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Ranked Faculty - Nursing Graduate Programs MSN Entry Level Option

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Posting Details

Position Information

St. Catherine University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and/or religion. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Job Title Ranked Faculty - Nursing Graduate Programs MSN Entry Level Option
Primary Campus St. Paul
Posting Number 20170028-FAC

Position Summary Information

Position Responsibilities

The Department of Nursing invites applicants for a full-time, rolling contract, ranked faculty position to teach in the graduate programs particularly in the post baccalaureate RN master’s entry level option beginning fall 2017, and pending budget approval. This program is designed for the adult learner so has evening and weekend classes. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.

We are searching for a faculty colleague who loves to teach; is passionate about working with diverse colleagues, students, and populations; understands the importance of interprofessional education; and is committed to the scholarship of teaching. Situated in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health with over 37 health profession programs, we have a fertile ground for teaching interprofessional practice. The nursing community at Saint Catherine University is vibrant and dynamic with a commitment to educating nurses at each level to be excellent and reflective practitioners, fierce advocates for social justice, and visionary leaders who will improve the health care system. Faculty members and students feel at home within the nursing community where the gifts of each individual are celebrated. The nursing community respects and nurtures new members by giving time, paying attention to needs, and offering expertise. Faculty members are inspired to excellence because the department fosters quality by setting high expectations, highlighting examples of greatness, and fostering opportunities for achieving success.

Responsibilities: Teaching students in the classroom, online, and in the clinical setting, and engaging in scholarship and service per University guidelines.

Position Qualifications

Requirements: Master’s of Nursing required, earned doctorate preferred in nursing or a related field. Eligibility for RN licensure in the State of Minnesota is required. Current clinical experience is required. Previous experience teaching pre-licensure students and graduate level teaching, commitment to collaborative engagement with student advisees, and commitment to collaborative research with faculty and graduate students are preferred.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That website link is: http://www.stkate.edu/hr. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Debra Filer, Master of Science in Nursing, Entry Level Concentration Coordinator at dafiler@stkate.edu Application review begins immediately and position will remain open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer Tobacco-Free Campuses


Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org

Posting Detail Information

Posting Start Date 08/31/2017
Close Date
Hiring Manager Name Deb Filer
Hiring Manager Email dafiler@stkate.edu

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Graduate degree in Nursing?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you have or are you eligible for your unencumbered RN license in the State of Minnesota?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have current clinical experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * All applicants that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a background check completed. Will you consent to a background check if offered this position with the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University Website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune paper
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune web
    • Community agency
    • Internet
    • Walk-in
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Newspaper - Pioneer Press paper
    • Newspaper -Pioneer Press web
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Interests
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2