Thursday, October 31, 2013

Assistant or Associate Professor – Nursing – ID# 9432

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Department of Nursing, at the College of Staten Island (CSI), currently seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position is anticipated to begin in September 2014. The department offers AAS, RN/BS, and MS (CNS, CNS/NP, and Post Masters NP) nursing programs. Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student advisement, performing department and college service, and engagement in an active and productive research agenda. Release time is provided for new faculty's research and scholarly activity. For further information on the Department of Nursing at CSI we encourage you to visit our website: http://www.csi.cuny.edu/nursing.

The College of Staten Island is one of 11 senior colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island. Located on a 204-acre, park-like campus, CSI is the largest collegiate site in New York City. The college enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff. CSI offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs, and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center.


QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications for this position include a Master's degree in nursing and an earned Doctorate. Candidates must have their RN license and a commitment to teaching, research, and publication. The successful candidate is expected to have an interest in productive scholarship and to demonstrate the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


COMPENSATION

Assistant Professor: $42,873 - $74,133

Associate Professor: $55,602 - $88,418


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please go to www.cuny.edu; select "Employment" - "Search Job Listings" -"More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs" - then enter the Job ID# 9432 in the "Job Opening ID" field. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of application and current curriculum vitae with research and teaching statements as well as the contact information for at least three professional references.


CLOSING DATE

December 24, 2013


JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY



EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Adjuncts: Clinical Nursing Instructors

Genesee Community College anticipates day and evening openings for part-time instructors for Spring and Summer 2014 semesters at the Batavia campus and/or its campus centers (Albion, Arcade, Dansville, Lima, Medina, and Warsaw), Online, and the Accelerated College Enrollment program. Spring classes begin: January 13, and Summer begins: May 27.

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for teaching and learning, a sense of humor, a positive attitude and a willingness to embrace technology. This person will strive to create and maintain personal connections with students and the college community. (S)he must be a friendly, enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic who contributes to Genesee's supportive community, dedicated to effective innovative strategies for student success.


A Master's Degree in Nursing is required. Positions include part-time clinical teaching and supervision in the on-campus nursing laboratory and/or in the hospital or clinic setting.


For more details and to apply online visit www.genesee.edu/employment/. Please include a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references.



Genesee Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strong encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Faculty – School of Nursing

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position serves in a virtual or residential capacity at the University. Faculty is tasked to work a full-time load of sections in a given area of instruction. Faculty is expected to serve on committees, perform administrative duties, and complete other tasks as assigned by the Dean. The faculty workload may be reduced dependent upon the amount of time committed to another functions.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITES:



  • Provide instruction in accordance with the philosophy of the University and within the scope of departmentally-defined courses, programs of study, and degrees.

  • Cooperate and respond to faculty members, staff, and administrators regarding educational technology and support services that enhance the instructional process.

  • Assume responsibility to keep current in the field of study/area of expertise and continue to develop professionally in content, methodologies, and distance strategies.

  • Keep accurate electronic records for both the learning management system maintenance as well as the University records system and submit all records when required.

  • Adequately prepare for and personally conduct all assigned courses.

  • Provide "office hours" support and communicate (e.g., email, posting, livechat, etc.) in a timely manner with students, other faculty, staff, and College Dean, particularly on student concerns or issues.

  • Provide students, faculty, and staff with frequent, regular feedback and note progress toward course/program goals and objectives. Conduct fair evaluation (resulting in grades) and apply equally to all students.

  • Make referrals to Support Services when a student's scholastic or personal needs require special attention.

  • Participate actively in faculty development opportunities (internally and externally) and provide feedback concerning student and faculty issues.

  • Follow principles of good educational practice: provide ongoing contact between students, develop reciprocity/cooperation among students, use active learning techniques, give prompt feedback, emphasize time on task, communicate high expectations, and respect diverse talents and ways of learning.

  • Work with other University personnel and departments to passionately drive retention rates

  • Participate to create proactive and early interactions with students within programs through teaching, phone calls, welcome forums, recorded videos, etc.

  • Serve as representative on University committees as appropriate

  • Other duties as assigned


EDUCATION/ WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS AND DESIRED SKILLS:

  • All Faculty are required to meet the standards established by the University accrediting bodies upon employment.

  • MSN is acceptable minimal education requirement or an MSN working on a doctorate

  • Able to make decisions and work independently with exceptional problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Required proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Products, Internet, MS Project, course management systems, computerized assessment software, and web authoring software required

  • Knowledge of, and use of, Learning Management Systems preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with technicians and faculty

  • Knowledge of distance learning educational model required

  • Able to gather, analyze, evaluate, and integrate information electronically

  • Advance professional business writing skills required

  • In-depth knowledge of distance learning educational models, adult learning styles, and technology-assisted instruction.

  • In-depth knowledge of developing curriculum design required

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required

  • Able to effectively communicate orally (in person and by telephone) and in writing.

  • Able to multi-task, yet maintain close attention to detail and timeliness of work production.

  • Able to work in a positive team-oriented manner with a variety of people (students, faculty, staff, administrators, vendors, and members of the general public)





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Director of Nursing – Biola Universtiy – La Mirada, CA

The Department of Nursing at Biola University is seeking a Director. The candidate must have the desire to work in an environment that integrates Christian faith and Nursing, and that values care to underserved multicultural populations. The candidate must have demonstrated success in personalized interactions with faculty, students, staff and all communities of interest.

Education & Experience Required: A masters or doctorate in Nursing with emphasis in Nursing, Education, or Administration. The candidate must be eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in California. A minimum of three years of experience in an academic administrative position is desired. Effective teaching, curriculum development, and program evaluation experience is essential.


Responsibilities:

• Administer the Nursing department


• Develop vision with a strategic plan for future of the department


• Foster development of faculty


• Oversee curriculum development and program evaluation


• Participate on departmental and university committees


• Possible classroom teaching in area of expertise


• Advance nursing to the university and external community


Please apply online at https://biola.peopleadmin.com/ by submitting a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and a 1-page testimony of your faith. After a review by the search committee, promising candidates will be sent the Biola faculty application. Start date of August 16, 2014 (negotiable). Position is open until filled.


