Job Description Summary:
This is a regular, open rank position teaching
medical/surgical/multi-specialty in our ABSN program located on our
Sacramento campus. In addition to teaching, you will be expected to
engage in service and scholarship. This position is open until
filled. The position reports to the Prelicensure Academic
Duties and Responsibilities:
Major Areas of responsibilities include but not limited
- Creates a dynamic, learner-centered environment that uses a
variety of teaching methods based on educational theory and
evidence-based teaching and clinical practices that support the
diverse learning needs of the student population.
- Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach
and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and
assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate
successful achievement of course objectives.
- Maintains and enhances competence in subjects being
- Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses
across programs and the curriculum as a whole;
- Prepares and reviews written examinations, papers, and student
projects; supervises independent study projects as needed, and
evaluates learner performance in both the classroom and clinical
- Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual
- Supervises or teaches clinical rotations as needed in acute,
community and laboratory settings as well as
- Documents student progress on appropriate forms.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Draw on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and
- Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning,
student development, evaluation methods, and other aspects of the
- Demonstrate qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage,
perseverance, vitality and creativity.
- Design and implement scholarly activities as agreed upon with
- Engage in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and
professional peer review.
* (NOTE: Total workload for a regular, 12-month faculty
appointment is 1872 hours = 1320 teaching, 452 scholarship and 100
Qualifications - External
Education and/or Experience:
- Participate in Faculty Organization meetings
- Participate in College of Nursing (CoN) Faculty meetings
- Participate in University or School committees as needed
- Provide service to the profession and the community
- Participate in University and CoN events as specified in
University and CoN attendance expectations.
- Clarify with the student the nursing curriculum and
interpretation of programmatic requirements
- Provide needed information so students can make the best
academic decisions for themselves
- Increase student awareness of educational resources
- Discuss student academic progress and progression toward
- Refer to other institutional and community support services,
- Forward appropriate student information regarding needs and
preferences that could influence policy setting in the SON and
enhance the learning environment.
- Earned Masters in nursing required, doctorate in nursing or a
related field from an accredited institution of higher learning,
- Teaching experience of diverse students at the baccalaureate or
higher degree level, preferred
- Rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience
- Unencumbered California registered nurse license or eligible
for licensure in California
- Experience working with leadership in healthcare and academic
institutions and community organizations, preferred
- Excellent communication skills
- Read and write clear documents
- Function effectively as a member of a team and
The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity,
equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive
campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an
educational imperative to achieve excellence.
- Receive detailed information through verbal and written
- Read and write clear documents.
- Have a strong commitment to the caring science principles and
mindfulness based stress reduction practices central to the culture
and expected outcomes of the program.
- Model appropriate ethical and professional behaviors, as well
as expert communication skills.
- Embrace mission, vision, and values of the program, school of
nursing, and university.
- Have a clear vision for aligning the safety and quality with
student learning activities
United States of America (Exempt)