Faculty - Nursing

Location: Baker College of Muskegon
Compensation: Salary based on education, experience, and existing wage rates paid for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc. Full benefit package.
Start Date: November 15, 2017

Reports To: Program Director
Work Schedule: 9 Month Teaching Contract, evening and weekend hours will be required, travel may be required.
Application Deadline: October 23, 2017

Available To: All applicants

Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire an individual to be assigned to the position of FACULTY – NURSING (FULL-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Muskegon.

General Statement of Duties:

The cyclical nature of teaching and learning is the foundation of duties for Baker College’s faculty. To strive for continual improvement of student success, faculty members must plan an optimal learning environment; provide high quality instruction; assess themselves, their students, and their teaching techniques in order to foster teaching effectiveness; continue their own professional development and maintain their discipline skill and knowledge expertise.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Master of Science degree in Nursing or evidence of a plan to obtain Master of Science degree in Nursing with RN license and related work experience required; Doctoral degree in Nursing with RN license and related work experience preferred
  • National certification in specialty area preferred
  • Demonstrate competency in discipline-specific knowledge and performance skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in program/discipline specific technologies
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 25 lbs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage class and learning environments:
    • Teach a specified number of classes
    • Maintain attendance records, submit grades on time, and provide constructive student feedback
    • Utilize the College’s Learning Management System in accordance with the usage expectations
  • Deliver effective instruction:
    • Assume primary responsibility and exercise oversight of the required curriculum, ensuring both rigor for course/program and the quality of instruction
    • Design and support a range of learning activities to engage all learners
    • Use technology appropriate to the nature and objectives of the course/program outcomes and communicate clearly the expectations concerning the use to students
  • Assess student learning:
    • Complete Direct Measure Assessments
    • Use a variety of techniques to assess student learning
    • Participate in course and program learning assessment results analyses
    • Communicate assessment results to students regularly and identify learning opportunities for students
  • Maintain professional expertise and or professional proficiencies:
    • Pursue professional development
    • Stay current in academic fields, e.g., belonging to professional societies, participating in pedagogical professional development, attending conferences, working or volunteering in the field
    • Maintain required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as discipline standard dictates
    • See addendum for specific program requirements
  • Provide service to the program:
    • Participate in curriculum development
    • Attend campus and system events
    • Participate in off-campus community oriented events
    • Mentoring others
    • See addendum for specific program requirements
  • Engage in scholarly activities (as determined by program requirements) examples include:
    • Engage in course or program level action research
    • Secure and utilize external grants
    • Secure and utilize internal grants
    • Present at local or national conference
    • Serve as an invited lecturer
    • Author publication(s)
    • Support student success
    • Participate in student orientations, registration, and mentoring activities
    • See addendum for specific program requirements
  • See addendum for additional program requirements
  • Teaching: 80-90%
    • Proctors Kaplan testing as assigned by program director
    • Portfolio advising as assigned by program director
    • Teach skills laboratory/simulation and clinical courses as assigned
  • 10-20% to be negotiated on an annual basis for scholarship, service, practice and administrative responsibilities
  • Scholarship:
    • Conduct research specific to clinical practice, or academic practice which supports the mission of the School of Nursing and Baker College
  • Service:
    • Clinical practice
    • Observations, other clinical experiences
    • Volunteer activities (medical missions, community engagement, etc)
  • Practice:
    • Maintain clinical expertise
    • Maintain clinical proficiency
  • Leadership/Administration:
    • Participate in School of Nursing and campus faculty meetings within the School of Nursing
    • Clinical coordination duties as assigned by program director
    • Provide mentorship/advising for student nursing organizations, such as SNA
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email only by October 23, 2017 in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.-MU

Human Resource Department

E-mail: [email protected]

AA/EOE

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