To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Under limited supervision, performs administrative and technical support to the Nursing Department staff, faculty and students. Will be responsible for working with students and with public and private healthcare organizations. The position may also include working with high school students, counselors and with other community colleges in the state.
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
Follow up daily on all email, phone and written correspondence and serve as point of contact (POC) for students, for the community and for the nursing program.
Maintain student admissions and readmissions records.
Communicate admissions and readmissions acceptance information to perspective students.
Serve as Point of Contact for Nursing KIN & Nursing website
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
Be fully prepared and use time appropriately.
Following all processes for communication with the Dean, Department Coordinator and office staff.
Be able and willing to represent the college in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, faculty, college personnel, clients, suppliers and the community we serve.
Work knowledgeably and effectively with school districts, social service providers and community agencies.
Utilize strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Front Page, Adobe, etc.
Plan, organize and implement assigned responsibilities with self-directedness and initiative.
Communicate orally and in writing with diplomacy, clarity and effectiveness.
Demonstrate effective telephone techniques and etiquette.
Demonstrate strong interpersonal and team skills, and a commitment to the mission of the college.
Maintain a very high level of confidentiality.
Demonstrate highest level of personal and professional integrity.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.
High school diploma plus two years' work experience required.
Experience working with adult learners and diverse populations with excellent customer service skills.
Strong phone skills excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Adobe, etc., and ability to organize and maintain databases required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS,LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
Experience in an educational setting highly desired.
Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
At Kirkwood Community College, we are focused on success. Whether you are a prospective student or parent, an employer or simply someone who cares about the growth and vitality of eastern Iowa—you have an energetic, committed partner with us at Kirkwood. Since the mid-1960s our graduates have worked, raised families and prospered in this area. More than 70,000 of these grads have applied their academic degrees to work in a host of fields. Tens of thousands more have enjoyed life-enriching experiences through our Continuing Education programs. As our college has grown, so have the tools and facilities to meet the changing needs of our Creative Corridor. A key part of that growth in service is our network of regional centers. Kirkwood employees have long set the standard for innovative talent, visionary spirit and overall excellence in their work. Being part of Kirkwood means being part of a deep commitment to the success of every student, every day.