Nursing - Faculty
Company: South University
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Nursing - Faculty
South University Columbia, SC, Columbia, South Carolina, United
States of America
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Established in 1899, South University (www.southuniversity.edu) is
a private, non-profit academic institution dedicated to providing
educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and
professional development of a diverse student population. South
University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate,
baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees.
The University traces its heritage to 1899, when Dr. John Draughon
established Draughon's Practical Business College in Savannah,
Georgia. Over the past century-plus, South University has
experienced continued growth transforming from a two-year college
into a university offering undergraduate and graduate degree
programs. South University's approach to higher education, and the
resulting varied academic experiences, provides students with the
pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal
and professional fulfillment.
South University provides a learning environment, both on-campus
and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to
achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students can learn by
interacting with a community of faculty, staff and administration
dedicated to South University's academic purpose. South University
offers more than 50 academic programs across its nine campuses and
through online programs.
The University's academics are organized across five colleges: Arts
and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, Nursing and Public
Health, Theology - and a School of Pharmacy. With the introduction
of South University, Online Programs, students can pursue both
undergraduate degree and master's degree programs ranging from the
areas of Criminal Justice to Business - giving South University
students more opportunities to make a difference, both personally
The instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course
competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets
of the learning environment. S/He provides education through
learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill
the evolving needs of the market place. S/He encourages a culture
of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect,
life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional
development. Incumbent must assure that the South University
philosophy is considered in carrying out the duties and
responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients;
development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees;
sound economic principles; and maintenance of an environment which
is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
- Provides competency-based education which aligns with the South
University model of curricula as well as supports the South
University style of system delivery.
- Designs and delivers class instruction through the development
of instructional plans to meet course competencies, to create
activities which support lesson objectives, and to deliver the
instruction as approved.
- Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for
student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing
instruction which fosters competencies and establish student
performance criteria and evaluation.
- Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a
classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement
as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and
student success.Promotes student success by showing flexibility in
style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for
teaching and students and engaging students in the learning
- Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate
records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing
school/campus academic and attendance policies.
- Contributes to a learning culture by participating on
curriculum and system task forces, supporting local campus events
such as orientation and graduation, and participating in various
other workshops and meetings.
- Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by
the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the
introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active
awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
- Masters in Nursing required. PhD from a regionally accredited
university in a field related to the classes to be taught in most
cases required and in all cases strongly preferred; Earned graduate
degree to include at least 18 graduate hours in the field of
instruction minimally required.
- Experience in instruction or formalized education process,
preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
- Membership in a professional association tied to area of
- Current state licensure required as applicable to the
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the
ability to build successful relationships with student
- Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
- Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented
- Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or
without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential
functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in
person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic
means, move about the office or school, handle various types of
media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe
and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10
pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative
and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be
required of positions given this title and shall not be construed
as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and
responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be
directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically
presented in this description. South University is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in
ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed
to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of
ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.
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