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Position Type: FACULTY

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED




Full-time Nurse Faculty - Assistant or Associate Professor based on qualifications. This faculty position will teach didactic and clinical courses. Primarily responsible for teaching undergraduate nursing courses through planning and organizing instruction utilizing evidence-based practices in nursing education that leads to overall student success in the program through completion and passing the NCLEX exam.


This position is primarily responsible for teaching in a traditional, face-to-face BSN program. It is desired that the incumbent has specific education, training and/or competence in nursing specialty areas. Plans, organizes, teaches and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with Southern University at New Orleans’ learning centered values and in a manner, that meets the essential competencies of a SUNO educator. Responds to students in a timely manner and communicates with the discipline and department via college-provided tools and resources.


WORK ACTIVITIES: Activities include, but are not limited:


  • · Prepares and delivers instruction, setting high and challenging academic standards, to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, clinical, hybrid, etc).
  • · Prepares instructional materials such as lectures, presentations, lab sessions, clinical and cooperative arrangements.
  • · Uses various learning assessments to evaluate student mastery of course and program outcomes.
  • · Provides feedback on student's progress, in a timely manner, to facilitate academic success,
  • · Prepares and submits required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades and other information as requested or required by the college.
  • · Disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.
  • · Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs and requirements for certification.
  • · Participates in appropriate committees and task forces as assigned; may be assigned duties as an academic advisor; faculty advisor to a student club or organization; work in the Academic Success Center; and/or mentoring other faculty.
  • · Performs other job-related duties and projects as assigned in support of the College's mission, core values and goals.




  • · Must have two (2) calendar years of full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.
  • · Master's degree, preferably in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
  • · Doctoral degree in Nursing preferred.
  • · Nursing faculty who teach in a program leading to initial licensure as a nurse shall, prior to or within the first three (3) years of employment, have preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to assignment.


Preferred Qualifications: Teaching in Nursing education and clinical experience.






  • · Adult learning theory, concepts and teaching methodologies.
  • · Curriculum design and development.
  • · Learning-centered values and student success initiatives.
  • · Demonstrated understanding of advising and competency-based learning.
  • · College educational philosophy, management and administrative practices and procedures
  • · Principles, procedures and practices of data collection and analysis.
  • · Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc.
  • · Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation and standards as it relates to assigned curriculum programs.
  • · Knowledge of and commitment to the role of the community college system.




  • · Design learning opportunities that promote student life skills development while enhancing discipline learning.
  • · Develop and implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students and that promote both acquisition and applications of knowledge and understanding.
  • · Use consistent, timely formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning
  • · Design learning opportunities that acknowledge, draw upon and are enriched by student diversity in the learning environment.
  • · Design and implement curriculum that aligns elements of student learning toward growth in the Student Core Competencies and progression through course sequences.
  • · Proficient use of personal computers and general office software.




  • · Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline.
  • · Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and health care representatives.
  • · Effectively communicate interpersonally (in group and one-on-one settings), verbally, and in writing.
  • · Handle confidential information with absolute discretion.
  • · Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities, and socioeconomic levels


*Criminal background checks and reference verification are required.


Why join our team?

Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) was founded in 1956 as a branch campus of the Southern University and A&M College located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Established as an open community of learner’s classes began with 158 students, one building, and a motivated faculty of fifteen. Today, SUNO offers a myriad of academic programs and employees over 300 dedicated faculty and staff members. Our faculty and staff remain committed to SUNO’s mission of empowering and promoting upward mobility of diverse populations of traditional and non-traditional students.


Compensation Package:


When you become a member of the Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) campus community – faculty or staff, you are eligible to participate in the University’s comprehensive benefits package that include:

  • · Health, dental, and vision insurance. SUNO offers several different plan options for eligible members to participate.
  • · Life insurance. SUNO offers two full-insurance insurance programs for eligible participants. The State of Louisiana pays for half of the premium for eligible participants.
  • · Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance.
  • · Retirement plans. Depending on your employee classification (faculty, unclassified or classified), SUNO offers three different options.
  • · Tuition benefit. Eligible employees and their dependents may participate in the University tuition waiver program.


How to Apply:


Candidates should submit a complete curriculum vita with a letter of interest stating how qualifications and experience align with expectations of this position (the letter of interest should be no more than seven pages), and three references with their contact information to the attention of Human Resources. All information must be submitted through the link provided.

Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) participates in e-Verify for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.


Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Non-Discrimination Statement


While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that not all candidates will be interviewed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties. Criminal background checks and reference verification are required. Southern University at New Orleans, a Southern University and A & M College System unit, a historically Black comprehensive university, is committed to teaching, research, and service in preparing traditional and non-traditional students for degree attainment, transfer, workforce, graduate study, and self-improvement. This preparation is available through multiple delivery methods for students seeking certificates, associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) forbids discriminating or harassing conduct that is based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, membership in Uniformed Services, and all other categories protected by applicable state and federal laws.


This commitment applies but is not limited to decisions made with respect to hiring and promotion, the administration of educational programs and policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College-administered programs. Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden.


American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement

Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Bernette Taylor, Director of Human Resources at (504) 286-5273 or by email at