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We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

RN-BSN Degree Completion Adjunct Instructors
The University of Providence is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face-to-face and online programs. The University is committed to its mission of preparing students for living and making a living. Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) and continues to create academic programs to address current and future workforce needs for the healthcare system. Shared Providence values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence, and stewardship shape the missions of both the University and PSJH. PSJH employs more than 100,000 caregivers in 50 hospitals in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, California, Texas, and New Mexico. The University and PSJH are seeking compassionate, dynamic, and professional faculty members to join a high performing team to take the RN-BSN Degree completion program to new levels of success. Faculty members will assist in the development of future clinical and health care programs in partnership with PSJH.
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POSITION: Adjunct Instructors in an undergraduate online RN to BSN completion program
Adjunct Rate: $3,210 per course ($1,070 per credit)
AVAILABLE: Each academic calendar year
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching Load: able to teach between one-four courses each academic year (over 12 months) resulting in a level of documented learner satisfaction and demonstrated success in achieving program and student learning outcomes.
Course teaching includes nursing leadership, evidence-based practice, and community and population health; all courses reflect baccalaureate education standards.
Participates in academic, curricula and quality processes to maintain full Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation for the RN-BSN Program.
Recruits and advises undergraduate RN-BSN students.
May participate on the School of Health Professions committees, as needed.
The instructor must have a reliable personal laptop with access to WiFi to enter the University’s learning management system and other university software programs related to academic programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate degree in nursing required; Earned doctorate in nursing or higher education-related field preferred.
Previous online teaching instruction in nursing or a related healthcare field is preferred.
Previous experience developing curriculum, including online curriculum and documented experience in program evaluation is preferred.
Current, unencumbered RN license. Ability to obtain a Montana and Washington state RN license.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of faculty, staff, and students. Current knowledge of professional issues in nursing, research, healthcare and large healthcare organizations.
Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel).
Knowledge, expertise and success in evidence–based research preferred.
Certification as Certified Online Instructor (COI), Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) and/or certification in specialty preferred.
Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy, mission, core values, and goals of the University and PSJH, including:
The university’s mission, as a private Catholic liberal arts institution that prepares students for living and for making a living.
The ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence, and stewardship into programs and services.
Previous work record demonstrates personal integrity, veracity, and trust.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Independent judgment, decision making capacity, and the ability to make sound and supported recommendations to other faculty members.
Is reflective and instills trust through openness and honesty with others.
Has self-knowledge of personal talents and non-talents and acknowledges and utilizes others for balance. Works with the team to ensure the same.
Great Falls is a vibrant community of over 55,000 people with various recreational opportunities. Settled in the heart of Montana on the Missouri River, Great Falls is surrounded by spectacular natural wonders and scenery including the majestic Rocky Mountains to its west and the Little Belt Mountains to the east. www.greatfallsmt.net

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Resume/CV detailing professional experience/education
List of courses taught
Names and contact information of three professional references
The University will need official transcripts from all nursing schools before an offer can be made to any candidate.

SEND TO:
Dr. Victoria Hays, Dean, Nursing & Clinical Programs – Victoria.hays@uprovidence.edu
The RN-BSN Completion Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The University and Providence St. Joseph Health seek to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’ EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE ACT

