OBU is seeking a qualified Pediatric Nursing faculty member to join our prestigious team and inspire future nurses. OBU’s School of Nursing provides a baccalaureate program where nursing is viewed as both a Christian ministry and a professional practice. The right candidate will teach students to provide quality nursing care through competent and professional practice while equipping them with the skill set and knowledge to take the national examination for licensure as a registered nurse. In addition to classroom and clinical teaching, nursing faculty provide student advising and serve on OBU committees while engaging in scholarly activities and continuous professional development opportunities. The chosen candidate will serve alongside their department peers to ensure an excellent educational experience coupled with continuously updated curriculum, access to state-of-the-art simulation experiences, and multiple clinical site rotations for hands-on student learning.
Master of Science in Nursing and current nursing license in Oklahoma.
Minimum of two years of nursing experience.
Proficiency in the use of computer software and hardware.
Proficiency in the use of classroom audio/visual equipment.
Sufficient mobility and physical stamina to walk about the campus to visit various offices; to travel to local, regional, and national locations; and transport moderately heavy items to offices and classrooms.
Commitment to the vision and mission of Oklahoma Baptist University.
Must be an active member of a local evangelical Christian church.
Preferred teaching experience.
Preferred DNP or PhD in Nursing and current nursing license in Oklahoma.
*Please apply using the link for “Faculty Applications” on the OBU website at https://www.okbu.edu/hr/jobs.html. For the complete job description, please contact [email protected]. The information in this job posting contains partial information and is not considered all-inclusive of the duties and
responsibilities of this job.
Who We Are: Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts university in Shawnee, 30 minutes east of Oklahoma City. Founded in 1910, the campus encompasses just under 300 beautiful acres and offers 80 areas of study. OBU transforms students’ lives by equipping them to pursue academic excellence, integrate faith with all areas of knowledge, engage a diverse world, and live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ. We achieve our mission through a shared commitment to the essentials of the Christian faith, our vision and mission, and active participation in local evangelical churches. OBU believes that all people must be treated with dignity and respect. Relationships are built on honesty, integrity, and trust. Finally, we believe that excellence is achieved through teamwork, leadership, and a strong work ethic. Come join us and work with a purpose, where faith is the heart of education.
OBU Benefits Summary:
OBU understands that our employees are our most valuable assets when it comes to fulfilling our mission. We strive to offer an extensive array of benefits and opportunities for employees to choose from. OBU contributes generously to the monthly premiums for nationwide family-friendly Health and Dental coverages and provides free life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment equal to an employee’s base salary. There is generous paid time off that includes annual granted vacation time, accrued sick leave, six annual holidays, and week-long breaks for Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are employer matching opportunities for retirement investments in two different 403(b)(9) plans administered by GuideStone and the Teachers Insurance Annuity Association/ College Retirement Equity Fund (TIAA-CREF). OBU gives access to optional employee-paid ancillary benefits like vision, hospitalization, critical illness, accident, and additional family life insurance coverages. There are numerous other perks and opportunities like FREE family membership to the OBU Recreation and Wellness Center or RAWC, Global outreach university mission trips, education benefits at OBU and other institutions of higher education, cafeteria discounts, and parking privileges to name a few. For a complete list of current OBU employee benefits and opportunities, please visit our Employees Benefits page on our website.