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Assistant/Associate Professor, Nursing (Nursing Care of Children)
Title:Assistant/Associate Professor, Nursing (Nursing Care of Children)
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: $42,974 - $73,000

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant/Associate Professor is a member of the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) program and is responsible for teaching various courses including those for nursing care of children. 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, regular tenure-track position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches nursing courses during the day, evening, and/or weekend and may include more than one campus site
  • Provides laboratory and clinical instruction
  • Recruits, advises and assists with the retention of students; answers student inquiries (emails and voice mail messages) in a timely manner
  • Engages in scholarly activities and community service
  • Conducts a minimum of five office hours per week
  • Helps to develop and teach appropriate online courses. Some experience with instructional technology, including Blackboard, is highly desirable
  • Participates in the college governance process and college-wide committees
  • Adheres to college and program policies and procedures
  • Participates fully in curriculum development and revision
  • Recommends selection of textbooks and other instructional materials
  • Adheres to and fulfills all NLNAC standards; also assists in the development of an effective means of assessing student learning outcomes in accordance with NLNAC standards

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Nursing with a clinical focus in nursing care of children
  • Must be registered or eligible for license in the District of Columbia
  • Recent clinical and teaching experience is necessary
  • Must have knowledge of current nursing practices and an understanding of program objectives.
  • Community College experience preferred

A candidate for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor shall be required to meet the following qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate or the highest appropriate credential in the field of specialization, or experience and achievements comparable to the doctorate;
  • A record of scholarship and professional growth; and
  • At least five (5) years of full-time teaching experience in an institution of higher education, including three (3) years as an Assistant Professor

A candidate for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor shall be required to meet the following qualifications:

  • An appropriate terminal degree or agree to complete this degree within a period of time to be specified in the terms of the initial contract; and
  • At least three (3) years of full-time teaching experience, including two (2) years in an institution of higher education.

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, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an 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, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, 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 may 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) 274-5380.

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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