Coordinator of the Nursing Student Academic Success Program

Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
Description: The Coordinator of the Nursing Student Academic Success Program (aka: the Program) is responsible to the Chair of the School of Nursing for the Program and is responsible for providing programs and services consistent with the Mission, Strategic Plan, Policies and Procedures of the University, the Vision and Outcomes of the School and all regulatory and approving bodies and to assist nursing students to successfully complete their educational experiences and their transition from the role as nursing student to a professional practitioner of nursing.   

Appointment and Evaluation: The Coordinator of the Program and Assistant Professor of Nursing is appointed by the Chair of the School of Nursing. The term of office and review of service shall be incompliance with the policies of Spalding University and is evaluated annually by the Chair of the School of Nursing.  

Duties and Responsibilities: The Coordinator of the Nursing Student Academic Success Program has the following specific duties and responsibilities:

1. Provides student support through:

   a. Implementation of a School of Nursing Orientation program;

   b. Posts available office hours for individualized support;

   c. Collaborates with faculty in the implementation of success sessions and workshops;

   d. Affirms student achievements on standardized exams;

   e. Identifies available learning resources appropriate for the student’s learning style;

   f. Identifies students who score below established benchmark related to unit and standardized examinations;

   g. Develops, monitors and evaluates individualized student academic success plans based on areas for improvement;

   h. Recommends and facilitates referrals to other University resources and services that offer additional student support services;

 

2. Provides faculty support for all programs in the School of Nursing and:   

   a. Serves in a liaison role for online student learning resources; 

   b. Serves as a referral source for students requiring individualized coaching;

   c. Develops standardized NCLEX preparation and success workshops as requested;

   d. Evaluates various testing and standardized NCLEX reports to communicate areas of strength and those needing improvement;

   e. Communicates student success activities and updates through email and attendance at level meetings;

   f. Communicates with students requiring course remediation;

   g. Teach courses as assigned in workload;

   h. Assist with clinical competencies in teaching, testing and remediation;

   i. Participates in all School of Nursing faculty meetings, activities and committees as assigned;

   j. Serves as a member of the SON Coordinating Committee;

   k. Serves as a member of University committees as requested;

   l. Participates in University activities, meetings, activities and committees as assigned;

   m. Is responsible to the Chair of the School of Nursing for the strategic planning and evaluation of the Program;

   n. Submits to the Chair of the School of Nursing budgetary needs of the Program;

   o. Reviews and proposes grant proposals that will benefit new and existing programs and services;

   p. Represents the Program on designated University Councils/Committees, the School’s Advisory Board, and to      maintain other external relations that serve the interest of the School of Nursing and the University;

   q. Prepares reports as requested by the Chair and the Program Directors;

   r. Assumes other duties as designated by the Chair.

 

Qualifications: The Coordinator shall:

1. Hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Nursing or has completed a portion of doctoral degree equivalent to MSN, must be enrolled with timeline for degree completion;

2. Five years nursing experience as a registered nurse (immediate past 7 years)

3. Two years’ experience in nursing education;

4. Active/unencumbered RN license;

5. Demonstrated experience/preparation in education including teaching adults, adult learning theory teaching methods, curriculum development & evaluation;

6. Demonstrated technological competencies including the ability to navigate online system applications;

7. Maintains membership in local, state and national nursing and other professional organizations that will enhance the Mission of the University, the Vision and Outcomes of the School of Nursing,