St.  Catherine University

Assistant Professor of Nursing - BSN, College for Adults VS

Jun 10, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
The Nursing department's Bachelor of Science in Nursing ( BSN ) program at St. Catherine University invites applications for full-time Assistant Professor positions with rolling contracts.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing ( BSN ) program is offered through our College for Adults (CfA) and is designed for individuals who have earned an Associate's degree in nursing and who want to improve their practice and advance their career. Our program offers a superior degree completion program in an accelerated, affordable, online format. Our nursing students are committed to innovation, ethical leadership, and social justice. BSN faculty envision the future of nursing and implement innovative educational programs that prepare outstanding professional nurses.


  • Teach and advise a diverse student population, modeling socialization to nursing roles, and referring students to appropriate university services.
  • Participate in recruitment, orientation, and advising activities.
  • Provide clear, timely, and specific evaluative feedback to students about course assignments and/or clinical performance.
  • Assesses, designs, teaches, and evaluates curricular content and learning experiences in assigned courses to promote student learning outcomes.
  • Evaluates student learning in assigned courses.
  • Maintains curricular integrity by ensuring course content promotes achievement of course student learning outcomes.
  • Engages in scholarship activities that develop expertise and ability to fulfill faculty responsibilities.
  • Contributes to professional development of faculty colleagues through peer review, mentoring, consultation, and scholarship activities.
  • Models and mentors relational presence that is rooted in Catholic Social Teaching and consistent with the mission and values of the university and the department.
  • Serves on POS , DoN, and/or University committees.
  • Collaborates with nursing faculty, Program Director, Associate Dean of Nursing, and Dean of Nursing to establish and accomplish short- and long-range goals for the nursing program.
  • Participates in recruitment, orientation, and advising activities according to POS , DoN, and university requirements.
  • Engages in activities that promote positive relationships with students, faculty and professional colleagues, clinical and community agencies, alumnae, and other external groups.

Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and Higher Learning Commission. Faculty responsibilities are organized using the ACEN accreditation standards for nursing programs.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Current and unencumbered Minnesota RN license, or eligible for same.
  • Successful applicants must obtain a Minnesota RN license prior to employment. (If we say this, they only need it the day before they start and for nursing that is too late…they need it probably a minimum of 30 days before start….right?)
  • Master's degree in nursing
    with evidence of tested experience OR Baccalaureate degree in nursing AND master's degree in related field with evidence of tested experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in nursing
  • OR Doctoral degree in related field AND master's degree in nursing with evidence of tested experience

    We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for FACULTY

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact NAME at . Application deadline is DATE .

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

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