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Online Adjunct Professor - DNP/FNP Program
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Job Summary/Basic Function
The Liberty University Doctor of Nursing Practice Program online
faculty will facilitate learning through online course instruction
to students enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program
online courses. Duties include but are not limited to: tracking
student attendance, facilitating instruction and grading
assignments, supporting students within regards to answering
questions or providing course guidance and maintaining an
interactive, collaborative online learning environment. Faculty
must be licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner ( FNP ) in one of
the fifty United States and also nationally certified as a Family
Nurse Practitioner and maintains their own clinical practice, they
may also be considered for a position as an FNP practicum faculty
member. If the online FNP faculty is being considered to also
support the residential FNP program, they will need to be licensed
as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Virginia.
Family Nurse Practitioner courses may be didactic or practicum. A
Practicum Faculty will serve as the primary practicum resource for
designated students enrolled in Family Nursing Practicum Courses.
The Practicum Faculty role is to supply indirect practicum
supervision in order to supplement the Practicum Lead Course
Faculty and Preceptor’s teaching, serve as a liaison to a community
agency and preceptor, and to evaluate student practicum progress.
In addition, this faculty member may teach online courses depending
on education and credentials.
A) Facilitate online courses, including tracking attendance,
providing student support, grading assignments, managing discussion
boards and supporting an interactive,
collaborative learning environment.
B) Complete annual required self-evaluations continued education
requirements for online learning/education.
C) Complete bi-weekly check-in requirements for LUO faculty.
D) Additional duties as assigned.
E) Practicum faculty will also provide student guidance, indirect
supervision and evaluation of students, practicum sites and
The following responsibilities apply to practicum
1) Collaborates with the Family Nursing Practicum Lead Faculty,
Practicum Coordinator and ultimately, the Chair of DNP / APRN,
Nursing to support the Family
Nurse Practitioner/Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, Family
Nursing Practicum Courses.
2) Provides indirect practicum supervision to designated students,
consistent with the learning objectives that include advising,
supervising, and evaluating Family
Nursing Practicum students.
3) Provides direct support to Family Nursing Practicum Lead Faculty
through the grading of practicum assignments of designated
4) Serves as the primary liaison on behalf of Liberty University
School of Nursing between the Practicum Preceptor and Practicum
Course Lead Faculty.
5) Conducts direct evaluation of designated practicum students in
the practicum setting at least once during each practicum
6) Conducts practicum site visit as designated for assigned
students in order to evaluate the practicum site and preceptor
abilities to meet practicum requirements and
student learning objectives.
7) Additional duties as assigned.
Graduate degree in nursing with preparation as a FNP
-Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting
agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
-Current and unencumbered Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice
Registered Nurse license for the state where candidate is
National certification as a FNP from the
American Nurses Credentialing Center ( ANCC ) or the American
of Nurse Practitioners® ( AANP )
• Current clinical practice in the role of FNP .
• Excellent personal communication, computer skills, and
• Current certification in American Heart Association CPR for
Healthcare Provider with an AED
Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and
communication skills required.
- Creative, innovative, and problem-solving skills required.
- Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments
timely and accurately with minimal supervision.
- Proficiency in MS Office, Blackboard/Canvas or similar LMS and
- Able to obtain and maintain nursing licenses if applicable as
required by state or accrediting commissions.
- Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level is
- Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty
University’s online automated application process.
-Multi-state RN licensure
-Blackboard/Canvas or similar LMS experience
-Online teaching experience
- DNP or PhD degree
-Five years of experience as a FNP in a direct-care setting
Work Hours 10-20 hours per week for each course taught.
Special Instructions for Applicants
Proof of RN license and other applicable certifications must be
uploaded along with submission of application.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Professional License(s)
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Other Document
- Career Mobility Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
- Unofficial Transcript 3
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Do you have multi-state RN licensure?