Full-time Faculty-Nursing Program

Location
Boston and Taunton, Massachusetts
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Jul 19, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Professor is a Full-time Faculty members at Bay State College are responsible for providing effective learning experiences in the classroom, clinical, and/or laboratory for students with diverse interests and abilities. Teaching, training, and/or laboratory duties will be performed under the supervision of the Dean.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester. Teaching may include didactic and/or laboratory/simulation course sections.
  • Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related instructional material). Conduct all classes as scheduled and for the required course hours.
  • Provide instructional support to students by meeting with them during office hours and conducting individual and group tutoring.
  • Refer students, when appropriate, to CLAS (Center for Learning and Academic Support) or Bay State College counseling services.
  • Assist in the development and in the administration of discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement. Administer department-specific assessments (e.g., ATI) designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.
  • Evaluate students’ achievement of nursing competencies.
  • Participate in the governance of Bay State College and the nursing program, as appropriate, for accomplishment of the goals of the college and the nursing program.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures of the program that are consistent with the policies of Bay State College, or with differences that are justified by the goals of the nursing program
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a written plan for systematic evaluation of all components of the program. This evaluation will measure end of program student learning outcomes and program outcomes. The results of the evaluation will be used for the development, maintenance and revision of the program.
  • Collaborate with the Dean and other faculty in preparing the curriculum and courses that will meet program goals and objectives.
  • Use teaching strategies that enhance student learning. Follows standard instructional design practices in course preparation, including the planning of current syllabi, development of learning activities and creation of examinations and other appropriate assessment tools.
  • Manage classroom/laboratory/clinic maintaining an environment conducive to learning.
  • Participate in related duties and activities that may be assigned, including, but are not limited to: student advising, assisting with scheduling of classes, textbook selection, and developing curricula.
  • Provide support to college and community relations activities.
  • Maintain grade records as required by the College.
  • Submit copies of all student grades to the Registrar by the assigned deadline at the end of each semester.
  • Take attendance and submit attendance reports after each class.
  • Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
  • Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
  • Participate in faculty workshops, orientations and other trainings as required.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

GENERAL EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in nursing required, matriculation in doctoral program preferred
  • Expertise in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics preferred
  • Experience in simulation and/or clinical instruction preferred
  • Evidence of effective teaching strategies, professional engagement, and ongoing clinical competency
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of active learning strategies.
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse student populations and a wide variety of co-workers.
  • Ability to manage situations of potential interpersonal conflict requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to organize and express ideas, directions, and data in a logical sequence to describe a process, or explain procedures.
  • Ability to deal with abstract and concrete concepts.
  • Ability to verbalize understanding of a problem or situations, ask relevant questions for clarifications and explain it to others.
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively with students and co-workers verbally and by telephone.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

  • Licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts required
  • Current CPR certification and current immunization status

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • No supervisor responsibility

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Meets physical requirements of active learning environments
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time (at least eight hours)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Normal office/classroom conditions.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evening, overnight, and weekend hours.

TRAVEL:

  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
  • May require travel to other locations occasionally.

Job Type:                   Full-Time-Faculty

FLSA:                         Exempt           

Experience:                Expertise in medical-surgical nursing, mental health, pediatrics (Preferred). Experience in simulation and/or clinical instruction (Preferred)

Education:                 Master's degree in nursing required, matriculation in doctoral program (preferred)

Position Location:     Boston and Taunton, MA

Salary:                        Negotiable

Pre-Hire Process:

  • Work Authorization: United States (Required)
  • Willing to undergo a background check in accordance with local laws and regulations

How to Apply: Candidates that meet the required qualifications above, please forward your resume to Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences, Cheryl McInerney, [email protected] with Assistant Professor in the subject line.

No Phone Calls Please.

Benefits offered:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts
  • Retirement and Savings Plan-401K
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement

Bay State College is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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