Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as teaching and work requirements indicate. Â
Responsibilities: 60% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect the current levels of knowledge in the discipline; Exhibit willingness to work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify professional development activities which will lead to effective student learning outcomes. Primary responsibility in the Department of Nursing will be effective teaching in the classroom, skills lab, simulation, and clinical areas for undergraduate students; Design and /or implement course(s)/clinical(s) consistent with the programs curriculum; Create a positive, effective, learning environment for students in all areas; Collect and use evaluation data to improve teaching, learning, and student competency; Function as an effective, cohesive team member; Be present on campus and available for student access and inquiry.
25% Administrative: Works at the direction of the Department Head regarding Affiliation Agreements: Keep affiliation agreement table and binder organized and up dated; Identify what facilities are being used for clinical in each course and request new facilities to the Department Head; Monitor affiliation agreements and alert Department Head to upcoming expirations. Coordinate clinical placement of students which involves communication with faculty (including all campuses), nursing administrators (Department Head and Directors of Academic Programs), and facilities; Coordinate preceptor agreements; Coordinate student clinical requirements (immunizations, CPR, vaccines, background check) for undergraduate and graduate students; Work with vendor for student clinical requirements and coordinate the process, as necessary, between vendor, faculty, and students; Maintain current status in using Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFHC) software to be able to request student placements in clinical sites in the metroplex; Maintain DFHC and HIPAA Blackboard websites where students complete requirements for clinical sites; Performs other duties as assigned.
10% Service: Exhibit a mature view of your discipline; Maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising, orientation; Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorships, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty. Participate in department, college, and university committees, teams, or task forces; Provide accurate advising information and serve as an advocate for nursing students; Participate in on-going and end-of-semester evaluation of the BSN program and annual data collection and analysis of student learning outcomes; Function as an effective team member at the department, college, and university levels.
5% Scholarship: Remain current in nursing discipline and events related to the healthcare environment; Participates in scholarly activities and applies evidence-based practice in the classroom, clinical, and lab settings with students.
Required Education and Experience: Master of Science degree in Nursing or a Master's degree with 18 semester credit hours of nursing education courses. Must have experience in student placements in clinical and community partners. Experience with clinical compliance and clinical compliance software.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to start and maintain communication, partnerships, and affiliations with clinical and community partners. Understand use of clinical placement software. Must be knowledgeable in the discipline. Demonstrate the potential for effective instruction as evaluated by their peers, department head, and college dean.
Must have an unencumbered RN license and be licensed in the state of Texas or eligible for licensure in the state of Texas.
Internal Number: R-030329
About Tarleton State University
Tarleton State University, offering its own brand of personal attention, a unique history, and an exciting future, is founding member of The Texas A&M University System.
Founded as John Tarleton College in 1899, today's university offers cutting-edge academic facilities and world-class faculty with extensive real-world experience.
With its main campus in Stephenville, Tarleton offers centers in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS-Bryan and a global campus for state-of-the-art online programs. Extending the reach of educational value, Tarleton has boosted its selection of online graduate and undergraduate programs through classes in these centers.
Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.
More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.
Tarleton's research cent...ers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.
Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.