Friday, August 23, 2013

Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Category Faculty
Division South University
Minimum Education Required Master's Degree
Job Code 13001
Location South University - Virginia Beach Virginia Beach, VA 23452, US
Open Date 03/09/2013
Travel Required 0 - 20%

Job Summary

Adjunct faculty are employed as instructors as needed for specific courses. They are considered to be temporary employees and may or may not be continuously employed quarter to quarter depending on need. Adjunct faculty members generally teach one or two courses per term (or the clinical equivalent) depending upon class enrollments and credit hours associated with the course. Adjunct faculty are not eligible for promotion and are not required to serve on committees, attend meetings except for faculty meetings, develop curriculum or advise students unless specifically compensated for the duty. They fulfill the job duties of an adjunct faculty member as described in the Faculty Supplement to the Employee Handbook.

SUPERVISOR: Program Director/ Dean Academic Affairs and Operations


Eighteen graduate semester hours in field (or the equivalent) and a master's degree in field from a regionally accredited university. A terminal degree (usually the Ph.D.) is preferred and in some cases may be required. For example, faculty teaching in a master's or doctoral level program are required to have the terminal degree

Prior teaching experience in a college or university setting; practical experience in the particular teaching field

Makes students and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; creates and/or implements student-focused processes and procedures

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Education Management Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

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