Saturday, August 31, 2013

Graduate Nursing – Adjunct Faculty – Online

Institution:Indiana Wesleyan University

  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing


Position Description

Adjunct faculty for the Division of Graduate Studies in Nursing, the School of Nursing will be responsible to teach adult students the curriculum established by the graduate nursing faculty in our facilitator model of instruction as opportunities become available. Most online workshops are one week in length and most courses last for 6 to 10 weeks. Clinical courses may last up to 19 weeks. Each course may include up to 17 students.

Adjunct faculty members will:

  • Have an earned doctorate degree in Nursing and relevant experience

  • Maintain an active unencumbered nursing license in the state from which the faculty member teaches and in the state of any on ground instruction

  • Successfully complete an online faculty orientation and participate in mentoring activity

  • Fulfill two faculty development sessions per year

  • Maintain favorable course evaluations

  • Demonstrate a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Model and communicate the Christian experience to students as related to life and learning

  • Incorporate Biblical principles into their content area

  • Participate in course continuous quality improvement

  • Communicate with all IWU constituents in a professional and academic manner

  • Demonstrate content expertise in their subject area

  • Facilitate engaging individual and group instructional activities

  • Respond to student questions and concerns within 24 hours or less

  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process and assist them in achieving course objectives and learning outcomes

  • Apply sufficient, consistent rigor in grading student assignments, giving substantive feedback and critical evaluation within one week of the due date for the assignment

  • Assist students in achieving course objectives and learning outcomes

  • Utilize appropriate technology for instruction (e.g. Power-point, Blackboard, Internet Resources)

  • Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies

  • Engage in evaluation of the course and of own teaching performance

  • Norm with course faculty regarding standards of excellence and grading rigor of APA and assignments

  • Capitalize on teaching moments and other communication opportunities through the use of weekly announcements and emails

  • Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors

  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Required Skills

According to the Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Desired Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree preferred; Master's Degree in Nursing required

  • Specialty Certifications of Interest

  • Three years of practice or teaching experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Competence in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint).

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates will be contacted personally with additional instructions if needed.

Indiana Wesleyan University may contact you if your credentials qualify for another position.

The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed evangelical Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Application Information

Contact:Human Resources

Indiana Wesleyan University
Online App. Form: AN&cws=1&rid=2429

More Information on Indiana Wesleyan University

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