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Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Clinical areas of need: OB, Peds, Fundamentals, Mental Health, and Medical Surgical Nursing



  • Demonstrated knowledge in assigned teaching discipline.
  • Teaches courses as contracted each semester.
  • Attend and be prepared for scheduled class sessions.  Provide instructional opportunities for entire scheduled class time.
  • Contribute positively to the advancement of academics through:
    • Understanding the DavenportUniversity curriculum.
    • Preparing instructional course syllabi and materials.
    • May provide input and feedback on selected textbooks and instructional resource and electronic materials.
  • Conduct classes in accordance with established course outlines and approved instructional materials.
  • Guide students in their educational processes by referring them for assistance regarding their program/schedules, academic progress, specialized services within the University, and/or up-to-date information about educational/occupational opportunities.
  • Be accessible to assist students with questions and in completion of assignments as delineated in the course syllabus.
  • Access information on current issues through University communications (i.e. e-mail and print correspondence, website, and publications).
  • Maintain all records-student/classroom/department (i.e. grades, attendance, etc.)- in compliance with the University Instructional Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Maintain and demonstrate a positive approach that provides for innovation and personal growth.
  • Maintain and demonstrate a high level of professional ethics.
  • Participate in adjunct faculty evaluation process as determined by the University.
  • Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers.
  • Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • MSN required, Ph.D. preferred.
  • Minimum of eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in assigned teaching discipline.
  • Minimum of three (3) years current professional experience related to assigned teaching discipline.
  • Relevant/Current certifications/licenses as required by teaching assignment.
  • Ability to teach one (1) to four (4) hours per class session.
  • Demonstrate a professional manner and attire.
  • Demonstrated effective knowledge and use of presentation, facilitation, and technology skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, analyze data, and read/process written information.
  • Teaching experience (preferably in higher education or training) and/or experience in planning/developing courses preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems (PC and mainframe).
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the University.
  • Must be able to work an irregular schedule, evenings or Saturday as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required.



Business/Professional environment; prolonged sitting and standing; use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain); ability to lift classroom materials, etc. up to twenty-five (25 pounds.)


Open/Close Date: 
08/07/2014 to 06/01/2015
Application Instructions: 
Please submit resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to the attention of