UAA School of Nursing - Adjunct Faculty

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  • Job Number:521039
  • Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
  • Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
  • Work type:Adjunct Faculty, Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

The School of Nursing is seeking applications for adjunct faculty. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract. Many School of Nursing adjunct positions are clinically based assignments in Alaska, primarily in the Anchorage area.

Duties:

100%Use clinical experience to serve as an instructor, mentor and role model, to facilitate learning opportunities and guidance for nursing students at various levels of learning from associate and bachelor’s level in the clinical and/or skills lab and/or simulation setting. Ability to promote critical thinking through providing feedback on student’s clinical paperwork when needed and evaluate students’ progress throughout the learning process. Participate in team meeting to allow involvement with other faculty to plan, implement, and evaluate existing clinical nursing curriculum providing expertise for the clinical setting. To support the foundations of the University of Alaska School of nursing to include the mission to promote health and well-being of people and communities by fostering excellence and innovation in nursing education, research and health care and vision to be a leader in the transformation of nursing in Alaska dedicated to improving local and global health outcomes standing on foundational core values of Excellence, Respect, Integrity and caring to build the nurses of the future generations.Essential

About the School of Nursing:
As a partner in shaping health care in Alaska, the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Nursing (SON) educates students for current and future roles in local, state, national, and worldwide arenas, as well as for productive citizenship, personal growth, and professional nursing practice. The SON offers undergraduate degrees of Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in nursing, Bachelor of Science (BS) in nursing science, RN-BS, as well as graduate level nursing degrees in several specialty tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Family and Nurse Leadership and Education. UAA School of Nursing seeks innovative, energetic professionals to contribute to our nursing education programs which include those delivered via distance to sites throughout the state.

Position Summary:
Use clinical experience to serve as an instructor, mentor and role model, to facilitate learning opportunities and guidance for nursing students at various levels of learning from associate and bachelor’s level in the clinical and/or skills lab and/or simulation setting. Ability to promote critical thinking through providing feedback on student’s clinical paperwork when needed and evaluate students’ progress throughout the learning process. Participate in team meetings with other faculty to plan, implement, and evaluate existing clinical nursing curriculum providing expertise for the clinical setting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, clinical experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience working with private and public external constituencies. Ability to advocate for the university, School of Nursing mission, vision and core values and student success.

Typical Experience:

Clinical experience required in one of the following areas: Community Health, Psych/Mental Health, OB, Medical Surgical/Critical Care.
Experience in additional clinical specialty is preferred.

Required Education or Training:

Must hold a minimum of baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Must be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in State of Alaska.
Masters Degree in Nursing is preferred.

Assignment Information:
Adjunct positions are on a semester appointment basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of an appointment nor does having worked one semester guarantee an offer of employment in the following semester. This is an adjunct labor pool and applicants are hired based on departmental need. 

Salary:
Salary is based on the number of previous semesters teaching experience within the University of Alaska.

Application Procedure:
To be considered for this position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Names and contact information of three professional references
  • Copy of unofficial transcript
  • Copy of current BLS
  • Copy of current nursing license 

Special Conditions of Employment:
Upon hire, candidates must provide official transcripts.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

 

UNAD-Adjunct:

This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO    

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Betty Hernandez, HR Coordinator, College of Health, at bahernandez@alaska.edu or (907) 786-0902

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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