Assistant Professor of Nursing

Job ID: 271751
Location: Gordon State College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary

The Department of Nursing is seeking a candidate for the position of Assistant Professor of Nursing. This is a ten-month tenure track position and is responsible for conducting college courses for undergraduate nursing students.



Teaches undergraduate courses appropriate to his/her appointment and credentialing.


Plans and conducts classes in a manner conducive to creating an effective learning environment which helps students achieve the educational outcomes set by the college.


Compiles, administers and evaluates examinations and assignments appropriate to the educational outcomes of the college. These evaluations should be based exclusively on academic performance.


Serves as an effective advisor to students on academic curricula, course selection and graduation


requirements. Also provides career advice when applicable.


Attends and participates in registration as required.


Serves on faculty committees at the department, college or system level as elected by the faculty or appointed by the administration.


Supports student activities by serving as a club advisor and/or by attendance at student functions.


Serves the college and community by providing expertise in his/her field to colleagues, schools, businesses and other organizations.


Exhibits professional growth and development.


Other Responsibilities

Maintains the required number of office hours each week.


Assists with student recruitment when requested.


Prompt and regular in performing job responsibilities.


Available to teach classes at night and off-campus.


Attends graduation.


Maintains a constructive attitude with students and co-workers.


Required Qualifications

Masters of Science in Nursing


Preferred Qualifications

Two years of recent clinical nursing experience in the areas of Medical/Surgical


Previous teaching experience in a BSN or RN-BSN program and on-line teaching experience


Doctorate in an appropriate discipline to support a nursing curriculum


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Degree of knowledge will vary according to the requirements in the Statutes for Tenure Track personnel.

Strong written verbal, analytic, presentation and interpersonal skills.


Knowledge of the field of nursing and health sciences.


Knowledge of program accreditation requirements.


Knowledge of college program requirements.


Knowledge of classroom practices, teaching methodologies, assessment systems, and educational technology.


Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.


Skill in decision making and problem solving.


USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Institutional Values

Gordon State College is committed to the following core values: Student Focused- Life-Long Learning/Scholarship – Excellence – Respect – Collaboration
More details on WHAT WE STAND FOR and GSC core values can be found online at https://www.gordonstate.edu/about/vision-mission-statement/index.html


Equal Employment Opportunity

Gordon State College is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of Gordon State College to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50).


For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Gordon State College Office of Human Resources at 678.359.5011. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources.


Background Check

Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with Gordon State College, as determined by Gordon State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


Other Information

This is a full-time, 10-month, faculty position and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include:



  • Health insurance


  • Dental


  • Vision


  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)


  • Health Savings Account (HSA)


  • Life Insurance


  • Sick Leave


  • Vacation Leave


  • Parental Leave


  • Retirement


  • Employee discounts


  • Tuition reimbursement


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About Gordon State College

Located in Barnesville, Ga., Gordon State College offers 12 four-year degrees, 11 associate-level degrees including 1 Nexus degree, which include multiple baccalaureate pathways.

With an enrollment of 3,100+ students, Gordon State offers an intimate academic setting in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. In this setting, students receive individualized attention that only a small college with dedicated faculty and staff can provide.

Founded in 1852, Gordon State College joined the University System of Georgia in 1972 and continues a distinctive legacy of excellent scholarship and service.

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