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Assistant Professor - Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)

Goodwin University
East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 17, 2024

Job Details

The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

Under the direction of the Director of the School of Nursing (LPN), the person is responsible for teaching didactic and clinical courses. The ideal candidate will have the ability to teach across the curriculum with a preference for any area of specialization in a related field. In addition to teaching, the faculty member is expected to:
  • Pursue scholarly activities
  • Participate in school, University, and Community Service
  • Assist in advising students, curriculum development, and program evaluation associated with a full-time faculty position
  • Participate in commencement and pinning activities as well as special university meetings
  • Participation in other university and community service activities that are consistent with the mission
We are looking for candidates for both our East Hartford, CT AND Bridgeport, CT location. The candidate would be a Goodwin employee expected to work from their preferred location, not both.

This program will run in the evenings this Summer 2024.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Teach the didactic content of the LPN Program
  • Facilitate clinical experience in clinical settings
  • Facilitate the clinical experience in the laboratory
  • Review and provide weekly feedback to students about their clinical performance and paperwork
  • Collaborate with faculty to provide consistent and relevant student learning experiences to meet the course and clinical learning outcomes
  • Complete a midterm and final evaluation for each student
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed
Other Functions :
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends
  • Participates in departmental and University committees and contributes to student retention
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clinical partners, colleagues and students.
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in the field of study
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Work collegially in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Ability to work evenings & weekends
Minimum Required Qualifications :
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing & enrolled in Masters Degree of Nursing program required
  • Masters Degree in Nursing completed preferred
  • Current and active RN License in the state of Connecticut (or eligible)
  • At least three years’ experience as a practicing registered nurse
  • Minimum of two years’ experience teaching adult learners
  • Experience in program and curriculum development preferred
Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Goodwin University and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)


Goodwin University

Goodwin University, a private university in East Hartford, CT, is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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