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Administrative Assistant - Nursing (LPN)

Goodwin University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 5, 2023

Job Details

The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

This position is responsible for the management and oversight of the admission process to the LPN program which encompasses the management of all of the associated paperwork for new and existing students, including the management of health information through an outside vendor. The position also includes the responsibility of maintaining faculty files.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Creates new applicant folders.
  • Retrieve any additional transcripts of TEAS scores for applicant files.
  • Scores new applicant files.
  • Determines the students to be accepted by selecting the top scores.
  • Creates an acceptance list.
  • Distributes acceptance and declination information to applicants.
  • Disseminates the acceptance lists to appropriate departments/individuals within the university.
  • Creates and maintains faculty files as needed.
  • Files all evaluations and relevant paperwork in student and faculty files.
  • Maintains confidentiality of student data as protected by FERPA.
  • Communicates with students and other employees effectively.
  • Maintains adequate office supplies.
  • Compiles minutes of all faculty meetings.
  • Generates all purchase orders.
  • Answers calls from students, vendors, etc.
  • Schedules appointments for Program Director.
  • Supports the Program Director and other faculty as requested.
  • Interacts with other University personnel as needed, especially Health Science advisors and other faculty. Also interacts by phone or email with vendors such as ATI and CastleBranch.
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions:
  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and work in an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Computer- Word and Excel skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Self-motivated; ability to function independently
  • Effective communication skills
  • Customer Service skills
  • Time management skills
  • Adaptiveness: ability to implement changes without workflow disruption
Minimum Required Qualifications :

Education, Training and Experience:
  • High School graduate
  • Customer service skills and related work experience is preferred
Physical and Mental Requirements :

Work Environment None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Outdoor Weather Conditions X
Work with fumes or airborne particles X
Work near moving mechanical parts X
Risk of electrical shock X
Vibration X

Physical Activity None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Standing X
Walking X
Sitting X
Talking & Hearing X
Using hands/fingers to handle/feel X
Climbing or balancing X
Bending, pulling, pushing X
Driving X

Lifting Requirements None Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Up to 10 pounds X
Up to 25 pounds X
Up to 50 pounds X
Up to 75 pounds X
Up to 100 pounds X
Over 100 pounds X

Vision requirements:

_X_ Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

___ Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

___ Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

___ Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

___ Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

spatial relationships)

___ No special vision requirements

Salary Range:
  • $37,000-$39,000 DOE
Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)


Goodwin University

Goodwin University, a private university in East Hartford, CT, is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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