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Assistant Chair - Undergraduate Nursing


Company

PA College Of Health Sciences

Cost Center

9826 Nursing-Undergrad

Supervisory Organization

Undergraduate Nursing

Grade

G15

Summary

Position/Job Summary:

Faculty provide classroom and/or clinical/laboratory instruction for students including the coordination, preparation and presentation of course materials and the evaluation of student progress. Integral aspects of the position include implementation of the College’s philosophy, curriculum, program outcomes, and course objectives through classroom, clinical teaching, and service to the College, health system and community.

All faculty report to the Department Chair.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (ability to perform with or without reasonable accommodations)

  • Promotes and contributes to the enhancement of PA College’s high performing learner-centered environment.   
  • Facilitates didactic, laboratory, and/or clinical instruction, using strategies that stimulate interest and maximize student learning.
  • Incorporates current theories, research, and practice into the design of instruction, including plans for development and revision.
  • Supervises and assesses student learning to achieve outcomes at the course and/or program level.
  • Contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of courses, programs, and College strategies.
  • Demonstrates service to the College, profession, and/or community.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to scholarship through professional development that enhances teaching and learning.
  • Attends faculty meetings.
  • Assists in the daily operations of the program as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Models professional values in support of the mission, vision, educational outcomes, and strategic direction of the College.
  • Performs other duties that may be in the best interest of the College as requested by Academic leadership.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with supervisor, identify goals in relation to professional development.
  • Provides service to the College.

Educational Requirements:

Specific Education, Certifications, and Licensure:

  • Degree reflecting coursework applicable to the material to be taught.
  • For undergraduate courses, a master’s degree in the discipline or related field is preferred; a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the discipline or related field and certification, registration or licensure in the discipline is required.
  • For undergraduate nursing courses, a master’s degree in nursing is required; doctorate preferred.
  • For graduate programs, a doctorate degree is preferred in most cases; however, other terminal degrees may be acceptable. Master’s degrees with additional coursework or experience may be acceptable.
  • Current licensure in discipline as required by the governing bodies regulating practice in that discipline.
  • Certification in a specialty as required for practice in that specialty. 
  • Programs with discipline-specific accreditation will conform to those standards when hiring faculty. 

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully…..

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Current RN license in Commonwealth of PA
  • Five years experience teaching at a higher education institution
  • Experience performing administrative tasks at a higher education institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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COLLEGE Full Time Posted on 04/02/2021