Working Title Assistant Professor of Nursing Sciences
Hire Type Faculty
Division Academic Affairs
Department College of Health and Wellness Professions
Location SCSU Main Campus, 720 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud MN 56301
Full/Part Time Full Time
Employment Condition Fixed Term
Work Shift varies
Click on the links to learn more about the College of Health and Wellness
Professionsor the Department of Nursing Science
The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a professional
goal to become an outstanding teacher-scholar through the use of research-
based, best-practices pedagogy. They are expected to teach using both in-
person and alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will
regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation
opportunities focused on pedagogical growth.
The successful candidate will share St. Cloud State's commitment to our
mission, and in particular, the value we place in diversity, equity, and
inclusion (DEI) as outlined in SCSU's It's Time strategic framework.
Notably, we uphold the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and
engage in intentional actions to address systemic inequities throughout the
university and surrounding environment. DEI values, practices, and strategies
are embedded into the fabric of our institution and campus community, and they
align with the priorities expressed in the Minnesota State system's Equity
2030 initiative . SCSU expects all of its employees to help advance these
practices and to contribute to the development of an anti-racist, inclusive
Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining
agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization.
Salary Minimum Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Salary Maximum Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Salary Type Annual
Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO
The Department of Nursing offers an undergraduate program within the nursing
discipline and is a fully accredited member of the Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. The
four-year Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing (BS), also
termed “traditional pre-licensure” program, is a 68-credit major preparing
caring professional clinicians for practice in contemporary health care
settings. Additionally, SCSU offers an RN to BS completion program, which is
fully online and is completed in 12 months. SCSU is also in the program
development stages for graduate nursing education. The graduate education
degree will consist of the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with the
capability for students to obtain national certification as a Family Nurse
Practitioner. For additional department information click here.
Educational and clinical experiences prepare graduates to practice in a
culturally diverse, rapidly changing, global society. SCSU's nursing programs
emphasize critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgement to
appropriately address the needs of individuals, families, communities, and
populations throughout all stages of life.
The Department of Nursing Science offers a state-of-the art Simulation Lab,
which has been named the Jim and Ann Marie Maciej Nursing Education Suite in
recognition of their generous financial support.
Faculty members are expected to:
Demonstrate ability to teach didactic and clinical nursing courses at the
Provide academic advising to undergraduate nursing students.
Provide mentoring and leadership to adjunct clinical faculty.
Participate in strategic planning, programmatic development, and
Participate in accreditation, governance, and regulatory review processes
of the Department.
Collaborate effectively with members of Department and community health
Master's degree in nursing from an accredited University/Institution
Current or eligible for RN licensure in the state of Minnesota
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively
with students, faculty and community, including community agencies
Evidence of experience in teaching in specialty area, specifically
Evidence of the ability to work with persons from culturally diverse
Doctoral degree in Nursing (PhD, DNP, EdD)
Experience as a clinical instructor in specialty area (medical/surgical
nursing or older adult/long-term care)
Experience with applicable nursing technology, online, informatics, and
Demonstrated ability to team teach
Demonstrated continued education and professional development
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public
university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges
system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St.
Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud
State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world
around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and
applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and
cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors,
minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student
clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and
became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first
offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution
became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added
applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational
Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns
and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000
international students from about 80 nations.
Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found here.
Why Work For Us:
Help students achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse
people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who
strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 23-00007
Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date 08/16/2022
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/08/2023
Open Date 08/01/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Accept Applications Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin immediately
Jane Bagley, Search Committee Chair
Department Chair, Department of Nursing Science
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports
cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who
contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT,
persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national
origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance,
sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S.
veteran. The Title IX coordinator at St. Cloud State University is Chocoletta
Simpson. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional
Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 121.
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How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
SCSU Job Opportunities
Chronicle of Higher Ed
Personal Contact- Invited to Apply
Have you worked at St. Cloud State University or any Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System institutions in the past?
Yes, Current Employee
St. Cloud State values diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Describe how you will contribute to equity, inclusion and social justice efforts and engage students of all backgrounds in the courses that you would teach.
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
Unofficial Bachelor's Transcript
Unofficial Master's Transcript
Contact Information for 3 Professional References
Unofficial Doctorate Transcript