Nursing, Adjunct - Online

Location
Oklahoma, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 05, 2019
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Overview:

Online Nursing Adjunct Faculty positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. Online Nursing Adjunct Faculty provide a quality online learning experience for RN to BS students. Courses are taught on an 8-week basis. Online Nursing Adjunct Faculty report to a dean or chair and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. Online Nursing Adjunct Faculty work closely with the Nursing Career Advancement Coordinator. The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Computer Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/cms.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Teaching undergraduate nursing students, specifically RN to BS, in an online delivery method. Occasional participation in committee meetings may be required.

Qualifications

Experience Required:

Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Experience Preferred:

Master’s degree in Nursing and previous nursing education experience required. Active, unencumbered Oklahoma RN license. Nurse License Compact preferred. Online education experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Expectations include engagement and creating connections with students through announcements, discussion board participation, grading feedback, and individual outreach. Online Adjunct Faculty are expected to meet deadlines for answering emails and course questions daily and participating in discussion boards and posting grades and providing feedback weekly. Must be computer literate and familiar with APA style format.

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and 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 (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Online application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, a list of three professional references with contact information, and transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress.

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