Adjunct Faculty, CONHP, Graduate NP Track

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Position Details

Position Title Adjunct Faculty, CONHP, Graduate NP Track
Position Status Adjunct
Tenure Non-Tenured
Rank Lecturer

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Adjunct faculty are responsible for teaching advanced practice nursing students in the classroom and/or clinical setting in one of the following specialization areas: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, and/or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, adjunct faculty function as non-tenured faculty temporarily employed by Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Professions to teach a clinical or theory section of a course. Employment is on an individual course, as needed, basis.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Serve as a model of professionalism and act as a resource for students within the teaching-learning environment.
-Maintain required certifications/licensure and demonstrate continuing competence in area of expertise.
-Participate in all course orientations with Lead Faculty/Program Coordinator as well as orientations related to Blackboard, technology, and information resources needed to fulfill teaching responsibilities prior to the start of the class.
-Initiate and maintain ongoing communication with Lead Faculty, Program Coordinator and/or Associate Dean in a timely fashion. Provide anecdotal documentation as needed.
-Comply with all requirements of the CONHP for teaching, i.e. annual OSHA, hepatitis/TB updates, CPR certification, license renewal, current CV, etc. prior to the start of the course as applicable for teaching assignment.
-Comply with all CONHP Department of Graduate Studies requirements for teaching, including posting of syllabi, use of technology, providing students with contact information, responding to students within a reasonable time, being available for “office hours” with students, following the CONHP grading scale, and posting grades in a timely manner
-Coordinate AV supplies, expectations, and use with the Office of Graduate Studies
-Be responsible for meeting site expectations for classroom/technology use and teaching at the site
-Within two weeks of completion of the course, return all course materials and equipment to the Office of Graduate Studies

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed as APRN in the state of Illinois; certified as a FNP, AGPCNP or AGACNP; must have at least 12 months of full-time NP practice experience; must have schedule flexibility to be available for students; excellent communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Word Office, Powerpoint, and other computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior teaching experience desired. Familiarity with a Learning Management System (e.g. Blackboard, Desire2Learn, etc.)

Essential Duties
Work hours

Part-time; as needed basis

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00010
Posting Date 05/17/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy