Job: Adjunct/Affiliate Faculty - Nursing Clinical Faculty - College of Adult & Graduate Studies

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Posted: 07/11/2014

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 958

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 Nursing Clinical Affiliate Faculty is responsible to the nursing faculty in the performance of instructional responsibilities in the clinical setting and/or skills/simulation laboratory. The clinical faculty has ongoing responsibility to evaluating student learning in the practice setting. The clinical faculty coordinates and collaborates with nursing faculty to teach, supervise and assess nursing students in skills/simulation laboratory and/or clinical experiences by providing excellence in instruction and assisting students to gain mastery in skill competency, clinical reasoning and professional practice. the role of the clinical faculty is to assist students to apply knowledge and skills to care of patients and clients. The Clinical Faculty is physically present or immediately accessible to students in the clinical setting. The Clinical Faculty participates in the affairs of the program, the Division, the profession, and the community. The ratio of clinical faculty to nursing student may vary by clinical setting.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach, supervise and evaluate (both formative and summative evaluation) nursing students in the laboratory or clinical setting during assigned clinical or laboratory rotations.
  2. Plan and maintain an environment conducive to the teaching and learning process.
  3. Plan and implement effective clinical environments for learning and instruction in the clinical simulation laboratory, and/or clinical setting that reflect an understanding of the program's philosophy, objectives, and curriculum.
  4. Utilize a variety of appropriate teaching strategies, including technology, to correlate and enhance teaching in the clinical setting or skills/simulation laboratory setting.
  5. Identify learning needs of individual students and plan experiences to meet those needs.
  6. Assess student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes related to nursing knowledge and practice in the clinical setting, or skill/simulation laboratory.
  7. Assist students in their own self-evaluation and spiritual formation.
  8. Provide feedback on the course, clinical experiences, skills lab, simulation, and student learning modalities.
  9. Keep educational records as required and evaluate student performance.
  10. Attend regular meetings, committee meetings, orientation and training sessions as directed by the lead course faculty and the Director, Clinical Education and/or Director, Skills/Simulation Education

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. An active license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado
  2. Documented experience in the area of instruction
  3. Two (2) years of full time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience
  4. One (1) year of clinical experience relevant to the area of responsibility
  5. A minimum of a graduate degree in nursing, or if a graduate degree in a field other than nursing, evidence that the degree is in a field relevant to the area of study.

Nature of Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, you will be required to walk and stand in laboratory and patient care settings for up to 12 hours at a time, manage multiple priorities, communicate with students, staff and nursing faculty, and exhibit positive coping mechanisms under stress. Working irregular hours, including evenings and weekends is expected. Local travel is required. 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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