AJ25 - Adjunct Instructor of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University (WBU)-New Braunfels

SUPERVISED BY: Dean, School of Nursing

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Adjunct Instructor

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Adjunct Instructor of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program reports to the Dean of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. The Faculty teaches nursing classes with in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. The Faculty cultivates productive relationships within the campus community, and promotes the mission of the university thorough the strengthening of relationships with appropriate community and corporate leaders. The Faculty will participate in system initiatives to improve and maintain a scholarly nursing program. The Faculty acts as a role model in the nursing profession and maintains a high standard of practice in educating and engaging the nursing students to provide evidence-based practices congruent with the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics. The Faculty will provide excellence in teaching, student advising, research, scholarship and community service.

SPECIFIC TASKS AND DUTIES:

  1. Teach didactic and/or clinical nursing knowledge to the students of Wayland Baptist University nursing program.
  2. Participate in the evaluation of the nursing curriculum
  3. Maintain Professional Development in areas of expertise
  4. Participate and provide leadership when necessary in Professional Organizations.
  5. Contribute to the community
  6. Assume other professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, Division Chair, Campus Dean or other appropriate administrative personnel.
  7. Foster and maintain partnerships with regional health care and social services organizations and agencies, civic groups, and academic institutions across disciplines to promote the development of effective leaders, practitioners, and citizens to advance healthy living within our multicultural society.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  1. M.S.N. in Nursing,
  2. Doctorate preferred.

Experience and Knowledge:

  1. Three (3) years of experience working as a registered nurse (RN) in a position of increasing responsibility.
  2. Demonstrated success in acquisition of external funding and development of community partnerships
  3. A record of effective engagement with faculty, students, staff, university administrators, and members of the greater community
  4. A demonstrated commitment to serving the University's ethnically and culturally diverse population.
  5. A deep commitment to Christian Higher Education and agreement with the purposes and philosophy of higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general, and WBU in particular.
  6. An understanding of and commitment to work with educational programs related to churches, businesses, industries, and the military.
  7. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  8. Expertise in the area of teaching in nursing education
  9. An ability to work effectively within a comprehensive university system.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. The ability to effectively communicate information and ideas orally and in writing.
  2. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Access.
  3. The ability to understand and interpret personnel and student policies and procedures.
  4. The ability to be flexible, to prioritize and to be available to work extended hours as needed including evenings and weekends.
  5. Be pleasant with others on the job and display a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  6. Be creative and be able to develop new ideas.
  7. Be persistent in the face of obstacles.
  8. Be honest, ethical, reliable, responsible, and dependable.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The qualified applicant must be able to work flexible hours as needed. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish identity and employment eligibility as required by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Some travel required. Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record. The candidate for employment will be subject to a background check and may be requested to take a drug test.

If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.