Biola is an evangelical Christian university in which faculty endorse the University Doctrinal Statement, adhere to the Standard of Conduct, and are committed to integration of faith and learning. Faculty endorse a university-wide statement of Christian faith and community values. Personal commitment to the Christian faith is required. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu.





by NFJcom via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Instructor, Vocational Nursing Clinical/Theory – American Career College – Los Angeles, CA

American Career College (ACC) has been helping people succeed for over 30 years, and we are currently recruiting an Instructor, Vocational Nursing (VN) for our Los Angeles Campus. This is an outstanding opportunity for a service oriented individual to help our students begin their journey toward their new careers.

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, Nursing delivers class and/or clinical instructions according to an approved course syllabus using accepted and effective teaching methods; develops daily lesson plans; advises and tutors students; maintains current and accurate attendance and grade records; remains current in applicable program teaching field; participates in faculty meetings, instructional seminars and in-service training sessions. Participates in school activities such as faculty meetings, student functions, graduation exercises, open houses, new student orientations, and advisory board meetings.


Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) within the last five (5) years

Current active California Vocational Nurse License required

Must be a graduate from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach

A minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) is required

Current Driver's License and CPR card required

Must have approval by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technician (BVNPT) prior to assuming the role of Instructor

Must have a minimum of one (1) year of teaching experience in the subject areas taught or demonstrate prior training in instructional methodolgy and teaching skills from a formal teacher educational program or any comparable training program or formal in-house training program

Proficient skills and experience in Microsoft Office computer software systems that includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


Your daily reward will be the personal satisfaction of having a chance to make a difference to yourself, your team, and to a group of students who expect an outstanding education and exciting career. Your other rewards will include great co-workers, a working environment that promotes learning excellence, and a competitive compensation.


Full-time associates are eligible for an exceptional benefits package which includes:


Health, dental, and vision plans

Vacation, sick, and holiday pay

Fully vested 401(k) Plan with employer match after 90 days of employment

Flexible and Dependant Spending Accounts

Long/short term disability

Tuition Reimbursement

Company Paid Life Insurance and more...


To learn more and to apply for this exciting opportunity, visit our website: www.americancareercollege.edu


ACC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

See Job Description





by NFJcom via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Assistant Professor of Nursing Full-Time

Distinguishing Features of The Class:

Erie Community College is seeking an Assistant Professor for classroom and clinical instruction (day and/or evenings). The position involves instructing students, preparing and grading tests; assisting in preparation of course outlines, descriptions and lesson plans; maintaining class record and attendance book; assisting students as faculty advisor; providing tutorial help as required by students. Other duties include familiarity with alternative course delivery systems; distance learning and internship programs.

Typical Work Activities:



  • Instructs students in specialized and general areas of a broad field of specialization;

  • Assists in preparation of course outlines, descriptions and lesson plans as required by Department Head;

  • Prepares and grades tests, worksheets and projects to evaluate students;

  • Maintains a class record and attendance book;

  • Assists students as faculty advisor in problems related to departmental offerings;

  • Provides tutorial help as required by students;

  • Performs various administrative and clerical duties, inventories, requisitions for materials and maintains equipment;

  • Confers with industrial and business representatives and surveys material to keep course content current with industrial, community and business needs;

  • Assists in interviewing prospective students;

  • May perform specialized librarian duties in the various functions of the College Learning Resource Centers' operations.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of subject matter; good knowledge of teaching techniques and theory; ability to plan and present instructional material in a clear, logical and concise manner; ability to maintain proper teacher-student relationship; sound professional judgment; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Nursing and a current NYS registered nurse's license is required with recent clinical experience in specialized area. Post secondary teaching experience preferred.


NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.


Special Requirements:


Full-Time - North Campus

FFECC - Job Group XI - Salary $43,320 plus benefit package

Please include cover letter, current resume, NYS nursing license copy and unofficial transcripts with application.

Official transcripts required no later than 30 days from date of employment.



Erie Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and Veterans encouraged to apply.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Instructor


Posting Description:


Job Summary:


The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine has a 1.0 FTE faculty position available at the rank of Instructor for a NP or PA. This provider will be working with all Neurosurgery faculty, residents, and staff. This position will be on a rotating days/nights schedule with other advance practice providers. This position provides inpatient care to the Neurosurgery patients on the floor. Primary functions of the position include daily rounds and management of neurosurgery patients on the floor.


Job Description


Clinical duties include:


Daily rounds with the residents, faculty, multidisciplinary staff, and family. Daily progress notes on all neurosurgery floor patients as expected by the Neurosurgery faculty. Admitting patients to the floor, perform history and physical exam of neurosurgery patients, ordering appropriate labs and diagnostic studies and follow up of the ordered labs or studies. Perform efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events. Performs designated procedures with hospital privileges after demonstrated competency and according to standardized procedures where applicable. Discharging patients, timely documentation of all discharges to provide continuity of care and ensure good communication for the transition to outpatient providers in the community for appropriate follow up. Establishes and maintains communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care. Triage urgent phone calls from the department staff or operator of outpatients. Participates with physicians and other clinicians in the department to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators for patients cared for in the designated service. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional practice. Functions as a clinical leader and educator in collaboration with physicians, nurses and others on the health care team. Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning. Participates in research activities as requested. Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with patients, families, and all members of the health care team. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey information.


Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting F00524. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/.


The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications: MSN required from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program. Board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Prescriptive authority required License with Colorado Board of Nursing Current BLS/ACLS certification Minimum Qualifications for PA: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program?with licensure in the state of Colorado Prescriptive authority Current BLS/ACLS certification


Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities:


Desired Qualifications: Ideal candidate will be a self-starting and problem solver who works independently, but can also work closely with residents, fellows, attendings, staff and other faculty.


Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus



The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

FT Assistant Professor of Nursing (Main Campus, Honesdale)

Position Title: FT Assistant Professor of Nursing (Main Campus, Honesdale)

Position Classification: Full-Time Nine (9) Month Faculty

Minimum Position Qualifications:


Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

1. Education - Master's Degree in Nursing from an NLN or AACN accredited program required.

2. Experience - Two (2) years teaching experience in a classroom and/or clinical setting is required; two (2) years current professional nursing practice in a nursing care setting is required; Registered Nurse licensure in Pennsylvania. Distance Learning and Simulation experience preferred.

3. Skills - Demonstrated proficiency in teaching and supervising Nursing students in clinical skills; demonstrated curriculum development ability; demonstrated communication skills both oral and written; demonstrated leadership and teaching ability; demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.