RN-BSN Degree Completion FACULTY
The University of Providence is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face to face and online programs. The University is committed to its mission of preparing students for living and making a living. Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) and continues to create academic programs to address current and future workforce needs for the healthcare system. Shared Providence values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship shape the missions of both the University and PSJH. PSJH employs more than 100,000 caregivers in 50 hospitals in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, California, Texas and New Mexico. The University and PSJH are seeking compassionate, dynamic, and professional faculty members to join a high performing team to take the RN-BSN Degree completion program to new levels of success. Faculty members will assist in the development of future clinical and health care programs in partnership with PSJH. RN-BSN faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
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POSITION: Full-time and Part-time appointments available in an undergraduate online RN to BSN completion program
SALARY: Salary commensurate with academic rank and experience
AVAILABLE: August 2018
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching Load
Full-time: Carries a full-time online teaching load (28-30 credits or 10 courses) throughout the 12 month academic year, resulting in a level of documented learner satisfaction and demonstrated success in achieving program and student learning outcomes.
Part-time: Carries a part-time online teaching load (15 credits or 5 courses) throughout the 12 month academic year, resulting in a level of documented learner satisfaction and demonstrated success in achieving program and student learning outcomes
Course teaching includes nursing leadership, evidence-based practice, and community and population health; all courses reflect baccalaureate education standards.
Serves as a mentor for faculty new to teaching the RN-BSN program and existing nursing faculty.
Assists with academic and quality processes to maintain full Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation for the RN-BSN Program.
Conducts and publishes research projects as a mechanism in developing the nursing program, faculty and students. Research findings and research projects will be conducted in collaboration with the Providence St. Joseph Health System Office Research Council.
Recruits and advises undergraduate RN-BSN students.
Provides service to the program, university, profession, and community.
Participates on the School of Health Professions committees.
Engages in scholarly activities to include academic publications and research presentations at national conferences to further advance the nursing profession.
Assists with program management, accreditation, curricula and quality improvement.
The faculty position is located off campus (home office) and faculty are required to attend faculty development and other required events indicated by the nursing program and/or university. Travel is paid for by the nursing program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate degree in nursing required; Earned doctorate in nursing or higher education-related field preferred.
Previous online teaching instruction in nursing or a related healthcare field is preferred.
Previous experience developing curriculum, including online curriculum and documented experience in program evaluation is preferred.
Current, unencumbered RN license. Ability to obtain a Montana and Washington state RN license.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of faculty, staff, and students. Current knowledge of professional issues in nursing, research, healthcare and large healthcare organizations.
Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel).
Knowledge, expertise and success in evidence–based research preferred.
Certification as Certified Online Instructor (COI), Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) and/or certification in specialty preferred.
Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy, mission, core values, and goals of the University and PSJH, including:
The university’s mission, as a private Catholic liberal arts institution that prepares students for living and for making a living.
The ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence, and stewardship into programs and services.
Previous work record demonstrates personal integrity, veracity, and trust.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Independent judgment, decision making capacity, and the ability to make sound and supported recommendations to other faculty members.
Is reflective and instills trust through openness and honesty with others.
Has self-knowledge of personal talents and non-talents and acknowledges and utilizes others for balance. Works with the team to ensure the same.
Great Falls is a vibrant community of over 55,000 people with various recreational opportunities. Settled in the heart of Montana on the Missouri River, Great Falls is surrounded by spectacular natural wonders and scenery including the majestic Rocky Mountains to its west and the Little Belt Mountains to the east. www.greatfallsmt.net

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Letter of Interest
Resume/CV detailing professional experience/education
Statement of teaching philosophy
List of courses taught
Names and contact information of three professional references
The University will need official transcripts from all nursing schools before an offer can be made to any candidate

SEND TO: Dr. Victoria Hays, Dean for Nursing & Clinical Programs – Victoria.hays@uprovidence.edu
The RN-BSN Completion Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The University and Providence St. Joseph Health seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
COVERED BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’ EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE ACT

 

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

The University of Providence is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face to face and online programs. The University is committed to its mission of educating students for living and making a living. Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH.) Shared Providence values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship shape the missions of both the University and PSJH. Applicants must possess a personal philosophy compatible with a Catholic university environment.

 

Wage Category:                     Hourly, Full-time, benefit eligible

Current Department:             Academic Affairs

Supervisor:                             Vice President for Academic Affairs

General Position Responsibilities:
General Office

  • Drafts, prepares, and processes all office correspondence in a timely manner and with strong attention to detail and accuracy. Also proofreads Vice President’s correspondence to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Processes all incoming/outgoing mail.
  • Manages the Vice President for Academic Affairs’ calendar.  Schedules appointments, arranges meetings, and prepares agenda/supporting materials for the Vice President; also follow-up and tracks actions to be taken in preparation for subsequent meetings.
  • Researches and implements all travel arrangements for Vice President; prepares itineraries, completes registrations for conferences, and secures airline/hotel reservations.
  • Processes all travel receipts for reimbursement.
  • Maintains all office files and archival records.
  • Greets all visitors and directs them to the appropriate personnel.
  • Answers all incoming calls to Academic Affairs office.
  • Orders all office supplies as needed.
  • Performs work on Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer

Budget

  • Processes purchase orders, check requests, and invoices in a timely manner.
  • Reconciles monthly budget reports and ensures that the Academic budget is in alignment with the approved budget.
  • Reconciles monthly credit card bill.
  • Ensures all other departments’ budgets that report to Vice President are in alignment with their approved budget amount.

Recording Secretary

  • Serves as recording secretary for all full faculty meetings and for the quarterly Academic and Faculty Affairs Committee meetings.

Meetings

  • Schedules quarterly Academic and Faculty Affairs Committee Meetings.
  • Prepares all documents required for the Academic and Faculty Affairs Committee meetings.
  • Prepares Academic and Faculty Affairs Committee Board Book for the Board of Trustees meetings.
  • Takes attendance at all faculty meetings.
  • Plans location/meals for Faculty Development Sessions.
  • Assists Vice President in preparing documents for the Faculty Development Sessions, Faculty Meetings and Faculty Training sessions.
  • Schedules all monthly Faculty Training Lunches and provides meals for these training sessions.

Events:

  • Plans the annual Faculty & Staff Awards Luncheon – coordinates the meal for 150 individuals, assists with completing the awards given to staff/employees, designs program, and hands out awards to all recipients.
  • Plans other various faculty events as they arise.

