Nursing Faculty Development Manager
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The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a Nursing Faculty Development Manager. This position is responsible for developing and implementing academic programming and training related to curricula, pedagogy, learning technologies, research, and professional development to facilitate faculty professional growth. The manager will be responsible for performing individual faculty assessments to determine needed support, resources, training and mentorship to ensure faculty meet the faculty teaching standards and expectations set by the college.
- Enhances teaching faculty effectiveness by consulting with individual faculty to facilitate their growth in appropriate pedagogy (especially the use with technology, hands on or virtual), curriculum design, assessment of student learning, and professional formation.
- Conducts observations in the classroom, labs, and clinical settings to offer constructive and supportive feedback to teaching faculty.
- Promotes a culture of faculty development and life-long learning within the context of the university and college mission.
- Designs and implements a comprehensive program of faculty development to assist faculty at all career stages and assesses periodically to ensure the program is achieving desired learning outcomes.
- Advocates for and works collaboratively with faculty and administration to create and promote educational scholarship.
- Develops faculty development events, workshops, program, seminars, learning communities and conferences designed to improve teaching and learning.
- Maintains an active calendar of faculty development opportunities locally and nationally.
- Creates and coordinates "new faculty" orientation program.
- Develops and maintains college technology strategies and plans in agreement with Dean.
- Ensures instructional technology aligns with overall College and University strategic plan.
- Ensures College leadership team is kept informed and educated on strategic technology issues.
- Assists in the selection of new systems and technologies in concert with IT senior leadership to ensure all systems/technologies align with overall GCU technology strategy.
- Other duties as assigned.
- MSN Required. Doctorate degree in Nursing preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience, preferably in higher education.
- CNE preferred; must obtain within 6 months of hire.
- Minimum of three years as registered nurse; one year shall be in teaching or clinical supervision or a combination thereof.
- Familiarity with research on the scholarship of teaching and learning, research in student development, and other areas of research related to learning, cognitive development and motivation.
- Demonstrated knowledge of technology to support learning in the discipline of nursing practices.
- Familiarity with assessing program success in an academic context.
- Strong analytical skills including ability to think synthetically and analytically with the ability to communicate complicated information in a comprehensible manner.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain an in-depth, broad and current knowledge of simulation technology and techniques.
- Demonstrated ability to implement positive change through complex solutions.
- Strong and effective oral and written communication skills with ability to articulate university’s and school’s mission and strategic goals and objectives.
- Ability to develop collaborative and cooperative relationships with committees, colleagues, faculty and administration.
- Proficiency with MS Office Suite, databases, and routine office software (email, internet, etc.).
- Must pass pre-employment background screen.
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.
Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.
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