Part-Time Nursing Faculty, Health Informatics
Columbus State University
The School of Nursing at Columbus State University graduates a diverse body of nearly 150 students annually. It offers a traditional BSN for students seeking an RN license and three online degree programs: an RN-BSN for licensed RNs with an Associate degree; a Master's of Science in Nursing (education, leadership, and information tracks); and a Master's of Science in Nursing in Family Nurse Practitioner. Both MSN programs are offered in collaboration with Georgia Southwestern State University. International opportunities are available as study abroad in Ireland, and a student service in Ecuador. Currently, over 85 percent of our nursing graduates pass the NCLEX, the National Nursing Licensure Exam, a testament to the quality of the program and faculty.
Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience, which values diversity and inclusion in all forms. The University aspires to have faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Columbus region. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Students at Columbus State University find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the “Best Colleges” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and No. 1 in the “Best Online Colleges in Georgia” for providing the best opportunities and value for students seeking online training and educational programs by the Affordable Colleges Online.
Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University, visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu
Inclusion is one of Columbus State University's values. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan specifically states that we will work “to attain a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” The range of diverse students at Columbus State University is reflected by the diverse student organizations, including Collegiate 100 Men of CSU, Collegiate Women of Columbus State University, Minority Association of Premedical/Prehealth Students, Pride +, CHispA, and others. The College of Education and Health Professions strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. Job Summary
The School of Nursing is seeking qualified applicants to teach Healthcare Informatics for the MSN program. This is a non-tenure track faculty position in the School of Nursing within the College of Education and Health Professions.Responsibilities
This position requires expertise in the area of health informatics and health information management. The faculty member will teach health informatics in the graduate nursing program and mentor nursing students. The successful candidate will be able to foster an environment of professionalism and collaboration, work in continuous improvement of health professionals' preparation and research, demonstrate exceptional ability to function as part of a team with university faculty and the community of practice, and engage in practices that support the University's focus on student engagement and active learning. Required Qualifications
A Master's degree in Nursing Informatics from a regionally accredited college or university is required. The successful candidate must possess additional, suitable qualifications (graduate coursework, certifications, and/or related experience) to demonstrate expertise to teach graduate level informatics courses. Qualifications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates who have an earned doctorate, particularly in Health Informatics; evidence of successful teaching at the college level in both traditional and online environments; previous leadership experience in the academic and/or clinical environment; and knowledge/experience with CCNE accreditation. Required Documents to Attach
Letter of Application (addressing how the candidate meets the minimum and preferred qualifications). Curriculum Vitae. Transcripts (Official transcripts from ALL institutions attended must be received prior to campus visit. Contact information (email and telephone number) of three persons willing to provide letters of reference.Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920, or e-mail to [email protected]
. Conditions of Employment
A successful criminal background check and drug screening will be required in order to meet local health care facility preclinical requirements and are conditions of employment.Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Special Applicant Instructions
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time faculty positions will be held in applicant pools, which based on student enrollment, will be consulted when searching for candidates to fill positions on a semester-by-semester basis. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University's online employment site.
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=227324&PostingSeq=1
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