Certified Nurse Aide Instructor (PT)


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College Overview

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits that empower us to be productive and caring members of our society.

HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the foundation for the life changing and transformational education we offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we serve.

HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus Center has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recently recognized with the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, and the 2021 INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the HCCC Tutoring Center received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream, a network of high achieving community colleges, part of its expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student success.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all forms.


Department / Division Introduction

The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is an exciting and entrepreneurial office within the College, which offers a wide variety of non-credit classes, courses, seminars, and training sessions for the community. These offerings are focused on revitalizing careers, upgrading skills and credentials, growing businesses, and pursuing pastimes and passions. Additionally, the HCCC Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is the area leader in developing and delivering educational classes and programs for Hudson County’s businesses, organizations and individuals. Join a winning team focused on serving the educational training needs of the Hudson County business community.


Position Summary / Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Healthcare Programs, Continuing Education and Workforce Development, the Part-Time Certified Nurse Aide Instructor will instruct and assist CNA students preparing for the certification exam.


Required / Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must be currently licensed in New Jersey as a Registered Professional Nurse for at least three years and be an approved instructor by the NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services, possess at least one (1) year of full-time experience or equivalent as a registered professional nurse in a licensed long-term care facility.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with varied hours:
    • Day Program (as early as 7:30 am to 2:30 pm)
    • Evening Program (from 5 pm to 10:15 pm)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications
  • Instruct CNA students preparing for the certification exam.
  • Maintain accurate individual student records as mandated by NJ Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS), including students’ physicals, attendance, skills and written test results.
  • Submit applications, schedules and signature forms to NJDHSS in a timely manner.
  • Observe and instruct students in the classroom and clinical setting.
  • Register and schedule students for skills and written competency examinations.
  • Communicate effectively with students, and all those affiliated with the course, including staff at clinical sites, staff, skills evaluator and prospective employers.
  • Provide a stimulating environment that encourages student participation, interpersonal skills development, and concepts of resident care.
  • Possess the ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment.
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work with a diverse student population.
  • Must have the ability to provide consistent hours on a weekly basis and the flexibility to adjust schedules as needed, including weekends.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Must be self-directed and able to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally diverse population and to effectively and respectfully function and communicate within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) ability is helpful but not required.



For full consideration please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and a list of three professional references to syashayevaFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.


As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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