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Assistant Professor of Nursing and Nursing Student Mentor

The School of Nursing seeks candidates for a full-time, nine months Assistant Professor of Nursing and Nursing Student Mentor to help students achieve their educational goals and serve as a faculty member in the RN to BS degree completion program. Under the direction of the Director of the Traditional Nursing Program, the person in this position will receive up to .75 of their load to:

  1. Establish rapport with students required to have or requesting academic support
  2. Meet regularly with and provide academic support to nursing students who meet the following criteria:
    1. <80% exam average in nursing courses
    2. interruption in progression due to a withdrawal or achieving less than a C in any nursing or science courses
  3. Provide academic support to nursing students requesting support, coaching or mentoring
  4. Evaluate student’s perception of barriers to student success
  5. Discuss and facilitate access to resources available to overcome barriers to success
  6. Provide individual support and mentoring
  7. Serve as a tutor for students who are at risk
  8. Conduct Exam Reviews
  9. Assist students with their goals (e.g. time management, study schedule, preparing for exams, tutoring, etc)
  10. Regularly attend traditional undergraduate classes on a weekly basis.  The classes attended should be from various TUG courses to ensure familiarity with the full curriculum
  11. Maintain a full-time presence on campus to be available for students
  12. Lead freshmen activities and workshops for nursing majors to acclimate and orient them to the nursing program, advising and campus resources.
  13. Teach at least one course per semester in the RN to BS degree completion program


  • Earned graduate degree in nursing.
  • Current clinical and classroom teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience with or willingness to develop expertise in supporting learning for undergraduate students is required.
  • Exhibit multicultural competence and show strong commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent personal communication, computer skills, and professional manner

Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a completed Application for RWU Faculty Employment (download at to:

Dr. Susanne Mohnkern, Interim Dean & Graduate Program Director
School of Nursing
Roberts Wesleyan University
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY  14624-1997

For further information, contact Dr. Mohnkern via e-mail: or call 585.594.6735. Racially or ethnically minoritized candidates are especially encouraged to apply as well as persons from other historically underrepresented groups.


Roberts Wesleyan University complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws and is committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.

Salary Range: $52,000 - $57,000 based on experience and rank.