METROPOLITANSTATEUNIVERSITY, a vibrant and growing public, urban university, is seeking applicants for the position of MANE academic advisor, recruitment and enrollment specialist. This is a full-time (12-months per year), probationary position within the Office of the President, which houses the MANE Center for Nursing Excellence. This position is responsible for providing a full range of services including: academic advising, recruitment, dual admission advising across college and university campuses, and support to current and prospective MANE program students at all MANE institutions consistent with college and university policies and procedures.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
Serve as an academic advisor for an assigned case load of MANE and pre-MANE students. Provide a wide range of academic advising services, in person, online, through phone and email advising and other appropriate strategies, including explanation of program and university requirements and policies, developmental advising, degree planning, graduation approval and retention support services, in accordance with university, college, and professional standards;
Serve as the lead admissions and enrollment representative for MANE. Represent MANE, the university, and community colleges and their policies and programs professionally;
Collaboratively develop, implement, and manage expansion of MANE’s dual admission program to partnering institutions;
Provide information and advice to prospective, accepted and current MANE students regarding dual admission at all MANE campuses;
Assist in developing, organizing and delivering information sessions for MANE locally and in greater Minnesota. Support the baccalaureate philosophy of nursing education by encouraging students to seamlessly complete the baccalaureate degree;
Maintain relationships and initiate recruitment strategies with MANE programs in the surrounding areas. This includes conducting program information meetings, developing advising resources and materials, and maintaining liaison with college and university faculty and staff;
Serve as enrollment manager, assisting dual admission students in the transition from enrollment with the community college to enrollment with the university.
The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:
Earned Master’s degree; or equivalent experience
2 years of academic advising or related professional experience (e.g., admissions, recruitment or enrollment experience) at an accredited institution of higher education;
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team to lead implementation of improvement projects;
Demonstrated experience serving an ethnically and culturally diverse student body;
Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, intercultural, oral and written);
Demonstrated attention to detail;
Advanced computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and databases
Academic advising experience (face-to-face and remote);
Experience advising students in health care related programs;
Ability to foster and build relationships to benefit dual admission partnerships;
Experience working with computer-based student records systems preferred.
Physical Requirements of the Job:
Will require ability to drive between MANE campuses, both within the metropolitan area and in out-state Minnesota. Some overnight travel may be required.
Requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
Salary: This is a Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) Range B position with a salary range of $36,632 (minimum) to $63,747 (maximum). Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Minnesota State) and the MSUAASF organization.
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Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: February 19, 2021
Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter of interest addressing how your qualifications align with the requirements of this position.
Current curriculum vita or resume.
Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
Transcripts – Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date, your name and the academic institution’s name/logo are required. We do not accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
If you have other questions related to this position announcement, please contact Human Resources, at 651.793.1275 or email at email@example.com.
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The University: Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State, is a public, urban university located in Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead the Twin Cities community to a prosperous and equitable future. Recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 students, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college or are eligible for Pell grants. Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380). The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE): A transformative four-year nursing program for Minnesota. MANE is an alliance of University and Community Colleges brought together to increase access to a high-quality baccalaureate degree for nursing students in Minnesota. Currently, housed at Metropolitan State Univeristy, Office of the President. MANE is a comprehensive four-year curriculum designed to address Minnesota’s growing demand for baccalaureate educated nurses in the workforce. RN Licensure is not required to complete the MANE degree program. The curriculum is spiraled; building upon concepts throughout the entire degree program plan. Students may apply and be accepted to MANE either directly to the university or through dual admission with a community college and the university. Through dual admission, MANE enables students to remain at their community college home campus throughout the 6 semesters of the curriculum and attainment of the baccalaureate degree, allowing ease of access to education in their geographic home community.
Internal Number: 1665
About Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.