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Rasmussen College Full Time Instructor, School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas


Nursing Instructor (Full Time)

Rasmussen University

Rasmussen University is currently looking for an accomplished Master’s or Doctorate prepared nurse who is passionate about helping nursing students succeed in meeting their educational goals. Rasmussen is a great place to work if you are seeking a fulfilling yet challenging career opportunity in a growing fast paced nursing program! We offer flexible work schedules and our Instructors receive ongoing training and support to build upon their teaching, presentation and mentoring skills.


Instructors are responsible for teaching courses in a variety of modalities while promoting and supporting the vision and mission of Rasmussen University. Instructors will teach 4.5-5.5 work units each quarter equaling a full-time work schedule.

Minimum expectations for all faculty include focus on the following areas:

  • Teaching Effectiveness: Professionalism, Use of Technology, and Content Expertise

  • Model high standards of professional behavior and communication for students

  • Collaborate with student support personnel providing academic and professional guidance for students

  • Research and utilize digital content in courses to connect students to more resources

  • Utilize online grade books and communication techniques to further engage students in their own learning; use online database tools for communicating with campus personnel and documenting necessary information

  • Facilitate highly effective and engaging learning environments in various teaching modalities including residential, online, FLEX and FLAT, meeting the diverse needs of learners

  • Create and maintain course materials in compliance with University and regulatory requirements

  • Assess student learning, provide feedback and support, and refer student for additional support when necessary

  • Professional Development and In-Service Training

  • Actively participate in community service and University In-Service Training Programs and meetings

  • Participate in professional organizations and professional development activities including webinars, seminars and conferences in field of study

  • Develop, review and adhere to academic policies and procedures for the University

  • Actively participate in advisory boards, student organizations and system committees

  • Create, implement and evaluate annual professional development plan

    Reporting Relationships:

The Instructor will report to a Dean of Nursing. The Dean of Nursing reports to a Regional Dean of Nursing.

Academic and Clinical Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Nursing is required. Rasmussen University follows the requirements set by the Department of Education, accrediting agencies, and the states in which the campuses operate.

  • Active RN license that has never been encumbered

  • Active CPR certification administered by either the American Heart Association or The American Red Cross

  • 1 year clinical experience as an RN required, 2+ years preferred

  • Previous teaching/training experience preferred

  • Self-motivated, flexible, and able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision

  • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation and leadership abilities.

  • Active CPR certification administered by either the American Heart Association or The American Red Cross

  • Proof of professional licenses/certifications, official transcripts for each degree earned from an accredited institution and applicable faculty immunization documentation required.

    About Us:

Rasmussen University is a regionally accredited private university dedicated to changing lives and the communities it serves through high-demand and flexible educational programs. As a pioneer in career-focused education since 1900, the University is defining a new generation of higher education that focuses on competency-based education, technology and transferrable skills. Rasmussen offers undergraduate and graduate programs online and in person at 23 campuses around the country. The University is designed to lift and support its students every step of the way, from their first credential to their last. Rasmussen is dedicated to global enrichment, serving the underserved and meeting the evolving needs of diverse students, communities and economies. Rasmussen encourages its students, faculty and staff to strive for academic excellence, community enrichment and service to the public good. For more information about Rasmussen University, please visit www.rasmussen.edu.

At Rasmussen, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed supporting and encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome our employee’s differences regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.




  • Master's Degree or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications


  • RN

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)