Adjunct Lecturer in Online Nursing
The Richard and Sheila Young School of Nursing is seeking applicants for adjunct online teaching positions in the rapidly growing graduate nurse practitioner and DNP programs. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Online Nursing, these positions work collaboratively with the Dean of Nursing, Assistant Dean of Nursing, and Graduate Program Directors and in partnership with our online partners. All nurse practitioner certification specialties are accepted for consideration with family nurse practitioner, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, and the DNP programs being a priority.
- Teach online nursing students admitted at various entry points (for example, associate degree through doctoral).
- Deliver online teaching content via Moodle online learning management platform (didactic and/or practicum content).
- Problem-solve and provide course oversight maintain ongoing, professional, clear, and consistent communication with students, Course Coordinators, Program Directors, Associate Dean or Assistant Dean of Online Nursing, and others as necessary through various modalities including electronic email, telephone calls, text messages or virtual meetings.
- Adhere to Regis College's policy for faculty course presence, grading turnaround time, and student response time.
- Maintain and attend required office hours.
- Maintain expertise in online teaching methodologies.
- Complete end-of-course evaluations.
- Attend all Adjunct Faculty mandatory meetings called by Course Coordinator and others, as requested.
- Complete midterm and final grade reports in a timely manner.
- Provide students alternative learning experiences.
- Hold group meetings, drop-ins, and study groups for students as needed.
- Monitor student participation in courses.
- Assist in connecting students with resources offered by the college.
- Doctoral Degree preferred (degree in process considered); Master's Degree in Nursing with Nurse Practitioner Certification; CNE preferred and/or Online teaching course work preferred.
- Active and unencumbered RN/APRN licensure in home state and RN license in Massachusetts prior to employment for all NP tracks; maintain active licensure throughout teaching.
- Active APRN practice, if applicable, in-home state, for all NP specialty clinical/didactic courses
- Teaching Experience: Current experience with online teaching preferred.
- Technology Experience: Microsoft Word and Excel; Zoom for conducting synchronous meetings; various learning management platforms; consistent and reliable internet access; reliable personal computer; consistent and reliable phone service.
- Willingness to obtain licensure in related states per BON requirements. Initial requested additional state licensure may be reimbursable by Regis College and renewal of licensure at candidate's expense.
- Ability to uphold the university's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
- Work at a distance, home based. Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
- May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran's status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.