Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

United States

May 30, 2022


Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20190016P


The Adjunct Faculty Instructor reports to the ELM Program Director and will participate in the assigned instructional and administrative operations of the College and assume other duties as required to contribute to the overall success of the program. Maintain teaching load as assigned,

Required Qualifications

• Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certified (MSN-FNP-BC) or MSN-NP from a regionally accredited institution. Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) preferred.

• Five or more years of clinical experience; with proficiency in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, and evaluation. • Experience with students in a clinical environment. • Excellent academic record with a strong foundation of clinical experience in an FNP/PMHNP program. • Recent clinical preceptorship experience of prior FNP/PMHNP students

Minimum Requirements

• Excellent written and verbal English-language communication skills. • Ability to work effectively with computers and other forms of advanced technology in the instruction of radiography courses. • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate positively with students, faculty, and administrators, and to motivate and empower students to succeed. • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, differently-abled, and ethnic backgrounds of adult learners.

Preferred Qualifications


Essential Duties

• Coordinate and supervise clinical education, clinical placement supervision, and evaluation of students assigned to clinical affiliates. • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process. • Correlate clinical education with didactic education. • Evaluate nursing students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner. • Provide support to the Program Director to ensure effective program operation. • Coordinate clinical education and evaluate its effectiveness. • Provide oversight and mentoring of clinical preceptors. • Recruit clinical sites that complement and strengthen clinical education. • Establish positive community partnerships. • Participate in the assessment process and development of student learning outcomes (SLOs) and assessment cycles. • Participate in program planning and review, attend advisory meetings. • Participate with the Program Director in periodic review and revision of clinical course materials. • Maintain current knowledge of the discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development, maintains expertise in the subject area, and recommends improvements in curriculum design. • Participate actively in staff development and professional growth, including keeping informed of current research regarding strategies to foster student success, and communicate relevant information within the program. • Maintain current knowledge of program policies, procedures, and student progress. • Support faculty governance. • Identify course requirements, student learning outcomes (SLOs), evaluation and grading procedures, and attendance requirements in E-medley • Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles. • Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines; maintain necessary records and documents. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Special Requirements

COVID -19 Vaccination: As a health professions institution of higher education, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science seeks to protect the health and safety of the University community. Accordingly, CDU will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all University students, faculty, and staff subject to limited exceptions and exemptions. Additionally, as a condition of employment, proof of a COVID-19 booster vaccination will be required for CDU studentss, faculty, and staff entry to the CDU campus effective February 1, 2022. The University vaccine requirement has been implemented consistent with federal and state law related to medical exemptions for students, faculty, and staff. Requests for disability and religious accommodations from faculty and staff will be evaluated consistent with the law and University policies and procedures.

FLSA Exempt Category Grade Ungraded Number of Vacancies 24

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Charles R. Drew University is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

Fair Chance Statement

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local “Fair Chance” laws.

Open Date 04/29/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS: In addition to California Code of Regulations (CCR) Section 1425, all faculty must meet CCR section 1424(h), which states nursing faculty members whose teaching responsibilities include subject matter directly related to the practice of nursing shall be clinically competent in the area to which they are assigned and Section 1420(d), which defines clinically competent to mean that a nursing program faculty member possesses and exercises the degree of learning, skill, care and experience ordinarily possessed and exercised by staff level registered nurses of the clinical unit to which the faculty member is assigned.

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  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  • Do you have a BSN or MSN from a regionally accredited institution?
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  • Do you have an active license as a Registered Nurse in the state of California?
  • Yes
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  • Do you have experience in and understand the connections between clinical training, the training environment and curriculum objectives with board certification and licensure?
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  • Are you PC or Mac proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)?
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  • Do you have a regionally accredited master's degree in nursing?
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume