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Nursing Lecturer Pool

Company: San Jose State University
Location: San Jose
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Department Summary

The Valley Foundation School of Nursing is a department within the College of Health and Human Sciences. The School offers Baccalaureate, Master's, and Doctor of Nursing Practice nursing education programs. The programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The School also has a Wound and Ostomy, Foot and Nail program and several Nurse Managed Centers in the community. The School emphasizes the use of clinical simulation in its programs. The campus is also poised to strengthen our connection to the surrounding San Jose and Silicon Valley communities further fulfilling our social justice mission of access, equity, opportunity and success. Visit our website

Brief Description of Duties

The part-time lecturer position is pursuant to faculty approval as required by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, and University Personnel. Responsibilities are to teach undergraduate (BSN, RN-BSN) or graduate (MS and/or DNP) courses. Additional responsibilities may include a combination of classroom, online, and clinical teaching. Further responsibilities include a commitment to teaching and participation in evidence-based practice; maintaining clinical expertise; advising students; and effective team collaboration within the School of Nursing. (see S10-7 at )

Other duties:

  • Demonstrate awareness of and address the needs of a student population of great diversity-including age, abilities, cultural background, ethnicity, religion, economic background, primary language, sexual orientation, gender identity, and academic preparation-through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
  • Faculty shall organize all their classes within the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).
  • All classes must be offered and meet as scheduled throughout the entire semester or term, in the mode assigned and listed in the schedule of classes (i.e., asynchronous, synchronous, bichronous, in-person, or hybrid).

    Required Qualifications

    • Master's degree in nursing (Baccalaureate degree may be accepted with five years of clinical experience) which includes coursework in nursing and nursing education.
    • A minimum of 5 years recent clinical experience providing direct patient care.
    • Possession of, or eligibility for, RN licensure in California.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well in teams.
    • Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which the individual is assigned.
    • Ability to teach and evaluate adult learners.
    • Demonstrated sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

    • Lecturer A (LA), Master's in Nursing in progress; or BS in Nursing plus at least 5 years professional experience
    • Lecturer B (LB), Master's in Nursing and 5 years of professional work experience
    • Lecturer C (LC), Doctorate; or Master's degree in Nursing with extensive clinical and
    • academic experience
    • Lecturer D (LD), a Doctorate degree (health-related)

    • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

    • Preferred Qualifications

    • 1 year of teaching experience in a registered nurse education program, clinical instruction, precepting nursing students, or precepting new hires.


      Compensation and salary range placement are determined by qualifications and experience. To learn more about range placement, please see University Policy .
      Anticipated starting salary:
      L-A / - $5007 - $5675
      L-B / - $5925 - $7125
      L-C / - $6500 - $8982
      L-D / - $8184 - $9854
      Range salaries above are the anticipated monthly salary rate of full-time AY faculty--part-time rates are prorated. There are 6 monthly payments per semester (full-time AY annual salary = rate x 12). See the for more information.

      Application Procedure

      Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
      Cover Letter
      List of at least three (3) references
      Statement of Teaching Philosophy
      Statement of Expertise, including professional experience, courses you are qualified to teach)

      This is a continuing open position. Inquires may be directed to Lisa Rauch, DNP, APHA-BC, RN, Director of The Valley Foundation School of Nursing; 408-924-1347

      Employment Conditions

      Faculty employees must complete CSU employee training as assigned and required based on their role (e.g., preventing discrimination and harassment, gender equity and Title IX, health and safety). Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, the faculty member in this position will subject to ongoing review for designation as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). Individuals designated as Campus Security Authorities are required to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution and to complete Clery Act training as determined by the University Clery Director. Questions regarding CSA designation and training can be sent to the Clery Director at . The President may recommend or require compliance with safety measures that decrease the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission or illness and allows the core mission and activities of the campus to continue.

      Conditional Offer

      The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California and requires commuting to the campus. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are conditional, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
      Appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association. These provisions state the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

      San Jose State University: Silicon Valley's Public University

      Located in the heart of Silicon Valley-one of the most innovative and diverse regions in the world- is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West. Recognized as a national leader in transformative higher education, San Jose State University is an essential contributor to the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California. SJSU ranks high nationally in research funding and is second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, combined with world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.
      San Jose State enrolls more than 36,000 students - many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university's commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San Jose State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.

      Equal Employment Statement

      San Jose State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Caste, Color, Disability, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Military Status, Nationality, Race, Religion, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Sex Stereotype, and Veteran Status. This policy applies to all San Jose State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San Jose State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

      Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San Jose State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at
      Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at . The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at

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