Job Overview

POSITION SUMMARY

Teach curricula within the Division of Graduate Studies in Nursing, in the Master of Science in Nursing, Primary Care-Family Nurse Practitioner track, recommend course revisions, and contribute to fulfilling the university and mission through teaching excellence.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrate the University mission and Biblical truths to students, staff, and faculty.
  2. Successfully complete the Online Teaching Seminar course.
  3. Advise students in achieving the requirements for successful course completion, role and career development through self-evaluation, career planning, and spiritual formation.
  4. Teach selected family nurse practitioner content according to content expertise.
  5. Evaluate student work in course assignments, guiding them on mastering their repertoire and use of theory, concepts, advanced knowledge base, and application to the nursing profession.
  6. Assist with identifying, analyzing, and resolving faculty and student issues in the online educational environment while maintaining confidentiality of vital information.
  7. Participate in self-review, mentoring/shadowing, and reviewing student feedback of instruction to propose continuous quality improvement/development of teaching performance and course content.
  8. Ensure familiarity with appropriate accrediting and certifying guidelines over nursing courses, including, but not limited to the current versions of,
    1. American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN), The Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing. Quality and Safety in the Education of NursingCultural Competencies for Graduate Nursing StudentsCore Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative PracticePrimary Care Nurse Practitioner Competencies in Specialty Areas: GerontologyEnd of Life CareGenetics and Genomics
    2. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, Core Competencies for Nurse Practitioners
  9. Provide appropriate feedback on course needs to the Lead faculty, the Online Coordinator, Support Specialists, and Instructional Designers in the Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI) to keep curricula current and evidence-based.
  10. Ensure critical management tasks are accomplished daily (discussion board interaction, responding to issues/questions, prayer requests, etc.), weekly (attendance recorded, assignments and discussion graded), at course end (Faculty End-of-Course Survey, Student Reference form, final grades, report non-passing grades to Track Coordinator), and other applicable course responsibilities as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education  

  • Earned doctorate, nursing preferred
  • Master of Science in Nursing, focus on Family Nurse Practitioner required
  • CPR certified
  • Active, unencumbered license in the state of residence
  • Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner required

  Experience

  1. Online instruction and instructional strategies
  2. Course management and the requisite accuracy and attention to detail
  3. Grading using impeccable APA
  4. Ability to work well with a team and yet be able to work independently
  5. Ability to accurately follow instructions
  6. Excellent organizational skills
  7. Excellent word processing, database and spreadsheet skills
  8. Ability to professionally handle confidential information
  9. Excellent phone, APA, written, oral, netiquette, and interpersonal communication skills
  10. Problem-solving skills

 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates will be contacted personally with additional instructions if needed.
Indiana Wesleyan University may contact you if your credentials qualify for another position.

 

The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed evangelical Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.