Summary of Position
Keene State College invites applicants
for a Clinical Faculty position in the Nursing Program starting August 2022. The successful candidate will join a growing nursing department
whose mission is to educate future nurse leaders who provide high-quality and safe healthcare. We strongly encourage individuals to apply
who will offer rich opportunities that help students gain and translate knowledge into the attitudes and skills required to give excellent
patient care. The ideal candidates will have clinical and/or advanced nursing practice experience in medical-surgical nursing and must hold
or be eligible for a New Hampshire registered nurse license.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of growing a dynamic BSN
program. The program is fully approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing and holds national accreditation from the Commission on
Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) until 2028. The curriculum is based on the Nurse of the Future concepts and the Essentials of
Baccalaureate Education competencies. The core nursing program begins with strong fundamentals of nursing course and includes each semester
learning experiences with direct patient care culminating in the final semester with a 180-hour preceptorship that helps graduates
transition to practice.
Responsibilities: teach undergraduate nursing courses full-time in the BSN program that incorporate current
theory and research. Clinical Faculty are expected to teach sixteen (16) credits per academic semester that include both didactic and
clinical instruction. Areas of responsibility include medical and surgical content with other teaching opportunities given based on the
faculty member's areas of expertise. Additional responsibilities include planning clinical learning experiences, providing clinical
instruction, collaborating with nursing colleagues to ensure the nursing curriculum is current and well developed, academic advising
students, and participating in departmental activities and campus-wide committees. Clinical Faculty are evaluated based on teaching
effectiveness, professional activities, and service to College and students.
Our students come from diverse socio-economic and
educational backgrounds, with a high percentage of first-generation college students. By the time Keene State College students complete
their undergraduate experience, they develop critical thinking, creative inquiry, intercultural competence, civic engagement, and
commitments to well-being and to sustainability that will serve them as active citizens and lifelong learners. We strongly encourage
individuals to apply who will support the College's ongoing efforts to help students become responsible global
At Keene State College, we share a commitment to diversity, equity, and multiculturalism as key elements of
academic excellence. We seek faculty with a desire to provide support, mentorship, and direction to prepare students to work within diverse
communities. One of our aspirations is to develop social change agents with the knowledge, skills, and experience to compassionately engage
with their future employers, peers, and those they serve from diverse backgrounds. Faculty actively engage in collaborative work and service
within the department and across the College to advance future-thinking curricular and co-curricular approaches that strengthen our Liberal
Arts focus and achieve the College's goals for inclusion and excellence as outlined in the College's Strategic
Additional Job Information
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents
when applying online:
- Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
* Three (3) letters of recommendation*
Note: You will not be able to upload letters of reference to the job portal when you apply. At the time of application, you will be asked to
supply the contact information for three references. These references will receive an email asking them to submit a letter of recommendation
to your application.
Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled or
otherwise closed at the College's discretion.
An earned Master's degree in Nursing; a minimum of five years of nursing experience; two years of
teaching experience; recent clinical and/or advanced nursing practice experience in medical-surgical nursing; hold an unencumbered New
Hampshire nurse license or eligibility to obtain an NH RN License; current healthcare provider CPR, and health records titers, and
immunization; the desire to work as part of a team in the department and within the College; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal
communication skills; and a record of collaborative commitment to scholarship, service, and academic excellence required. An offer of
employment will be contingent upon licensure verification, and approval by the New Hampshire State Board of
Salary is in accordance with the prevailing Collective Bargaining
Agreement (CBA). Salary at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor is $63,160 for fall 2022. Salary is complemented by a comprehensive
benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Other (e.g., fiscal/academic yr)
Type of Position
Interested Internal Candidates Exist?
This position is responsible for the supervision of
Does not supervise
A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock Region of Southwest New Hampshire and is an
affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. Located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York
City, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more
about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.
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