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Clinical Nursing Instructor

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



Requested Start Date:

August 13, 2020

Pay Range:

Commensurate with experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:


The Clinical Instructor in the Department of 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.
  •  Displays clinical expertise and knowledge in the designated content area. 
  •  Coordinates clinical activities as directed and promotes an effective clinical learning environment. 
  •  Supervises care provided by a group of students while in the clinical environment. 
  •  Assists in providing clinical resources to enhance learning environment. 
  •  Assists students in provision of patient care to individuals in a variety of settings.
  •  Responsible for the safety of students and patients during the delivery of patient care in the clinical environment. 
  •  Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  •  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.
  •  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. 
  •  Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  •  Manages and utilizes the behaviors of learners in the online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery.
  •  Communicates clearly and frequently to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  •  Possesses the ability to drive to clinical sites and between various buildings on campus, including the high-fidelity simulation lab.
  •  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. 
  •  Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU policy.
  •  Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  •  Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school, including service on committees.
  •  Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Non-tenured position requiring possession of a master’s degree from a graduate institution of recognized standing or equivalent experience and professional recognition
  • Either demonstrated or presumptive potential to obtain an appropriate earned doctoral degree or the terminal professional degree recognized by the School of Health Professions and Wellness and the University
  • Either demonstrated or presumptive potential for effective teaching and for satisfying the duties and responsibilities of a faculty member
  • Credit for the minimum number of hours of graduate work required by the accrediting agency in the area of teaching responsibility
  • Current, unencumbered Alabama RN license
  • valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience preferred.

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  1. CV
  2. Transcript

Additional Information: None

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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