Position Responsibilities:


Classroom, campus laboratory and clinical teaching of Medical Surgical Nursing and/or Psychiatric Nursing, and/or Maternal Child Nursing, as assigned; instructor will be responsible for preparation, curriculum development and instruction in theory, campus lab, and clinical nursing; coordination of learning experiences with clinical agencies as assigned; planning, instruction and evaluation of clinical experiences for students; responsible for attending and actively participating in weekly Nursing Department faculty, team and committee meetings on the main campus and participating on college committees; perform such other reasonable duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing.


Entry Salary: Assistant Professor - $34,089.00


Standard Work Week: 35 hours


To apply please visit our web site at www.luzerne.edu/jobs by Wednesday, November 13, 2013.


Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.


EOE


John T. Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Nursing: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions


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Job ID 2013-1427
# Positions 2
Department Nursing - School of Nursing



Overview:

Quinnipiac University - School of Nursing invites applicants to apply for full-time tenure track (9.5 month and/or 12 month) faculty positions.


The School of Nursing serves a rapidly growing population of graduate and undergraduate students, currently over 700 students. Our dynamic partnerships between faculty across health disciplines and clinical affiliates offer cutting-edge opportunities for collaboration and programming that position us for national recognition. Working with our colleagues in medicine, rehabilitative medicine and diagnostic imaging, we envision becoming a national model for interprofessional educational excellence that uniquely prepares graduates for the challenges of today's healthcare system. The School of Nursing currently offers traditional, accelerated, and RN-to-BSN programs at the baccalaureate level. At the graduate level, our MSN- NP and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs prepare baccalaureate graduates to be adult-gerontology or family nurse practitioners. We also offer a post- master's option in the care of populations. Doctoral programs targeted to open next year (pending requisite approvals) include nurse anesthesia and executive nurse leader. For more information about us, please visit our website:


http://www.quinnipiac.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/school-of-nursing


At the School of Nursing, learning occurs in a highly personalized, student-centered community that promotes academic excellence. We view nursing as both a science and an art that is holistic, goal-directed, research-based and concerned with the health and dignity of the whole person.


The Quinnipiac School of Nursing is located in a new, 325,000 square foot Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, located on the beautifully landscaped grounds of our North Haven Campus. The Center is designed for collaborative learning among students pursuing degrees in medicine, nursing and the health professions. Our exceptional, shared resources include 24 teaching laboratories, seven high fidelity simulation suites including 2 operating suites and post anesthesia recovery, physical exam suites, a 'high tech' accessible apartment, large conference spaces, diagnostic imaging equipment, a health sciences library, numerous standardized patient rooms and a 48-station anatomy dissection laboratory, team study rooms, student lounges, an outdoor café and multifunction class and seminar rooms.


Responsibilities:


Faculty will maintain a full-time teaching load. Applicants should be prepared to teach across graduate and undergraduate curricula, pursue a program of scholarship and engage in service to the school, university and profession. The qualified candidate will be responsible for teaching in graduate courses, such as Pediatric or Adult Health Assessment and/or in undergraduate courses, such as Care of Women, Children and Families or Community and Public Health Nursing. Faculty are expected to develop and/or maintain an active program of research and scholarship leading to publication in national scholarly journals. Faculty are expected to advise and mentor students and serve on school, interprofessional, and university committees.


Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants:



  • Earned doctorate in nursing or a master's degree in nursing with a doctorate in a related field.

  • Eligibility for Connecticut RN and/or APRN licensure.

  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: behavioral health, maternal-child, pediatrics, community/public health, or medical/surgical nursing.

  • Current or recent practice in clinical nursing.

  • Experience in baccalaureate and/or graduate nursing education.

  • Evidence of a scholarly trajectory.

  • Specialty certification is preferred

  • APRN certification is preferred


TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position, and explaining how your background and experience qualify you for this position.


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity.


Job Code: 2013-1427





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Adjunct Clinical Instructor – Long Term/Skilled Nursing Care





















Posting Number: 0384
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Allied Health & Wellness
Pay Rate: According to the Part-Time Faculty Agreement



Work Hours:

Dependent upon course schedule

Position Summary

Bay de Noc Community College is seeking qualified applicants to instruct a Long Term/Skilled Nursing Clinical for the Winter 2013-2014 semester. The semester starts on January 13, 2014.


Minimum Qualifications:



  • MSN degree in Nursing; will consider BSN if the MSN degree is in progress of completion.

  • Must have two years of relevant work experience in the MED/Surg field.


Benefits:

Retirement contributions into the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System

Supervision Received:

Reports to the Dean of Allied Health and Wellness


Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation. There will be occasional travel to off-campus sites.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Transcript


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit all required documentation to be considered for this position.


Possible Clinic Sites could be located in Escanaba, Iron Mountain, or Powers, MI. Please reference in your cover letter which location you would be interested in teaching at.

























Posting Date: 10-29-2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Contact(s): Thomas Griggs or Beth Berube
Contact Phone/Extension: 4049 or 4036
Contact Email: griggst@baycollege.edu or beth.berube@baycollege.edu




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Nursing Faculty (El Centro)









































Position Number:051306031
Position Type:Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt:Exempt
Appointment Type:Full Time
Is Grant Funded?:No
Salary:Nine months salary ranging from $44,485 - $50,869 based on education and experience. Extra service and summer compensation possibilities in addition to 9-month contract (Comprehensive benefits package).
Work Days/Hours:Days/hours per program
Posting Number:02108
Open Until Filled:Yes



Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor. Provides students with a written course syllabus that should include items specified by the college and/or Dallas County Community College System. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records as required by law and the Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures Manual. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Institutional Service Responsibilities (College and Dallas County Community College System): Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System's calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college and/or system committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required by Board Policy and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. Student Services Responsibilities: May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Community: Consistent with other DCCC job descriptions demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Dallas County Community College System and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff\and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Professional Growth Responsibilities: Participates in professional development activities. Perform duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or higher in Nursing, licensed as RN in the State of Texas. Three years of experience in an Associate Degree Nursing program or three years recent hospital clinical experience. One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *A criminal background check will be conducted.*


Position Specific Qualifications:

Specialty areas needed. Requires professional demeanor, good communication skills, interpersonal skills, writing syllabi and exams. Familiarity with critical thinking concepts and use of computer in instruction.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Copies of official transcripts must be uploaded with the application in order to be properly evaluated. Please remove or hide security sensitive information from your documents such as social security numbers, date of birth, etc.


*multiple vacancies


Posting Specific Questions:



Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).



