The successful candidate will have a background in providing primary care for children and adolescents with IDD and experience in program development, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and collaboration with faculty and community stakeholders.
The candidate will support the mission of the Golisano Institute for Development Disability Nursing to generate an international cadre of health care professionals prepared with the knowledge, skills and competencies to effectively support individuals with DD throughout the life span and across settings.
The candidate will be expected to teach/co-teach up to 6 credits over the academic year and carry out an active research/scholarship and practice agenda with a focus on improving the care and quality of life for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and disseminate the results in scholarly publications, at professional conferences and through networking with regional, national and global stakeholders.
Collaborate with the Director and Co-Director and the WSON Dean , the Associate Dean and Program Chairs, and Waterford Institute of technology (WIT) representatives to oversee curriculum enhancement in consultation with the teaching faculty in the WSON.
Serve with the Director and Co-Director as an external representative and spokesperson for the GIDDN
Assist with the development, coordination and delivery of technology driven on-line professional development resources offered by GIDDN in collaboration with faculty, educational specialists and OIT services.
Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of the Golisano Summer Institute and other activities that serve the external community of interest
Participate in program evaluation and accreditation processes and procedures.
Utilize evaluation data to make recommendations regarding program development and revision. Other duties as assigned.
Education / Experience:
Masters prepared – Doctorate preferred Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with experience in IDD.
Experience in baccalaureate and graduate nursing education
Commitment to adult learning principles and the learning needs of students and practitioners in the field of DDN
Experience with distance education, especially the use of on-line learning methodology
Excellent communication skills, written and oral with a variety of stakeholders – students and, faculty, clinical agency partners, college administration and staff
Knowledge of curriculum development and evaluation strategies
Licensed as a registered nurse in New York.
Competencies / Skills:
Candidates will be a Masters prepared – Doctorate preferred Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the field of DD Nursing and have demonstrated leadership and organizational skills to advance the global mission of the Golisano Institute. The candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a record demonstrating experience in baccalaureate and masters nursing education, web enhanced pedagogies and on-line learning. Must demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups.
Supervision of Employees:
Physical and Mental Demands:
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Normal sitting, standing, and walking throughout the course of the day.
Periods of extended computer usage.
Ability to think through clearly amid changing priorities and circumstances.
Maintain professional attitude and demeanor in difficult situations.
Ability to multitask in a very busy work environment.
Exercise sound judgment.
Maintain high level of confidentiality.
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.