Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing –Fundamental/Medical Surgical Focus Classification: Tenure Track Status: Full-time (10 month) DESCRIPTION Mars Hill University, a private liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina, is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing. The department seeks a new faculty member with enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate pre-licensure and post-licensure nursing education. Experience in fundamental nursing concepts and medical surgical concepts is required.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution, required 2. Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education prior to or within the first three years of employment (NCBON Standard 21 NCAC 36.0318), required 3. Minimum of two years full-time clinical employment as a registered nurse (NCBON Standard 21 NCAC 36.0318), required 4. Clinical expertise relevant to teaching area 5. Certification in area of specialty, preferred 6. Teaching experience, preferred 7. Hold an active unencumbered license or multistate licensure privilege to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina (NCBON Standard 21 NCAC 36.0318), required 8. BLS Certification, required
ESSENTIALRESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Maintain current knowledge of nursing practice for the registered nurse and the licensed practical nurse (NCBON Standard 21 NCAC 36.0318) 2. Serve as the lead person in classroom, clinical, and laboratory instruction 3. Participate in simulation activities 4. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation 5. Participate in student admission, progression, and graduation activities 6. Participate in the academic advising, counseling, registration, and orientation of students 7. Collaborate with other professionals in dealing with students needing special assistance 8. Evaluate student performance of specified skills, theory, and principles 9. Promote effective communication and working relationships with personnel of clinical agencies 10. Participate in the orientation of new faculty as necessary 11. Attend program and faculty meetings as scheduled 12. Serve on appropriate JMSON program and MHU committees 13. Complete professional development as designated by the University 14. Perform other activities as designated by the Program Director and Division Dean 15. Perform expectations of a faculty member as stated in the MHU Faculty Handbook and the JMSON Faculty Handbook
SKILLSANDABILITIES: 1. Develop an understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services and goals of Mars Hill University 2. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 4. Excellent organizational and time management skills 5. Ability to manage multiple activities at the same time 6. Ability to establish good rapport with students, faculty, and colleagues 7. Ability to work effectively under pressure and with a minimum of supervision 8. Demonstrate proficient computer skills 9. Ability to monitor and assess performance of self, other individuals, and organizations in order to make improvements or take corrective action PHYSICALDEMANDS: Typical classroom, clinical, and/or laboratory environment; frequently lifting and carrying items up to 25 lbs.; frequently traveling between buildings on campus or to other campuses or clinical sites; frequently standing for extended periods in classroom, clinical, and/or laboratory settings; frequently twisting or bending at the waist or reaching overhead; frequently listening to and talking with students, faculty, and other staff members; frequently sitting at a desk or workstation using a computer display, keyboard, mouse, and telephone; frequently long hours This position is a tenure-track appointment. The appointment will begin with the fall 2021 semester. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until a suitable applicant has been hired.
PLEASEINCLUDEALLREQUESTEDAPPLICATIONMATERIALS – INCOMPLETESUBMISSIONSWILLNOT BE CONSIDERED Mars Hill University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. To apply, submit a letter naming the position, your resume and any other materials requested.
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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site.Mars Hill’s small campus of approximately 1,200 students offers a warm and engaging environment, where students get to know each other, as well as professors and university staff. Mars Hill boasts a eclectic mix of students, and one of the highest percentages of minority students in the region. The university draws students from all over the United States, and the world.