Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - Faculty Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest Faculty job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapy Program http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/991 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Physical Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 2, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong> <br />An adjunct faculty is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. This faculty member is assigned to teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br />Doctoral degree preferred. A master s entry-level degree can suffice with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities certification and/or completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship. Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctorally prepared faculty at this rank. Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br />Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). <br />Excellent interpersonal relationships. <br />Ability to calculates exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: <br /> <br />Current licensure as a physical therapist in California is required. Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br /> <br />Physical Effort Required: <br /> <br />The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. <br /> <br />While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Clinical instruction positions require the employee to move with students around a clinical nursing unit which caring for patients. The employee must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and receive detailed information through verbal and written communication. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1627302 <br /> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:44:38 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/991 SMU-Health Policy Adjunct Instructor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/988 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 7, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Teaches health policy sections in the RN to BSN program at SMU s campus in San Mateo. <br /> <br />Teaching/ Learning: <br /> Teaches Health Policy I II courses (440 442) according to canvas course plan. <br /> Recommends student learning activities for didactic and online instruction based on program and course learning outcomes and within the context of the program s philosophy. <br /> Collaborates with other faculty to coordinate instruction that provides an optimal learning environment for students. <br /> Selects and uses a variety of situationally appropriate teaching methods and strategies, including but not limited to: lecture, discussion, role-playing, group activities, audiovisual and technical materials. <br /> Communicates effectively with students and peers in teaching course and clinical material and in the achievement of identified learning goals. <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner-centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching and clinical practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking, confers with them on their progress, and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms. <br /> Provides feedback on online discussion posts and responses to help students find their voices and participate meaningfully in health policy discussions with colleagues. <br /> Manages Learning Management System course shells as assigned. <br /> Maintain currency of knowledge in subject area. <br /> Is punctual to class; notifies regional coordinator of illness/unavoidable absence in advance of course meetings. <br /> <br />Evaluation: <br /> Provides regular and timely feedback to students, including the return of written assignments. <br /> Documents student performance deficiencies in writing to the student as soon as identified. <br /> Completes formative and summative evaluation reports on student achievement of learning objectives according to College policy. <br /> Completes course reports for assigned sections each semester. <br /> Evaluates courses and instructional performance annually and more often if needed. <br /> <br />Service: <br /> Completes approximately 150 hours of service on program teams per year. <br /> Participates in program meetings and curriculum workshops during the semester <br /> Responds to voice or email messages within 48 hours. <br /> <br />Academic Advising: <br /> Be available during regularly posted office hours and by appointment to provide academic advising to students outside of class. <br /> <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> Relevant graduate degree in anthropology, sociology, political science or a related field. Doctorate preferred. <br /> Minimum of 2 years collegiate teaching experience. Five years preferred. <br /> Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills <br /> Experience in classroom and online teaching (preferred) <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1625747 Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:29:15 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/988 SMU-Associate Managing Director (San Francisco Peninsual Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/983 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 7, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Associate Managing Director (AMD), San Francisco Peninsula Campus (SFPC) is a regular ranked faculty member of the school of nursing who is responsible for all aspects of SFPC ABSN students placements within all agencies across the curriculum, supports clinical faculty, identifies and executes the processes around students and faculty entering clinical sites, identifies clinical faculty, and teaches students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. <br /> <br />(Partial job description) <br /> <br />Students <br /> Assists in coordination of students orientation to local agencies. <br /> Assists in supporting students with troubleshooting electronic medical records training, agency audits, etc. <br /> <br />Faculty <br /> Implements clinical orientation program and support system for new adjunct clinical faculty. <br /> Ensures that the faculty returns badges, beepers etc. directly after courses end. <br /> Assists the managing director in supporting faculty. <br /> <br />Teaching <br /> Teaches in areas of expertise. <br /> <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS: <br /> Effective leadership and critical thinking skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and verbal skills <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Substantial computer and technology skill sufficient to meet teaching and administrative responsibilities <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> Earned master's degree or higher in nursing or a related field. <br /> Unencumbered registered nurse license in California or license eligible <br /> Three years full-time teaching experience in nursing <br /> Progressive experience in administration/management in degree nursing programs and/or clinical settings (preferred) <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1623666 Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:50:07 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/983 SMU-Managing Director (San Francisco Peninsula Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/982 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 7, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Managing Director, San Francisco Peninsula (Campus SFPC), is a regular ranked faculty member of the School of Nursing who is responsible for implementing the ABSN program and teaching