Career Opportunities


Adjunct Instructor - Certified Nursing Assistant

Posting Date

10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Adjunct Instructor - Certified Nursing Assistant
UW System Title:  Adjunct Instructor
Anticipated Start Date:  August 2019

Essential Job Functions

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement, is currently seeking an instructor for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. This position is responsible for the implementation, management, and teaching of the curriculum, which will qualify students to take the certification exam to become a CNA.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Develop lesson plans from the course curriculum.
  • Evaluate and document students' progress through testing, observation, and assessment of skills attained.
  • Provide a stimulating environment that encourages student participation, interpersonal skills development, and concepts of excellent patient care.
  • Maintain accurate records on all students, including attendance and course requirements.
  • Provide guidance and counseling to students to ensure successful course completion.
  • Organize and maintain time, space, supplies, and equipment for instruction.
  • Administer a quality program that meets state regulations and compliance standards, as well as student expectations.



  • Registered Nurse in the state of Wisconsin at time of application
  • Two years of registered nurse experience
  • One year of providing care in a nursing home
  • Experience teaching adults or supervising nurse aides

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Position requires teaching the course at both the Green Bay and Manitowoc campuses. Anticipate the planning process to start August 2019, with actual course teaching in fall 2019.

Position is a part-time, temporary Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Adjunct Instructor - Certified Nursing Assistant"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kerry Winkler
Phone:  (920) 465-2508

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, March 15, 2019.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.