Assistant Professor & Coordinator for Family Nurse Practitioner Program - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Associate Director for Graduate Nursing Programs and the Division Director, provide coordination for the family nurse practitioner program, including curriculum development & evaluation, course scheduling, monitoring adherence to policies and accreditation standards.

  • Work effectively with faculty, students, administrators, alumni, other members of College community and external constituents

  • Teach at least 2 courses per term or as needed by program.

  • Assist in recruitment, retention and mentoring of adjunct faculty and clinical preceptors teaching in program.

  • Assist with recruitment, retention, and advisement of students.

  • Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town meetings and other College events (e.g. commencement, awards ceremonies); attend external events that promote the College in a positive manner.

  • Maintain clinical expertise and certification requirements as a family nurse practitioner by engaging in clinical practice and participating in professional development opportunities.

  • Establish, maintain, and conduct visits to clinical placement sites to assess student performance and appropriateness of clinical site.

  • Other duties as assigned by Assoicate Director, Director and/or Dean.

  • Attend regional and/or national conferences focused on advanced practice nursing to keep abreast trends and issues in APRN education and program accreditation.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum of a Master of Science in Nursing with a clinical specialty as a family nurse practitioner.

  • Doctorate in Nursing or related field preferred.

  • Licensure as an advanced practice nurse and certification as a family nurse practitioner (FNP).

  • Teaching and administrative experience at the program and/or department level.

  • Currently licensed as an APRN or be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts.

  • Essential Functions

  • Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds.

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools.

  • Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Nursing Education
    Employment Type:Faculty
    Degree Required: Masters
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: Assistant Professor
    Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
    Cover Letter