Utah State University

Primary Instructor (Temporary)

City Montezuma Creek
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/21/2021 6:33 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-UT-Montezuma Creek | US-UT-Monument Valley
Category (Portal Searching)
Health & Medical Professions
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Full-Time
Job Classification
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Aviation & Technical Education
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience


In cooperation with the San Juan School District and the Utah Navajo Health Services (UNHS), Utah State University Blanding offers a position as a primary instructor for the CNA programs at Whitehorse and Monument Valley high schools. The program will enroll the maximum number of students as regulated by the state accreditation agency -- Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (UNAR) at each location.


Instruction is to be provided two mornings each week at Whitehorse HS and another two mornings per week at Monument Valley HS. The UNAR curriculum will be used. This is a temporary, 15-week appointment. UNAR accreditation standards will be followed in the hiring of the primary instructor.


  1. Acts under the general supervision of the Program Coordinator.
  2. Assuring that the program is conducted in accordance with all federal regulations, state rules, and Utah Nursing Assistant Registry (UNAR) policy.
  3. Maintaining accurate documentation of student attendance and skill development.
  4. Assures that the approved UNAR Utah Nursing Assistant Registry Certified Nursing Assistant Curriculum guides classroom instruction.
  5. Assures that every student completed in their name has met all completion requirements.
  6. Maintains classroom and lab to UNAR standards.
  7. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.
  8. Performs other related duties as requested by the Program Coordinator and the office of the UNAR.


Must be a licensed nurse with a minimum of two years of nursing experience; at least one year must be in the provision of long term care facility services or caring for the elderly or the chronically ill of any age. Must be a reasonable candidate for approval by UNAR. UNAR approval requires:

  • Completion of UNAR Instructor approval packet.
  • Licensed nurse in good standing with the Utah Department of Professional Licensure.
  • A resume showing 2 years of nursing experience; explicitly detailing at least 1-year experience in the provision of long term care facility services or caring for the elderly or chronically ill of any age.
  • Must have completed a UNAR-approved "Train the Trainer" program or demonstrated competence to teach adult learners.
  • Fingerprinting and background check.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

3. Contact information for 3 Professional Ref. to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile

4. University or College Transcripts to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-5”


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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