Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Certified Nurse Aide

Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Certified Nurse Aide

  • 527862
  • Anchorage, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAA College of Health

The School of Allied Health in the College of Health at the University of Alaska Anchorage, is seeking a full-time, Term Instructor or Assistant Professor to teach Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) courses. Applicants must be a licensed registered nurse with relevant long-term care experience and prior experience in CNA education.

The Certified Nurse Aide program prepares students to sit for the Alaska Certified Nurse Aide examination in 16 weeks. Students who complete will, once certified, will have the knowledge and skills for entry into high demand careers in the healthcare industry. Offering the CNA course allows us to make an important contribution to the College of Health's mission to advance the health and wellbeing of people and communities.

To thrive in this role, the applicant must possess the following skills: Didactic and/or clinical teaching experience in a certified nurse aide program. Prior teaching experience, with a commitment to student-centered learning, student engagement, and teaching excellence. Experience leading or working in a diverse workforce in a multi-cultural setting. Knowledge of current AK Certified Nurse Aide scope of practice. Experience in student evaluation and outcomes assessment. Commitment to and the ability to work effectively within the scope of the College of Health mission and to work with a diverse student and staff population. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Computer literacy. Currency in contemporary nursing/nursing aide practice. Knowledge of contemporary curricular content for the education of the Certified Nurse Aide.

Additional qualities that would help an applicant stand out are as follows: Successful citizen partnership skills and experience maintaining partnerships with private and public agencies and organizations, including advisory boards. Familiarity with Certified Nurse Aide training considerations and needs in Alaska."

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:

Minimum of an associate's degree and licensure as a registered nurse

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska, Goose Lake campus in Anchorage. This is a full-time, 9-month, term-funded, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental, vision coverage, and representation under a Collective Bargaining Agreement. Salary will be based upon applicable academic preparation and experience.

Please submit a CV, cover letter, and a copy of unofficial transcripts with application.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.

 

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/

This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

*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.


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.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


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


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


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Bridgett Mayorga, Assistant Dean, School of Allied Health, at blmayorga@alaska.edu or 907-786-6976.

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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