  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in Nursing?

  2. * Are you licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas?

  3. * Do you have at least one year of classroom teaching experience? Please note that teaching part time for two years is considered one year.

  4. * Do you have three years of experience in an Associate Degree Nursing program or three years recent hospital clinical experience?





Applicant Documents:

Required:

  1. Resume

  2. Masters Unofficial Transcripts


Optional:

  1. Undergraduate Unofficial Transcripts






by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Adjunct – Traditional Campus – College of Nursing and Health Care Professions – RN to BSN


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Location: NM-Albuquerque


What will you create today? At Grand Canyon University our faculty fosters tomorrow's educators, nurses, business leaders, musicians and much more through a strong dedication to our students. If you possess the qualifications listed below and an enthusiasm to share your knowledge with students at our campus location in Phoenix, we invite and encourage you to explore this singular opportunity.


Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is one of Arizona's leading higher learning institutions. Based in Phoenix, the regionally accredited, private, interdenominational Christian university offers online and campus-based bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs through the College of Doctoral Studies, Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts and Production and College of Theology.


Immediate part-time, traditional campus instructors needed for RN to BSN program:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:



  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum.

  • Stimulates class discussions.

  • Compiles, administers, and grades assessments.

  • Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements:



  • Master's Degree in Nursing.

  • Active and unencumbered RN license in AZ or compact state.

  • Minimum of five (5) years RN work experience; English, grammar and writing proficiency. Writing in APA style is required.


GCU provides a quality education from the context of our Christian heritage for both traditional students as well as working professionals. As a Christian university, it is our desire to help our students, both online and those living on campus, in their academic and spiritual journeys. To help our students find their purpose and achieve their full potential, we integrate our Christian worldview into everything we do. Our theological Doctrinal Statement embraces the pillars of belief that serve as a foundation for all of Christianity.





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Clinical Adjunct – Traditional Campus – College of Nursing and Health Care Professions


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Location: NM-Albuquerque


What will you create today? At Grand Canyon University our faculty fosters tomorrow's educators, nurses, business leaders, musicians and much more through a strong dedication to our students. If you possess the qualifications listed below and an enthusiasm to share your knowledge with students at our campus location in Phoenix, we invite and encourage you to explore this singular opportunity.


Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is one of Arizona's leading higher learning institutions. Based in Phoenix, the regionally accredited, private, interdenominational Christian university offers online and campus-based bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs through the College of Doctoral Studies, Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts and Production and College of Theology.


Immediate part-time, traditional clinical instructors needed for:



  • Pediatrics

  • Medical/Surgical

  • Critical Care

  • Mental Health

  • Home Health

  • Community Health


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:



  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum.

  • Stimulates class discussions.

  • Compiles, administers, and grades assessments.

  • Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements:



  • Bachelor's degree required (BSN), Master's degree preferred (MSN).

  • Three-five years of experience as a professional nurse providing direct patient care in relevant area/field is preferred.

  • Unencumbered, current Registered Nurse Licensure in Arizona or a compact state required.

  • Knowledge of Internet software and Microsoft Office.

  • Willingness to work with colleagues at the department, college, and university levels.

  • Respect for and ability to work with students and colleagues.


Grand Canyon University promotes a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug testing for this position. In addition, employees may be subject to periodic random drug testing.


GCU provides a quality education from the context of our Christian heritage for both traditional students as well as working professionals. As a Christian university, it is our desire to help our students, both online and those living on campus, in their academic and spiritual journeys. To help our students find their purpose and achieve their full potential, we integrate our Christian worldview into everything we do. Our theological Doctrinal Statement embraces the pillars of belief that serve as a foundation for all of Christianity.





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Adjunct Clinical Instructor – MED/Surg





















Posting Number: 0382
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Allied Health & Wellness
Pay Rate: According to the Part-Time Faculty Agreement



Position Summary

Bay de Noc Community College is seeking qualified applicants to instruct a MED/Surg Clinical for the Winter 2013-2014 semester. The semester starts on January 13, 2014.

Minimum Qualifications:



  • MSN degree in Nursing; will consider BSN if the MSN degree is in progress of completion.

  • Must have two years of relevant work experience in the MED/Surg field.


Benefits:

Retirement contributions into the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System

Supervision Received:

Reports to the Dean of Allied Health and Wellness


Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation. There will be occasional travel to off-campus sites.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Transcript


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit all required documentation to be considered for this position.


Possible Clinic Sites could be located in Escanaba, Iron Mountain, or Marquette, MI. Please reference in your cover letter which location you would be interested in teaching at.

























Posting Date: 10-29-2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Contact(s): Thomas Griggs or Beth Berube
Contact Phone/Extension: 4049 or 4036
Contact Email: griggst@baycollege.edu or beth.berube@baycollege.edu




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Adjunct Clinical Instructor – Family Nursing and Maternal/Child Health





















Posting Number: 0383
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Allied Health & Wellness
Pay Rate: According to the Part-Time Faculty Agreement



Work Hours:

Dependent upon class schedule

Position Summary

Bay de Noc Community College is seeking qualified applicants to instruct a Family Nursing and Maternal/Child Health Clinical for the Winter 2013-2014 semester. The semester starts on January 13, 2014.


Minimum Qualifications:



  • MSN degree in Nursing; will consider BSN if the MSN degree is in progress of completion.

  • Must have two years of relevant work experience in the MED/Surg field.


Benefits:

Retirement contributions into the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System

Supervision Received:

Reports to the Dean of Allied Health and Wellness


Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation. There will be occasional travel to off-campus sites.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Transcript


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit all required documentation to be considered for this position.


Possible Clinic Sites could be located in Escanaba, Iron Mountain, or Marquette, MI. Please reference in your cover letter which location you would be interested in teaching at.

























Posting Date: 10-29-2012
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Contact(s): Thomas Griggs or Beth Berube
Contact Phone/Extension: 4049 or 4036
Contact Email: griggst@baycollege.edu or beth.berube@baycollege.edu




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Nursing Instructor

Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution.

  • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families?

  • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job?

  • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction?


If you answered Yes! to the above, then Kaplan Higher Education Campuses is the place for you.

Position yourself at the forefront of the education revolution.



  • Are you interested in helping to make a long-term impact on the future of students and their families?

  • Are you an individual who embraces taking on significant ownership and responsibility from the day you begin a new job?

  • Are you looking for a role where the demands are high but so is the job satisfaction?


