Nursing Faculty

Position Summary:

The full-time nursing faculty develops, implements, evaluates, and help on the evaluation of the Academic outcomes of the Program following CCNE accreditation standards. Support the Program Director as a leader in developing, coordinating, and supervising all aspects of the program on an ongoing basis. Assists in maintaining a healthy and caring environment that offers a variety of opportunities for students to actively participate in the learning process. Major responsibilities of faculty include teaching, tutoring, and professional development.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Periodically review of the used and available instructional material currently in effect for teaching.
  • Develop course curriculum, course handouts, lectures, labs, and presentations.
  • Integrate classroom theory with planned clinical performance
  • Ability to plan and prepare course content and curriculum, utilizing assessment and effective methodologies of instruction for the enhancement of learning.
  • Make sure all Syllabus are posted accurate and updated
  • Works with the Program Director and Faculty on selection of textbooks and resources.
  • Work with the Library to ensure that the needs of the program are met.
  • Assist the Campus librarians to ensure that the library and resource room have enough
  • Maintain expertise in field of study and teaching pedagogy by attending seminars, workshops and classes for self- improvement and/or professional enhancement.
  • Maintain active participation in professional organizations as appropriate
  • Participate in enrollment management activities and sharing of professional expertise with colleagues and students beyond the classroom.
  • Provide support and in some cases provide the leadership for student recruitment, marketing, and in general activities that “build” a program within the clinical setting
  • Support student activities, include course and career guidance to students, mentor, graduation.
  • Assist in the development of the departmental course schedule.
  • Maintain appropriate records of student performance.
  • Demonstrate procedures in nursing skills laboratory, supervise student demonstrations and evaluate student performances.
  • Integrate theory with planned clinical performance while creating a learning environment
  • Orientate students to the clinical site as needed and communicate clinical objectives to the student and the staff.
  • Makes recommendation regarding equipment, software purchases that maybe needed for the nursing programs for budgetary purpose.
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings
  • Assist the program director and Chief Nursing Officer in preparing the CCNE accreditation document and maintaining the standards of accreditation
  • Maintains office hours as per St Thomas University guidelines
  • Complies with the University’s mission, catalog, policies and procedures and the Faculty Handbook
  • Respond to communications (e-mail/voicemail) on a daily basis.
  • Other related duties


  • Experience and dynamic Nurse Faculty with ability to interact with all members of the Nursing program and students in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work efficiently under time constraints.
  • Able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Enthusiastic and comfortable with changes and innovation and willing to participate in new projects for the expansion and growing of the Online Nursing Programs.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Must have an active unencumbered Registered Nurses license or eligible to be licensed in the state of Florida.
  • Master’s degree in Nursing, a doctorate degree in nursing and previous teaching experience.
  • Master’s degree and terminal degree must be within Nursing

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Demonstrated the ability to achieve goals, influence others, and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in computers (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint & Adobe).
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Experience with presenting information to both small and large groups.
  • Proven strong communication skills and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Have at least five years of full-time experience in a clinical setting in the role of a Registered Nurse.
  • Have at least two years of full-time experience as an educator.


St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

All employees are required to pass a criminal background screening and official degree transcripts will be required upon hire.


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