The Nursing Faculty is responsible for instructing undergraduate courses in Nursing, as well as courses for non-majors, maintaining an active program of scholarship, providing service as required, and engagement in professional development.
Teaches courses equivalent to 12 semester hours per semester in accordance with relevant academic policies. Instructs in the theoretical and clinical aspects of nursing practice. Provides service through committee work, academic advising, and other duties as assigned (e.g., curriculum development, outcomes assessment, recruitment, retention, program review, etc.). Participate in nursing curriculum development in conformity with objectives of the nursing program and accreditation standards. Maintains an active program of scholarship as evidence of professional accomplishment, including, but not limited to, seeking extramural funding opportunities. Engages in continued professional development and appropriate scholarly activity for academic rank and practice certification/licensure. Provides feedback and grades to students on a timely basis. Meets deadlines set by the Registrar’s office for grading, including midterms and finals. Serve as an academic advisor for nursing students and assist the nursing program in recruitment and retention efforts. Participates in program, division and faculty meetings. Assist in the preparation of reports required by the national and state accrediting agencies. Attends Fall Convocation, Honors Convocation, Common Dialog Day, and Commencement on Adrian campus. Participates in faculty and university activities in the weeks prior to and following the academic year. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the program coordinator, director of nursing or dean.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, list of professional references to [email protected].In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials.Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.EOE
Masters’ degree in nursing required, doctorate in nursing preferred or an appropriate related discipline. Collegiate-level teaching experience. Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan.Demonstrated expertise in the area of nursing practice for the assigned courses.Demonstrated teaching experience and scholarly achievement for academic appointment.Must be committed to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.
About Siena Heights University
Siena Heights University is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of assisting people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all. Siena Heights University is a renowned liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. Siena?s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future. Siena Heights University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.The results, released today in The Chronicle?s fifth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 46,000 employees at 294 colleges and universities. In all, only 103 of the 294 institutions achieved ?Great College to Work For? recognition for specific best practices and policies. ?We are honored to be recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education,? said SHU President Sister Peg Albert, OP, PhD. ?Siena Heights tries to build a sense of not only community ? but family ? for our employees. This honor reinforces our belief that Siena Heights is a great plac...e to be, not only for our students, but our faculty, staff and administration as well. We will continue to live our mission of being more competent, purposeful and ethical.?In addition, Siena Heights was only one of two institutions in Michigan to be placed on the Honor Roll, with the University of Michigan being the other. Only 42 institutions nationwide earned this special recognition for being ?the best of the best.? Those that make the Honor Roll are cited most often across all recognition categories. Results are reported for small, medium and large institutions.Siena Heights won honors in five categories this year:Collaborative governance,Confidence in senior leadership, Respect and appreciation Supervisor or department chair relationship, and Work/life balance