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Adjunct Faculty, Nursing

South University
Round Rock, TX

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Adjunct Faculty, NursingSouth University Austin, TX, 1220 W. Louis Henna Boulevard, Round Rock, Texas, United States of AmericaReq #1440 Wednesday, May 4, 2022 What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.


The Nursing Clinical Adjunct is responsible for the general effectiveness of the clinical experiences. He/she has primary responsibility for preparing and teaching clinical and/or laboratory nursing courses. The Nursing Clinical Adjunct works with the Lead Clinical Faculty, Clinical Coordinator, and the Program Director.


  • The Nursing Clinical Adjunct is an adjunct clinical faculty member who:
  • Supervises students in clinical practice, internships, observations, field experiences, nursing labs, and other similar course and graduation requirements
  • Counsels or refers students with identified clinical performance problems.
  • Maintains the highest moral and ethical standards as an educator, as a nursing professional, and as a responsible member of the community.
  • Debriefs and evaluates students in clinical practice, observations, and field experiences.
  • Teaches the number of hours and courses stated in the employment contract for the stated time periods.
  • Meets all clinicals and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated time.
  • Articulates course learning outcomes or objectives to ensure student understanding of course learning objectives and expectations.
  • Assists the Lead Clinical Faculty with the creation of the course/clinical syllabus
  • Creates course materials required to deliver course information in an understandable and interesting manner to ensure students are engaged with the course material to facilitate achievement of the course learning outcomes.
  • Adheres to identified office hours and be available to assist students to understand course content and/or clinical scenarios to facilitate the comprehension of materials through one-to-one meeting or in assists students to master course material by being available through “office hours” and or small group sessions


  • Bachelor’s degree; with a Master’s degree in nursing preferred
  • Two years’ experience in the clinical specialty area
  • Membership in a professional association related to area of instruction preferred.
  • Current knowledge in area of clinical practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
  • Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
  • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)
  • Demonstrated clinical competency and professional standards of practice.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. In the clinical facility, the employee may be required to perform considerable amount of walking or standing, along with operation of complex equipment. The employee may be exposed to chemicals, fumes, and odors and other potentially unsafe conditions. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description and may required to pass health status clearance by the affiliated agency.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

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  • South University Austin, TX, 1220 W. Louis Henna Boulevard, Round Rock, Texas, United States of America
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Established in 1899, South University ( is a private, non-profit academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees.

The University traces its heritage to 1899, when Dr. John Draughon established Draughon’s Practical Business College in Savannah, Georgia. Over the past century-plus, South University has experienced continued growth transforming from a two-year college into a university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. South University’s approach to higher education, and the resulting varied academic experiences, provides students with the pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

South University provides a learning environment, both on-campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students can learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose. South University offers more than 50 academic programs across its nine campuses and through online programs.

The University’s academics are organized across five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, Nursing and Public Health, Theology – and a School of Pharmacy. With the introduction of South University, Online Programs, students can pursue both undergraduate degree and master’s degree programs ranging from the areas of Criminal Justice to Business – giving South University students more opportunities to make a difference, both personally and professionally.

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