Campus Review Processes

  • Maintains thorough knowledge of university policies, handbooks, procedures, and external regulations to ensure compliance and effective operations in the Academics department.

Accreditation Responsibilities:

  • Requires knowledge of NWCCU accreditation standards, procedures, requirements, submission processes, regulations, and specific timeline for all specialty accreditations pursued by the University in order to maintain accreditation for the University.
  • Provides administrative support for the university’s regional and specialty accreditation processes, including preparation and proofreading of accreditation reports, assists in gathering all required information for reports, substantive change proposals, and comprehensive review documents, among others.
  • Assists in organizing, proofreading and submitting American Bar Association Accreditation report.

Grants

  • Responsible for maintaining knowledge of submission requirements of all types of grants that the university pursues (i.e. Title III, Title IV, STEM, Better Way, etc.)
  • Ensures grants get submitted properly for the very time sensitive deadline.
  • Proofreads all grants before submission to maintain accuracy and completeness.
  • Assists in gathering all necessary information for completeness of grant.

Special Projects/Miscellaneous

  • Conducts various academic statistical research data as requested by Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • Reviews sections of campus documents related to academic affairs to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Constructs Faculty Academic Calendar for each academic year.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Assistant to the President on projects as requested or needed.
  • Provides administrative back-up to Interim President as requested or needed.
  • Provides administrative back-up to Vice President for Mission Integration as requested or needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Proofreads University catalog (faculty section) for accuracy.

Faculty

  • Prepares all full-time, part-time and distinguished faculty reappointment letters.
  • Prepares all full-time and part-time renewal of faculty contracts and all contracts for new faculty and review with Human Resources.
  • Maintains all full-time, part-time, distinguished and adjunct faculty records in accordance with accreditation standards.
  • Schedules faculty reviews with Vice President and gathers necessary materials in order to complete review.
  • Completes all SARF and key request forms for all new faculty.
  • Organizes travel itineraries/hotel reservations, etc. for all faculty candidates.
  • Develops campus visit itineraries for all faculty candidates.
  • Organizes all new hire meetings with new faculty and Human Resources.
  • Ensures all faculty have complete transcripts in their personnel file according to accreditation standards.
  • Performs degree verifications for all new faculty.
  • Activates all new faculty into Banner system.
  • Completes all necessary Change of Status/Request for Hire forms.
  • Ensures all faculty files are complete with required accreditation documents.
  • Processes all moving expenses receipts for new faculty.
  • Completes sign on bonus paperwork for new faculty.
  • Mails all required paperwork to possible new faculty/adjuncts to begin hiring process.

General Position Requirements/Skills:

  • Baccalaureate degree preferred or combination education and experience.
  • Knowledge of and minimum of three years experience in higher education desired.
  • Successful experience in clerical support positions; demonstrated proficiency in preparing final documents in impeccable form.
  • Increasingly responsible positions with supervisory experience. Management or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill to multi-task, establishing and handling priorities with quick turnaround times and meeting non-negotiable deadlines, work independently and with minimal direction in a fast-paced, high accountability office.
  • Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Ability to remain flexible to accommodate changing operational needs.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, interpret, organize and present information and ideas in effective written and presentation form.
  • Exceptional oral, written, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build successful work relationships by using a respectful and professional communication style. Highest level of customer service.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and handle sensitive personnel issues.
  • High work ethic. Highly reliable in completion of tasks at highest level of quality.
  • Experience and ability to work effectively with all internal and external constituencies of the University.
  • Demonstrated technological fluency in working in a Windows/MS Office environment and office software packages to include Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy, mission, core values, and goals of the University and PH&S, including:
    • The university’s mission, as a private Catholic liberal arts institution that prepares students for living and for making a living.
    • The ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence, and stewardship into programs and services.
    • Previous work record demonstrates personal integrity, veracity, and trust.

Working Conditions:

  • Normal work schedule is 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday.
  • Generally pleasant and collegial working environment
  • Overtime may be required during certain times.

Position Synopsis:
The University of Providence is a Catholic university committed to preparing students for living and making a living.  Community members embrace the Providence values of respect, justice, compassion, charity, simplicity and excellence. The university seeks a dynamic and organized individual to serve as its Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. The ideal candidate will embrace the mission of the institution and provide superior administrative support for the Vice President in the management of fast-paced, high accountability office operations, the administration of academic and university-wide programs, complex special programs/initiatives, and highly visible internal and external communications. Provide assistance and support on sensitive and confidential issues. This position also services as the back-up to the Executive Assistant to the President of the University.

Disclaimer: the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations efficiently and accurately without causing a significant safety threat to self or others.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: ugf.hr@ugf.edu.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COVERED BY THE MONTANA VETERANS’ AND HANDICAPPED PERSONS’ EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE ACT

Application for Employment  (PDF)

Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The University of Providence is a Catholic, student-centered, mission-focused university. For more information, please contact Human Resources at 406.791.5291.