Friday, June 24, 2022
Starting Salary of $32,248.28 as per the Santa Fe College
Salary Schedule. Compensation package is comprised of
many college paid benefits including health and life insurance,
retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe College
and the University of Florida.
Full-time, Career Service, Pay Grade C3, Non-Exempt.
Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building
W-Annex, Room 206 Gainesville, Florida 32606
Overview: Santa Fe College (SF) has
been recognized as one of the top-rated community college in the
United States. Santa Fe College is a student-centered
institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence,
and cultural and ethnic diversity. Santa Fe College is a
comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s
degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in
Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and
Non-Degree programs. A high quality of life, temperate
climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural
events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and
Gainesville an ideal community to work and live. SF enrolls
over 16,000 students each semester, retains and completes over 60%
of students every academic year, while over 10% transfer into the
Nursing Programs is seeking a Support Specialist to oversee the
daily operations of the Nursing Lab. The Nursing Lab (NL)
provides students within Nursing Programs practical opportunities
to master essential nursing skills in a holistic, authentic,
clinical-type setting. .
The NL Support Specialist provides assistance, guidance and
resources to students, faculty and staff using the Nursing
Lab. This position handles the general day to day
administrative, clerical, and operational support of the Nursing
Responsibilities and duties include:
- Provide support activities for the department such as answering
telephones, assisting in the preparation for special events,
scheduling appointments or assisting students, college employees
and the public by responding to concerns/inquiries and providing
some front-line level of resolution while making appropriate
referrals as necessary.
- Communicate, collaborate and maintain relationships with
internal and external community constituents.
- Assist with management, maintenance, and usage of the Nursing
Lab facilities (labs, computer carts, med carts and private rooms),
coordinate and track lab usage, schedule lab for groups and
individuals, and maintain up-to-date lab calendar.
- Provide administrative support making travel arrangements,
department purchasing, inventory, and requisitioning of supplies,
equipment, and furniture.
- Reconcile department budget reports; compile and log supporting
- Provide tours of the Nursing Lab to students, faculty, staff
- May interview, hire, schedule and supervise the work of other
- Compile and track student records and data including books,
test charts, evaluations, enrollment, registration, graduation,
certifications, and accreditations.
- Compile, distribute, track and log student surveys of Nursing
faculty, clinical sites, and program exit questionnaires using
Survey Monkey and other tools.
- Provide students with eligibility, application and enrollment
information about Nursing Programs as needed.
- Maintain confidentiality and security of student and/or
department records and other sensitive information.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed,
accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Chair, Nursing Programs
Required: High school diploma or
equivalent and four years of related work experience or a
combination of completed education and/or related work experience
equal to four years.
Additional Requirements: Must be able to carry
a minimum of 20 pounds. A criminal background check will be
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Communication – able to effectively communicate in a
professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using
preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
- Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated team
player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative
relationships with all levels within and external to the
- Multi-task - Ability to expeditiously organize, coordinate,
manage, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks simultaneously to
swiftly assess a situation, determine a logical course of action,
and apply the appropriate response.
- Adaptability to Change – able to be flexible and supportive,
able to positively and proactively assimilate change in rapid
- Relationship Management – able to personally provide high level
of interactive service to others, building relationships and
addressing identified needs.
- Systems & Software - proficient level of knowledge of
Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
- Ethics – able to demonstrate integrity, professionalism,
civility, and a high degree of ethics in all job-related
- Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural
Application Process: All
applicants must submit a completed online SF Employment Application,
an up-to-date resume, letter of intent, as well as college
transcripts (if applicable) to be considered for this
position. The letter of intent must describe your interest in
working as the Nursing Lab Support Specialist at Santa Fe College
and explain the strengths you can bring to this position.
Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for
review purposes, official transcripts are required
prior to any offer of employment being made.
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement
System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current
benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of
Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled,
suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your
Santa Fe College (SF) is committed to maintaining a work and
educational environment that embraces diversity and where no member
of the college community is excluded from participation in, denied
the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any college
program or activity based on: their race, ethnicity, national
origin, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy status,
gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic
information, political opinions or affiliations, or veteran status.
This commitment applies to employees, volunteers, students, and, to
the extent possible, to third parties, applicants for admission,
applicants for employment, and the general public.
Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies or concerns
about discrimination or harassment, including concerns about sexual
harassment or sexual violence under Title IX, should be directed
Santa Fe College reserves the right to extend deadlines
and/or not to offer advertised positions.
Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of