Contributing Faculty-MSN FNP at Adtalem Global Education

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Contributing Faculty-MSN FNP Adtalem Global Education. Company Description. Walden University is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE). More than 50 years ago, Walden University was founded to support adult learners in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and communities. Students from across the U.S. and more than 115 countries are pursuing a certificate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree online at Walden. The university offers more than 100 online degree and certificate programs. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, hlcommission.org. For more information, please visit WaldenU.edu and WaldenFacts.com.. Job Description. WHAT TO EXPECT AS A WALDEN FACULTY MEMBER Faculty members educate Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely communications. Faculty are required to grade assignments, participate in discussions, respond to student emails, use technology designed to enhance the learning experience for students.  This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of the student, the faculty member, Walden University, and the discipline in which the faculty member is involved. TRAINING All new faculty members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of online teaching; use of an electronic learning platform; specifics of the policies, procedures, and degree programs of the School or College in which they are going to teach; socialization into the Walden University culture; assessment of academic integrity of student work; and research supervision of theses and dissertations. Teaching and mentorship assignments are contingent upon successful completion of required training. During the first term of teaching, faculty members may be assigned a faculty peer mentor (senior colleague) as an extension of their new instructor training. Peer mentors will continue to support instruction and provide peer reviews of the classroom on a regular basis. COURSE/ TEACHING AVAILABILITY Faculty members are assigned courses, which are taught using Blackboard, and are responsible for interacting with students within Blackboard. Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hrs/day, 7 days/wk. Faculty members are expected to be in the classroom a minimum of 4 days/wk and responses to student questions must be posted within 48 hrs. The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats; office hours may be required based on program or college policy.. Qualifications.  . TOOLS/ TECHNICAL SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  LICENSING/ CERTIFICATION. Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, work currently as a FNP, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and may be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs. Faculty Members must maintain their licenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach at Walden University. Faculty Members are also expected to maintain currency with research by reviewing articles, journals, and presentations. If participating in research, the Faculty Member may publish and acknowledge Walden University.    . Evidence of current RN and APRN license in te state of Arizona is required. All NP Faculty are also required to obtain RN and APRN licensure in the state of Minnesota and provide evidence of current Advanced Practice certification before being hired as a Nurse Practitioner Faculty at Walden University. This position may be eligible for bonus upon hire.   EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE . Earned Doctorate . A record of professional scholarly contributions to their field of specialization.. A minimum of one year experience of teaching in higher education.. Current clinical experience in NP practice.. Teaching experience, preferred online teaching experience, but not required. Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.. Excellent oral and written communication, leadership, team, collaboration and interpersonal skills.. Board Certified FNP. TRAVEL Contributing faculty members may have the opportunity to travel to university events and residencies. When traveling to these events, the faculty member will be expected to fully participate in the event. For core faculty, there will be required travel throughout the year.  WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for 6–8 hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting (e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary). TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS Faculty members are expected to have a personal computer with virus protection and Internet access. Walden University provides a Walden e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, university and college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.  Software Requirements include current Web browser (Internet Explorer ver. 9.0 or higher or Firefox ver. 19 or higher); Microsoft Office suite; Adobe Reader; Adobe Flash Player; Apple QuickTime; Windows Media Player; antivirus software (e.g., McAfee or Norton) installed, running, and kept current by promptly installing the upgrades and patches made available by the software manufacturer. Software versions are subject to change    .  . Additional Information. In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected compensation rate for this position is as follows:. Graduate Course Instruction: $1,560 - $4,080 per Quarter or Semester, depending on type of course taught and length of course. Undergraduate Course Instruction: $700 - $2,200 per quarter, depending on type of course taught and length of course Actual pay may be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as type of course taught; experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Walden also offers other opportunities for its contributing faculty members, such as dissertation/doctoral study committee chair positions, research reviewing, and dissertation and doctoral study mentoring. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements..  .  . Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.