Graduate Nursing Advising and Recruiting Manager

Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00713 Position Title: Graduate Nursing Advising and Recruiting Manager Classification Title: Program/Project Manager Department: College of Nursing and Health Sciences Administration Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

Creates and implements a plan to reach targeted admissions goals; advises and updates Dean and department chair about recruitment.

Develops a communication plan in conjunction with college and school leadership, college communications, college student services and the university admissions group.

Researches, develops and designs program, school and college recruiting materials, including video in conjunction with college communications and leadership.

Responsible for benchmarking, developing and updating best practices for college recruitment at the graduate level.

Assists department chair in coordinating and planning recruiting at the graduate level.

Oversees all aspects of the development and implementation of the recruitment of students to the degree programs within the college to reach and sustain the admissions goals of the college.

Provide supervision and management of every aspect of the advising and registration process.

Provide a thorough orientation to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences for new graduate students.

Advise all graduate students each semester to provide guidance in course selection, address questions, and offer information as necessary.

Provide guidance to graduate students regarding the Webster registration process.

Develop and continually update advising materials to facilitate the orientation, advising, and registration process for new and continuing graduate students.

Identify students in need of special services and refer to the appropriate department such as the Counseling Center, Career Development, the Learning Center for tutoring, or the Center for Disability Services.

Function as a student advocate with various departments to assure the continued enrollment of graduate students. (Examples include assisting in the admission process, financial aid referrals, seeking articulation of courses through the Registrar’s Office, obtaining course waivers from the proper academic departments for transfer credit, and evaluating applicable hours for Veterans benefits for the Financial Aid Office.)

Advise all graduate students, facilitate their registration process, and maintain their files.
Act as a Banner (Student) expert for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as needed to instruct faculty and staff on its use and provide information to faculty as requested.

Represent the College of Nursing and Health Sciences on various university committees such as the Advising Committee and Academic Standards as assigned.

Participate in College of Nursing and Health Sciences committees as assigned.

Develop and implement a strong recruiting plan designed to facilitate the continued growth of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Represent the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at events such as Career Days, College Fairs, New Student Orientation, and Warhawk Welcome to share information about the College of Nursing and Health Science to potential students.

Manage initial student inquiries about the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and perform follow up.

Send information to prospective students as requested while maintaining a prospective student data base.

Develop brochures and other informational items about the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Assure that the information on the College of Nursing and Health Sciences website directed to potential students and to current graduate students is up to date and accurate.

Develop reports and accreditation information as needed; maintain a database of enrolled students and progression to graduation.

Maintain all program documents in designated physical and electronic files.
Begin the process to initiate letters of agreement from preceptors and clinical agencies.

Retain preceptor documents in SharePoint or other accessible electronic file.

Submits all completed clinical documentation to FNP Coordinator for verification of appropriateness.

Collects and analyzes evaluations of preceptors and clinical sites.

Maintains an accurate and current database for each clinical course to include student and preceptor contact information, state regulatory requirements, state boards of nursing requirements, and clinical agreements with facilities.

Verifies licensure status of preceptors each semester.

Verifies that student documentation in Castlebranch is complete and approved each semester.

Analyze admissions and graduation data as needed to identify trends.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of acceptable basic management practices
Knowledge of applicable institutional practices and procedures
Knowledge of limited budgeting principles and practices
Knowledge of applicable University practices and procedures
Interpersonal skills
Written communication skills
Problem analysis skills
Ability to speak in public, lead small group meetings, and make presentations
Ability to work on multiple projects at one time and respond to multiple competing demands
Ability to use a computer and relevant software applications
Ability to manage project activities and the work of others
Ability to coordinate the work of others
Ability to supervise

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, psychology, math or related field and one year of experience in higher education.

Job Open Date: 04/08/2021 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 106 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus

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