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Instructional Faculty - Nursing

Takoma Park, MD
Washington Adventist University
Job Description

 
Job Title: Instructional Faculty, Nursing
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Nursing Program Administrator

OVERVIEW OF THE UNIVERSITY
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.34 CRF (and subsections), insofar as they conflict with the Seventh-day Adventist teaching and practices.

Summary
The instructional faculty member is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. They are responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend in any of the schools within Washington Adventist University as assigned. The faculty performs all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Dean, Provost or the President or designee.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses in Maternal Health, Community Health, Pediatrics, Medical/Surgical and other courses needed.
  • Develop curriculum for assigned courses.
  • Evaluates students based on criteria described in course syllabus. Provide clinical instruction and supervision.
  • Demonstrates and fosters excellence in teaching and service; values research. Promotes Christian values in teaching methods and interaction with students. Provides time for academic advising of students and maintains regular office hours. Assist in departmental assessment of learning outcomes.
  • Assist in University Preview and promotion of department. Assist with departmental meetings and events.
  • Serves on various academic committees as requested.
  • Supports the University mission, vision, and values.
  • Keeps students informed about their progress through the prompt grading of papers and other work attendance requirements.
  • Provides students with a mid-term progress report per policy.
  • Post and maintain office hours for students.
  • Refers students to the Center for Student Success, as needed and follows up.
  • Fully participates in the faculty performance appraisal system, including analysis of student attrition and grade distributions.
  • Submits required reports to the appropriate entities.
  • Attends all faculty meetings, General Assemblies, Convocations, professional development and orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the President, Provost, Dean, or Department Chair.
  • Attends all University commencement ceremonies and departmental events.
  • Becomes familiar and complies with all university policies and procedures.
  • Actively engages in the co-curricular activities of the University.
  • Conveys University-related information to students in a timely manner as requested by University officials.
  • Completes other work related responsibilities or duties as assigned by the Department Chair, Dean, Provost, or the President or his/her designee.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervision Received:
Reports directly to the Department Chair or Dean.

Supervision Given:
  • May provide supervision to faculty, staff, and student employees.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include assisting the President and Provost in interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required in general but may vary by discipline or department. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
Graduate degree or terminal degree in relevant subject is required. Doctoral or terminal degrees preferred.

Language Skills:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals,
  • financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, regulatory agencies, or members of the academic community.
  • Ability to effectively present information to various audiences.

Interpersonal Skills
Strong interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality.
Ability to solve problems

Mathematical and Technology Skills:
  • Knowledge and use of computer and its applications.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Ability to deal with non-verbal symbolism.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • The employee will frequently be called upon and must be able to work long hours under challenging conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
  • Employee may be required to lift up to 25 lbs

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing· the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occasional weekend work is required for graduation and registration exercises. The employee is occasionally required to travel

Title VII Exception Notice: 
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.
 
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