$1,035 – $3,686 a week
US-AZ – Phoenix
College of Nursing
Description and Requirements
Are you searching for a rewarding, fulfilling position that offers challenging work and the ability to make a big impact while working side-by-side with a team of fun, innovative people? Ideally, would you like this position to be with an organization that makes a positive contribution to the world? If so…we would love to hear from you!
University of Phoenix is a leading higher education institution founded in 1976 by Dr. John Sperling. Our mission is to improve the lives of our students, their families and future generations through higher education. Our values (which hopefully you share) are: Brave. Honest. Focused.
Our University values and embraces all team members and their unique perspectives. We fundamentally believe in fostering an environment which deeply respects, celebrates, and actively encourages a diverse workforce. We are committed to hiring – and learning from – those who share our passion to help others achieve their educational aspirations.
We offer excellent benefits, an effective recognition program, and outstanding learning and development tools, including tuition vouchers for employees and their qualified family members.
About the Position
An Associate Faculty primarily instructs undergraduate and/or graduate courses in specific disciplines in accordance with University of Phoenix learning objectives and course outlines, engaging with students to drive academic rigor and student success. In addition to classroom instruction, an individual performs a variety of classroom-related and other activities, which are established by university leadership and/or dictated by specific course requirements, to ensure every student has the opportunity to learn, progress, and achieve academic success.
An Associate Faculty in the psychiatric mental Health Nurse practitioner program in the College of Nursing primarily instructs graduate courses in nursing in accordance with University of Phoenix learning objectives and course outlines, engaging with students to drive academic rigor and student success. In addition to classroom instruction, an individual performs a variety of classroom-related and other activities, which are established by university leadership and/or dictated by specific course requirements, to ensure every student has the opportunity to learn, progress, and achieve academic success.
Deliver course content, learning activities, and student assessments using the University’s current course materials. Share supplemental knowledge and experience to help students understand and make the connections between course concepts and real-world applications. Work efficiently and effectively to provide high quality instruction to university students in accordance with the standards in the University of Phoenix Faculty Handbook and all other applicable policies and procedures Ensure all class materials are made available to students on a timely basis to facilitate timely participation and relevant classroom instruction and discussion.
Provide each student the opportunity to grow, develop, and achieve academic success by maintaining an engaged classroom presence, timely responding to student inquiries, and creating a supportive learning environment that empowers students to develop cognitive skills and confidence. Proactively address student academic issues in accordance with University policies and guidance.
Perform a variety of additional duties, such as coaching, tutoring, and identifying appropriate additional resources, as determined by specific course and or program requirements that support student learning and success inside and outside of the classroom environment; oversee student clinical/practicum/mentorship experiences as required by the course and/or program, as applicable.
Attend various faculty meetings and University events as required, including but not limited to General Faculty Meetings, Content Area Meetings, and student graduations. Maintain current knowledge of all applicable University course updates, instruction standards and other relevant information that contributes to associate faculty effectiveness and student engagement and achievement.
Maintain current professional and technical knowledge of content area(s) through employment, professional certification/licensure, professional conference attendance/speaking engagements, professional publications, personal networks, professional organizations, and other viable means.
Instruct and perform other job-related required duties in an online environment, as dictated by program requirements. Maintain an understanding of all applicable University technology and adapt to technology changes as needed to facilitate classes and maintain active faculty status.
Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.
NOTE: The Primary Accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of the position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the Primary Accountabilities listed above. Specific goals or responsibilities will be documented in incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate manager.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
**Must have experience with Pediatric or Adolescent Psychiatric/Mental Health**
Doctor of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nursing Practice, PhD in Nursing, Medical Physician/Psychiatrist, and/or Board Certified Pediatric Mental Health Pediatrician OR
Doctorate degree in any area and a Master’s degree in Nursing OR
Master’s degree in Nursing
A minimum of 5 years of experience in a clinical nursing practice setting with at least 2 years of that experience as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Degree must be from a regionally accredited institution
Must have the following active unencumbered or unrestricted
Registered Nurse (RN) license
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certification in the state of residence and/or practice
National Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.
NOTE: Faculty must also hold an active unencumbered or unrestricted Arizona or multistate RN license AND an active Arizona Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist
NOTE: Medical Physicians only require a current unencumbered or unrestricted license to practice.
Acceptable professional positions can include but are not limited to: Nurse Practitioner, Medical Physician/Psychiatrist, and/or a Board Certified Pediatric Mental Health Pediatrician or Nurse Practitioner with pediatric or adolescent psychiatric/mental health experience
CURRENCY: Must have 2 (two) years current experience within that last 5 years
All faculty members must have one record of scholarship annually, within a rolling one-year timeframe, that meets UOPX’s definition of scholarship engagement. Faculty who do not initially meet this requirement may still be qualified, however, they have one year from the date the content area is approved and/or the requirement effective date, to come into compliance with this Nursing Scholarship requirement to maintain content area approval.
College of Nursing requires all faculty with approved courses within the College to maintain Annual Scholarship
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of adult education principles/practices, curriculum development and academic content area
High level of problem solving and decision-making abilities to respond to student issues and concerns, evaluate students for retention, assess student work and abilities and facilitate the doctoral learning experience
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, employees and external parties
Proven ability to promote student learning success in doctoral studies in the areas of writing, critical thinking, and research
Familiarity with adult educational experience and in the retention motivation of adult learners
As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
If you are an active-duty military member seeking employment when off-duty, compliance with Department of Defense Joint Ethics Regulation, 5500-7-R, is required prior to starting employment with University of Phoenix. You are advised to contact your base Judge Advocate General to seek such approval and answer any questions.
For all states except CA, the pay range for this position is on a per course basis, and is between $1,035 and $3,686.
The hourly rate for this course in CA is: $31.25
Your work is critical to helping adult learners achieve their dreams, and we’re committed to rewarding you for your efforts. We offer benefits designed to help you meet your financial and educational goals.
Associate faculty are eligible for:
Participation in our 401(k) plan; and
Competitive tuition assistance for you and eligible dependents.
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