Friday, August 16, 2013

Nursing: Full Time Faculty, NRE Graduate Nursing

Institution:Indiana Wesleyan University
Location:Marion, IN

  • Faculty - Medicine - Nursing

Type:Full Time

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Teach curricula within the Division of Graduate Studies in Nursing, primarily in the Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education Track, assist with course and curricular revisions, and contribute to fulfilling the division mission through committee and project work.


  1. Teach selected track content according to expertise.

  2. Maintain an ever expanding expertise as a nurse educator of The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing , the Nurse Educator Competencies , the Scope of Practice for Nurse Educators and other such guidance.

  3. Participate in performance reviews of course adjunct faculty instruction, analyzing the end of course surveys to propose continuous quality improvement of course and faculty instruction.

  4. Participate in keeping Education track curricula current, coherent, evidence-based, and aligned with appropriate accrediting and certifying guidelines used in subsequent courses, including, but not limited to the current versions of professional guidelines.

  5. Participate in SON and university committees as elected/appointed.

  6. Advise students in achieving the requirements for graduation and/or certification through self-evaluation, career planning and spiritual formation.

  7. Assist with identifying, analyzing, and resolving faculty and student issues in the online educational environment while maintaining confidentiality of vital information.

  8. Assist the Track Coordinator and Division Chair as needed.

  9. Assist with graduation preparation, and attend graduation/retreat/convocation/and other SON activities as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Reaching, fingering, talking, hearing, grasping, repetitive motions and light lifting

VISUAL DEMANDS: High visual acuity

ENVIRONMENT: Online teaching



  • Earned doctorate (nursing preferred, or other)

  • Master of Science in Nursing

  • CPR certified

  • Active, unencumbered license in the state of residence

  • Certification in Nursing Education preferred


  1. Online instruction, technology, and methods.

  2. Demonstrated effectiveness as a nurse educator.

  3. Course management and the requisite accuracy and attention to detail

  4. Ability to work well with a team and yet be able to work independently

  5. Ability to accurately follow instructions and possess excellent organization skills

  6. Excellent word processing, database and spreadsheet skills and grading using impeccable APA

  7. Ability to professionally handle confidential information

  8. Excellent interpersonal skills for relating effectively with students and with employees throughout the university

  9. Excellent telephone skills, APA, written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

  10. Great accuracy, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills


According to 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.


Supervisory Relationships: Reports to the Chair, Division of Graduate Studies in Nursing

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at anytime.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other administered programs, and all phases of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment. As an equal opportunity employer, Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders except as claimed in a filed religious exemption. Indiana Wesleyan University affirms its position as a Christian University of the liberal arts and asserts its rights to employ persons who subscribe to the intent, mission, and doctrinal position stated in the university catalog. The President, the Administrative Officers, and all persons who have hiring authority will maintain and implement personnel policies and practices to assure that affirmative action/equal opportunity is being actively implemented and that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion shall suffer any form of discrimination. Indiana Wesleyan University will take appropriate steps to provide reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities so long as doing so does not cause Indiana Wesleyan University an undue hardship.

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