Assistant Professor of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner
Holy Names University is pleased to announce a search for an Assistant professor of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner. The Assistant Professor of Nursing is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty is also required to provide service on the Department of Nursing and University committees, and use academic and professional expertise to serve the University, the nursing profession, and the community, that promote the image, mission and strategic priorities of the University.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION
- Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that uses a variety of teaching methods that support the diverse learning needs of the student population and that are based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching and clinical practices.
- Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives.
- Maintains and enhances competence in subjects being taught.
- Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole.
- Prepares and reviews written examinations, papers, and student projects; supervises independent study projects as needed, and evaluates learner performance in both the classroom and clinical settings.
- Notifies Program Director of at-risk students or unusual occurrences.
- Supervises or teaches clinical rotations as needed in acute, community and laboratory settings as well as preceptorship courses.
- Documents student progress on appropriate forms.
- Participate in Faculty Organization and Department of Nursing Faculty meetings.
- Participate in University and DON events as stated in University and DON attendance expectations.
- Clarify with the student the nursing curriculum and interpretation of programmatic requirements.
- Provide needed information so students can make the best academic decisions for themselves.
- Increase student awareness of educational resources available.
- Discuss student academic progress and progression toward educational goals.
- Refer to other institutional and community support services, where appropriate.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
- Minimum of Master's degree in nursing or an equivalent field required.
- Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred.
- Licensure as a registered nurse.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
- Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specializationFNP.
- At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred.
- Specialization in area of teaching responsibility FNP.
- Competitive salary and benefits.
- This position requires a background screen. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background screen.
The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University faculty employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Holy Names University (HNU)
Holy Names University, a Catholic, liberal arts, coeducational university, emphasizes excellent teaching within a small class setting to a diverse student body. Located on 60 wooded acres overlooking San Francisco Bay, the site provides ready access to the cultural, business and educational resources of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about Holy Names University visit www.hnu.edu.
Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.