The School of Nursing in the College of Health and Natural Sciences of Spalding University, Louisville, Kentucky, established in 1933 and the oldest baccalaureate-nursing program in Kentucky, is currently accepting applications for Adjunct Nursing Faculty (classroom and clinical). Responsibilities include preparation and teaching didactic and/or clinical courses, assessment and evaluation of students through various modalities (quizzes, exams, skills check-offs or clinical assessments). This is an adjunct, contract non-tenure track appointment. The BSN and MSN Programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The position will vary by course and program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In addition to the policies and procedures contained in the Spalding University Faculty Governance Document, Bylaws of the Faculty Organization of the School of Nursing, and the Policies and Procedures of the School of Nursing, the following duties and responsibilities are assigned to School of Nursing Faculty:
Classroom and clinical teaching with a commitment to academic excellence.
Scholarly activities and university, professional and community service, as able.
Utilization of technology to include web-based/enhanced courses and the use of a variety of other technological strategies, i.e., web-based and/or device apps with specific programs for undergraduate, graduate students and clinical simulation.
Develop, implement, manage and monitor the academic progress of nursing students within assigned course(s);
Participate, as appropriate, in departmental or program meetings;
Participate, as able, in continuing faculty development programs.
Master of Science in Nursing required
Prior teaching experience in a ADN/BSN or MSN program is desired.
Current or eligible for Kentucky RN or APRN licensure is required.
Current knowledge of nursing practice at program level.
Demonstrated commitment to inclusiveness and collegiality in personal and professional work and mentoring students and faculty on the importance of multicultural and multidisciplinary applications
Experience in contemporary curriculum development and program development, including a concept-based curriculum, desired, but not required.
Leadership in strategic communication, problem solving, and shared governance desired.
About Spalding University
Nestled in the midst of Kentucky’s largest city, historic Spalding University combines a rich history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2500 students at the bachelors’, masters and doctoral levels, providing quality, real-world learning in liberal and professional studies. Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice. With a focus on community service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working adult. In addition, our unique 6-week session delivery format affords students needed scheduling flexibility amidst other life resp...onsibilities. Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening as well as a criminal background check.