geared toward all Umonhon(Omaha), Isanti (Santee Dakota), and other learners attending classes at one of our three campuses. NICC is open to all who are willing to enhance and improve their lives. In order to create a more perfect setting for learning, we are actively pursuing new and improved educational facilities. Further, the college has recently received excellent marks, with the next site visit scheduled in seven years. The college is dedicated to bringing state-of-the-art facilities and programs to our learners, and it is our intention to encourage students to take advantage of a quality, culturally-based education. Our aim is to provide you with a quality learning experience and to equip you with the skills and knowledge that you will need in the profession of your choice. We invite you to become a part of our learning community. We welcome learners, visitors, and especially family members of present and past students. I would like to personally invite you to learn about us so that we can learn about you to better serve you to prepare for your aspirations, hopes, and dreams. Our campuses are constantly sponsoring programs, activities, and events in the community – thus showing our enthusiastic spirit of reaching out and making out environment a better place to work, communicate, play, learn, and live.

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