Job: Adjunct/Affiliate Faculty - Associate Nursing Instructional Personnel - College of Adult & Graduate Studies

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Job Description

Location:Northglenn Center
Department:CAGS Nursing and Sciences
Job Type:Affiliate Faculty

Spiritual Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Job Location: Northglenn Center - Northglenn, CO

Job Summary

Colorado Christian University is currently looking for qualified instructors to become adjunct/affiliate faculty. The University's adjunct/affiliate faculty is a group of experienced professionals, contracted on an as needed basis, who are able to integrate their evangelical Christian faith in the classroom and help disciple the next generation of Christian leaders.

The Associate Nursing Instructional Personnel (ANIP) works under the direction and supervision of the Nursing Faculty in assisting students in laboratory and/or clinical experiences to meet the specific nursing goals and learning outcomes. The ANIP, in collaboration with nursing faculty, is responsible for instruction and evaluation of student performance in laboratory and/or clinical settings. The role of the ANIP is to assist students in applying knowledge and skills to care for patients and clients. The ANIP is physically present and immediately accessible to students in the laboratory or clinical setting. The ratio of ANIP to student shall not be more than 1:10.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Instruct, supervise and assess nursing students in skill/simulation laboratory setting and/or clinical settings to strengthen and reinforce their nursing skills and competencies in care of patients and clients.
  2. Plan and provide effective skills/simulation laboratory or clinical experiences that reflect and understanding of the program's philosophy, objective and curriculum.
  3. Plan, maintain and implement an environment conducive to teaching and learning
  4. Utilize a variety of teaching strategies, including technology, to correlate and enhance skills/simulation laboratory and/or clinical experience.
  5. Instruct students in safe nursing care, professional competency and clinical reasoning.
  6. Identify learning needs of individual students and plan experiences to meet those needs
  7. Assess student achievement of course objectives/learning outcomes related to nursing knowledge and practice
  8. Teach skills/simulation competencies and attitudes necessary for safe and effective patient care
  9. Communicate with nursing faculty and students relating to student performance, progress and concerns
  10. Provide ongoing feedback and grade assignments in a timely manner
  11. Attend orientation and training sessions as directed by nursing faculty, the Director of Skills/Simulation Education and the Director of Clinical Education
  12. Keep educational records as required
  13. Actively participate in curriculum development and course evaluation and revision
  14. Maintain competency in area of specialty

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. An active license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado.
  2. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is required.
  3. A minimum of two years of full time, or equivalent, professional nursing practice.
  4. A minimum of one year of clinical experience relevant to the area of responsibility.

Nature of Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk or stand in the laboratory or patient care settings for up to 12 hours at a time, communicate with students agency staff and nursing faculty and exhibit positive coping mechanisms in stressful situations. Working irregular hours, including weekends, evenings or nights is expected. Local travel is expected. Grading assignments may involve extended periods of time at a computer keyboard or workstation.

Adjunct/Affiliate faculty are contracted on an as needed basis and are not benefits eligible.

Important Notes

Application Process
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Colorado Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status. CCU does reserve the right to exercise preference on the basis of religion in all of its employment practices. All employees who work at CCU must demonstrate a spiritual testimony consistent with our evangelical mission and follow our lifestyle expectations.


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