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Community Faculty for Nursing Department

Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Position Information
Classification Title
Working Title Community Faculty for Nursing Department
Hire Types Adjunct/PT Faculty
Division Academic Affairs 2
Department Nursing and Health Sciences
Unit Nursing
Location
FLSA Exempt
Full/Part Time Part Time
FTE
Employment Condition Adjunct
Work Shift
Work Schedule/Hours/Days
Posting Details
Metropolitan State University, Minnesota’s public, urban university, and recipient of the 2019 Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, occasionally needs community (adjunct) faculty to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate students. These positions are temporary and part-time.
Salary Minimum See below
Salary Maximum See below
Salary Type Per Credit
Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO
Job Description
Responsibilities:
· Faculty members are expected to demonstrate ability to teach nursing courses effectively at the at both the undergraduate level and graduate level.
· Demonstrate expertise in their area of instruction; Medical – Surgical, OB-obstetrics, or Mental Health nursing. 
· Outstanding candidates will demonstrate a commitment to serving a culturally diverse student body through delivering a student-centered education and will possess the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals.
Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in nursing
  • Two years recent professional experience;
  • Eligibility for Minnesota RN licensure; unencumbered;
· Communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
· Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Academic teaching experience; classroom, lab, clinical
  • Experience in teaching baccalaureate or entry level graduate nursing students in a variety of formats, including online course delivery;
  • Experience utilizing a holistic nursing framework.
  • Experience teaching in a concept-based curriculum
Other Requirements
Please note: Filling of this position is dependent on nursing department needs and hiring is conducted on an ongoing basis. Current needs include instructors with expertise in Med/Surg and Mental Health. Nursing community faculty must have a clear MDH Criminal Background check and meet all vaccine/immunization requirements and other requirements as needed for the nursing program clinical institutions.
About
The University: Metro State University, a member of the Minnesota State, is a public, urban university located in Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead the Twin Cities community to a prosperous and equitable future. Recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 students, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college or are eligible for Pell grants. Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380). The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
Visit our web site at http://www.metrostate.edu
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.metrostate.edu/students/support/safety
The School/Academic Department: As part of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences the Department of Nursing is committed to academic and scholarly excellence, community partnerships, and to providing a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that lead to the building of lifelong careers and professionalism within the nursing field. The Nursing Department’s versatile programs and degree offerings cut across all levels of learning – bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral. We offer flexible options customized for those who are currently registered nurses (RN) and for those who are not yet registered nurses. Classroom, cohort, and on-line modalities, as well as principles of adult education, are utilized across our curriculum.
Learn more about the Department of Nursing at: https://www.metrostate.edu/academics/nursing-and-health-sciences
Benefits Info
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement and at a per credit rate.
* Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: www.ifo.org