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Job Details: Instructor of Nursing

Job Title: Instructor of Nursing

Submitted on: 05-08-18

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start Date:

Application Deadline: August 2018



The Assistant Professor of Nursing will assist with the development, instruction, and evaluation of student learning outcomes through online classroom facilitation; demonstrate a proven record of academic pursuit and excellence; computer proficient and have a strong desire to connect with students in online environments; experience with online instruction and knowledge of the online classroom environment; teach a full-time course load of nursing and support classes involving preparation of course materials, delivery of content, and evaluation of student learning; participate in university activities, committees, and seminars as well as departmental meetings/activities.


  • Serve as primary facilitator for all learning activities within assigned course.
  • Post a personal introduction on the first day of class.
  • Provide consistent timely feedback to questions, assignments, and course participation via communication tools provided within the online.
  • Actively participate in course discussions.
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement of expected student learning outcomes on a weekly basis.
  • Consistently implement and enforce course policies and procedures published in the course syllabus.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Program Director throughout the course.
  • Consult with the Program Director regarding any issues, conflicts or disagreements that arise during the course.
  • Provide feedback &/or recommendations to the Program Director regarding course revisions as requested.
  • Addresses student course-related questions on a daily basis.
  • Submit grades by the published deadlines.
  • Collaborate with faculty and the Program Director to develop, implement, and evaluate online instruction.
  • Assist with the development of curriculum congruent with the mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives of the university and the RN to BSN Program.
  • Prepare online learning activities, projects, and presentations covering objectives for assigned courses.
  • Assess and evaluate student learning and progress.
  • Provide timely feedback to students according to the RN to BSN Program Faculty expectations.
  • Collaborate with program director and faculty in evaluation and revision of course content.
  • Participate in faculty and departmental meetings.
  • Assist RN to BSN students with arrangements for appropriate practicum activities with the student’s geographical area, as needed.
  • Participate in continuing education and professional development.
  • Counsel and advise students, as needed.
  • Promote and maintain a collegial relationship with faculty and students conducive to online learning.
  • Support philosophes and mission of Oklahoma Panhandle State University and the RN to BSN Program.
  • Assist and participate with departmental and program activities (i.e. accreditation standards, expectations, and preparation activities).
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills are necessary
  • Strong communication skills demonstrating the candidate to be a positive motivator
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing or his/her designee

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.



  • Master’s degree with a major in nursing.
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a competent registered nurse.
  • Hold and maintain licensure as registered nurse.
  • Demonstrate and maintain profanely with computer literacy and online teaching skills.

Physical Requirements:

Hours: 9 month


Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

For Additional Information:

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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