To coordinate the success of nursing students, ensuring that retention meets state regulations and national accreditation standards, as well as providing assessment and program development to maximize National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) outcomes. Assess and advise the personal and academic support needs of undergraduate nursing students.
Position Hourly Rate Range: $16.78 - $22.00
Hiring salary can be above the posted pay range if candidate's qualifications are determined to be above the minimum requirements of the position description.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. The following responsibilities relate to Retention and Attrition:
Supports the admissions process for both program options with evidence-based recommendations and feedback
Works with the Assistant to the Dean to analyze data on admissions and progression criteria to maximize retention and minimize attrition
Coordinates relationships with Student Affairs to support program development including tutoring services, intellectual skill development, and psycho-social services
Develops programs to improve student outcomes, with special attention to high-risk students, including working with the Business Office and Financial Aid
Participates and develops student success modules for orientation and ongoing development
2. The following responsibilities relate to NCLEX-RN Success:
Develops support services and support individualized study plans for undergraduate nursing student populations to ensure success on the NCLEX-RN
Tracks and evaluates our integrated testing program
Provides feedback and data to faculty and Program Directors on the integrated testing system and NCLEX-RN pass rates
Serves as support for proctoring integrated tests
Tracks student progression through the nursing program in collaboration with program directors, assistant directors and program coordinators
Available to students and faculty for directions, questions, and concerns in collaboration with program director and assistant director
3. The following responsibilities relate to students:
Develops and implements programs for group and individual student development with an orientation to student success
Serves as advisor to students seeking RN licensure out-of-state per MSMU policy
Supports faculty in student advisement with the at-risk student
Provide support, academic counseling and advising for at-risk students
Works as an active member of the Admission and Evaluation Committees
Develops individualized education plans for identified high-risk students in the BSN Program
4. The following responsibilities relate to operations:
Supervise student workers for specialty projects.
Provide data for regulatory and accrediting bodies, and the university in collaboration with Director, Assistant Directors and the Dean/Dean's Assistant.
Coordinate meetings, projects, and events with faculty, program director, and assistant director.
Collaborate with academic advisor and other student success coordinator(s).
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Works closely and collegially with the: Director of Advisement, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Director of Financial Aid, Director of the Business Office, Director of Career & Professional Development, and Coordinator of Inter-campus Transfers
Attends professional development events
Performs other job duties, as assigned
Working knowledge of general university policies, procedures and practices including for Online students
Working knowledge of general office policies, procedures, equipment and practices
Working knowledge of computers and word-processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other types of software applications
Abilities and Skills:
Organize, prioritize, and handle multiple tasks to meet established deadlines
Analytical, detail-oriented and accurate
Exercise sound judgment and decision-making
Works as a team player
Understanding of, and sensitivity to, a diverse university environment
Build rapport and maintain positive and effective relationships with a variety of people
Engage in attentive and effective listening to accurately assess situations and provide relevant information.
Excellent counseling, listening, critical thinking, record-keeping, and problem-solving skills
Strong oral/written communication, organization and prioritization, record-keeping, data collection and tabulation, and supervisory skills
Bachelor's degree required
A minimum of one year of advisement, counseling, or student support experience
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles).
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
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Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters.
A background check will be required.
Employees may disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status with MSMU's Human Resources on a voluntary basis. Some MSMU clinical healthcare partners may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination to work at their facilities. If required, your academic division will inform you.
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