Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field. Master's degree preferred. Current Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure. Four years of teaching experience in nursing or related field in a clinical or academic setting. Demonstrated commitment to student or customer centered approaches and student success. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Works directly with SHSU School of Nursing students to improve academic performance through individual and group supports and the coordination of SHSU resources for student success.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Implements best practice models for the support of SHSU School of Nursing (SON) student academic success, analyzing and interpreting data to establish an evidenced-based program to increase the retention rate of nursing students. Creates and sustains a supportive student-focused, non-threatening environment for behavioral change related to academic success. Documents student goals, individual learning/performance/remediation plans, and behavioral outcomes. Assists students in identifying academic strengths, challenges, and learning styles to develop a strategic study plan for reaching academic goals. Assists students with time management skills. Directly coaches and tutors nursing students and supports remediation processes. Collaborates with faculty to coordinate improvements in curricular design and development and promote student advocacy. Collaborates with SHSU academic support resources to create value for SON students. Coordinates with Services for Students with Disabilities to support student success. Continuously improves the academic coaching role and related processes at the SON. Positively engages students for their success and wellness. Coordinates with SON Academic Advisor to design and implement programs focused on holistic student wellness. Provides holistic student support by acting as a liaison for the student and student support services. Covers temporary faculty absences in clinical or classroom settings. Assists faculty with exam item analysis or course-related tasks. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 28033
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies. SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas, Huntsvi...lle is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. A member of The Texas State University System