Program Coordinator, Traditional BSN Program (TBSN), Nursing Department, Chalon Campus
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To coordinate advisement and testing for pre-nursing and nursing students. Provide advisement support and facilitate course planning for TBSN faculty. Monitor health clearances and other program requirements for students upon admission to the nursing program. Ensure timely completion and submission of Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) paperwork required for the graduating student. Coordinate nursing application decisions and implement summer orientation for students entering the program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. The following responsibilities relate to Admission:
Admit transfer students in collaboration with director and assistant director.
Organize and evaluate all pre-nursing students in collaboration with Admissions Committee.
Distribute admission and denial letters in collaboration with director and assistant director.
Track admission decisions.
Onboard newly admitted nursing students.
Schedule and proctor nursing admission exam.
Serve as a member of Admission Committee.
2. The following responsibilities relate to TBSN students:
Coordinates all TBSN applicant files from advisement to Admission Committee process.
Verifies all paperwork, clearances, and necessary forms in the admission process and throughout the students' tenure.
Assign student advisees to faculty in collaboration with director and assistant director.
Provide verification of clinical hours to students, as requested.
Work with TBSN director and assistant director to assist in both fall and spring course scheduling meetings.
Track student progression through the nursing program in collaboration with director and assistant director.
Schedules, coordinates, and administers testing such as, but not limited to, admission and Kaplan testing.
Organizes student orientation days in conjunction with program director and assistant director.
Maintains rosters for both theory and clinical courses in conjunction with program director, assistant director and registrar's office.
Coordinates and organizes forms to BRN for NCLEX authorizations to test.
Available to students and faculty for directions, questions, and concerns in collaboration with program director and assistant director.
3. The following responsibilities relate to faculty:
Support faculty daily including, but not limited to, answering questions, technology issues, providing forms, and assisting with students.
Coordinates, organizes and supports faculty in student advisement.
Works with faculty as an active member of the Admission Committee.
Liaison between administration and faculty.
Assists program director and assistant director with completing planning papers and room assignments.
4. The following responsibilities relate to operations:
Supervise student worker.
Complete surveys for regulatory and accrediting bodies, and the university in collaboration with director and assistant director.
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, and Coordinator of Inter-campus Transfers.
Perform other job duties, as assigned.
Solid working knowledge of general advisement policies, procedures and practices.
Good working knowledge of general office policies, procedures, equipment and practices.
Solid working knowledge of computers and word-processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other types of software applications used by the TBSN 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, or faculty/student support experience.
Work Location: Chalon Campus (West Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
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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.