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Adjunct - Nursing

companyNewman University
locationWichita, KS, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Newman University, a mission-driven, catholic, liberal arts university, is recruiting adjuncts to teach courses and/or supervise students within the clinical setting for our Nursing program and during the 2024-2025 academic year. Minimum qualifications include at least a BSN degree.

At Newman University, adjuncts are models of educated persons, exemplifying the virtues they seek to inspire in students -- curiosity, tolerance, honesty, fairness, and respect for diversity.  

Stewardship Statement: 

This position is responsible to cultivate and maintain the institution’s Catholic identity and its mission to empower graduates to transform society. As a member of the Newman University community, adjuncts will join with the institution’s sponsors, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC Sisters), to witness God’s love in Mission to empower others, foster oneness, celebrate life, form right relationships, and walk as compassionate companions.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach courses appropriate to academic qualifications. 
  2. Maintain high standards as teachers and engaging students in laboratory and/or clinical educational settings.
  3. Inform students of their progress by promptly returning graded assignments, quizzes, and examinations with appropriate feedback.
  4. Utilize the Learning Management Systems, i.e. Canvas, and other technology as appropriate.
  5. Develop and maintain clinical education content for assigned course(s).
  6. Supervise clinical activities effectively and assess educational outcomes appropriately.
  7. Consult with the Dean or Nursing Program Director regarding concerns.
  8. Complete university-required training courses and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  1. Master in nursing preferred, bachelor in nursing required.
  2. Experience in clinical education preferred.
  3. Experience in adult medical surgical nursing required.
  4. Must hold a current Kansas professional nursing license.
  5. Must pass background check and drug screening.
  6. Legally authorized to work in the United States.

Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faiths. At Newman you'll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to join us in our work of empowering our graduates to transform society!

Newman University is committed to hiring faculty and staff members that reflect the diversity of our region and to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees, according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping this commitment, it is the policy of Newman University to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, local human rights commission activity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified protected veteran.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Newman University will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or in the interview process. Please notify the Human Resources Office at (316) 942-4291, ext. 2202 or email hr@newmanu.edu in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.

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