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Nursing - Career Ladder Instructor 9 month Tenure Track

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
900 N Portland Ave Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107 United States

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Health & Medical, Nursing
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Position Title:

Nursing - Career Ladder Instructor 9 month Tenure Track

Position Type:


OSU Campus:




Location Address:

900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:

Tracy EdwardsHiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Varies, may include evenings and weekends

Job Summary:

Job Summary:
To develop in each student the skills of critical thinkingand to help students learn the subject matter presented to them in order forthat student to become a positive member of the community. Teach and evaluate students in classroom (onlineand onsite), clinical setting and laboratory collaboratively with the teamleader, team members and other faculty.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Teach a minimum twelve (12) credit hours per semester for laboratory classes or fifteen (15) credit hours for non-laboratory classes or equivalent service. This does include evening and weekend instruction.

2.Collaborate with team to plan, implement, and evaluate teaching effectiveness.

3.Prepare learning activities (online and onsite), classroom presentations, and develop test items covering objectives for assigned course content.

4. Participate with team members in student evaluation by:

a. Grading tests, participating in test analysis, and providing student feedback.

b.Evaluating and returning student assignments with written feedback within the time frame set by the teaching team.

c.Using clinical evaluation tool to provide student feedback on clinical /simulation performance.

d.Maintaining student and course records according to team guidelines.

e.Planning and scheduling student evaluation conferences.

f.Advising and referring students as needed.

5.Collaborate within and among teaching teams in evaluation and revision of course content.

6.Post and keep office hours as per departmental and university standards.

7.Provide supervision and assistance in the clinical area and facilitate student clinical conferences.

8.Maintain cooperative, collegial relationships with clinical agencies.

9.Strive to demonstrate NLN nurse educator competencies.

10. Support and maintain a collegial relationship with other faculty members and students that is conducive to learning.

11. Provide input into the budget planning process.

12. Seek approvals from the Team Leader for planned absences.

13. May serve as lead instructor as requested.

14. Implements the Student Success Model for retention.

15. Serve on special projects and committees.

16. Participate in staff development through formal course work, seminars, workshops, professional organizations, or professional literary material.

17. Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.

18. Completes all mandatory training and participates in a minimum of two professional activities development each year.

19. Performs other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job descriptionare intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may beperformed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude themfrom the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment tothe position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and Cover Letter required for full consideration

Transcripts required upon hire

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

    Master’s Degree and hold unencumbered licensure/certificationas a registered nurse in the state of Oklahoma required.

Must be qualified to teach and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program.

Minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience.

    Minimum of two years of experience as a competent practitioner of nursing.
Hold a valid license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Oklahoma.

Maintain membership and active participation in nursing and other professional organizations.

Maintain computer literacy according to university policy.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

    Teaching Competence – Must be able to create lesson plans, content, presentations, ancillary materials, and assignments to effectively transform information to knowledge for students; have the ability to assess student learning and progress.
    Communication skills – Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
    Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to exchange information, give/receive instructions and respond to inquiries appropriately. Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to a multicultural environment in an effort to work and communicate effectively with all students, faculty, staff and community partners.
    High degree of initiative to work independently and also collaborate in a team environment.
    Demonstrated knowledge of office technologies including but not limited to: office computers, fax machines, scanners, internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
    Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.

Doctorate in related field.

Other performance measures:
Successful performance of the job requires creativity,initiative, and effective problem solving. Must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officialsto accomplish essential job functions. An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy. Following school dressstandards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concernsare required.

Working Conditions:

    Must be able to work flexible hours to include some nights and weekends.
    Work will be performed in an office environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone, via email, and various communication platforms.
Physical Requirements:

    Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening. Duties require extensive use of computers, telephone and other office equipment. Requires possible lifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift).

The work environment and physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those required by an employee to performthe essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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