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Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution South Dakota State University
Working Title Instructor/Lecturer
Posting Number F00131P
Department SDSU-Undergraduate Nursing
Physical Location of Position (City) Sioux Falls
Posting Text

The College of Nursing is seeking a full-time, 12-month Term Instructor/Lecturer. This position involves undergraduate teaching in the clinical areas of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. The individual in this position will be based at our Sioux Falls campus.

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing completed by start date.
• Licensed by the South Dakota Board of Nursing, or eligible for licensure as evidenced by current licensure in another state.
• Two years of relevant clinical practice experience in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.
• Application indicates evidence of effective written communication skills.
• Effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

• Doctoral preparation in Nursing or related discipline.
• Degree education from more than one degree-granting institution.
• Formal teaching experience in nursing.
• Evidence of professional service.

This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with the electronic application process. Paper applications will not be accepted.

SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.

South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

Posting Date 03/07/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 04/04/2018
Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications.
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Tenure Status Term
Proposed Rank Instructor Lecturer
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

SDSU is a land grant institution and the state’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students. The College of Nursing includes CCNE accredited undergraduate standard, accelerated, RN Upward Mobility, and graduate programs with more than 900 students at multiple sites. For a closer look, visit our website:

The university’s main campus is located in Brookings (population 22,056), the state’s fourth-largest city. Brookings, located on Interstate 29 near the Minnesota border, is home to a broad economic base that includes national and international manufacturers. The city offers many parks and recreational venues, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, the annual Brookings Summer Arts Festival in July, and the Brookings Marathon each May. The public school district serves more than 2,900 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The commercial airport at Sioux Falls, a metropolitan area of more than 200,000 people, is a 45-minute drive south on Interstate 29. The Twin Cities and Omaha are within a four-hour drive of Brookings. Mount Rushmore and the scenic Black Hills recreational area, popular tourist destinations, are located on the western side of the state.

Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.

Diversity Statement

We are committed to diversity of community and ideas. We believe in a supportive, diverse, collaborative, and cohesive environment with a focus on access. We actively seek collaboration with individuals with differing perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

Contact Information

For questions on the position, contact Mary Beth Johnson at or (605) 367-8301.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Where did you hear about this position?
    • SDBOR Employment Site
    • List Serv
    • Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Newspaper
    • Black Doctoral Network
    • APLU
    • Linkedin
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents