Clinical / Lab Instructor

Utica College
Latham, NY
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Job TitleClinical/Lab Instructor (Latham, NY)Posting NumberS00454Position TypeFull TimeHours/ScheduleStandard campus business hours: 8:30am -5:00pm Hours may vary based on operational needs.CampusABSN Campus, Latham NYDate Position Available11/01/2023Posted Salary75,000 annuallyFLSA StatusExemptBenefits EligibleYesIf yes, please select:All Benefits
Position Summary Information

Position SummaryAs a Clinical/Lab Instructor and faculty member of an Extended Campus, the primary responsibility is the implementation of the academic programs. Nursing Instructors are assigned teaching responsibilities in a clinical or lab course and are expected to contribute to achievement of the missions of teaching, research, and service. Faculty is accountable to the Director of Academic Operations (DAO) and Associate Dean for Academic Programs.

Utica University will start a flexwork program designed to give employees a greater work life balance. This flexwork program is an alternative to the standard 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, work schedule. While employees' salaries, vacation and sick time are based on a full-time (37.5 hours/week) schedule, employees work an abbreviated 32-hour work week, with the flexibility of working either a four-day week or five abbreviated days. Supervisors will work with employees on scheduling to ensure the needs of the department are met.
LocationLatham, NYApplication Deadline *Full consideration by*: Open Until FilledYesMajor ResponsibilitiesFacilitate effective student learning in the appropriate clinical/lab setting and via the online learning environment.
Teaching expectation is 6 sections per each of the 3 terms. Provide clinical section coverage if not at full load.
Provide adequate guidance for students in the clinical/lab setting related to professionalism, practice, and research.
Ensure effective evaluations of student practice.
Provide a supportive learning environment.
Provide feedback about the teaching/learning process to Course Coordinators when designated by administrators.
Provide feedback on progress to DAO and ABSN Director.
Contribute to Academic Program
Participate in the development and progress of the academic programs by contributing to the development of curriculum, teaching materials, and evaluation measures.
Collaborate with the DAO and complete assignments as requested.
Collaborate effectively with the Healthcare Partner and its staff.
Maintain and Teach Nursing KnowledgeMaintain current knowledge of the extended campuses Nursing curriculum, policies, and requirements.
Maintains clinical competence and knowledge in area of expertise.

Driving Responsibilities Travel Supervises Education & Experience QualificationsMaster's degree in nursing is desired or currently enrolled in a Master's program.
Additional ongoing certifications and training desired.
Practice: Evidence of a minimum of two years of successful professional nursing practice.
Teaching Experience: Evidence of a minimum two years of teaching experience (preferred).

Minimum Skills/AbilitiesClinical Competence: Able to function with professional accountability in clinical settings.
Teaching Competence: Able to create a climate conducive to positive student learning.
Technology Competence: Able to use computer technology (Word, Power Point, E-mail, Internet) at a minimum
Recognize the importance of distance education and be willing to facilitate distance education.
Must provide a high level of professional nursing care to patients and clients.
Function as a role model for professional nursing and communicate this role to students.
Maintain knowledge of health needs of own community and its healthcare services.
Ability to accept shared responsibility for the planning and implementation of assigned courses, program planning activities, and other needs of the academic programs.
Ability to provide a supportive learning environment for students.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, staff, students, agency personnel, and others as necessary in providing public service.
Demonstrate commitment to continued professional learning.

Applicant Documents InstructionsAll positions at Utica University support the University's mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.

In line with the University'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:
Additional informationVisa sponsorship is not available for this positionEEO/AA StatementUtica University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the
diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex,
pregnancy, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status,
disability, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence
victim status, or protected status under applicable local, state, or
federal law.
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus CommunityOur community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals, taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica University Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring VeteransUtica University is a comprehensive, independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for higher education study to veterans returning from the Second World War. More than seventy years since veterans returned from WWII, this tradition of serving veterans is still held in high regard here at Utica University, and we are proud to welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and professional staff.

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