REPORTS TO: Program Administrator, School of Nursing
EFFECTIVE DATE: TBD
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Adjunct
PRINCIPLE PURPOSE OF JOB:
Teaches in discipline in which s(he) has specific training and
competence. Carries out duties and responsibilities that are
designed to contribute to the achievement of the established
outcomes for the undergraduate programs.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Responsibilities include clinical instruction within content areas
of expertise, participation in curriculum development, facilitating
the procurement of clinical sites for clinical experiences, and
advising students. The successful candidate is also expected to
participate in scholarship and service activities that are
proportionate to their employment status. The faculty is
accountable to the Director of Undergraduate Programs for carrying
out the duties and responsibilities designed to contribute to the
achievement of the established objectives of the University and
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Facilitates in and contributes to the development of course
curriculum, syllabus, course handouts, lectures, labs, and
Develops syllabi, course handouts, lectures, labs, and
Submits digital copies of syllabi and course handouts to
Director of Undergraduate Programs each semester.
Teaches courses according to University catalog descriptions
and in accordance with defined course standards and outcomes.
Documents students’ attendance, participation, and academic
progress by giving and grading assignments, projects, quizzes and /
or examinations that lead to a final grade.
Assigns and posts grades according to University
Maintains course / student records in accordance with FERPA
regulations and submit grades and records by established
Schedules, supervises, debriefs, and evaluates students in
clinical, internship, observation, field experience, and similar
settings as appropriate for the course or program.
Meets all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as
office hours and meetings at the designated times.
Posts and keeps on campus hours to facilitate interaction with
students, other faculty, staff, administrators, and the
Participates in program level learning assessment.
Participation includes helping articulate learning outcomes,
evaluating student performance, and suggesting changes to improve
Contributes to developing and monitoring SONHS long-range and
Cooperates with other faculty in carrying out activities
designed to enhance the quality of the instruction, scholarship and
public service programs of the SONHS / University.
Participates in the development and implementation of academic
policies, guiding principles, objective and functions in accordance
with the philosophy of the school.
Participates in summative and formative faculty evaluation
Remains current in academic or program discipline, including
maintaining licensure, certification, or continuing education
requirements where appropriate.
Receives training or stay current in technological or
pedagogical advances that promote student learning.
Participates in university professional development
Serves on standing ad hoc committees, advisory boards, hiring
committees, faculty, senate, or as a student organization
Attends local, regional, state, or national meetings where
required or necessary for the discipline.
Mentors and assists in orientating new faculty, either formally
or informally where appropriate or required by department or
Attends commencement or other ceremonies appropriate to the
faculty member’s discipline or program.
Attends divisional and college-wide meetings where appropriate
or as required by supervisor.
Is familiar with and maintains behavior and actions consistent
with University and SONHS policies.
Assures that student evaluations are administered near the end
of each semester.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
A Master’s Degree in Nursing is required; Terminal Degree
Experience in undergraduate education preferred; skill in
on-line education a plus.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Candidates must be eligible for or currently licensed to
practice nursing in the State of Kentucky. Selected candidates must
complete the State of Kentucky Registered Nurse licensure process
prior to appointment.
BLS and / or other resuscitation training as required by
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to lead, direct, and advise students.
Ability to integrate academic standards, performance character
and the principles of ethics and integrity in all aspects of job
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
Clinical expertise as a role model for exemplary clinical
Demonstrated ability in teaching and curriculum development at
the undergraduate level.
Skills in cross-cultural communication and multi-cultural
Experience in nursing education.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
This position requires working in an office and/or classroom