Adjunct Instructor - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Maryville University

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 492274
Work type: Adjunct
Location: Remote
Categories: Nursing, Academic Affairs, Adjunct

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

Maryville University is accepting applications for Online Adjunct Instructors to teach in the Nurse Practitioner Program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to instructing the course based on providing curriculum and assisting students in the achievement of course objectives; moderating and guiding student interaction in course-related workgroups and discussion forums; scheduling and hosting office hours through the use of conferencing tools, grading and providing feedback. Practicum course responsibilities include establishing contact with students’ preceptors, verifying student hours, and assessing clinical tracking notes.

There is an immediate need for qualified candidates who have both teaching and industry experience as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner instructor and are licensed to practice in the following states:

• Alabama
• Arizona
• California
• Idaho
• Nebraska
• Nevada
• Oklahoma
• Pennsylvania
• Rhode Island
• Washington

Minimum Qualifications

• Currently Practicing as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
• Minimum of one year experience working as a licensed NP (graduate school experience does not apply)
• Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, unencumbered license
• Demonstrated ability to coach and assist students in achieving their academic goals
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills
• Special consideration will be given to those with licenses in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, ID, NE, NV, OK, PA, RI, WA or multi-state licenses

Preferred Qualifications

• Terminal degree from accredited institution in a related field
• Current State Licensure or willingness to obtain licensure in the following states preferred: AL, AZ, CA, ID, NE, NV, OK, PA, RI, WA or multi-state licenses
• Experience using Canvas or other relevant online course delivery platform

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Adjunct Instructors will be provided orientation and training on the Canvas LMS and will be required to complete a self-paced online training course covering techniques for online facilitation and student engagement.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Advertised: July 25, 2022
Applications close: Open until filled


Motivated Students

Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with nearly 6,000 students. We offer over 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the past two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 18 men's and women's sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in west St. Louis County. 

Outstanding Faculty

Across the wide spectrum of academic programs offered at Maryville University, you'll discover enthusiastic professors with impressive academic credentials and professional experience in their fields. From their extensive knowledge base and active learning approach, you'll gain real-world perspective and the kind of confidence that comes with being well-prepared to begin your first professional job in your chosen career.

Campus Map

On the Maryville campus, academic, administrative and housing buildings span 130-acres of beautiful wooded and landscaped scenery. Maryville has constructed 10 new campus buildings since 1998. They include the Anheuser-Busch Academic Center, Art & Design Building, University Auditorium, Donius University Center, state-of-the-art health professions facility Myrtle E. and Earl E. Walker Hall and five student apartment buildings.

Inspired Teaching

Maryville is proud of its teaching and mentoring excellence. As we focus on giving you a solid liberal arts foundation, we are guided by a well-established statement of mission, vision and core values.

Special Events

For the past 11 years, Maryville has presented the St. Louis Speaker Series at Powell Symphony Hall, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities who have enlightened, inspired and entertained our audiences.

Career Resources

Located only 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis and right next door to St. Luke's Hospital and Maryville Centre corporate complex, you'll benefit from a wide variety of internship opportunities. In addition, our centers for advising and career planning will help you succeed every step of the way, both as a Maryville student and as a graduate. These include:

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Computing
  • Academic Success Center
  • Career Education 

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