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Instructor - Nursing (3 positions)

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
Warr Acres, OK
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Position Details Req ID: req16768 Position Title: Instructor - Nursing (3 positions) Position Type: Faculty Position Number: 212931; 210373; 210935 OSU Campus: Oklahoma City Department: Nursing Location Address: 900 N. Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107 USA Hiring Supervisor:Tracy Edwards Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding): 0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience Work Schedule: Varies, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends. Faculty Appt Period: Job Summary:
Job Summary:Providequality learning opportunities to meet students' educational goals withemphasis on teaching and
learning,supervision, and evaluation. To develop in each student the skills of criticalthinking and to help students learn the subject matter presented to them inorder for that student to become a positive member of the community. Teach and evaluate students in classroom (onlineand onsite), clinical setting and laboratory collaboratively with the teamleader, team members and other faculty.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Teach in the assigned Nurse Science core course(s) which includes a required clinical component.This may include evening or weekend instruction.
  2. Collaborate with team to plan, implement, and evaluate teaching effectiveness.
  3. Prepare learning activities (online and onsite), classroom presentations, and develop test items covering objectives for assigned course content.
  4. Participate with team members in student evaluation by:
    a. Grading tests, participating in test analysis, and providing student feedback.
    b. Evaluating and returning student assignments with written feedback within the time frame set by the teaching team.
    c. Using clinical evaluation tool to provide student feedback on clinical /simulation performance.
    d. Maintaining student and course records according to team guidelines.
    e. Planning and scheduling student evaluation conferences.
    f. Advising and referring students as needed.
  5. Schedule and post office hours according to institution policy.
  6. Collaborate within and among teaching teams in evaluation and revision of course content.
  7. Provide supervision and assistance in the clinical area and facilitate student clinical conferences, simulation and laboratory experiences.
  8. Maintain cooperative, collegial relationships with clinical agencies.
  9. Maintain student and course records according to institutional guidelines.
  10. Strive to demonstrate NLN nurse educator competencies.
  11. Support and maintain a collegial relationship with other faculty members and students that is conducive to learning.
  12. Provide input into the budget planning process.
  13. Seek approvals from the Team Leader for planned absences.
  14. May serve as lead instructor as requested.
  15. Serve on special projects and committees.
  16. Participate in staff development through formal course work, seminars, workshops, professional organizations, or professional literary material.
  17. Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.
  18. Completes all mandatory training and participates in a minimum of two professional development activities each year.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Special Instructions to Applicants Resume and Cover Letter required for full consideration.Copies of all current certifications due upon hiring Education & Experience Position Qualifications:


  • Master of Sciencein Nursing Science


  • Must be qualified to teach and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program.
  • Minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience.
  • Have a minimum of two years' experience as a competent practitioner of nursing.

  • Unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Oklahoma.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

  • Teaching Competence - Must be able to create lesson plans, content, presentations, ancillary materials, and assignments to effectively transform information to knowledge for students; have the ability to assess student learning and progress.
  • Communication skills - Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
  • Computer skills - Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail, internet and learning management systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities imposed by frequent deadlines, peak workloads, and public/student contact.
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
  • Demonstratedhistory of ethical and professional behavior


  • May be requested to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment.
  • Occasional evenings or weekends may be requested.
  • Work will be performed in an office environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone, via email, and various communication platforms.


  • Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening.
  • Duties require extensive use of computers, telephone and other office equipment.
  • Requires possible lifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift).

The work environment and physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those required by an employee to performthe essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

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