Instructor, Public Health - Nursing

Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 10, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences invites applications for a full­ time, 9-month, non-tenure-track appointment at the Intsructor level with 80% teaching and 20% service. This position is expected to teach 24 credit hours per academic year in our undergraduate program beginning January 2021. The candidate will participate on the undergraduate lead faculty team and the department to facilitate the mission, vision and goals. The faculty member will participate in both internal and external professional service activities, community collaboration, while demonstrating collaborative interests and collegiality in all aspects of faculty engagement. The position may include classroom, online, simulation, and clinical teaching in the undergraduate program primarily in public health nursing and health promotion. The candidate will serve as lead faculty and will be responsible for coordinating all classroom and clinical experiences in the undergraduate public health nursing course.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)  is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

What We Offer:

University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at:

Salary Range: Generally starting at $60,000 - $66,000

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristics protected by law.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • MSN Degree
  • Active unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado, or ability to obtain by date of hire
  • Two (2) years of full time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience related to public health nursing
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience in higher education
  • Previous experience with curriculum development and evaluation
  • Previous experience with conducting online teaching
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. Talking and hearing within normal range. The employee must occassionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Oct 8, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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