In support of significant program growth, The College of St. Scholastica seeks an additional Family Nurse Practitioner faculty member – full-time tenure track – for the Department of Graduate Nursing. This position is on the Duluth campus. As a faculty member you will join a successful, CCNE accredited, teaching-focused department. The program focus is on preparing NPs to practice primarily with rural and underserved populations.
The School of Nursing at St. Scholastica, already one of the largest programs in Minnesota, is in an exciting time with the expansion and growth of its programs and utilization of new technology and various simulation techniques.
The College of St. Scholastica encourages candidates to maintain a clinical practice and allocates one day per week to do so.
This is a unique opportunity for a student centric, innovative, collaborative, self-starter who will teach students through the lens of the Benedictine Values of Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship, and Love of Learning.
Teach, mentor, and advise graduate nursing students
Work collaboratively with nursing colleagues and colleagues from other disciplines
Maintain active involvement in state and national professional organizations
Foster a culture of inclusion in support of college diversity
Engage in clinical scholarship
Participate in professional and civic activities
Doctoral degree (DNP or PhD) from an accredited nursing program, those in completion process will be considered
Master’s in Nursing from an accredited nursing program (if appropriate)
Certified as a family nurse practitioner with eligibility for prescriptive authority in MN
Current RN and APRN licensure in Minnesota or ability to obtain license prior to the start of contract
Recent FNP experience providing direct patient care
One year experience as practicing FNP
Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills & multicultural competency and experience – interacts effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff.
About The College of St. Scholastica
Overlooking Lake Superior, the 186-acre Duluth campus is a beautiful setting with a mix of new and historic buildings. A large on-campus resident population and numerous student groups make St. Scholastica a vibrant place of community and learning. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks The College of St. Scholastica among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and for veterans. Additionally, in 2014 Money Magazine ranked CSS in the top third of all four-year colleges in the country based on graduation rates, educational quality, affordability, and alumni earnings. The School of Nursing, one of the largest programs in Minnesota, is a significant presence in the College of St. Scholastica.
Living in Duluth
Duluth offers the ideal four-season living experience offering a vibrant city center with lots to do, access to quality education and a true community feel. Duluth’s downtown waterfront district encompasses a 90 block area of shops, boutiques, restaurants and night spots. Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake in the world, affects local weather patterns with warmer winters and cooler summers. It also offers the perfect backdrop for camping, hiking, biking, fishing, & canoeing in the summer. Fall and spring offer great hiking weather, and in winter residents can ski and snowboard at Spirit Mountain, the Midwest’s largest terrain park. Duluth has over 30 unique neighborhoods providing residents a wide range of diverse living options. A 2014 survey conducted by the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research found that Duluth is one of the happiest cities in the U.S.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.
CSS was founded in 1912 under the sponsorship of the Benedictine Sisters, with a mission of providing intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work within the context of Catholic Benedictine values. The founding Benedictine Sisters offered courses to a class of six women students on the stately and beautiful Duluth campus. Today CSS programs are offered to more tha...n 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus in Duluth, as well as an online campus and satellite campuses in Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Inver Grove Heights, Rochester, Austin, St. Cloud, and St. Paul. The guiding principles of the Benedictines run deep in the roots of life at CSS. The College’s mission is to develop thoughtful and engaged leaders, sharpened and sensitized by their educational experience who are prepared and committed to serving and transforming the world. The values at the heart of the College mission---community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning---animate the college community experience.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up for the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.