Lecturer AY - Medical Surgical Nursing
About the University:
California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) opened in 2002
as the newest campus in the California State University system.
Since that time, the University has grown and developed into one of
the premier public universities, not only in the California State
University system, but also in the nation. Indeed, U.S. News &
World Report listed CSUCI as 20th among “Top Public Schools” in its
2021 edition of Best Colleges Rankings. In 2020, CollegeNET also
ranked CSUCI 20th out of over 1,449 schools in its “Social Mobility
Index,” and Money Magazine rated CSUCI as the 15th “Most
Transformative College” in the nation.
CSUCI is a public comprehensive university that engages students in
critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global
society. The University is located in Ventura County and is home to
more than 6,900 undergraduate and 239 graduate students.
Approximately 55% of CSUCI’s students are Pell Grant eligible, and
approximately 62% are first-generation college students. CSUCI is
also proud to be designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution
(HSI), with 55% of its undergraduate students self-identifying as
Latinx, 25% as White, 6% as Asian/Asian American, 4% as
multiracial, and 2% as Black/African American. In 2019, CSUCI was
awarded Excelencia in Education’s inaugural “Seal of Excelencia”
for its facilitation of Latinx student success.
CSUCI is committed to diversifying its faculty in order to address
students’ ever-changing needs in the 21st century. The University
is also taking steps to confront racism and to advocate for social
justice. To this end, CSUCI encourages applicants to apply who are
motivated to serve and contribute to the university’s tenure-track
body, which self-identifies as 62% White, 21% Latinx, 9%
Asian/Asian American, and 2% Black/African American.
CSUCI is committed to recruiting individuals who are dedicated to
furthering inclusive excellence in our campus community. We seek to
enhance our diverse University population by welcoming people from
all backgrounds, and by working to sustain an environment where
colleagues can not only work and learn, but also create and
CSUCI Mission Statement:
Placing students at the center of the educational experience,
California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate
and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across
disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential
and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and
CSUCI’s Commitment to You
CSUCI is committed to helping newly hired faculty develop a sense
of belonging in a collaborative and supportive community dedicated
to providing resources and opportunities for establishing and
sustaining a research agenda and engaging in continuous improvement
in equitable teaching and learning.
About the Program:
As one of the premiere nursing programs in California, CSU Channel
Islands Nursing Department mission statement reflects our
commitment to the University's Mission Pillars by focusing on
educational and inclusive excellence. Our focus is on preparing
students for professional practice who are continuously growing
professionally to meet the demands of the community and profession.
Our goals are to: achieve student success and provide service and
quality care to individuals, families and communities local,
nationally, and globally; develop nurses who utilize evidence-based
practice to provide quality care to individuals, families and
communities local, nationally, and globally; develop competent,
professional, compassionate nurses who will be life-long learners
with a commitment to excellence in nursing practice; develop a
strong educational foundation for nursing practice based on CSUCI
campus culture; and build an organizational culture that
exemplifies collaborative practice, compassion, respect for others,
and embraces diversity.
About the Position:
To plan, develop and teach pre-licensure Nursing Science classes in
the clinical setting and the campus skills lab. To carry out other
duties associated with lecturer responsibilities to include but not
limited to: maintaining accurate student records/clinical grades,
coordinating clinical instruction with other faculty; coordinating
student experiences with clinical personnel; maintaining
communications between the University and clinical agencies
including participation in annual summation meetings; participating
in curriculum development; participating in CCNE and BRN
accreditation activities; participating in curriculum excellence by
remaining current in the subject matter and techniques of effective
instruction through recent clinical experience and professional
Minimum Degree Requirements:
A Masters degree in nursing or higher from an accredited college or
university which includes courses in nursing education or
Required Qualifications :
The successful candidate will possess leadership in teaching of
baccalaureate level nursing and BRN content area, as well as
teaching and student learning outcomes evaluation. Possession of a
current active California RN license; at least one year experience
teaching courses related to medical surgical nursing or a course
that includes practice in teaching nursing; at least two years
continuous full time experience in direct patient care practice as
an RN and at least one year of continuous full time experience in
direct patient care practice as an RN within the last 3 years or
eligibility for the Board of Registered Nurses approval to teach
medical surgical nursing.
As a condition of employment, this position will require a
background check. The person holding this position is considered a
'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set
forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of
Applicants should demonstrate the commitment to effectively work
with and engage a diverse student population and evidence of how
they would successfully mentor minoritized students with special
focus on Latinx, Black/African American, American Indian, and
Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander students.
Preferred Qualifications :
Ability to teach in medical surgical nursing areas such as critical
care, emergency room, telemetry, medical nursing units, surgical
nursing units, and outpatient settings. Excellent communication and
collaborative skills. Flexibility in teaching assignments.
Experience with using multiple teaching modalities in a population
that includes a wide variety of multicultural learners. Willingness
to teach on weekends, evenings and/or nights.
Responsibilities include: teaching and office hours. Assignment may
include day, evening, night, and weekend classes/clinical
Screening of applications will begin 11/29/21.
be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however,
the position will remain open until filled.
Applicants must submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter
- RN License
- A statement describing your experience mentoring and/or working
with minoritized students with a special focus on Latinx,
Black/African American, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander and
American Indian students, and
- A teaching philosophy describing how you plan to engage and
interact with students, with a special focus on Latinx,
Black/African American, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander, and
American Indian students.
In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested
to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and
Submit all required materials to the CSUCI Careers application web
Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The
University offers excellent fringe benefits.
Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S.
citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and
Immigration Services to work in the United States.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083
as a condition
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
CSUCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination
on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin,
age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation,
genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran
status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth
in CSU Executive Order 1096
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with
disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Faculty Affairs at
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