Nursing Faculty
Ottawa University (est. 1865), one of the oldest private liberal arts universities in the United States, seeks candidates and/or nominations for a full-time Faculty Nursing position with assignment in the University’s School of Arts and Sciences. This position will be assigned the appropriate faculty rank based on teaching experience and academic credentials and may be located in one of the following locations (Overland Park, KS or Ottawa, KS). Faculty member will be expected to teach courses (including online) in our Nursing Programs. Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising, academic program guidance, and providing faculty leadership. Additional responsibilities may include program development and assessment, student advising, assisting with student recruitment, and teaching math/physics/chemistry courses, as appropriate with academic background and experience.

Ottawa University is a multi-campus system and serves approximately 4000 students through its campuses in Kansas (main campus), Arizona, Wisconsin, and Online. Ottawa University is a regionally accredited, church-related, private university that strives to integrate faith, learning, and life in the academic experiences of students.

Minimum qualifications for this full-time, 12-month faculty position include: 5 years of post-graduate professional experience within Acute Care Nursing, an earned Doctoral Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution, teaching experience in nursing education, and holder of a current active unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse. The successful candidate will develop and teach nursing courses in the following areas: Nursing Theory, Curriculum Design, Leadership & Management, Nursing Cultural Diversity, Community Based Nursing, Clinical Informatics & Technology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Health Assessment, and Nursing Research.

Preference will be given to those candidates with a National certification in a nursing specialty area, knowledge of current RN practices/trends in the clinical and community settings, and blackboard or equivalent Learning Management System experience. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and academic preparation. Faculty member must display an enthusiasm for teaching curricula from a liberal arts perspective and have an interest in working with graduate and undergraduate-level (traditional and adult) learners.

Founded in 1865, Ottawa University is a not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. The University’s traditional campus is located in Ottawa, Kansas. In addition to the traditional campus, Ottawa University offers innovative, flexible adult education programs for both the bachelor’s and master’s degree level student at its campuses located within the United States and through online degree programs throughout the U.S. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

A completed online Application for Employment is required at as a part of the application process. Candidates should include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references as a part of the application for employment.

Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.

Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, ethnicity, family and marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Mandi Adams
Ottawa University
1001 S. Cedar