Assistant Clinical Professor; Associate Professor of Nursing

  • Elms College
  • Chicopee, MA
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Assistant Clinical Professor;

Associate Professor of Nursing

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA is seeking an Assistant Clinical Professor; Associate Professor of Nursing. A full or part-time nursing faculty member is responsible for the implementation of the nursing curriculum, program evaluation and improvement; supports the philosophy of the School of Nursing (SON), and supports the mission of the College. Nursing faculty share in the budget planning activities, assist in the determination of staffing needs, and provide input to the Dean or Associate Dean on the reappointment and/or promotion of members of the School.

The faculty member is also responsible for actively participating in all aspects of college community (teaching, scholarship and service) in alignment with the faculty handbook and to serve a primary role in the governance and organization of the program including academic planning, curriculum development and review, student academic advising, and program

  • Develops syllabus and teaching strategies for the assigned course(s) in conjunction with the respective Curriculum Committee.
  • Participates in ongoing curricular development, implementation, and evaluation within respective program.
  • Participates in classroom and clinical teaching and evaluation.
  • Serves as a faculty advisor to assigned nursing students to assure students meet professional and degree requirements.
  • Participates in activities to promote personal and professional growth.
  • Provides a self-evaluation annually in accordance with College and SON requirements.
  • Serves as a professional role model for students.
  • Participates in standing and ad hoc committees with the college and the School of Nursing.
  • Attends regularly scheduled SON and College faculty meetings.
  • Participates in pinning and hooding ceremonies, convocations and commencement exercises.
  • Assumes responsibility for serving as course coordinator as appropriate.
  • Evaluates each course offering according to the SON End of Course Reports criteria (Appendix D of SON Faculty Handbook) and files in appropriate course book in the School of Nursing.
  • In general, full and part-time nursing faculty meets both the Elms College Faculty and the School of Nursing requirements.
  • Upholds, promotes and demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Mission and Core Values (Faith, Community, Justice, Excellence) the College.
QUALIFICATIONS Criteria for Appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor in Nursing
  • Master's degree with a major in nursing required.
  • Minimum of two (2) y ears of successful teaching experience preferably at baccalaureate level.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional clinical nursing experience.
Criteria for Appointment as Associate Professor in Nursing
  • Doctorate degree with a major in nursing required.
  • Minimum of two (2) y ears of successful teaching experience preferably at baccalaureate level.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional clinical nursing experience.
  • Must have significant experience in the nursing field.
  • Possess effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be committed to the concepts of innovation and excellence in education.
  • Must maintain active and current memberships in professional and community organizations.
  • Must effectively use Microsoft Office Suite software and possess knowledge of accounting software.
  • Experience with learning management systems (Moodle preferred), digital-authoring tools, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Create Cloud, and Zoom or other collaborative software.
  • Experience in the design and development of instructional materials is required.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Full-time schedule is on campus and may include occasional evening appointments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (writing, speaking), problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on teams.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding employee, student/family records and data. Ability to use tack, discretion and diplomacy when providing technical assistance to faculty, staff and students.
  • Criminal background check will be conducted upon hire and on a routine basis thereafter.

Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Elms College is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Elms College is an Equal Opportunity employer. We educate individuals from diverse communities and cultures, and therefore encourage applications from women, minorities and individuals with a commitment to enabling the success of underrepresented groups.

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