students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Supervises campus ABSN faculty. <br /> <br />(Partial job description) <br /> <br />Students <br /> Coordinates students orientation and new student kick-off. <br /> Assigns students to faculty advisor; ensures academic/psychological/ social support of students by staff/faculty with appropriate use of resources and referrals when needed. <br /> Facilitates informal resolution to student disputes after course faculty, before chair. <br /> Communicates issues regarding student performance to program administrators on an ongoing basis. <br /> <br />Faculty <br /> Works with the human resources and associate managing director to identify needs for and to recruit FT and adjunct faculty. <br /> Work with associate managing director to hire and assign adjunct faculty in consultation with course managers and appropriate administrators. <br /> Coordinates interviews for FT faculty candidates with faculty and facilitates additional interviews with Oakland personnel/ search committees as indicated. <br /> Collaborates with faculty in the assignment of courses, classrooms, and labs. <br /> In collaboration with associate managing director, implements orientation program and support system for new FT and PT faculty. Includes oversight of faculty orientation personnel and collaboration with faculty development personnel. <br /> Facilitates faculty meetings and communication and promotes faculty participation in ABSN program meetings, school of nursing, and SMU faculty meetings. <br /> Works with faculty to implement and evaluate the approved ABSN curricula and courses; facilitates and communicates recommendations for curricular changes as appropriate. <br /> Ensures completion of faculty and course evaluations. <br /> Executes all Board of Registered Nursing faculty and clinical site approvals. <br /> <br />Teaching <br /> Teaches in areas of expertise. <br /> <br />Required Skills and Characteristics: <br /> Effective leadership and critical thinking skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and verbal skills <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Substantial computer and technology skill sufficient to meet teaching and administrative responsibilities <br /> <br />Education and Experience Requirements: <br /> Earned master's degree or higher in nursing or a related field. <br /> Unencumbered registered nurse license in California or license eligible <br /> Three years full-time teaching experience in nursing <br /> Progressive experience in administration/management in degree nursing programs and/or clinical settings (preferred) <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1623659 Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:47:28 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/982 SMU-Full Time Nursing Faculty FNP Program (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/979 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>September 21, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Sacramento campus. This will include at least three regular courses per year. Responsibilities entail planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br /> Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction <br /> Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities <br /> Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education <br /> Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area <br /> Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements <br /> <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP <br /> RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the California Board of Registered Nursing <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of at least three years <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1622428 <br /> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:52:35 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/979 SMU-Clinical Nurse Instructor-FNP Program (Oakland Campus) Description http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/978 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>September 21, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The full-time clinical faculty member is accountable to the Course Manager and to the Director/Chairperson of the program s/he is assigned to. The full-time clinical faculty member is responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the courses and for implementing the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives <br /> <br />Full-time clinical faculty members do not have responsibility for scholarship hours and are responsible for a limited number of service hours to accommodate participation in course and content meetings as well as office hours. Full- time clinical faculty may teach in clinical rotations in in-patient, community, laboratory and simulated clinical settings as well as internship/preceptorship courses. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications for Full-time Clinical Faculty: <br /> RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the California Board of Registered Nursing <br /> Demonstrated current competence in clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1622425 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:50:53 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/978 SMU-Clinical Nurse Instructor-FNP Program (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/977 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>September 21, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The full-time clinical faculty member is accountable to the Course Manager and to the Director/Chairperson of the program s/he is assigned to. The full-time clinical faculty member is responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the courses and for implementing the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives <br /> <br />Full-time clinical faculty members do not have responsibility for scholarship hours and are responsible for a limited number of service hours to accommodate participation in course and content meetings as well as office hours. Full- time clinical faculty may teach in clinical rotations in in-patient, community, laboratory and simulated clinical settings as well as internship/preceptorship courses. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications for Full-time Clinical Faculty: <br /> RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the California Board of Registered Nursing <br /> Demonstrated current competence in clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1622423 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:48:19 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/977 SMU-Full Time Nursing Faculty FNP Program (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/976 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>September 21, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Oakland campus. This will include at least three regular courses per year. Responsibilities entail planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br /> Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction <br /> Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities <br /> Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education <br /> Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area <br /> Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements <br /> <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> Earned Doctorate preferred from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP <br /> RN Licensure and California Board of Registered Nursing approved APRN <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of at least three years (full-time preferred) <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1622433 Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:32:17 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/976 SMU-Adjunct Instructor (Theory & Clinical) - Nursing (San Francisco Peninsula Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/925 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>August 16, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing has adjunct faculty (Theory and Clinical) opportunities available at the San Francisco Peninsula campus. These positions are ideal for working nurses who have expertise in disciplines of medical surgical nursing, critical care, pediatrics, maternity, community health or mental health nursing. <br /> <br />Adjunct faculty are responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and implement the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />Specific duties and responsibilities: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives; <br /> (Theory) Meets with program faculty as needed to review the course, student evaluations and recommendations for change. (Clinical) Meets with faculty of the course prior to the first day of clinical to review clinical and course requirements. <br /> (Theory) Completes an appropriate orientation. (Clinical) Completes an appropriate clinical orientation to the site/s (if necessary) where the faculty member will be overseeing students; maintains and enhances competence in the clinical area of teaching. <br /> Plans learning experiences that are appropriate for the level of the students. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> (Theory) Apprises students of their progress in the course at the mid-term point, as defined in the syllabus, and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. (Clinical) Completes a formal, written midterm and final evaluation on a designated form for each student. <br /> (Theory) Submits grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. (Clinical) Submits the students final clinical evaluations for filing to the Program administrative assistant. <br /> (Theory) Notifies Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. (Clinical) Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual occurrences in the clinical setting as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> (Theory) Participates in program faculty meetings as needed. (Clinical) Participates in faculty course meetings during the semester. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br /> Masters in Nursing or related field (required for theory; preferred for clinical) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory or clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in theory or clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1607104 <br /> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:42 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/925 SMU-Adjunct Instructor (Theory & Clinical) - Nursing (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/927 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>August 16, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing has adjunct faculty (Theory and Clinical) opportunities available at the Oakland campus. These positions are ideal for working nurses who have expertise in disciplines of medical surgical nursing, critical care, pediatrics, maternity, community health or mental health nursing. <br /> <br />Adjunct faculty are responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and implement the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />Specific duties and responsibilities: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives; <br /> (Theory) Meets with program faculty as needed to review the course, student evaluations and recommendations for change. (Clinical) Meets with faculty of the course prior to the first day of clinical to review clinical and course requirements. <br /> (Theory) Completes an appropriate orientation. (Clinical) Completes an appropriate clinical orientation to the site/s (if necessary) where the faculty member will be overseeing students; maintains and enhances competence in the clinical area of teaching. <br /> Plans learning experiences that are appropriate for the level of the students. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> (Theory) Apprises students of their progress in the course at the mid-term point, as defined in the syllabus, and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. (Clinical) Completes a formal, written midterm and final evaluation on a designated form for each student. <br /> (Theory) Submits grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. (Clinical) Submits the students final clinical evaluations for filing to the Program administrative assistant. <br /> (Theory) Notifies Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. (Clinical) Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual occurrences in the clinical setting as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> (Theory) Participates in program faculty meetings as needed. (Clinical) Participates in faculty course meetings during the semester. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br /> Masters in Nursing or related field (required for theory; preferred for clinical) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory or clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in theory or clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1607098 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:29 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/927 SMU-Adjunct Instructor (Theory & Clinical) - Nursing (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/926 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>August 16, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing has adjunct faculty (Theory and Clinical) opportunities available at the Sacramento campus. These positions are ideal for working nurses who have expertise in disciplines of medical surgical nursing, critical care, pediatrics, maternity, community health or mental health nursing. <br /> <br />Adjunct faculty are responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and implement the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />Specific duties and responsibilities: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives; <br /> (Theory) Meets with program faculty as needed to review the course, student evaluations and recommendations for change. (Clinical) Meets with faculty of the course prior to the first day of clinical to review clinical and course requirements. <br /> (Theory) Completes an appropriate orientation. (Clinical) Completes an appropriate clinical orientation to the site/s (if necessary) where the faculty member will be overseeing students; maintains and enhances competence in the clinical area of teaching. <br /> Plans learning experiences that are appropriate for the level of the students. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> (Theory) Apprises students of their progress in the course at the mid-term point, as defined in the syllabus, and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. (Clinical) Completes a formal, written midterm and final evaluation on a designated form for each student. <br /> (Theory) Submits grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. (Clinical) Submits the students final clinical evaluations for filing to the Program administrative assistant. <br /> (Theory) Notifies Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. (Clinical) Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual occurrences in the clinical setting as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> (Theory) Participates in program faculty meetings as needed. (Clinical) Participates in faculty course meetings during the semester. