The responsibility of the Program Coordinator is to support administrative work of the assigned program within the Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Program Coordinators provide administrative support specific to the assigned program needs. Administrative support may include the following areas: admission processing and centralized application systems; class, lab and clinical scheduling; coordination of clinical agency placements; clinical affiliation data bases, student record databases, standardized discipline specific examinations; student and faculty surveys, and administrative support to meet accreditation and state regulatory requirements per program.
Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Supports scheduling for the program's course, laboratory, and clinical placements.
Coordinates scheduling needs with Simulation Center Director.
Requests clinical sites/units for student experiences.
Coordinates programs schedule with Registrar's Office.
Assists with preceptor assignments, coordinating with clinical agencies and faculty.
Maintains safety and required records for clinical education including but not limited to HIPAA, Blood Borne Pathogen, orientation documents for agencies, and certifications.
Supports development and maintenance of relationships with clinical agencies and retain updated contracts and affiliation agreements.
Attends program orientations at clinical agencies.
Supports coordination of standardized discipline specific examination packages including ordering, informing students, scheduling, developing data reports for faculty, department chair, and dean, and scheduling on-site reviews, specific to the program.
Supports data gathering for program assessment process and self-study reports for accreditors and regulatory agencies.
Supports student and faculty survey data collection efforts.
Other tasks as identified by the Department Chair or Dean.
Completion of an approved registered nursing education program in a jurisdiction as defined in paragraph (R) of rule 4723-5-01 of the Ohio Administrative Code.
Current, valid licensure as a registered nurse in Ohio.
Official transcripts verifying academic preparation.
Three (3) years of experience in nursing or related healthcare field, with educational institution experience preferred.
Computer experience in Microsoft Office and Google Suite preferred.
Excellent organizational, problem solving, planning and decision making skills required.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in data entry, data processing, and word processing.
Availability to participate in events important to the ongoing success of the university and college.
Ability to work in moderately stressful environment.
Requires ability to adapt to changes in work load.
Please submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Hiring for this position is contingent on the availability of funding and/or available budget dollars.
Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.
About Ashland University
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University places great emphasis on the importance of each individual. The phrase “Accent on the Individual” has been our motto for many years and, hopefully, characterizes well the nature and content of the campus environment. It means that our concern for the student extends beyond ensuring a quality education in the classroom and laboratory to include a commitment to provide a stimulating and supportive environment in every respect.Translating the ideas of our Mission Statement into the realities of everyday life is the responsibility of each Ashland University employee. These ideas must be evidenced daily in the classroom, residence halls, each teaching site, on the playing fields and in our interaction with others. It should be the goal of each Ashland University employee to ensure that our Mission Statement is not merely words on paper but a true reflection of who and what we actually are and intend to be in the future.