Posting Date: April 30, 2021
Posting End Date: June 30, 2021
Position: Adult Medical/Surgical Nursing Faculty
Department: School of Nursing
Status: Full Time; Exempt
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Adult Medical/Surgical Nursing Faculty will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Instructional: Participates in Planning and implementation of a sound educational program an directs learning activities by:
Assisting in the development of behavioral objectives for the course, which are measurable, and writing objectives for the units of instructions.
Utilizing varied teaching strategies
Assisting students in applying nursing theories and principles to the practices of nursing.
Receiving recommended media for utilizing in the course, including books for the library and other multi-media.
Conducting formal classes and supervision clinical experiences as assigned.
Assisting in the selection of methods and tools to evaluate learner’s achievement, evaluation by learners and teaching team.
Stimulating students to be inquisitive and seek additional experience on their own.
Using knowledge gained from students and peer evaluating in planning and implementing subsequent learning experience.
Serving as a role model for student in the professional, social and civic arena
Administrative: Assume and fulfills administrative responsibilities commensurate with the position title by:
Counseling student in accordance with student’s learning needs.
Ensuring that course objectives and content are written and outlined in keeping with the philosophy and objectives of the Department of Nursing
Evaluating the course to determine if goals and objectives are being met.
Evaluating clinical learning experiences and facilities and making recommendations to Course Coordinator and Department Head
Participating in the development, implementation and completion to clinical evaluation forms
Recognizing and informing the Course Coordinator of existing or potential problems relating to the operations of the nursing program.
Participating in the programs of self-development, by attending appropriate workshops, seminars, etc.
Serving on School committees and participating in committee activities as designed.
Research and Investigations: Assume a professional and responsible role in the area of research by:
Assisting in the designing, conducting, evaluating and publishing of research and/or studies relating to health care and /or the nursing profession.
Sharing and utilizing investigation findings for the improvement of the teaching-learning process
Utilizing opportunities to increase own knowledge by attending research symposia, conferences, classes, etc.
Contributing to professional publications and making scholarly presentations for civic groups when requested.
Community Relations: Establishes and maintains effective relationships with other faculty, students, affiliating agencies and the community by:
Maintaining Membership and participating in professional organizations.
Serving as a nurse consultant for local health agencies as appropriate and possible.
Assisting with and participating in local health agencies’ in -service programs as appropriate and possible.
Participating in overall academic affairs and programs of the total University as indicated.
Serving on inter-agency committees when requested and as feasible.
Providing direct health care to clients, which is unrelated to student clinical learning experience.
Attempting to influence political decisions that affect nursing on the local level.
Perform all other duties assigned.
Master of Science Degree in Nursing or Master Degree in clinical specialty is required.
An earned Doctoral Degree is preferred and a minimum of two years of general nursing experience.
Must hold a current unencumbered Alabama Registered Nurse license.
Commensurate with education, training and experience
*The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application and submit a resume/CV, (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Incomplete application and/or application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.