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br /> Masters in Nursing or related field (required for theory; preferred for clinical) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory or clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in theory or clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1607101 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:25:19 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/926 SMU-Full Time Nursing Faculty (Medical Surgical) - Sacramento Campus http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/967 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 29, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>SMU School of Nursing welcomes applications for full-time, annualized faculty with specialty in medical surgical nursing. The full-time faculty has multiple roles in our academic environment: teaching, service, and scholarship and creative activity. Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty provides service on School of Nursing committees, University Committees and other committees or task forces. Faculty also engages in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one s field. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> <br /> Minimum of Master s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred. Baccalaureate or higher degree preferred. <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Registered Nurse or eligible for licensure in California <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1615655 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:18:10 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/967 SMU-Full Time Nursing Faculty (Medical/Surgical Specialty) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/965 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 20, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>SMU School of Nursing welcomes applications for full-time, annualized faculty with specialty in medical surgical nursing. The full-time faculty has multiple roles in our academic environment: teaching, service, and scholarship and creative activity. Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty provides service on School of Nursing committees, University Committees and other committees or task forces. Faculty also engages in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one s field. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> Minimum of Master s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred. Baccalaureate or higher degree preferred. <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Registered Nurse or eligible for licensure in California <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1615019 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:45:35 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/965 SMU-Adjunct Assistant Professor - Basic Sciences http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/923 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Basic Sciences<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 20, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University welcomes applications for part time faculty in the Basic Sciences Department. Samuel Merritt University has a long history of educating highly skilled health professionals in undergraduate Nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician s Assistant and Podiatric Medicine. The Basic Sciences Department provides instructors for the basic science courses required in our graduate programs. The applicant must be able to teach or assist in both Gross Anatomy and Neurosciences courses. <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br />Applicant must have a minimum of a Master s degree in either Anatomy or Neurosciences, or a closely related discipline. <br /> <br />Two years teaching experience preferred. <br /> <br />Timeline: Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. <br /> <br />The main campus of SMU is located on the east side of the beautiful San Francisco Bay and houses a state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and Health Science Simulation Centers (HSSC). <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build and maintain a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and affirm diversity as an educational imperative to achieving excellence. <br /> <br />For additional information please contact: <br /> <br />Fred Feuchter, Ph.D. Barb Puder, PhD <br />Professor and Chair Associate Professor <br />Basic Sciences Department Basic Sciences Department <br />Samuel Merritt University Samuel Merritt University <br />Ffeuchter@samuelmerritt.edu Bpuder@samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />One of the positions will include acting as a Laboratory Instructor in the Gross Anatomy Lab. <br /> <br />Job Responsibilities: <br />- Assist teaching the laboratory portion of three separate courses in Human Gross Anatomy (a one semester course for the Master Physician Assistant Program and Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program and a two semester course for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program). <br />- Assist with setting up and proctoring laboratory exams in all courses <br /> <br />Experience: <br />- at least two years experience teaching gross anatomy <br />- experience in dissection of the entire human body <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1615017 Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:39:16 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/923 SMU-Adjunct Instructor (Online) FNP Program http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/962 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (Online)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 8, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong> <br />The adjunct faculty member teaching an online MSN course is accountable to the Lead faculty for the course. The adjunct faculty member teaching in an online format is responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and for implementing the course policies as identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Qualifications <br /> <br /> RN License or NP License may be required dependent upon course content <br /> Masters in Nursing, or related field is required <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in teaching online preferred <br /> Proficient with technology as identified below <br /> Participates in meetings related to the course. <br /> <br />TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS: <br /> <br /> Basic Computer Operations: Creates and manipulates documents, manages files and folders, and works with multiple windows. <br /> <br /> Network Connectivity: Establishes network connections on personal computers or mobile devices <br /> <br /> Multimedia: Works with integrated audio and video devices for real-time communications or content recording <br /> <br /> Navigating online course space: Locates critical course elements, such as syllabus, lessons, grade book, and e-mail <br /> <br /> Course Communication Tools: Converses via email, chat, web conferencing, discussion forums, and announcements as needed. <br /> <br /> Manage Course Members and Collaboration Groups: Sets-up and manages teams/groups within a course and adds instructors, teaching assistants, and outside guests with the appropriate permissions. <br /> <br /> Content Management: Uploads and downloads submissions via cloud based applications (e.g. LMS, Dropbox, Google Docs) <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1614040 Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:10:50 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/962