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Instructor, Nursing

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty


School of Health Professions and Wellness

Requested Start Date:

August 16, 2018

Pay Range:


Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Instructor in the Department of Respiratory Therapy & Nursing , provides educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening; teaching undergraduate level courses in Nursing; and may be required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and possible videoconferencing depending on need of location.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership in establishing and achieving the School’s vision, mission, goals, and student learning outcomes.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery.
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Responsible for recording students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school.
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.   
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head or Dean.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master's degree in nursing required (Instructor rank)
  • PhD in nursing (Assistant or Associate rank)
  • Unencumbered Alabama registered nurse license and current CPR certification
  • Background in teaching healthcare related topics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, organizational skills, and computer skills
  • Experience with simulation is also desirable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years teaching experience

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcript

Additional Information:

Supplemental Questions:None

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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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