||Assistant Professor of Nursing (FNP)
||Nursing, Hlth & Human Performance
|Nature of Work:
||The FNP Director serves as a faculty member in the Department of Nursing with all duties and responsibilities. The FNP Director must be doctorally prepared. The role of the Director also includes:
1. The primary responsibility is maintaining the Nurse Practitioner curriculum.
2. Evaluate clinical agencies with respect to appropriate placement of students.
3. Assist with making clinical site visit assignments for the faculty.
4. Serve as an adviser for the nurse practitioner students.
5. Assist students with clinical site placements.
6. Share in planning and implementation of the FNP orientation.
7. Serve as a resource for the FNP faculty.
8. Recruit and train all part-time NP faculty members on Clinical Evaluation forms and Clinical Site Visits.
9. Provide oversight for students encountering difficulties in their clinical experiences.
Faculty members in the Department of Nursing are expected to teach graduate and undergraduate nursing courses, when academic background supports both tracks. Only faculty with advanced preparation toward the doctoral degree, or doctorally prepared, are expected to teach on the graduate level. The responsibilities of the faculty are to develop a healthy and caring environment that offers a variety of opportunities for active participation by the students in the learning process. Major responsibilities of faculty include teaching, tutoring, and professional development. All graduate and undergraduate faculty are responsible to the Department Chair relative to course planning and evaluation, student advisement, the registration process and other departmental and interdepartmental service and scholarly functions.
Faculty course loads include not more than 12 semester hours of coursework. This consists of no more than 9 classroom contact hours and no more than 8 clinical contact hours per week. Each term faculty are required to post daily office hours available for student advisement. Faculty are assigned committee leadership tasks within the College and University. In addition to teach and service commitments, faculty are expected to engage in scholarly endeavors, i.e., research-related activities, clinical practice, and/or writing for publication in refereed journals.
Annual faculty evaluations consists of self-assessment of goals, supervisory evaluations and student evaluations. This activity is directed by the Dean of the College and the Department Chair in the spring of each year.
|Training and Experience:
||Licensed as Registered Nurse in Georgia. Masters of higher degree in area of nursing specialty; certified and licensed as advanced practice nurse in the State of Georgia, as applicable. Experience in curriculum development and implementation preferred. Proficient in computers (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint & Adobe). Must be able to multitask. Experienced with presenting information to both small and large groups. Strong communication skills and ability to work with people from divers backgrounds and experiences.
|Illustrative Examples of Work:
||Develop and teach course content in logical sequence: plan and prepare course content and curriculum, utilizing assessment and effective methodologies of instruction for the enhancement of learning. Evaluate students in classroom and clinical settings, using designated criteria. Participate in curricula development and evaluation. Engage in scholarly activity including research and publishing. Participate on assigned Department/College/University committees. Maintain expertise in field of study and teaching pedagogy by attending seminars, workshops and classes for self-improvement and/or professional development. Maintain active participation in professional organizations as appropriate. Participate in enrollment management activities and sharing of professional expertise with colleagues and students beyond the classroom. Provide support and in some cases provide the leadership for student recruitment, marketing, and in general activities that "build" a program within the clinical setting. Support student activities, include course and career guidance to students, mentor, graduation, and foster a love of learning. Assist in the development of the departmental course schedule. Give required forms and papers to Registrar's Office within the specified time-frame. Maintain appropriate records of student performance. Demonstrate procedures in nursing skills laboratory, supervise student demonstrations and evaluate student performances. Integrate theory with planned clinical performance. Orient students to the clinical site and communicate clinical objectives to the student and the staff.
(Screening of applications will b
|Open Until Filled
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
||General Operating (State)
|If Other, please denote Sponsored Funds, Title III
|Facts About the Institution:
||Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.
Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.
The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title IV), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, ACAD Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.