Position Overview

The Associate Faculty - RN to BSN is responsible for providing effective learning experiences using various modalities, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid for students with diverse interests and abilities. Teaching duties will be performed under the supervision of the Program Chair/Department Dean. Associate faculty appointments are made on a per semester/term basis. The Associate Faculty - RN to BSN will report  to the RN to BSN Program Chair.


·        Use evidence-based research for the maintenance and improvement of the program’s curriculum.

·        Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through professional development in nursing education, pursuing an advanced degree, participation in quality improvement projects, and research.  Employee must submit an annual log of professional development activities and an updated CV to the RN to BSN Program Chair.

·        Contribute to students' reported satisfaction with having met student learning outcomes.

·        Teach courses according to Bay State College and School of Nursing policies and appointment period.

·        Participate in online training in accordance with policies set forth by the College that includes content related to design, platform, and online pedagogy.

·        Participation in faculty and annual Advisory Board meetings encouraged.

·        Provide feedback to the RN to BSN Program Chair highlighting opportunities for enhanced instructional design and revision to the courses at the conclusion of the appointment.

·        In collaboration with the RN to BSN Program Chair, evaluate the curriculum, course outlines, instructional materials, and course/program outcomes.

·        Offer clearly stated office hours.

·        Refer students, when appropriate, to student support services such as CLAS (Center for Learning and Academic Support) and Bay State College counseling services.

·        Maintain all required course-related materials, grade records, and attendance records according to College policy.

·        Submit student grades to the Registrar by the end of each semester/term.

·        Provide data to the RN to BSN Program Chair and Program Dean upon request.

·        Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns, and problems.

·        Maintain a high level of professional ethics.

·        Participate in adjunct faculty workshops, orientations, and other training as required.

·        Perform other duties requested by the Dean of Nursing or RN to BSN Program Chair.



·        A master’s degree in nursing.

·        A valid, unencumbered registered nurse license or higher.

·        Excellent written communication skills.

·        Proficient use of active learning strategies.

·        The ability to interact effectively with diverse student and colleague populations.

·        The ability to manage situations of potential interpersonal conflict requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion.

·        Time management and detail-oriented skills.

·        The ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

·        The ability to organize and express ideas, directions, and data in a logical sequence to describe a process or explain procedures.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office conditions. Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves the operation of computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions, as necessary. 
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule.
  • Travel is primarily local during the business day. May require travel to other locations occasionally.

Pre-Hire Process

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Bay State College does not provide employment sponsorship

About Bay State College

Bay State College is a private career-focused college founded in 1946 in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. With a mission to prepare students for successful careers and global citizenship through academic rigor and individualized support, Bay State seeks educational leaders ready to develop students for professional and personal well-being far into the 21st century.

Bay State College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position has been filled.