Faculty, Assistant Professor, Nursing - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair, the Assistant Professor - Nursing will: design and teach courses in nursing (didactic and clinical/lab); plan, prepare and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives for each course taught; and engage in other activities in support of teaching/learning and program development (e.g., curriculum development, accreditation).
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Prepare instructional materials; teach, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms, labs and clinical areas.
-Evaluate instruction and learning while maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
-Assist in recruitment, advisement, placement and follow-up of students.
-Recommend students for advancement and graduation; maintain and submit accurate student records.
-Supervise extra-curricular activities as assigned; maintain office hours and advise students.
-Assist in maintaining and effective program.
-Coordinate and maintain clinical placements.
-Serve on committees and attend faculty meetings.
-Maintain a desirable, safe learning environment for students.
-Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited program with a Master of Nursing and at least two years of clinical nursing experience. Educational preparation in curriculum and instruction or three years of experience teaching in an accredited nursing education program (Doctorate desirable).
Experience in pediatrics preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
-Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
-Skill in student management, motivation, evaluation and recruitment.
-Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse institution.
-Ability to speak in public and write reports.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter