Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a non-tenure-track Professor of Practice in the Nursing (ABSN) Program for the Syracuse Campus.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
Oversight in the curriculum delivery of the program: Oversight of designated courses in the program. Collaborate with other nursing faculty for curriculum development, delivery and program assessment. Maintain online and on campus course shells as consistent with the nursing faculty expectations. Act as course coordinator for designated courses. This includes collaborating with adjunct faculty and working closely with Directors of Programs in Nursing. Coordinate with lab and clinical faculty regarding policies, procedures, and grading for designated courses; Teaching: Teaching duties will be established in consultation with Dean of Health Professions & Education. Adherence to the Best Practices document to establish a productive, engaging, on-line and on campus learning environment is essential; Service: Service responsibilities will be established in consultation with Dean of Health Professions and Education and may include advising, holding regular office hours, participating in all regular departmental activities, including curriculum development, assessment, planning, publicity and other related duties; participation on standing or ad hoc committees, special events and, representation of the College and its programs to the larger community. Additional responsibilities and/or specific responsibilities toward service may be created periodically through separate contracts; Accountability: Report directly to the Dean of Health Professions & Education. Attend on campus meetings and events as outlined by the AAUP-UC contract. Attend department and School meetings. Make recommendations to the faculty regarding updating curriculum in the areas of course oversight; Travel: May require travel between ABSN site locations; May perform other related duties as assigned, including participating on committees, teams, or task forces; Must have knowledge and skills in Medical-Surgical Nursing and Advanced Medical-Surgical/Critical Care Nursing.
M.S. in Nursing required from accredited nursing program; Must have current New York State Registered Nurse license; Preferred earned doctorate in Nursing or related field (or in progress); At least five years' experience in clinical nursing; At least three years teaching experience in baccalaureate or higher degree nursing; Demonstrated experience and knowledge in online education.
To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, NYS Registration and License to Practice, and three references. Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.)
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.