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Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Job ID:
Description:

Tenure-track (probationary) faculty positions are available at all ranks. Appointments are nine months with possibilities for summer appointments. There are excellent opportunities for research, leadership, clinical and professional development. Engaged teams of students and faculty conduct research through the University student-faculty collaborative research program. Interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship opportunities are readily available and supported at this university. Collaborative community exchanges, cultural immersion programs and global awareness initiatives are well-established at the university and new, innovative partnerships are supported through the university strategic plan and community agencies. Faculty and staff at the University foster student-centered learning, leadership skill development, and a strong shared governance model.
Education Responsibilities
• The faculty role includes traditional classroom, clinical and/or online teaching/learning as well as other innovations in inter-professional education, cross-disciplinary initiatives, community collaborations, and distance education processes.
• Other faculty duties include advising, performing research/scholarly activities, engaging in service, and participating in University Faculty governance through service on Department, College, and University committees.

Organization: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Nursing
Salary:
Location:

105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54702

Contact Information:

Applications must be submitted through our website.
Apply at http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/NursingFacultyF-648.htm
Dr. Mary Canales, Chair of Search and Screen Committee
715-836-5737
canalemk@uwec.edu

Category: Academia
Date Created: 09/26/14
Date Modified: 09/26/14
Record Number: 1038
   

Title: Full Time DNP Nursing Faculty - South University Online
Job ID: N/A
Description:

Description:

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and magnatudinal, not finite, list of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. This job description may be modified in line with business requirements at the sole discretion of the company.

Minimum Education
Required: Terminal degree.

Location: Remote.

Travel Required: No travel.

Summary: Instruct and facilitate meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the online learning environment. Provide career education through learner-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace.

Encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, life-long learning, diversity, and ethics as well as personal and professional development. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy: quality services to students; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

The Full-time Faculty also participates in activities that promote the stature of the academic programs, departments, and colleges and abides by the mandates set by the South University Board of Trustees and administration.

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Manages the educational process to ensure every student is involved in a positive educational experience through the learning, teaching, and social environment.
  • As a Full-Time Faculty member, performs faculty responsibilities as outlined in the faculty job description and in accordance with the provisions of Faculty Supplement to the South University Employee Handbook.
  • Communicates consistently and effectively with the Program Director for Online Programs, Assistant Program Director for Online Programs, faculty, and other South University administrators.
  • Provides competency-based education which aligns with the South University model of curricula as well as supports the South University style of system delivery.
  • Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities which support lesson objectives, and (in the case of online faculty ONLY) delivers the instruction as approved.
  • Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establish student performance criteria and evaluation.
  • Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.
  • Promotes student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process.
  • Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing academic and attendance policies of the University.
  • Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
  • Contributes to a learning culture by participating on curriculum and University task forces, supporting University events such as orientation and graduation, and participating in various other workshops and meetings.
  • Participates in the faculty development process to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities in learner-centered instruction.
  • Coaches a designated group of full-time faculty and adjunct faculty in the discipline to be taught, emphasizing current developments in the discipline and best educational practices.
  • Supports the curriculum revision and development processes (including ad hoc and educational delivery issues) to ensure the achievement of program and course competencies as determined by the college and University.

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Program Director for Online Programs or Assistant Program Director for Online Programs - South University and the Dean of the College.

Directly Supervises: None.

Interacts with: South University college/school deans, department chairs, program directors, faculty, and administration at the Savannah campus and online.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Terminal degree required. (PhD, DNP, DNSc)
  • Board certified FNP.
  • Other requirements specific to the discipline, including active, valid, and unencumbered licensure or certification.
  • Membership in a professional association tied to the discipline to be taught preferred.
  • At least two years in instruction or formalized education process experience at South University or another post-secondary education institution, with online experience required.
  • Prior teaching experience at the doctorate level preferred
  • Excellent teaching skills as evidenced in prior teaching evaluations.
  • Successful completion of the New Faculty Orientation course through South University.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills, combined with a detail orientation.
  • Excellent time management skills to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
  • Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience with computerized learning management and administrative systems, including proficiency with the use of standard office applications on personal computers.
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and follow academic and educational policies and procedures of the University.
  • Willingness to work in an accelerated learning format, working online with students five of seven days per online week.
  • Willingness to respond in a timely fashion to student questions requiring academic actions and administrative tasks in support of an accelerated learning format, in consultation with pertinent individuals and departments.
  • Access to a personal computer, Internet connection, and telephone connection (hardware, software, and Internet access specifications to be provided) to fulfill teaching and related administrative responsibilities.
  • Ability to work effectively, cooperatively, and flexibly in a learning environment.
  • Ability to learn from students' participation, demonstrates fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and shows compassion without being ineffectual.
  • Ability to develop a professional rapport with personnel across the colleges, departments, and administrative functions of the University.
  • Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision.
  • Responsible for teaching 16 courses (a total of 64 quarter credit hours) per Academic Year.
  • Ability to teach courses as an overload beginning after successful completion of one year as a Full-time Faculty at the University and with specific approval.
Ability to physically work in the United States while performing all responsibilities of the position for the University.

Organization: South University Online
Salary: N/A
Location:

Remote

Contact Information:

Matt McClellan, South University Online, Candidates please send resumes/CV’s to mamcclellan@edmc.edu.

Category: Academia
Date Created: 09/20/14
Date Modified: 09/20/14
Record Number: 1037
   

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