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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Employer
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Location
Tifton, GA

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Location: Tifton, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 271112
Job Summary

Nursing Faculty

JOB SUMMARY

Professional nurse who has responsibility for the coordination of learning activities and assisting students in the teaching/learning/evaluating process. Assists in the counseling and guidance of students, conducting theory classes and/or clinical laboratory sessions as assigned. The faculty member is responsible to the Course Coordinator.

MAJOR DUTIES

Administrative

  • Councils students in accordance with the students needs.

  • Recognizes and informs Course Coordinator of existing or potential problems.

  • Serves on School of Nursing and College committees and participates in committee activities as designated.

  • Participates in programs of self-development (workshops, seminars, clinical practice, research symposia, conferences, classes, etc.).

Instructional

  • Assists students in applying nursing theories and principles to the practice of nursing.

  • Conducts theory classes and/or supervises clinical experiences as assigned.

  • Assists in the preparation of tests and evaluation materials as assigned.

  • Uses multiple and varied teaching methods.

  • Keeps students and the Course Coordinator apprised of students¿ progress.

  • Assists in the preparation and implementation of the course and/or clinical schedules.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of instruction on the basis of learner and peer evaluations.

  • Uses knowledge gained from evaluations in planning future learning experiences.

  • Serves as a role model for students in the professional, social, and civic arena.

Community Relations:

  • Belongs to professional organizations.

  • Belongs to civic organizations which promote quality health care for all people.

  • Serves as a nursing resource person for local health agencies when requested.

  • Participates in the overall academic affairs and programs of the total institution as indicated.

  • Actively attempts to influence political decisions that affect nursing on the local level.

Research, Investigation and Creative Teaching:

  • Assists in the designing, conducting, evaluating, and publishing research and/or studies relating to health care and/or the nursing profession.

  • Shares and utilizes investigational findings for the improvement of the teaching/learning process.

  • Contributes to professional writings and makes scholarly presentations.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

  • Knowledge of Board of Regents policies and procedures

  • Knowledge of state and national issues related to higher education and nursing

  • Knowledge of budget development and management principles

  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices

  • Formal academic training experience

  • Effective Leadership skills

  • Strong management skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to prioritize and delegate responsibilities

  • Operation of computer skills and job-related software programs and equipment

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

  • Reports directly to the Dean, School of Nursing & Health Sciences

GUIDELINES

  • Follows all Board of Regents and the University Systems policies and procedures, as well as ABACs well-defined College practices and policies

  • Abides by all Georgia Board of Nursing policies and procedures

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures required to maintain accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

  • Consists of management duties

  • Requires strong leadership and supervisory skills

CONTACTS

  • Daily with school dean, faculty and staff co-workers and nursing students

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping

  • May occasionally need to lift or move light objects

  • Work is usually performed in an office, classroom, or laboratory/clinical setting

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

  • Assists the school dean with tasks as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Masters Degree in Nursing with Academic Credential or Experiential Preparation in area of teaching focus

License

  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

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