Committed follower of Jesus Christ, who believes there is no salvation apart from faith in his atonement on the cross, by grace alone becoming "born again" thus beginning a personal relationship with Christ, the Son of God.
Able to effectively communicate personal faith and apply biblical principles and convictions in the workplace. Must have a strong sense of calling to the ministry of Colorado Christian University.
Regularly attend and be engaged in meaningful involvement in a Bible-believing evangelical local church. Knowledgeable about the Word of God and passionate about Christian education.
Must be a traditional evangelical Christian whose lifestyle is in consonance with sound Christian principles, is compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and is in agreement with the Strategic Objectives promulgated by the University.
The Nursing Faculty - Medical Surgical Nursing - is responsible to the Dean, Nursing and Sciences in the performance of all instructional and administrative responsibilities. The faculty member is committed to academic excellence in all areas of teaching and learning including theory, laboratory and clinical instruction. The faculty actively participates in program development and evaluation; curriculum development, evaluation and revision; student admission, progression, retention and graduation policies; course planning, implementation, and evaluation, supervision of skills/simulation experience, clinical instruction; and evaluation of student achievement including formative and summative evaluation. The faculty member coordinates and collaborates with colleagues and students in a wide range of supervised, self-directed, and technologically mediated learning activities including the ongoing monitoring and improvement of the teaching-learning process. The faculty member effectively participates in the affairs of the program and the division, and provides professional leadership in the University, nursing profession, and community.
The Nursing Faculty is expected to hold academic rank dependent upon credentials and experience and to meet expectations for teaching load as defined by the university.
Full and part time faculty teaching load (assignments) allow adequate administrative time for classroom, online, laboratory and clinical preparation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Support the mission and philosophy of Colorado Christian University (CCU) through the integration of faith, learning, and living.
- Develop, implement, evaluate and update the mission (purpose), philosophy, learning outcomes (objectives) and curriculum (organizing) framework of the nursing education programs in the Nursing Division.
- Plan and provide theoretical instruction, clinical experiences and laboratory (skill and/or simulation) experiences that reflect an understanding of the philosophy, objectives and curriculum of the CCU nursing education program.
- Design, implement and evaluate the curriculum utilizing the Systematic Evaluation Plan (SEP).
- Develop, evaluate and revise student admission, progression, retention and graduation policies within the policies of the Board of Trustees and the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.
- Participate in academic advising and guidance of students.
- Evaluate student achievement of curricular outcomes (objectives) related to nursing knowledge and practice.
- Effectively prepare for classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences.
- Actively participate in department, school and university committees.
- Produce scholarly works including course development and revision, publication and research.
- Engage in service to the university, the community, and the profession.
- Other duties as identified and/or assigned.
- A doctorate in nursing or a related field is preferred. A master’s degree in nursing is required.
- Documented evidence that the graduate degree is in a field relevant to the area(s) of teaching responsibility is required.
- An active license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in Colorado is required.
- Two years of full-time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience.
- Two years of full-time, or equivalent, teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program preferred.
- Documented knowledge and skills related to the teaching of adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development, and curriculum evaluation.
- Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook preferred.
- Experience with online education preferred.
- Experience with eCollege or similar system preferred.
- Working irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, may be expected.
Nature of Work Environment
- Tasks involve the ability to manage multiple meetings, priorities, extensive e-mail communication, projects, people and activities while exhibiting positive coping mechanisms and minimal stress.
- Working irregular long hours, including evening and weekends, is expected.
- Local and statewide travel is required.
- Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a computer keyboard or workstation
- While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk; stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; speak with clarity, have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.