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To coordinate the success of nursing students in the ABSN, ADN and Online RN-BSN programs, ensuring that retention and attrition rates meet 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 the ABSN, ADN & Online RN-BSN students.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following responsibilities relate to Retention and Attrition:
Support the admissions process for both program options with evidence-based recommendations and feedback.
Work with the ABSN, ADN and RN to BSN Program Directors to analyze data on student Notices of Academic Difficulty and progression criteria to maximize targeted tutoring referrals for retention and minimize attrition.
Coordinate relationships with Student Affairs to support program development including tutoring services, intellectual skill development, and psycho-social services.
Develop programs to improve student outcomes, with special attention to high-risk students, including working with the Business Office and Financial Aid.
Participate and develop student success modules for orientation and ongoing development.
2. The following responsibilities relate to NCLEX-RN Success:
Develop support services and support individualized study plans for both the ADN student populations to ensure success on the NCLEX-RN.
Track and evaluate our integrated testing program.
Provide feedback and data to faculty and Program Directors on the integrated testing system and NCLEX-RN pass rates.
Serve as support for proctoring integrated tests.
Track 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:
Develop and implement programs for group and individual student development with an orientation to student success.
Serve 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.
Develop individualized education plans for identified high-risk students in the BSN Program.
Assists with the academic orientation process for new online students and teaches an online introductory orientation for new online students in the RN-BSN program
4. The following responsibilities relate to operations:
Supervise student worker for specialty projects.
Provide data for regulatory and accrediting bodies, and the university in collaboration with Director, Assistant Director and the Dean/Dean's Assistant.
Coordinate meetings, projects, and events with faculty, program director, and assistant director.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely and collegially with the: Director of Advisement, Director of Admission, Assistant / Associate Director of Admission for Nursing Recruitment, Registrar, Director of Health Services, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Director of Financial Aid, Director of the Business Office, and Coordinator of Inter-campus Transfers.
Attends professional development events
Performs other job duties, as assigned.
Solid working knowledge of general advisement policies, procedures and practices including for Online students
Good working knowledge of general office policies, procedures, equipment and practices.
Excellent working knowledge of computers and word-processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other types of software applications used by the ABSN, ADN and Online RN-BSN program.
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.
Previous experience of advisement or support of students in online environment.
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.