Assistant Professor - Nursing, MSNEL program

Posting Details Position Title Assistant Professor - Nursing, MSNEL program Division Academic Affairs Department/Office Nursing MS Entry Level Position Summary

TheNursing department’s Master of Science in Nursing, Entry Levelprogram atSt. Catherine Universityinvites applications for full-timeAssistant Professorpositions with rolling contracts.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Entry-Level option is designed for individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field and want to make the transition into the nursing profession. Our nursing master’s degree students are committed to innovation, ethical leadership, and social justice.MSNELfaculty envision the future of nursing and implement innovative educational programs that prepare outstanding professional nurses.


  • Teach and advise a diverse student population, modeling socialization to nursing roles, and referring students to appropriate university services.
  • Provide clear, timely, and specific evaluative feedback to students about course assignments and/or clinical performance.
  • Assesses, designs, teaches, and evaluates curricular content and learning experiences in assigned courses to promote student learning outcomes.
  • Evaluates student learning in assigned courses.
  • Maintains curricular integrity by ensuring course content promotes achievement of course student learning outcomes identified in thePOScurriculum map.
  • Engages in scholarship activities that develop expertise and ability to fulfill faculty responsibilities.
  • Contributes to professional development of faculty colleagues through peer review, mentoring, consultation, and scholarship activities.
  • Models and mentors relational presence that is rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and consistent with the mission and values of St. Catherine University and the DoN vision, mission, and philosophy.
  • Serves onPOS, DoN, and/or University committees.
  • Collaborates with nursing faculty, Program Director, Associate Dean of Nursing, and Dean of Nursing to establish and accomplish short- and long-range goals for the nursing program.
  • Participates in recruitment, orientation, and advising activities according toPOS, DoN, and University requirements.
  • Engages in activities that promote positive relationships with students, faculty and professional colleagues, clinical and community agencies, alumnae, and other external groups.

Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and Higher Learning Commission. Faculty responsibilities are organized using theACENaccreditation standards for nursing programs.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in nursing with evidence of tested experience
  • OR Baccalaureate degree in nursingANDmaster’s degree in related field with evidence of tested experience
  • Current and unencumbered Minnesota RN license
  • One year of related experience
Preferred Qualifications
    Doctoral degree in nursing
  • Doctoral degree in related field and master’s degree in nursing with evidence of tested experience

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us athr@stkate.eduor 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for FACULTY

VisitSt. Kate Careersto apply. The application requires submission of unofficial transcripts. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Tamara Zurakowski Application deadline is June 5, 2021.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper MidwestHERCand is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

Posting Number 20210050-FAC Posting Start Date 05/06/2021 Application Deadline 06/05/2021 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *What is your highest level of completed education?
    • Some high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Some graduate school
    • Master's degree
    • ABD
    • Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
    • Doctoral degree
  2. *For any education beyond high school, what was your area of focus?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. *Do you have a current and unencumbered nursing license in the state of Minnesota? Or are you eligible for same?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. *St. Kate’s is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. *Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. *St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Maybe
  7. *Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. *How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee
    • Academic Jobs
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
    • Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
    • Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • College or University website
    • Council of Independent Colleges
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • Facebook
    • Google Jobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
    • IMDiversity
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • LGBTQ in Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • Minnesota College Professionals Association
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • Workforce Center
    • Minority Jobs
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
    • People of Color in Higher Education
    • Pioneer Press
    • Pollen Midwest
    • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
    • Star Tribune
    • Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
    • Twitter
    • Women in Higher Education
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. References
Optional Documents

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