NURSING EDUCATION SPECIALIST
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking a Nursing Education
Specialist. In this role, you would be responsible for assisting
nursing students, using supplemental instruction and programming,
to develop cognitive and career-readiness skills that prepare
students to successfully complete the CCC Nursing Program and pass
the NCLEX-PN and/or NCLEX-RN. This position works with students to
identify their strengths, learning styles, and areas requiring
further development, and to develop and implement remediation plans
The City Colleges of Chicago School of Nursing (CCCSON) program is
concerned with the individual patient in the context of family and
society. We focus our efforts on the promotion, conservation, and
restoration of the individual’s patterns of health and
health-seeking behavior. Nursing seeks to facilitate the
achievement of an optimum level of physical, social, psychological,
and spiritual health. Patient-nurse relationships are based upon
mutual trust and respect and the nurse’s professional competence. A
high level of accountability is required when the nurse assumes
patient care responsibilities. To prepare nursing students for the
role of the professional registered nurse; CCCSON combines nursing
theory and practices with general education. Students are provided
clinical experiences and caring for individuals for all ages,
through skills lab, simulation, and clinical settings throughout
Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
Our nursing education program meets the standards of the Illinois
Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal
arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and
professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the
following core values: accountability, community, diversity,
empowerment, learning, and respect.
- Collaborates with nursing instructors to develop intervention
plans or strategies for students identified as at-risk for not
succeeding in a nursing course or the Nursing Program.
- Develops, schedules, and provides supplemental instruction or
training for nursing students year-round. Facilitates and
schedules, in conjunction with appropriate faculty, review
sessions, workshops, or study seminars for the NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN
- Develops, schedules, and provides supplemental instruction and
needed support materials for identified high-risk courses, in
collaboration with nursing faculty. Follows up regularly with
students to complete required intervention plans.
- Monitors and tracks completion of intervention plans by
students identified as at risk, including nursing graduates who
have not taken the NCLEX-RN or NCLEX-PN exams, and provides regular
reports to the Nursing Director and faculty.
- Documents instructional activities and strategies employed,
including student attendance, completion and other relevant data,
for the purposes of continuous quality improvement and maintaining
the Nursing Program’s accreditation.
- Assists the Nursing Department in coordinating and
administering standardized assessments. Develops, recommends, and
implements student retention strategies, as appropriate.
- Develops and implements orientation and boot camp activities
for all nursing students in collaboration with the Nursing Director
- Develops activities, in conjunction with the Lab Coordinator
and provides instruction that will assist students in obtaining the
psychomotor and technical skills necessary to meet clinical
- Assesses and evaluates a nursing student’s preparedness for
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Earned Master’s degree in Nursing, preferably nursing
education, supplemented by a minimum of 2 years part-time clinical
- Experience in assessment of student learning outcomes and
remediation strategies required.
- Must have a solid knowledge base of internal ATI, NCLEX-RN and
NCLEX-PN content. Ability to identify trends in specific weak areas
of nursing course content to successfully operationalize a
district-wide NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN review.
- Demonstrated current, detailed, and accurate knowledge of exit
examinations,the NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN as well as currency in
knowledge in the field to provide academic support.
- Current IL RN licensure.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work well as a team player.
- Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current
operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the
District. Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts.
Applications accepted through October 26, 2021.
Excellent health benefits at a low cost;
Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan;
Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition
Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please
visit our benefits page.
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected
as aPromising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner!
The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and
Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization
committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and
leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues
in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.
MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff
recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working
environments, and meaningful community service and engagement
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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