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Part-time Adjunct Clinical Instructor – Chambersburg, PA

Excelsior University
Albany, NY

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Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Part-time clinical instructors report to the Associate Dean and communicate with the instructional faculty overseeing the course/content area they are teaching. Excelsior University provides fully developed courses with materials and activities to allow the faculty to focus on the students. They should expect to provide prompt response to student needs, offer timely formative feedback on student work, and demonstrate their clinical expertise through selecting, supervising, and evaluating students' clinical experiences. In additional, Excelsior looks for our part-time clinical instructors to demonstrate commitment to student success by supporting institution engagement and retention initiatives, reaching out to struggling students and collaborating with instructional faculty and support staff to ensure students have access to all available resources that impact success.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Successful completion of institution-sponsored training program
  • Fulfillment of all requirements and adherence to all institution policies identified in the Excelsior University Faculty Handbook
  • Ability to work 2 non-consecutive weekends at a clinial site during an 8-week course term. The weekend consists of Friday evening 3 hours (5-8 pm) and 12-hour days (6:30 am-6:30 pm Saturday and Sunday).
  • Plan and coordinate patient assignments for each student in the clinical group, consistent with the course and clinical objectives.
  • Demonstrate competency with nursing skills and associated technology (EHR, automated medication dispensing system, smart intravenous pumps, etc.)
  • Demonstrate familiarity with assigned clinical unit(s), facility policies and procedures; complete all facility required training.
  • Participated in synchonous pre-clinical briefs and post-clinical debriefs with students within Canvas LMS.
  • Exhibit content and skill-based expertise when engaging with students; provide relevant evidence based professional examples pertinent to the topic.
  • Provide students with individualized feedback summarizing strengths and areas in need of improvement. Substantiate feedback with examples from student work.
  • Complete individual clinical evaluation rubric in Canvas for each student timely
  • A master's degree in nursing form a program with institutional accreditation.
  • Active, unencumbered NY RN license.
  • Minimum of 5 years of RN experience in varied clinical areas, caring for patients across the lifespan.
  • Current clinical experience within an acute care hospital setting.
  • Experience supervising nursing students and/or new graduate RNs.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to present information clearly, concisely, and accurately; friendly, persuasive speaking and writing style.
  • Experience in the implementation of curriculum in pre-licensure nursing degree programs.
  • Experience with various modes of educational technology, including video conferencing software.
  • Current CPR certification.

Compensation for serving as a Clinical Instructor is $5,000.00. Payments are processed on a bi-weekly payroll cycle beginning with the next feasible pay period after the close of late registration. Please note all teaching fees are subject to federal, state, and/or local withholding taxes.

Application Information

If you have problems with online submission, please call 518-608-8270.

Excelsior University offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement, and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information by clicking the Apply Now button on this page.

Excelsior University is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to any legally protected characteristic.


Excelsior University is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to any legally protected characteristic.


Founded as Regents College in 1971 and chartered as a private, nonprofit institution in 1998, the College was renamed Excelsior College in 2001. Excelsior means “ever upward” in Latin, and it reflects the aspirations of our students and graduates.

Excelsior College is an accredited, recognized leader in removing obstacles to the educational goals of the adult learner. We provide efficient and affordable access to higher education through multiple avenues to degree completion.

An Adult Learner Focus

Excelsior College revolutionized adult higher education by recognizing learning wherever and whenever it occurs.

A leader in online and distance learning, Excelsior College awards degrees at the associate and bachelor’s levels in liberal arts, nursing, business, technology, and health sciences, and at the master's level in liberal studies, nursing, and business. Certificate programs are also offered by the Schools of Business & Technology, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Nursing.

Customized Flexibility Makes the Difference

Students have educational paths that are as unique and diverse as they are. Detours and rest stops are a fact of life. Our committed, national faculty members, and caring, professional staff help working adults overcome barriers to achieving personal, professional, and academic success.

As a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge through the application of a rigorous yet flexible and individualized approach, we work with each student to discover how best to avoid back-tracking on their road to success.

Our Mission

Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are - academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

A Pioneer in Distance Learning

We offer busy students around the world the advantage of both earning credit at a distance and applying previously-earned college-level credit toward degree or certificate programs.

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