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F0152 - Assistant Professor - 12 Month Tenure Track - Nursing & Allied Health

Published 2024-06-05

Job Duties

Norfolk State University Nursing department has an immediate opening for a full time 12 clinical faculty, non-tenured position. The clinical faculty member may teach some course but the primary responsibility/assignments include clinical supervision and or clinical instruction. Additionally, the teaching assignments may vary depending upon the need of the Nursing Program.
Clinical supervision assignments will include both acute care and community health clinical experiences. Depending on course credit hours, the clinical faculty will supervise 2-3.


Diversity Statement
Norfolk State University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background. Candidates must include a diversity statement that reflects their commitment to diversity and inclusion and details their experience working in diversity initiatives and/or with students from underrepresented groups.

The Clinical Faculty position:
• Facilitate students in the development of clinical skills, critical thinking clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment.
• Perform summative evaluation for outcomes and competencies required of the pre-licensure nursing student
• Monitor students utilizing established Critical Behavior Tools
• Document clinical skills, critical thinking clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment.
• Plans and delivers nursing instruction to facilitate student learning.
• Develop and plan meaning and relevant activities in the clinical and classroom environment
• Apply best practices to facilitate teaching and learning processes and principles in an institutional setting committed to continuous quality improvement.
• Evaluating, developing and maintaining curriculum and instructional materials.
• Assessing and evaluating student progress toward attaining the learning outcomes established for the courses and program.
• Documenting student leaning, interpreting outcomes, and recording grades.
• Providing academic assistance and advisement to students.
• Assisting with student recruitment, admission and retention.
• Maintaining accurate and appropriate student, instructor, course and clinical program documentation.
• Creating and maintaining effective collegial relationships with students, faculty, University and clinical agency staff and administration.
• Modeling professional evidence-based nursing that is sensitive to diverse and multicultural considerations.
• Establish and maintain professional and ethical boundaries with students, co-workers, and others in all learning environment.
• Participates in University service and events.
• Perform other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Department Chair.


EEO STATEMENT
NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate (DNP, DNS, PhD, etc) with specialization in nursing, from a regionally accredited college or university.
2. A current, unencumbered license as a registered nurse or multistate licensure privilege to practice nursing in Virginia.
3. Evidence of current experience in nursing practice (minimum of five years) and teaching sufficient to demonstrate professional competence.
4. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following nursing disciplines: fundamentals; community health; women’s health; pediatric, medical/surgical, or mental health; or a combination thereof.
5. Evidence of continuing professional education and a commitment to lifelong learning.
6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
7. Ability to effectively engage with students and ensure excellence in instruction.
8. Ability to identify and apply assessment tools and/or methods to determine if learning outcomes are achieved.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Post-secondary teaching experience
2. Experience teaching clinical environment and virtual simulation learning platform.
3. Experience in medical/surgical nursing, mental health, pediatric or women’s health or combination thereof.
4. Proficiency with computer applications for instructional purposes and clinical documentation.
5. Knowledge of higher education accreditation.

Special Instructions: 

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Norfolk State University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background. Candidates must include a diversity statement that reflects their experience in serving culturally, socially, and economically diverse student populations. Additionally , include how your delivery practices, assessment methods, and course management approaches cultivate and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates may show interest by submitting via online, the following:
1. A statement of your Philosophy of Teaching, research interest and experience (via cover letter).
2. A current Curriculum Vitae (via resume).
3. Complete Commonwealth of Virginia State Application.
4. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted, however, official transcripts are required of finalist) (via transcripts).
5. Three letters of recommendation (via “other”, or via US mail to the address below)

Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or résumé. RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Norfolk State University conducts background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration. The type of background check(s) performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: criminal history, including sexual offender registry checks, reference checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) records, license verification, and credit report reviews. The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. As a finalist, you will be required to sign an Authorization to Release form. Norfolk State University utilizes Form I-9 and E-verify in the verification of eligibility for employment. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Contact Information:

Name: Office of Human Resources

Phone: 757-823-8160

Email: NO EMAILED DOCUMENTS ACCEPTED

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability.