Adjunct Faculty - Nursing
St. Louis Park, MN 
Posted 4 months ago
Job Description

Herzing University currently has an Adjunct Nursing Faculty position available at the University's Minneapolis Campus!

Every day, nurses are directly impacting the lives of countless people, and this opportunity will allow you to share your background, education, experience, and insights with tomorrow’s nurses. Bridging the gap between the theory and practice, our experienced nurse educators and practitioners engage students in an intimate learning environment.


We are looking for dedicated nursing professionals who are passionate about sharing their background and experience with the next generation of nursing professionals. Courses will be classroom based with a clinical portion.


Requirements for Qualification

  • BSN or Masters, with one year of clinical experience.
  • Currently holds an unencumbered license in the state of Minnesota as a Registered Nurse.

Summary of Primary Responsibilities:

The position's responsibilities fall into eight basic areas.

  • Subject Matter Expertise
  • Effective Communication
  • Pedagogical Mastery
  • Operational Excellence
  • Appreciation and Promotion of Diversity
  • Assessment of Student Learning
  • Utilization of Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning
  • Continuous Improvement

These competencies, as identified by the University's academic community, encompass the knowledge, skills, and behaviors essential to a faculty member's success in the classroom and provide the basis for the faculty hiring, evaluation and development process.

Physical Requirements 
In addition to teaching in the classroom, developing relationships with our clinical partner sites and meeting with students during your office hours, our Nursing Program has a clinical component.  By applying to this job, you are confirming that you are able to do the following in the classroom, in the simulation labs, and at our off campus clinical sites:

  • Consistently communicate using the spoken word with students, staff and colleagues.
  • Visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.
  • Operate equipment specific to programmatic track, personal computer, audio-visual equipment, clinical equipment, etc.

In addition to the above requirements, for programs that include a clinical component, all faculty must be able to:

  • Stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects.
  • Ability to see and hear within normal parameters.
  • Lift up to 25 pounds.



Adjunct Faculty are eligible to participate in the Herzing 401(k) plan with a generous company match!


Why Join Herzing? 

At Herzing University our mission is to provide career oriented degree programs to prepare a diverse and geographically distributed student population for career and development opportunities.  Join a supportive team of faculty and staff who demonstrate the core values in our P.R.I.C.E. of Success model (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Caring, and Engagement) for our students and our communities.  Use your real world experience to prepare students for the rigors of a new career.  Collaborate with students, faculty, and staff on continuous ways to foster our mission to help students succeed. 


ADA Disclaimer:  

In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation.  All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Herzing University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and is dedicated to fostering a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect.  It provides an inclusive and collegiate community where individuals are valued, heard and empowered to contribute to the effectiveness of the institution.


Bachelors (required)

Unencumbered license in the state of Minnesota as a RN (required)
One year clinical experience (required)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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