Adjunct Faculty: Nursing Undergraduate Clinical Instructor

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
Mequon, WI
Closing date
Sep 29, 2021

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Concordia University is seeking part-time adjunct faculty in Clinical Teaching for the School of Nursing on the Mequon, WI campus. The successful candidate will be a registered professional nurse who is responsible for supervising students in the clinical area. This contract is renewed on a semester-by-semester basis. Current needs are in long-term care nursing, medical-surgical nursing, pediatric nursing, mental health nursing, community health or obstetrics and women's health nursing.

Adjunct faculty are expected to comply with all rules and regulations as outlined in the Concordia Adjunct Faculty Handbook. In addition, each faculty member has the following responsibilities:

a. Academic

* Attend all clinical coordination meetings as scheduled
* Develop or revise course syllabi, lesson plans and necessary handouts for assigned course, reflecting course objectives and program outcomes
* Evaluate and make recommendations regarding materials for potential use in the clinical course
* Use the Nursing Program grading policy when establishing grades
* Keep records of student performance and grades updated in the Blackboard Learning Management System

b. Clinical

* Orient students to clinical setting
* Plan student assignments in the clinical setting
* Select and evaluate the method of student preparation for clinical assignments
* Evaluate students' written work and clinical performance using established rubrics
* Provide frequent and timely verbal and written feedback to students, including conducting mid-rotation and end-of-rotation conferences
* Work collaboratively with staff at assigned clinical facility
* Communicate regularly with the course coordinator about student progress

c. Professional Activity

* Update curriculum vitae annually

Position Requirements:

* Current licensure and registration to practice professional nursing in Wisconsin or eligible for licensure
* Master of Science degree in Nursing or the equivalent of MSN progression through a nursing doctoral program
* Minimum two years of experience as a staff nurse
* Current knowledge of clinical practice within the area of teaching responsibility
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

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