Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, private, nonprofit institution of higher learning.

We realize our most valuable resource is our staff and faculty. Our commitment to employees includes providing a quality work environment through diversity and inclusion, open communications, and wellness programs no matter where the employee is located.

Work in a positive culture, develop professionally, and become involved in a community full of mutual support, fairness, and equality.

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Permanent Positions:


The Excelsior College School of Nursing seeks qualified adjunct faculty to teach 8 and 15 week online courses in its associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. Qualified candidates will hold a minimum of a master's degree in nursing and a doctorate for the master's program. All candidates should have experience as online educators and the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) designation is preferred. A current nursing license is required.

Adjunct faculty at Excelsior College are part of a team that strengthens student's success. Academic advisors guide students with course selection and registration, onsite faculty program directors prepare the course and content, and adjunct faculty oversee the online class delivery, student learning, and evaluation. Adjunct faculty are part of an academic community of professionals with opportunities for networking while enhancing income potential.

The Excelsior College School of Nursing is a National League for Nursing NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. Our nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC).

Faculty Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all College policies.
  • Prepare to teach the online course.
  • Manage the online course.
  • Teach and facilitate.
  • Assess student learning.
  • Communicate with school faculty and staff.


  • A minimum of a master's degree in nursing and a doctorate for the master's program.
  • Experience in teaching online preferred.
  • Current Registered Professional Nurse License required.
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) designation preferred.

Additional requirements for the position

The candidate must successfully complete a College sponsored training program.


If you are interested in online teaching opportunities with the School of Nursing, please complete an application for employment.

The application allows you to apply for specific areas within your discipline and upload your vita and other required credentials. The office of human resources reviews your credentials and forwards them to the appropriate program director. If selected to teach, Excelsior College does require an official copy of your transcript.

We will contact you via email as soon as possible following receipt of your submission to further explore how we can work together.

Please recommend anyone who might be interested in these positions.

The Clinical Performance in Nursing Examination (CPNE®) is a criterion-referenced performance examination administered over a weekend in a hospital. Students are awarded 8 semester credits upon successful completion. Examiners are responsible for one-on-one clinical evaluation of nursing students enrolled in the Excelsior College distance education nursing program. Part-time clinical examiner positions are available at regional performance assessment centers nationally. The position reports to a regional performance assessment center director or faculty within the Excelsior College School of Nursing.


  • Evaluate student performance in patient care and simulated settings
  • Orient students to patient care unit
  • Observe student performance at all times
  • Document student performance using prescribed tools
  • Coordinate student assignment with hospital staff
  • Protect patients from physical jeopardy
  • Consult, as needed, with the supervisor on site during the examination
  • Create a student testing assignment according to examination protocols
  • Assure that the student has the equipment and supplies needed for the examination


  • Master's degree in Nursing is required.
  • Experience in teaching and evaluating generic nursing students in a school of nursing or experience orienting graduate RNs to clinical practice.
  • Experience in evaluating students during clinical performance test preferred.

Additional requirements for the position

  • Candidate must successfully complete a College-sponsored training program.
  • Candidate must be able to work weekends (from 3 pm Friday to 5 pm Sunday) every four to six weeks.


Please contact:

  • Renee Gecsedi, Midwestern Performance Assessment Center (MPAC) and Northern Performance Assessment Center (NPAC) RPAC director, 888-647-2388, ext. 8266
  • Katrina Barnes, Southern Performance Assessment Center (SPAC) interim director, 404-325-5536 ext. 101

Excelsior College
7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

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888-647-2388 ext. 32

Open Positions

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