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Utica College Lab Instructor (ABSN) - Latham campus in Utica, New York

Lab Instructor (ABSN) - Latham campus

Posting Number S00311

Position Type Full Time

Hours/Schedule Standard Utica College business hours: 8:30am -5:00pm Hours may vary based on operational needs.

Campus ABSN Campus, Latham NY

Work Location On Campus

Date Position Available 08/01/2022

Posted Salary

FLSA Status Exempt

Benefits Eligible Yes

If yes, please select: All Benefits

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

As a Lab Instructor, the primary responsibility is the implementation of the on-site laboratory and simulation experiences. Instructors are accountable to the Academic Program Director.

Location Latham, NY

Application Deadline

Full consideration by:

Open Until Filled Yes

Major Responsibilities

  • Instructs laboratory skills and nursing knowledge during scheduled lab sessions

  • Teaches 6 laboratory sections per semester, three semesters per academic year

  • Instructs clinical sections as assigned

  • Holds a minimum of 4 hours of open lab/office hours per week

  • Effectively evaluates student practice based on course rubrics and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively with didactic course faculty to develop active learning experiences to meet the objectives for the assigned laboratory courses

  • Maintains current knowledge of the nursing curriculum, policies, and requirements

  • Maintains clinical competence and knowledge in area of expertise

  • Maintains communication with Academic Program Director, students, and course faculty

  • Prepares laboratory for lab instruction and maintains laboratory facilities following use

  • Collaborates with nursing didactic faculty and Academic Program Director pertaining to laboratory needs

  • Communicates with Academic Program Director regarding needed laboratory supplies and equipment

  • Assists with maintenance and cleaning of equipment to maintain good working order. Collaborates with Academic Program Director on repair needs.

  • Constructs and updates a laboratory maintenance, repair, and replacement master schedule to inform budgetary needs

  • Communicates with Academic Program Director regarding biohazard materials including bloodborne pathogens and sharps disposal in accordance with policy to ensure public safety

  • Organizes and labels supply cabinets

  • Counsels students on priorities and other matters to provide direction, and directs students to didactic instructors, success coaches or other appropriate persons for information or intervention

  • Maintains confidentiality of student records and other information in accordance with FERPA regulations

  • Participates in clinical orientation immersions as assigned

  • Completes recommended training regarding simulation and nursing education/stays current with simulation recommendations

  • Proctors exams as scheduled

  • Attend scheduled meetings with course faculty, program meetings, workgroup meetings, etc.

  • Mentoring and advisement of students as assigned

  • Mentors additional lab instructors as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

    Driving Responsibilities



    Education & Experience Qualifications

· Master of Science in Nursing required

· Current unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license in NY (or eligible) required

· 3 years nursing practice with direct patient care experience required

· Teaching experience in nursing preferred

· Online teaching experience preferred

· Simulation experience preferred

Minimum Skills/Abilities

The functions of the position are usually performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, typewriter, calculator, etc. involve extensive wrist and hand movement. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above. Other duties as assigned.

Applicant Documents Instructions

All positions at Utica University support the University’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.

In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf

Additional information Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

EEO/AA Statement

Utica University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the

diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex,

pregnancy, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, age, sexual

orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status,

disability, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence

victim status, or protected status under applicable local, state, or

federal law.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Our community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals, taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica University Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Located in the heart of central New York, Utica University is a comprehensive,

independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for

college study to veterans returning from the Second World War. More than

seventy years since veterans returned from WWII , this tradition of serving

veterans is still held in high regard here at Utica University, and we are proud to

welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and

professional staff.

Posting Specific Questions

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    • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • HercJobs.org (HERC Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)

  • HigherEdJobs.com

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  • Observer Dispatch (Utica OD)-newspaper

  • Ithaca Journal

  • Personal Referral

  • Utica University Website

  • Albany Times Union

  • Binghamton Press & Sun

  • careerbuilders.com

  • centralnewyorkhelpwanted.com

  • Chronicle.com (Chronicle of Higher Ed website)

  • Elmira Star Gazette

  • Utica University Online Employment Website

  • DiverseEducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities

  • Indeed.com

  • Current Utica University Employee

  • Referred by a Utica University Employee

  • Referred by a non Utica University Employee

  • Twitter

  • LinkedIn-Job Posting

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  • Syracuse Post Standard-newspaper

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  • NCAA

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  • Other

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(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • "Contributions to Diversity" Statement

    Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference #1