Employment Opportunity: Clinical Instructor: Clinical Laboratory Coordinator

Department Statement

The Department of Nursing at NNU offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. The program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Nursing students are required to have a strong background in the arts and sciences before being admitted into the Nursing program. The nursing program consists of six semesters of nursing.

Description of Position

The Department of Nursing is seeking to fill the full-time clinical instructor position for the nursing learning center.  The successful candidate will have responsibility for the management of two nursing labs for the Department of Nursing. Working knowledge of both hi and low def. simulators is required. The candidate will be required to maintain and oversee the general upkeep of the manikins, the inventory system and all learning resources required in the nursing laboratory. The candidate will oversee the service required on the manikins and be responsible for preparation of simulated experiences in the lab.  The candidate will assist students and faculty in skill acquisition through coordination and development of learning opportunities and by assisting with review, selection and purchase of learning aids/resources. The successful candidate will work collaboratively and be involved in teaching in the Nursing Learning Center/Clinical in conjunction with course faculty. Supervision of teaching assistant is required. Northwest Nazarene University is sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene and seeks to reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. All those interested are encouraged to apply and will be evaluated equitably. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Preparation as BSN required. Strong candidates will possess proven abilities and knowledge of computer software for Apple products and PCs related to simulation. Candidate must be organized, self-starter, self-directed, motivated, energetic, innovative, and exhibit a strong interest in simulation and problem solving. Candidates must be proficient in the clinical skills required throughout the curriculum. Candidates are to have a high level of integrity, and personal responsibility must be verified. Candidates must demonstrate both written and verbal skills, and effective interpersonal relationship skills. The university requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU. 


The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time clinical instructor will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, and a retirement program.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete application must be received, including all of the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Application form
  • Curriculum vita
  • Responses to the NNU Christian Mission
  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching
  • Two reference letters from professional associates
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process, official required upon hire)
Send, fax or email completed application packet to:
Human Resources
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID  83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.

Posted Apr 21, 2017

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).