If you answered Yes! to the above, then Kaplan Higher Education Campuses is the place for you.

Kaplan College in Sacramento is seeking full-time Nursing Instructors to join our team. You will prepare students with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits required to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.


Responsibilities:


Delivery of Instruction:



  • Ability to engage students.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

  • Easily learn our methodology and strategies.

  • Active and ongoing classroom management.

  • Receive and respond to ongoing training, development, and feedback.


Student Services:

  • Mentoring skills to help guide students to achieve their highest scores on standardized tests.

  • Respond to or escalate student related issues as they arise.

  • Partner with academic support staff to ensure student needs are met.


Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Previously passed the NCLEX exam.

  • Learn and share knowledge related to all aspects of the NCLEX.


Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing preferred, BSN required.

  • Must hold current Registered Nurse license in CA

  • Prior teaching/training experience is desired

  • Willingness to learn and help students succeed is essential

  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience is required


Scheduling Availability:

Must be available to teach five days a week a combination of didactic (2 days per week 9AM-6PM) and clinical (3 days per week; 8 hour shift between 6:30AM-10PM).

Requirements:



  • Master's Degree in Nursing preferred, BSN required.

  • Must hold current Registered Nurse license in CA

  • Prior teaching/training experience is desired

  • Willingness to learn and help students succeed is essential

  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience is required


Scheduling Availability:

Must be available to teach five days a week a combination of didactic (2 days per week 9AM-6PM) and clinical (3 days per week; 8 hour shift between 6:30AM-10PM).



by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Campus Nursing Faculty

Successful candidates will reside in the Lincoln, NE area.

Position Summary

The mission of the Instructor, regardless of the curriculum, is to provide the student(s), our customer(s), with the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain entry-level employment in the field of their chosen program of study. To accomplish this mission, all instructors will utilize their talents, skills, and abilities in a coordinated and consistent team effort under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Education/Academic Dean/Program Chair, or his or her designee.


Key Job Responsibilities

Provide an engaging learning environment and facilitate hands-on activities in which students with differing learning modalities may attain success.


Maintain program and course outcomes at a level to ensure appropriate workplace skill levels for graduates.


Report concerns regarding student attendance academic progress to appropriate person.


Refer students with questions regarding financial aid, academics, attendance, and personal issues or concerns to the appropriate departments.


Actively assist the school in retention efforts which may include telephoning students who are not engaged in the course, attending new student orientation, attending graduation, etc.


Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in technology that are applicable to the program and actively participate in professional development.


Participate in institutional assessment.


Regularly attend and participate in faculty meetings and continuous improvement sessions as required.


Assist in curriculum review as required.


Maintain and submit accurate and timely reports for student attendance and grades.


Maintain open and timely communication with students and the school.


Provide students with appropriate guidance regarding academic excellence and attendance.


Maintain professional development plan, teaching eligibility forms, and current licensure documentation.


Be knowledgeable of and maintain target retention and attendance performance in the classroom.


Be engaged in the enrollment process.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should reside in the Lincoln, NE area for consideration.


Masters degree in Nursing combined with 3-5 years of experience in Maternal/Infant Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, and/or Medical/Surgical Nursing.


Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.


Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.





by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Nursing (Adjunct) Instructor


Qualifications:


The position requires at least: (1) a Master's degree in Nursing and (2) a current Florida registered nursing (RN or ARNP) license or eligibility to receive the license.


Preferred Qualifications:


Prefer applicants with previous higher education teaching experience.


Job Description:


This is to fill part-time adjunct faculty positions on the Dale Mabry,Plant City, and SouthShore campuses.


Job Information:


The College is seeking applicants to teach part-time for upcoming semesters. Applications will remain actively on file for one year. To be considered, applicants must have been awarded the qualifying degree and/or qualifying graduate semester hours. If you are selected for a screening interview for an adjunct faculty position, you must bring an official transcript(s) in a sealed envelope from the educational institution to the interview. Applicants with a qualifying degree from an educational institution outside the United States and Canada must submit a foreign credential evaluation from one of the members of the National Association of Credential Evaluations Services (website: www.naces.org). Scan the foreign credential evaluation and attach to the application, or fax/mail a copy to the Employment Office.


Pay Rate: Adjunct faculty is compensated at $55.00 per instructional point (based on the number of assigned load points). No distinction is made for advanced degrees and pay is calculated based on actual classes taught (the load points). Load points are generated:


Department : GWS/DAC VP Academic Affairs



Hillsborough Community College is a multi-campus state-supported Community College accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. HCC is an equal access/equal opportunity institution committed to affirmative action and advocates a drug-free environment. HCC seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups. Recruitment is contingent upon funding and Board of Trustees approval.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Nursing Instructor


Position Details


Nursing Instructor


Division: Minnesota School of Business


Location: Richfield, MN


Department: Nursing/Education


Reports to: Dean of Nursing


Type of position: Full time


General Description


Minnesota School of Business located in Richfield, MN is currently searching for qualified candidates to apply for the following open position. If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume attached as one document to the link supplied.


Accepting applications for: Nursing Instructor


Full time instructors are expected to establish adequate on-campus presence to provide support to the program and its students. Responsibilities of this position may include:


Teaching nine to fifteen credit hours per quarter; development and maintenance of course syllabi and materials; teaching collaboratively with the Nursing Program to include didactic, laboratory, and assisting with skills lab testing; maintain a minimum of ten (10) office hours per week; assisting in student advisement; and committee work for the Program and the University. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Nursing. This is a twelve (12) month position. The hours may vary and may include some evenings and weekends.


The Nursing Program is located at the Richfield, MN campus. The Nursing Program's faculty and administration are committed to creating and implementing a program with rich clinical experiences for students, with a focus on holistic care in communities.


The School of Nursing is accredited through Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and boasted a 96% percent NCLEX pass rate in 2012. In addition the Globe University/Minnesota School of Business has state-of-the-art simulation and lab space, with a dedicated tutor for nursing students.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online. Please attach a letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position; a resume and the names of three references with contact information, and unofficial copy of academic transcripts.


The search committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately.


Ideal candidates possess the following qualities:


Student-centered philosophy in support of academic excellence


Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a focus on quick response time


Effective problem-solving and interpersonal skills


Demonstrated ability to learn and use necessary technology quickly and adeptly


Adaptability; able to succeed in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment


Passion and enthusiasm for discipline and/or area of profession


Requirements of this position include:


Faculty of this position must meet the academic credentials required through the affiliation of accreditation agencies and other related agencies in monitor of compliance.


