Utah State University

Adjunct Nursing Instructor - USU Tooele Campus

City Tooele Campus
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/30/2021 12:13 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Teaching (non-Faculty)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
5-10 hours per week
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Advertised Salary
$1,200/per credit with MSN degree


Utah State University seeks a dynamic individual to serve as an Adjunct Instructor at the USU Tooele Statewide Campus in Tooele, Utah. The primary duties are teaching and clinical and lab instruction and supervision. Teaching will be at the undergraduate level and is based on the expertise of the individual. This is a non-benefited part-time teaching position beginning January 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin 11/1/2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


On-Campus ACA Variable Position. US Work Authorization is Required.


This position fills the role of clinical teacher within the USU Nursing Program. The successful candidate will work with faculty to teach undergraduate course material, clinicals, and labs in the nursing program. Essential responsibilities and duties are dictated by the nature and requirements of individual courses.  Courses are taught in person at the USU Tooele Campus.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned Master's degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in a Master’s program with a proximate completion date
  • A record of excellent teaching and/or 2 years of clinical practice
  • Ability and history of promotion of a positive and collaborative environment
  • Licensed registered nurse in the State of Utah or eligible for licensure in Utah
  • Demonstrated ability in interpersonal, organizational, and technological skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of higher education experience
  • Experience working within a multi campus system

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Curriculum Vitae (resume) 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. Statement of teaching philosophy to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

4. Contact information for three professional references

5. Top candidates will be contacted and will be required to submit writing samples


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

Advertised Salary

$1,200/per credit with MSN degree


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.

College/Department Highlights

Department Highlights

The Department of Nursing http://nursing.usu.edu is in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. Within Nursing, the Baccalaureate Nursing degree, including RN to BSN completion is offered on the Logan campus , while the Practical Nursing certificate and Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing are offered at Statewide (Utah) Campus sites.


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #29 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.


USU Tooele Highlights Tooele Highlights:

Tooele is a community of about 32,000 located in the Tooele Valley nestled in the Oquirrh Mountains of Utah. This mountain range has several beautiful canyons consisting of aspens and conifers and is home to a thriving wildlife population. The Tooele community boasts a variety of recreational opportunities, such as motor racing, golfing, and local museums. This scenic gateway to a wide variety of recreational opportunities also offers extensive fishing, biking, and hiking opportunities within a few miles of campus. Salt Lake City (the capital of Utah) is just 30 miles northeast of Tooele, providing close proximity to entertainment, arts, music, and highly-rated restaurants. Park City is about 60 miles northeast of Tooele, providing nationally renowned skiing and entertainment, such as the Sundance Film Festival. Housing costs are moderate. Tooele boasts a large regional hospital and excellent medical and dental care services


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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