Classification Title Assistant Professor of Nursing
Working Title Assistant Professor of Nursing
Position Type Faculty
Division Academic and Student Affairs
Department College of Business, Education and Professional Studies
Location Marshall, MN
Full/Part Time Full Time
Employment Condition Probationary
Salary Minimum Commensurate with experience
Salary Type Annual
Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO
SMSU's Assistant Professor of Nursing is a full-time probationary faculty
Teach and coordinate the courses and curricula for SMSU's RN to BSN and
MSN degrees in nursing, including population health, contemporary issues
in nursing, leadership, evidence-based practice, interprofessional
collaboration, cultural, ethical, quality improvement, safety, teamwork,
informatics, patient-centered care, and nursing education content in
Engage in essential activities to support the BSN and MSN programs, such
as advising, mentoring, leading, and as an active participant in the
nursing education accreditation process
Collaborate with community and clinical agencies to create partnerships
that will provide quality community, population health, and leadership
experiences for students
Participate with program orientation, recruitment and retention planning
and implementation for nursing students
Participate fully in the activities and programs of SMSU's Nursing
Department and nursing programs
Meet the expectations of a full-time SMSU faculty member, as defined in
the MinnState-IFO Agreement
Fulfill the expectations of a full-time SMSU faculty member in SMSU's BSN
and MSN programs in accord with SMSU's Assessment and Strategic Plans, as
well as SMSU's Mission, Vision and Values.
Engage in scholarly and creative activity, continuing preparation and
study, contribute to student growth and development, and serve the SMSU
Doctorate in Nursing/related field or doctoral coursework finished and
only dissertation/doctoral project to complete. Must have completed
dissertation/doctoral project and earned doctorate before tenure.
Candidates with a doctorate in a related field must have an earned
Master's degree in nursing from an accredited program.
Demonstrated commitment or proven strategies for fostering a diverse and
inclusive environment; demonstrated ability or proven strategies to teach
and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.
Active unencumbered Registered Nurse license in Minnesota or be able to
obtain a Minnesota license by time of hire
Three years of nursing experience and a preference to population health
Evidence of teaching excellence
Superior written and oral communication skills
Current evidence of ongoing professional development
Strong interest in student learning, growth and advancement
Proven disposition towards community, and university service
Student-centered and a commitment to helping grow the Nursing Department
Candidate must have an understanding of and appreciation for liberal
Candidate must have an understanding and willingness to work with adult
Abilities/competence in instructional technology, including online
instruction, flexibility, teamwork, and commitment to culturally
Five years of nursing experience
Previous academic teaching experience
Expert experience in population health nursing
Experience in curricular development and evaluations
Experience teaching online academic courses
Involvement in professional or disciplinary organizations
Letter of application addressing position qualifications, vita, student
evaluations, and transcripts should be attached to your application.
Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found
at: www. SMSU.edu
Nine Month Appointments- Along with all other Universities that are part of
the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, standard faculty
appointments are for 168 duty days distributed over any nine consecutive
months. The nine months need not align with the traditional academic year and
may be changed every two years. Initial faculty appointments at SMSU are
expected to be similar to or the same as the academic year unless otherwise
indicated on the vacancy notice.
Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. SMSU gives highest priority
to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners
through quality undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising and strong
student/faculty relationships. We area a public institution offering over 50
majors and minors and four master's degrees. Its mission, dating back to 1967,
provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional
studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of
the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural
programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the
public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus
encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall
(pop. 14,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of
cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.
SMSU offers a comprehensive benefit package including life, health and dental
insurance, a retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents,
as well as a variety of other benefits as defined by the individual Collective
Bargaining Agreements or Plans. For information on our benefits including
Medical and Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Disability and Long-Term Care;
Pre-Tax Benefits; and Health and Wellness, please refer to SEGIP's website
https:// mn.gov/mmb/segip/index.jsp For information on Minnesota State's
Retirement Plan(s), please go to:
https:// www. minnstate.edu/system/hr/employees/retirement/index.html
Posting Number SMSU2021183P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/15/2022
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Until Filled Yes
Accept Applications Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Posting Contact HR@SMSU.edu
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
SMSU is committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and to
providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and
harassment. SMSU does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.
Women, diverse populations, veterans and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and
employer. The University is committed to affirmative recruitment and
encourages applications from women, persons of color, veterans, and persons
with disabilities. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in
the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability
during the application and/or interview process should be made to the
Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact
Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in
alternative format upon request.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have a doctorate in Nursing/related field or doctoral coursework finished and only dissertation/doctoral project to complete?
If your doctorate is in a related field, did you earn a Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited program?
Please explain your experience and/or strategy for creating diverse and inclusive work environments and working with persons from diverse backgrounds.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have three years of nursing experience?
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
Public Job Posting
Internal Job Posting
Documents Needed to Apply
Transcripts - Unofficial of highest degree