Master's degree required


Must have two years teaching experience in an academic setting or equivalent


Must have two years prior experience in direct patient care as an RN


Company History and Highlights


Globe Education Network (GEN) is a consortium of colleges and universities committed to providing career-focused education that assists their students in reaching their career and life goals. For 125 years, we have provided students with tools for success - knowledge, skills and credentials that support their immediate and long-range goals. GEN's consortium includes: Broadview University, Globe University, Institute of Production and Recording, Minnesota School of Business, and Minnesota School of Cosmetology. With locations in Idaho, Minnesota, South Dakota, Utah and Wisconsin, this position offers an excellent opportunity to join a well-established and growing university. Our philosophy is simple and comprehensive: We care. This drives our commitment to our employees and our community.


GEN is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workforce and is an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. We offer eligible employees the following benefits: dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, medical insurance, a 401k plan, tuition benefits, flexible spending accounts and vacation. Employees are encouraged to achieve personal and professional goals in a flexible, dynamic and success-oriented work environment.


Background screening will be conducted on final candidate as part of the hiring process.



Globe University/Minnesota School of Business supports a diverse workforce.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Program Chair – Nursing


Position Details


Program Chair, Nursing


Division: Minnesota School of Business


Location: Richfield, MN


Department: Nursing/Education


Reports to: Dean of Nursing


Type of position: Full time


General Description


Minnesota School of Business located in Richfield, MN is currently searching for qualified candidates to apply for the following open position. If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume attached as one document to the link supplied.


Accepting applications for: Program Chair, Nursing


Program chairs are expected to establish adequate on-campus presence to provide support to the program and its students.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching six to nine credit hours per quarter; student interaction; problem-solving; program development to include didactic, laboratory, and clinical components of curriculum; mentoring new faculty; assisting in student advisement; committee work for the Program and the University; and other duties as assigned by the Dean of Nursing. This is a twelve (12) month position .


The Nursing Program is located at the Richfield, MN campus. The Nursing Program's faculty and administration are committed to creating and implementing a program with rich clinical experiences for students, with a focus on holistic care in communities.


The School of Nursing is accredited through Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and boasted a 96% percent NCLEX pass rate in 2012. In addition the Globe University/Minnesota School of Business has state-of-the-art simulation and lab space, with a dedicated tutor for nursing students.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online. Please attach a letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position; a resume and the names of three references with contact information, and unofficial copy of academic transcripts.


The search committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately.


Ideal candidates possess the following qualities:


Student-centered philosophy in support of academic excellence


Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a focus on quick response time


Effective problem-solving and interpersonal skills


Demonstrated ability to learn and use necessary technology quickly and adeptly


Adaptability; able to succeed in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment


Passion and enthusiasm for discipline and/or area of profession


Requirements of this position include:


Faculty of this position must meet the academic credentials required through the affiliation of accreditation agencies and other related agencies in monitor of compliance.


Master's degree required


Must have two years teaching and leadership experience


Company History and Highlights


Globe Education Network (GEN) is a consortium of colleges and universities committed to providing career-focused education that assists their students in reaching their career and life goals. For 125 years, we have provided students with tools for success - knowledge, skills and credentials that support their immediate and long-range goals. GEN's consortium includes: Broadview University, Globe University, Institute of Production and Recording, Minnesota School of Business, and Minnesota School of Cosmetology. With locations in Idaho, Minnesota, South Dakota, Utah and Wisconsin, this position offers an excellent opportunity to join a well-established and growing university. Our philosophy is simple and comprehensive: We care. This drives our commitment to our employees and our community.


GEN is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workforce and is an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. We offer eligible employees the following benefits: dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, medical insurance, a 401k plan, tuition benefits, flexible spending accounts and vacation. Employees are encouraged to achieve personal and professional goals in a flexible, dynamic and success-oriented work environment.


Background screening will be conducted on final candidate as part of the hiring process.



Globe University/Minnesota School of Business supports a diverse workforce.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Course Mentor, Nursing, MSN Program

Tracking Code

2013-417

Job Description


The primary focus of the faculty at WGU is student learning. Because of our unique student-centric, competency-based approach, faculty serve in different roles compared to traditional schools and other online schools.


Course Mentors at WGU function in a professorial role as subject matter experts who assist students as they engage specific sections of the WGU curriculum. The type, length, and intensity of instructional method vary based upon student needs. Course Mentors help students with specific questions that arise and offer specialized instruction on challenging topics. Their primary focus is on bringing WGU courses of study to life through one-to-one or one-to-many forums. Course Mentors do not develop WGU courses, construct tests, or grade assessments independently, but may contribute subject matter expertise to a larger course design effort that includes national directors, instructional designers, program development managers, COS editors, product vendors, assessment/project designers, and others. Course mentor contribution to this team effort reflects the university's disaggregated model. Their experience and training is specific to the courses they support. They are knowledgeable and can address issues related to a course, learning resource content, or an assessment.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide expertise in the content area.

  • Respond to student inquiries about content, course of study, learning resource, or assessment.

  • Maintain current and active knowledge in the expertise area in order to bring examples and ideas to students.

  • Communicate professionally, relate well, and share a passion for the content in an effort to motivate a diverse group of students.

  • Coach students to competency development by asking open-ended questions, brainstorming next steps, and maintaining accountability.

  • Provide additional resources to students based on content expertise, while maintaining the students responsibility for task competency.

  • Empower students to develop competency by sharing a passion for the subject.

  • Provide relevant information on student tasks based on feedback from graders.


Monitor and manage a dynamic learning community



  • Respond to student questions within discussion threads in a timely manner.

  • Update assessment announcements and live webinar schedule as necessary.

  • Post university announcements including holidays, unique changes and vacations.

  • Respond to student questions generated through Ask a mentor in the learning community in a timely manner.

  • Upload and maintain links to recorded webinars (both with audio and as PowerPoints)

  • Remove inappropriate student posts in a timely manner.


Utilize technology based teaching platforms to aid students in the development of competencies.



  • Bring the course of study to life with engaging live webinars or relevant recorded webinars that enhance expected competencies.

  • Provide a recorded Getting Started session for each course.

  • Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning and teaching using features in Adobe.

  • Organize concepts in a logical and understandable sequence, utilizing examples and student interaction to facilitate learning

  • Utilize innovative teaching techniques in order to meet student needs.

  • Be proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to create course deliverables (i.e. presentations, study guides, and spreadsheets).


Provide personalized outreach to at-risk students in a way that fosters development of competencies.



  • Use TaskStream reports to target students who have had a task sent back for revision.

  • Assist students with the task revision process by clarifying evaluator comments, clarifying task directions, directing students to learning resources, and teaching the skills needed to develop appropriate competency.

  • Collaborate with student mentors on strategies for supporting individual students.

  • Used failed first attempts to identify at-risk students.

  • Provide competency based study plans for students attempting second, third, and fourth attempts.

  • Promote student success by showing flexibility in style, method, and communication.

  • Assess individual student needs and provide honest feedback about next steps.

  • Provide follow up calls or emails to students to summarize conversations.

  • Establish and maintain office hours for student questions and consultation through phone, email, and IM.

  • Encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development.

  • Routinely correlate concepts in the learning community with the course of study content.


Collaborate with other professionals within the University to promote a positive atmosphere in a student-focused environment.



  • Use knowledge of assessment to suggest revisions of course of study to product development.

  • Identify gaps between student needs and existing resources and services; generate creative resolutions.

  • Communicate with positive regard, respect, and solution- focus with members of other departments.

  • Maintain knowledge of other departments/services such as Well Connect, Center for Writing Excellence, Career Services, etc. in order to connect students when appropriate.

  • Serve on university committees and/or task forces to assist in achieving strategic goals.

  • Engage other departments to solve complex issues students may encounter, outside content.

  • Maintain appropriate notes and records to document attendance and contact with students; maintain confidentiality, according to law.

  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Be available to assist in training new mentors as needed.


Maintain scholarly and professional expertise through professional development.



  • Maintain subscriptions to professional journals and memberships in professional associations most relevant to ones area of expertise.

  • Participate in professional conferences as an attendee and/or as a presenter.

  • Attend and actively participate in training opportunities provided in online and in person settings.

  • Maintain the certifications, licenses or other professional credentials that were required for the position at the time of hiring.

  • Actively seek out opportunities to meet with faculty of other institutions who share your area of expertise.


Balance content delivery with exceptional student service



  • Provide prompt and courteous service, including keeping all scheduled appointments; in emergencies, give students appropriate and timely notice.

  • Return all calls or emails within 4 business hours; Provide resolution or update student about progress on resolution of issue within 24 hours.

  • Facilitate student interaction with other departments or personnel when needed to ensure the students get support and service.

  • Provide honest feedback and recommendations while listening with an empathetic ear, explaining unwritten rules, acknowledging disappointments, and celebrating triumphs.

  • Develop a teaching style that is individualized to student needs while also emphasizing real-world application of content.

  • Work with difficult people in a positive and proactive manner.

  • Clarify misconceptions by communicating the WGU mission and structure; provide a rationale behind policies.


Perform other duties as assigned



  • Maintain a non-traditional schedule with a minimum of ten (10) hours per week outside the hours of 9 to 5 (in the employees home time zone).

  • Plan vacation days in advance and collaborate with team members for adequate coverage.

  • Attend WGU academic meetings on a time table and at a geographic location determined by management, usually twice a year.

  • Embrace change proactively.

  • Keep up-to-date technically and apply new knowledge to job responsibilities.

  • Contribute to the wider WGU community by participating in collaboration opportunities, including focus groups and the Mentor Development Community.


PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

  • Effective mentoring of students with a professional approach and knowledge of the competency based model.

  • Positive working relationship with student mentors, course mentors and students.

  • Response time to students and University employees is appropriate and aligned with the University goal.

  • Maintain reports of student progress ensuring that reports and documents are neat, accurate, and completed timely.

  • Calls and inquiries are courteously and professionally resolved or referred.

  • The University's professional reputation is maintained.

  • Management is appropriately informed of area activities and of any significant problems.


Required Skills

  • Success in working on complex projects using a collaborative work model;

  • Superior writing and technology skills;

  • Mastery of relevant competencies and topics associated with the assigned COS(s).

  • Well organized.

  • Attentive to detail.

  • Ability to assist and support others

  • Subject matter expertise in Nursing

  • Ability to respond quickly and thoroughly to student questions and concerns


Required Experience

Minimum Qualifications


Education: An advanced, doctorate, or terminal degree in a specific content area. Other qualifications and/or licensure may be required for some degree programs.


Experience/Expertise: Experience providing student support and instruction; demonstrated ability to work with struggling or at-risk learners.


Hard/technical skills: Able to utilize phone, email, Internet, instant message, Microsoft office suite, and technology based delivery systems. Soft skills: Leadership; communication; independent self-starter/self-manager; understanding and appreciation of competency-based education; proficiency in oral and written English communication; track record for effective coaching and communication skills within a diverse population; and demonstrated professionalism that displays effective judgment and professional integrity.


Other: Able to pass a criminal background check. Must be lawfully employable in the United States either by virtue of citizenship or by permanent residency via a green card.


Preferred Qualifications Experience working with adult learners and distance learning environments preferred; experience with APA formatting preferred.


Job Location

WORK FROM HOME, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular



As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people.

We are committed to diversity.




by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com

Course Mentor, Nursing, BSN Foundations

Tracking Code

2010-417

Job Description


The primary focus of the faculty at WGU is student learning. Because of our unique student-centric, competency-based approach, faculty serve in different roles compared to traditional schools and other online schools.


Course Mentors at WGU function in a professorial role as subject matter experts who assist students as they engage specific sections of the WGU curriculum. The type, length, and intensity of instructional method vary based upon student needs. Course Mentors help students with specific questions that arise and offer specialized instruction on challenging topics. Their primary focus is on bringing WGU courses of study to life through one-to-one or one-to-many forums. Course Mentors do not develop WGU courses, construct tests, or grade assessments independently, but may contribute subject matter expertise to a larger course design effort that includes national directors, instructional designers, program development managers, COS editors, product vendors, assessment/project designers, and others. Course mentor contribution to this team effort reflects the university's disaggregated model. Their experience and training is specific to the courses they support. They are knowledgeable and can address issues related to a course, learning resource content, or an assessment.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide expertise in the content area.

  • Respond to student inquiries about content, course of study, learning resource, or assessment.

  • Maintain current and active knowledge in the expertise area in order to bring examples and ideas to students.

