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Associate Professor (Adulth Health II/Med Surg)
Title:Associate Professor (Adulth Health II/Med Surg)
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street
The Associate Professor, Adult Health Nursing II/Medical-Surgical, of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) program of the University of the District of Columbia is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences.  The Associate Professor is a member of the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) program and is responsible for teaching various courses including those in adult health nursing. The individual reports to the Director of Nursing. All core courses are held at the UDC-CC main location, 801 North Capitol Street NE. However, there may be times the individual is expected to teach at more than one location. This is 9-month, permanent tenure-track position.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: Full-time, Permanent tenure track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: 03

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date: July 4, 2013

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The Associate Professor, Adult Health Nursing II/Medical-Surgical will teach nursing courses, coordinates the advanced Adult Health/Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical and Theory, provide laboratory and clinical instruction, recruit, advise, and assist with the retention of students, answer student inquiries (emails and voicemail messages) in a timely manner, engage in scholarly activities and community service, conduct a minimum of five office hours per week, help to develop and teach appropriate online courses and teach during the day, evening and/or weekend, which may include more than one campus site.  The Associate Professor will also participate in the college governance process and college-wide committees, adhere to college and program policies and procedures, participate fully in curriculum development and revision, recommend selection of textbooks and other instructional materials and adheres to and fulfill all NLNAC standards and assist in the development of an effective means of assessing student learning outcomes in accordance with NLNAC standards.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Nursing with a clinical focus in advanced medical surgical nursing is required.  A doctorate in a related field is desirable. Must be registered or eligible for license in the District of Columbia and recent clinical and teaching experience is necessary.  The applicant must have knowledge of current nursing practices and an understanding of program objectives and critical nursing care skills.  The applicant must have at least two years of teaching experience at the postsecondary level, skill in teaching a diverse student body with various learning styles, familiarity or knowledge of differentiated instruction, possess a high level of professionalism, including collaboration, excellent communication and customer service skills, and commitment to a learner-centered environment and ability to work with colleagues and administrators in the development of goals for the curriculum and the Community College in a fast-paced environment.
Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia's retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-6769.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.
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