Faculty Member – Practical Nursing (PN)

The practical nursing instructor is responsible to the program coordinator. The position is full time and does offer benefits, as specified in the handbook.  The instructor is a registered professional nurse who is primarily responsible for teaching assigned content in the classroom and clinical supervision of students in the clinical area.


  • Represent the biblical worldview, mission, vision, and core values of HLGU by one’s statements, teaching, and deportment.
    • Respectful of the history, heritage, and values of HLGU
    • Represent HLGU well, both on and off campus
  • Develop and maintain current course outlines for courses for which he/she is responsible.
  • Plan, review and revise the nursing curriculum.
  • Instruct, orient, supervise and evaluate students in assigned academic and clinical areas.
  • Document and privately discuss disciplinary concerns with students.
  • Communicate schedules and schedule changes to the appropriate clinical personnel.
  • Attend general and departmental faculty meetings.
  • Record grades, clinical performance documentation and anecdotal notes.
  • Respond to application requests and inquiries regarding the practical nursing program.
  • Serve on the HLGU Nursing and Allied Health Advisory Committee.
  • Serve on the faculty committee
  • Serve on the admissions committee as assigned to assist in the selection of students into the practical nursing program.
  • Attend and participate in educational and professional conferences, workshops and courses to develop and enrich academic and clinical expertise.
  • Participate in the evaluation, counseling, and guidance of students with personal or academic problems.
  • Perform annual inventory of PN holdings.
  • Practice within minimum standards.
  • Ensure confidentiality of student records.
  • Assist in all areas of program as equitably assigned by the coordinator, including:
    • Assigned correspondence
    • Revision and implementation of various school forms and records
    • Covering duties of absent faculty
    • Other duties as delegated by the program coordinator and/or the division chair of nursing.


  • Must have values consistent with the mission and purpose of Hannibal-LaGrange University.
  • Must agree to, sign off on, and abide by the standards of employment on the application, on the yearly contract, and in the employee handbook.

Nursing Faculty Members must be able to meet the following physical requirements:

  • Fine hand/eye coordination, oral communication, and written communication
  • Sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing/pulling, and climbing
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, exposure to hazardous chemicals, concentration on detail, and exposure to extreme heat, cold, and temperature fluctuations
  • Carry/lift 1-50lbs*

*Hannibal-LaGrange University does not require nor does it expect that an employee lift over 50lbs unassisted. Objects in excess of 50lbs should be lifted or moved with mechanical means or a team lift.


  • Current undisciplined license to practice professional nursing in Missouri
  • Have a minimum of 3 years nursing experience immediately prior to appointment in clinical nursing practices, nursing education, or supervision
  • Have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and clinical experience to insure competence in the position
  • Approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing prior to appointment
  • Active in professional organizations of his/her choice

HLGU’s mission statement and its affiliation with the Missouri Baptist Convention prescribes that employees must be professing Christians, actively involved in the church of their choice, and have values consistent with Baptist tradition.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Click here to apply.

For any questions regarding the position, contact human resources at 573-629-3058, or via email at humanresources@hlg.edu.

Hannibal-LaGrange University seeks to employ qualified individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, or disability, who can function effectively within the college’s mission and purposes.