Nursing Faculty Position

Ottawa University (est. 1865), one of the oldest private liberal arts and professional studies universities in the United States, invites applications for General Nursing Faculty Position.

Ottawa University serves over 4000 students and maintains campuses in Arizona, Kansas, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Online. The University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing Programs with specialized accreditation have an active and vital presence within the University and a growing enrollment of more than 190 students studying at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ottawa University ( is a not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. The University’s traditional campuses are located in Ottawa, Kansas and Surprise, Arizona. In addition to the traditional campuses, Ottawa University offers innovative, flexible adult education programs for both the bachelors and graduate level at its campuses located within the United States at branch adult campuses in Wisconsin, Arizona, and Kansas and through online degree programs throughout the U.S. Ottawa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

Mission: Building on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry, Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity. CODE OF CONDUCT: The University’s Code of Conduct and Ethics interprets this mission as it applies to the everyday decisions, behaviors and actions of those within the community. All members of the Ottawa University Community are responsible for sustaining the highest ethical standards of the University, and of the broader communities in which it functions.

General Nursing Faculty Preferred Qualifications (Available in Kansas Locations):

Education: Earned doctorate in Nursing or related field from a regionally accredited university; Master of Science in Nursing

Work Experience: Minimum two years of experience as a registered nurse providing direct patient care; two years of experience teaching in a pre- or post-licensure nursing program, preferably in both traditional and online format. Understanding and experience with nursing accreditation. Current RN license and eligible for licensure in Kansas

Required Skills and Abilities:
• Sufficient knowledge in nursing education to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster academic excellence,
• Understanding of and commitment to issues related to diversity
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Passion for Nursing and the education of related students

Review of applicants continues until position is filled. No phone calls please.

A completed online Application for Employment is required at as a part of the application process. Candidates should attach to the application a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of the application for employment. Any additional information can be emailed to

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.

Additional Information
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Contact Information
Mandi Adams
Ottawa University
1001 S. Cedar
Ottawa, 66067