The Nursing Faculty-Nursing Care of Children is responsible to the Director of the BSN Pre-Licensure Program in the performance of all instructional and administrative responsibilities attendant to the position. The faculty member is committed to academic excellence in all areas of teaching and learning including theory, laboratory, and clinical instruction. The faculty actively participates in program development and evaluation; curriculum development, evaluation, and revision; student admission, progression, retention, and graduation policies; course planning, implementation, and evaluation, supervision of skills/simulation experience, clinical instruction; and evaluation of student achievement including formative and summative evaluation. The faculty member coordinates and collaborates with colleagues and students in a wide range of supervised, self-directed, and technologically-mediated learning activities including the ongoing monitoring and improvement of the teaching-learning process. The faculty member effectively participates in the affairs of the program and the School of Nursing, and provides professional leadership in the University, in the nursing profession, and in the community.
Nursing Faculty hold academic rank based upon credentials and experience and to meet expectations for teaching load as defined by the University. Full-time faculty teaching load (assignments) allow adequate administrative time for classroom, online, laboratory, and clinical preparation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In addition to the policies and procedures contained in the Spalding University Faculty Governance Document, Spalding University Policy Manual, Bylaws of the Faculty Organization of the School of Nursing, and the Policies and Procedures of the School of Nursing, the following duties and responsibilities include:
Support the mission of Spalding University and the Vision of the School of Nursing.
Participate in the development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of Vision, Philosophy, and Learning outcomes of the nursing education programs in the School of Nursing.
Design, provide theoretical instruction, clinical experiences, and laboratory (skill and/or simulation) experiences that reflect an understanding of the philosophy, outcomes, and curriculum of the nursing education program.
Design, implement, and evaluate the curriculum.
Develop, evaluate, and revise student admission, progression, retention, and graduation policies within the policies of Spalding University and the School of Nursing.
Participate in academic advising, mentoring, and guidance of students.
Evaluate student achievement of curricular outcomes (objectives) related to nursing knowledge and practice.
Effectively prepare for classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences.
Actively participate in committees and task groups of the Program, the School of Nursing and the University.
Engage in service to the University, the community, and the profession.
Tasks involve the ability to manage multiple meetings, priorities, extensive e-mail communication, projects, people, and activities.
Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a computer keyboard or workstation.
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities.
Other duties as identified and/or assigned.
A doctorate in nursing or a related field is preferred. A master's degree in nursing is required.
Documented evidence that the graduate degree is in a field relevant to the area(s) of teaching responsibility is required.
An active and unencumbered license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Kentucky is required.
Two years of full-time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience.
Two years of full-time, or equivalent, teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program is required.
Documented knowledge and skills related to the teaching of adults, teaching-learning methodologies, curriculum development, and curriculum evaluation.
Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred.
Experience with online education helpful, preferred;
Experience with Canvas or similar system preferred;.
About Spalding University
Nestled in the midst of Kentucky’s largest city, historic Spalding University combines a rich history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2500 students at the bachelors’, masters and doctoral levels, providing quality, real-world learning in liberal and professional studies. Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice. With a focus on community service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working adult. In addition, our unique 6-week session delivery format affords students needed scheduling flexibility amidst other life resp...onsibilities. Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening as well as a criminal background check.