  • Communicate professionally, relate well, and share a passion for the content in an effort to motivate a diverse group of students.

  • Coach students to competency development by asking open-ended questions, brainstorming next steps, and maintaining accountability.

  • Provide additional resources to students based on content expertise, while maintaining the students responsibility for task competency.

  • Empower students to develop competency by sharing a passion for the subject.

  • Provide relevant information on student tasks based on feedback from graders.


Monitor and manage a dynamic learning community



  • Respond to student questions within discussion threads in a timely manner.

  • Update assessment announcements and live webinar schedule as necessary.

  • Post university announcements including holidays, unique changes and vacations.

  • Respond to student questions generated through Ask a mentor in the learning community in a timely manner.

  • Upload and maintain links to recorded webinars (both with audio and as PowerPoints)

  • Remove inappropriate student posts in a timely manner.


Utilize technology based teaching platforms to aid students in the development of competencies.



  • Bring the course of study to life with engaging live webinars or relevant recorded webinars that enhance expected competencies.

  • Provide a recorded Getting Started session for each course.

  • Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning and teaching using features in Adobe.

  • Organize concepts in a logical and understandable sequence, utilizing examples and student interaction to facilitate learning

  • Utilize innovative teaching techniques in order to meet student needs.

  • Be proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to create course deliverables (i.e. presentations, study guides, and spreadsheets).


Provide personalized outreach to at-risk students in a way that fosters development of competencies.



  • Use TaskStream reports to target students who have had a task sent back for revision.

  • Assist students with the task revision process by clarifying evaluator comments, clarifying task directions, directing students to learning resources, and teaching the skills needed to develop appropriate competency.

  • Collaborate with student mentors on strategies for supporting individual students.

  • Used failed first attempts to identify at-risk students.

  • Provide competency based study plans for students attempting second, third, and fourth attempts.

  • Promote student success by showing flexibility in style, method, and communication.

  • Assess individual student needs and provide honest feedback about next steps.

  • Provide follow up calls or emails to students to summarize conversations.

  • Establish and maintain office hours for student questions and consultation through phone, email, and IM.

  • Encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development.

  • Routinely correlate concepts in the learning community with the course of study content.


Collaborate with other professionals within the University to promote a positive atmosphere in a student-focused environment.



  • Use knowledge of assessment to suggest revisions of course of study to product development.

  • Identify gaps between student needs and existing resources and services; generate creative resolutions.

  • Communicate with positive regard, respect, and solution- focus with members of other departments.

  • Maintain knowledge of other departments/services such as Well Connect, Center for Writing Excellence, Career Services, etc. in order to connect students when appropriate.

  • Serve on university committees and/or task forces to assist in achieving strategic goals.

  • Engage other departments to solve complex issues students may encounter, outside content.

  • Maintain appropriate notes and records to document attendance and contact with students; maintain confidentiality, according to law.

  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Be available to assist in training new mentors as needed.


Maintain scholarly and professional expertise through professional development.



  • Maintain subscriptions to professional journals and memberships in professional associations most relevant to ones area of expertise.

  • Participate in professional conferences as an attendee and/or as a presenter.

  • Attend and actively participate in training opportunities provided in online and in person settings.

  • Maintain the certifications, licenses or other professional credentials that were required for the position at the time of hiring.

  • Actively seek out opportunities to meet with faculty of other institutions who share your area of expertise.


Balance content delivery with exceptional student service



  • Provide prompt and courteous service, including keeping all scheduled appointments; in emergencies, give students appropriate and timely notice.

  • Return all calls or emails within 4 business hours; Provide resolution or update student about progress on resolution of issue within 24 hours.

  • Facilitate student interaction with other departments or personnel when needed to ensure the students get support and service.

  • Provide honest feedback and recommendations while listening with an empathetic ear, explaining unwritten rules, acknowledging disappointments, and celebrating triumphs.

  • Develop a teaching style that is individualized to student needs while also emphasizing real-world application of content.

  • Work with difficult people in a positive and proactive manner.

  • Clarify misconceptions by communicating the WGU mission and structure; provide a rationale behind policies.


Perform other duties as assigned



  • Maintain a non-traditional schedule with a minimum of ten (10) hours per week outside the hours of 9 to 5 (in the employees home time zone).

  • Plan vacation days in advance and collaborate with team members for adequate coverage.

  • Attend WGU academic meetings on a time table and at a geographic location determined by management, usually twice a year.

  • Embrace change proactively.

  • Keep up-to-date technically and apply new knowledge to job responsibilities.

  • Contribute to the wider WGU community by participating in collaboration opportunities, including focus groups and the Mentor Development Community.


PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

  • Effective mentoring of students with a professional approach and knowledge of the competency based model.

  • Positive working relationship with student mentors, course mentors and students.

  • Response time to students and University employees is appropriate and aligned with the University goal.

  • Maintain reports of student progress ensuring that reports and documents are neat, accurate, and completed timely.

  • Calls and inquiries are courteously and professionally resolved or referred.

  • The University's professional reputation is maintained.

  • Management is appropriately informed of area activities and of any significant problems.


Required Skills

  • Success in working on complex projects using a collaborative work model;

  • Superior writing and technology skills;

  • Mastery of relevant competencies and topics associated with the assigned COS(s).

  • Well organized.

  • Attentive to detail.

  • Ability to assist and support others

  • Subject matter expertise in Nursing Foundations

  • Ability to respond quickly and thoroughly to student questions and concerns


Required Experience

Minimum Qualifications


Education: An advanced, doctorate, or terminal degree in a specific content area. Other qualifications and/or licensure may be required for some degree programs.


Experience/Expertise: Experience providing student support and instruction; demonstrated ability to work with struggling or at-risk learners.


Hard/technical skills: Able to utilize phone, email, Internet, instant message, Microsoft office suite, and technology based delivery systems. Soft skills: Leadership; communication; independent self-starter/self-manager; understanding and appreciation of competency-based education; proficiency in oral and written English communication; track record for effective coaching and communication skills within a diverse population; and demonstrated professionalism that displays effective judgment and professional integrity.


Other: Able to pass a criminal background check. Must be lawfully employable in the United States either by virtue of citizenship or by permanent residency via a green card.


Preferred Qualifications Experience working with adult learners and distance learning environments preferred; experience with APA formatting preferred.


Job Location

WORK FROM HOME, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular



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by Shane Turner via NursingFacultyJobs.com