Rasmussen College Adjunct Instructor - Fundamentals of Nursing in Rockford, Illinois
Title Adjunct Instructor - Fundamentals of Nursing
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation that is dedicated to changing lives through high-demand educational programs and public service. Rasmussen College offers certificate and diploma programs through Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master’s degrees online and across its 22 Midwest and Florida campuses in a supportive, student-centered and career-focused environment. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. As a Public Benefit Corporation, Rasmussen College is committed to helping changes lives through education and making a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit www.rasmussen.edu at http://www.rasmussen.edu/ .
Adjunct Nursing Faculty report to the Dean of Nursing.
Rasmussen College is currently seeking an adjunct instructor for our Rockford campus to teach within the Nursing program.
Adjunct faculty members are primarily responsible for teaching courses in a variety of modalities while promoting and supporting the vision and mission of Rasmussen College. Adjuncts can teach up to 3 working units per quarter (approximately 12-15 contact hours). Minimum expectations for all faculty include focus on the following areas:
Teaching Effectiveness: Professionalism, Use of Technology, and Content Expertise
Professional Development and In-Service Training
Model professional behavior and communication for students
Exhibit appropriate behavior, language, demeanor, and dress will be exhibited at all times
Collaborate with student support personnel providing academic and professional guidance for students
Use of Technology:
Research and utilize digital content in courses to connect students to more resources
Adhere to Adjunct Faculty Expectations established by the College
Utilize online grade books and communication techniques to further engage students in their own learning; use online database tools for communicating with campus personnel and documenting necessary information
Facilitates highly effective and engaging learning environments in various teaching modalities including residential, online, FLEX and FLAT, meeting the diverse needs of learners
Creates and maintains course materials in compliance with College and regulatory requirements
Assess student learning, provide feedback and support, and refer student for additional support when necessary Professional Development and In-Service Training:
Participate in community service and College In-Service Training Programs and meetings
Participate in professional organizations and professional development activities including webinars, seminars and conferences in field of study
Develop, review and adhere to academic policies and procedures for the college
Actively participate in advisory boards, student organizations and system committees
Create, implement and evaluate annual professional development plan Experience and Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a registered Nurse
Self-motivated, flexible, and able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with students, leadership, and peers.
Excellent written communication and strong verbal communication skills in the English language.
Online adjuncts will need regular access to a computer with the following system requirements
Windows XP or greater
Microsoft Office 2010
An internet connection
Education, certifications and Licensures:
Master’s Degree in Nursing. Rasmussen College follows the requirements set by the Department of Education, accrediting agencies, and the states in which the campuses operate. (exemptions are made in some fields of study where lower credential is appropriate with approval by School Dean)
Active, unencumbered RN License in state of position
Must be able to provide official transcripts for each degree earned from an accredited institution before teaching.
Active CPR certification administered by either the American Heart Association or The American Red Cross.
Clinical faculty must adhere to Rasmussen College’s policy on faculty immunizations and provide proper documentation.
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