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Mental Health Undergraduate Faculty
Regis University

Northwest Denver Campus

Position Type:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Requested Start Date for this Position:
10/16/2023 – 28 days to go

Campus Location:
Northwest Denver Campus

Full-time or Part-time:
Full time

Job Summary:
The nursing faculty is a member of the University who has been appointed to one of four academic ranks: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Such a person:

  • Fulfills teaching duties and/or other duties (academic administration, advising, practice, service) according to the percentage of a full-time equivalent (FTE) of the faculty’s contract.
  • Works on campus to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of a faculty member.
  • Meets or exceeds the criteria for the applicable academic rank as detailed in the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) Faculty Handbook.
  • Participates in activities and responsibilities of the School, College, and University committees.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of the University, College, and School.
  • Maintains professional competence, current licensure requirements for position, BCLS certification and appropriate certification as needed for specialty.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other faculty members and staff of the University.
  • Maintains professional behavior and positive relationships in the internal and external communities associated with Regis University.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Working at Regis University
    As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.

    Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:
    – A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents
    – Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community
    – Options for flexible work
    – Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break
    – Medical, dental, and vision insurance

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    Faculty workload includes the following areas, detailed in the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) Faculty Handbook:

    • Teaching workload (including ongoing responsibility for curriculum development and planning, teaching, guiding, monitoring, and evaluating student learning in the classroom, skills / simulation laboratory, clinical agencies, Service Learning setting, and/or online);
    • Advising workload;
    • Non-teaching workload;
    • Scholarship;
    • Service to the institution; and
    • Community service.


    Education, professional licensure, and experience: (Necessary for essential duties)

    • A graduate degree in nursing, or if a graduate degree in a field other than nursing, a bachelor’s degree in nursing and demonstrated evidence that the graduate degree is in a field relevant to the areas of responsibility. Doctoral preparation in nursing or a related field is preferred.
    • An active license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado. Effective July 1, 2007, an active license in good standing includes registered nurses practicing pursuant to the terms and condition of the nurse licensure compact and the requirements set for in the state of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Registration, Board of Nursing, Chapter II Rules and Regulations for Approval of Nursing Education Programs.
    • Nurse Practitioner Faculty must be board certified in appropriate NP specialty.
    • A minimum of two years of full-time, or equivalent, professional nursing clinical experience;
    • Documented knowledge and skills related to the teaching of adults, teaching methodology, curriculum development and evaluation (or a written plan, submitted to the Colorado State Board of Nursing for obtaining such knowledge and skills. Acquisition of these skills must begin no later than during the first year of employment); and
    • Proven or presumptive potential for fulfilling the responsibilities of a faculty member.

    Please be aware this is an on-campus position.

    Skills: (Psychomotor activities needed to perform tasks)

    Demonstrated skill in teaching and learning theories, instructional principles and practices, and curriculum design

    Leadership and team building skills

    Outstanding oral and written communication skills

    Demonstrated organizational skills

    Project planning and priority setting capabilities

    Knowledge: (Body of and level of information necessary to perform a duty)

    Knowledge of the art and science of nursing and the essentials of baccalaureate and masters-level nursing education

    Demonstrated knowledge in teaching and learning theories, instructional principles and practices, and curriculum design

    Knowledge of leadership and team building

    Abilities: (Application of knowledge, i.e., intensity, duration, frequency of mental capabilities needed to perform tasks)

    Teach using a variety of teaching modalities

    Develop and/or modify course structure and content for given student populations and learning environments

    Evaluate course delivery

    Advise students

    Mentor faculty

    Use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Web-browser, personal information management software, advising, and information management software

    Work to deadline

    Physical and Mental Aspects: (Frequency, duration, very easy to hard, essential to helpful)

    Lifting & Carrying: Occasional lifting and carrying – essential

    Pushing & Pulling: Access files and other materials – routine

    Body Positions: Sits at specific desk – frequently
    Stands at presentations – frequently

    Body Movements: Requires stooping and reaching – frequently

    Hand Use: Able to use keyboard, computer, copier, fax, phone, and other standard office equipment; Specific courses may have additional requirements

    Location: May require travel to other sites or off campus visits;

    Telecommuting: Available as workload and staffing permit

    Sense of Touch: Able to use computer and office equipment, communicate in person, and write; Specific courses may have additional requirements

    Hearing: Able to communicate in person and on all audio devices; Specific courses may have additional requirements

    Vision: Able to use computer and office equipment; observe people; write and read a variety of printed, handwritten, and digital materials; evaluate written, printed and digital materials; drive a car

    Mental: Mathematics (Counting, adding, subtracting etc.)

    Use a standard calculator, calculate percentages, basic understanding of budgeting, statistics, data, graphs, charts, and other data represented numerically

    Ability to recall procedures and policies

    Language Ability: (Reading, writing, speaking)

    Strong oral and written communication skills required

    Reasoning: (Judgment and decision making)

    Critical thinking and strong decision-making skills essential

    Other requirements: Must be able to travel by car and by airplane


    Ranked faculty are hired on variable FTE Faculty Contract. Holiday and leave vary according to FTE. All leave (unpaid, professional, and service) is planned with the School in order to ensure effective year-round operation of the School’s nursing education programs.

    Why work at Regis?

    Benefits Guide – Fiscal year 23-24 or

    Pay Rate:
    $70,000-78,000 / annually commensurate with qualifications

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    Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: ‘How ought we to live?’ Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.

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