LOCATION: Crown Point 

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Chair or Director of the academic program, adjunct faculty receive a contract or letter stating adjunct employment with a primary responsibility in teaching. Faculty members assess, plan, implement and evaluate instruction for students in clinical and classroom settings or laboratories  in coordination with established course and program objectives.

This position is available on a semester by semester basis at our Crown Point Campus.

Teaching & Related Activities
The primary responsibility of a faculty member is effective teaching.  For details on classroom and clinical responsibilities – See USF Faculty Handbook.  Faculty are expected to:

  • Teach courses consistent with the catalog description and content map
  • Teach assigned classes at the scheduled time and place and meets required contact hours
  • Integrate evidence-based practice in fulfilling all roles of faculty practice
  • Collaborate with colleagues for instructional improvement via professional peer review
  • Submit reports and requests for information promptly
  • Fulfill the Code of Ethics of the university and for the profession
  • Teach students using appropriate methodologies to facilitate student classroom and/or clinical learning experiences
  • Create an effective learning environment for students
  • Effectively communicate with students
  • Facilitate critical reflection and support innovation in students
  • Provide timely feedback and fairly evaluate students’ progress
  • Evaluate student clinical, laboratory and classroom performance and provide individual counsel and guidance as necessary to promote student success
  • Propose plans to improve students’ performance
  • Maintain appropriate records such as clinical evaluations, test scores, anecdotal notes and attendance on an ongoing basis to document evidence of student progress

Assignments may be adjusted for special assignments at the discretion of the Department Chair or Program Director.

University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University’s mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities, and are incorporated into performance evaluations.
Standard #1: Provide opportunities for deeper conversations, prayer and reflection.
Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.

  1. Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others.
  2. Commit to follow through without exception and with quality.
  3. Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?”
  4. Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.

Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.
Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.

Department of Nursing

  • Master’s degree in nursing or plan in progress and completion within five years of date of hire required
  • Doctorate in nursing preferred
  • Certification in specialty area preferred

Department of Nursing

  • A current Indiana RN license required


  • Minimum of three years’ experience in the discipline
  • Prior teaching experience in clinical or classroom setting preferred

Requirements for all School of Health Sciences faculty engaged in clinical instruction:

  • Current TB testing
  • Current CPR certification
  • Documentation of Hepatitis B immunization
  • Other requirements as specified by clinical facilities

Knowledge and Skills

  • Competence in educational principles and techniques used in higher education classrooms, laboratory and clinical settings
  • Knowledge of the profession including theory and practice, procedures, and regulations
  • Proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and electronic) necessary to interact effectively with students, faculty, professional staff, administration, clinical affiliates, and the community

To apply for this job please visit app.frevvo.com.