Please note: (Flexible Hybrid Work Schedule) Position is
currently a combination of in-office and remote, Ability to work
onsite in DC office.
Provides high level support to the centralized application
service for nursing, NursingCAS, by conducting outreach, initiating
communications, and coordinating the recruitment and retention of
participating schools. Assists the NursingCAS team with operations
and strategic initiatives to achieve growth and user satisfaction.
Plans NursingCAS events (e.g., on-site, email campaigns, social
media, virtual fairs).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Assists with the development and execution of an annual
recruitment and retention plan to promote the use of NursingCAS.
Manage tracking and status of member schools.
Assists with all NursingCAS events for schools and students.
Includes annual virtual fair, student and school webinars, advisory
group meetings, partner webinars, exhibiting, and sessions at AACN
Assists with the annual review of NursingCAS configuration
portal pages to ensure accuracy of school technological selection
for successful cycle launch.
Helps develop and administer surveys, policies, and procedures
for participating schools to promote best practices and to
facilitate user retention and engagement. Manages online
participation agreements, withdrawal forms, and annual NursingCAS
Pulls weekly reports within NursingCAS to provide national
trending on applicants, applications, and fee waiver
Assists with drafting and sending strategic web-based
communications and email campaigns for NursingCAS. Manages monthly
applicant newsletter, school user newsletter, school recruitment
Assists with web-based resources such as blogs and marketing
collateral to support growth and outreach for NursingCAS. Assists
with social media presence for NursingCAS.
Serves as Knack database manager. Responsible for updating
and maintaining the NursingCAS school participant information,
national school recruitment event calendar, tracking school
activity, user engagement, event registration, creating reports,
Assists with NursingCAS advisory group meetings and conference
calls by coordinating meetings, producing reports, taking notes,
and providing support as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Background /Skills / Abilities
AACN promotes higher education; therefore, a Baccalaureate
degree in communications, marketing or related field is preferred.
Equivalent training and work experience may be substituted.
At least two years of related work experience, preferably in
higher education or an association. Background with web-based
technology and higher education preferred, specifically with
admissions, enrollment management, recruitment, membership, or
Must be a self-starter, highly organized, detail oriented,
flexible and collaborative, and have good interpersonal and
presentation skills. Excellent ability to communicate effectively
verbally and in writing.
Additional qualifications include website and database
management experience, familiarity with social media management,
and email marketing tools. Experience with or willingness to learn
how to use WordPress or similar web-based content management
software system is preferred. Experience with or willingness to
learn how to use KnackHQ or a similar membership database and EMP
or CRM system preferred. Experience with using a centralized or
common application systems (CAS/WebAdMIT), as well as other higher
education admissions software products is preferred.
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience
with using design and photo software, Higher Logic, or EMP, are
preferred but not required.
Fast-paced, professional office environment with moderate noise
Must be able to use a computer at a work station for long
periods of time and to accommodate potentially frequent
Occasional travel required for this position.