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Director of Undergraduate Adjunct Faculty & Clinical Affairs

Faculty Posting Date: December 1, 2017

To Apply: apply.interfolio.com/47599


The Duquesne University School of Nursing (SON) is a nationally recognized pioneer in nursing education. Our nursing faculty is dedicated to creating an educational environment grounded in the practice of ethical, holistic, and culturally competent care for vulnerable populations.

The School of Nursing (SON) is currently seeking a nurse faculty, for a 12-month, non-tenure track, assistant professor position as Director of Undergraduate Adjunct Faculty & Clinical Affairs to begin Summer 2018. The Director is responsible for assisting with the administration and implementation of the clinical faculty schedule. This role also includes effectively recruiting, hiring, orienting, and evaluating adjunct faculty in the BSN Program. This position reports to the Chair of the BSN Program.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in the development and coordination of the faculty schedule;
  • Assist in the development of adjunct faculty;
  • Development, management and administration of Online Faculty Resource Center;
  • Development and evaluation of adjunct faculty;
  • Leadership and collaboration:
  1. Networks with clinical faculty locally, regionally, and nationally to advance nursing education;
  2. Promotes academic faculty investment about their roles/responsibility in nursing education.


  • Disseminates the SON academic program's policies and procedures to clinical adjunct faculty;
  • Develops monthly Clinical Adjunct Faculty Newsletter with Teaching Tips;
  • Interface with the Clinical Coordinator for Undergraduate Programs and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs;
  • Interfaces with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Department Chair, and Faculty;
  • Interfaces with the Budget Manager related to adjunct faculty compensation on a frequent basis;
  • Supervises Clinical Coordinator for Undergraduate Program and Administrative Assistant.

To learn more about Duquesne University and the School of nursing, visit: www.duq.edu/nursing.


  • MSN or Doctoral Degree
  • Pennsylvania RN License
  • Clinical Experience
  • Clinical Teaching Experience
  • Administrative Experience Preferred

Professional Behaviors:

  • Demonstrates professional behavior in coordinating the clinical faculty schedule and managing adjunct faculty;
  • Demonstrates organizational skills in coordinating the clinical faculty schedule and managing adjunct faculty;
  • Demonstrates technological competence in using clinical software and other online faculty and student resources;
  • Responds to unexpected situations and demands using productive problem-solving skills;
  • Contributes to the teaching mission of the college;
  • Conducts scholarship in the area of nursing education.


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of intent that describing your interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three confidential references to http://apply.interfolio.com/47599. Priority will be given to applications received by March 1, 2018.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.