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Assistant Director, ABSN Program, Nursing Depar

University of Alabama in Huntsville

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 9, 2021.

Category: Faculty

Department: Nursing

Locations: Los Angeles, CA

Posted: Jan 28, 2020

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Full-time

Position ID: 120262


About Mount Saint Mary’s University:

Mount Saint Mary’s is the only university, primarily for women, in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation.

The University is known nationally for its research on gender equality, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service.

As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary’s provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men.

Mount alums are engaged, active global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world.

Mount Saint Mary’s University is an equal opportunity employer.

The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

The University will not assist applicants with any visa matter.

A background check will be required.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director, ABSN programs, the Assistant Director is responsible for the supervision and overseeing of program staff.

Develop and coordinate activities of the programs in an effort to enhance the student advisement experience.

Counsel and advise students in cooperation with program director and faculty.

Act as a liaison to other University departments regarding advisement and admissions.

Serve as a resource to other academic advisors across the University on relevant academic policies and procedures providing accurate and timely information.

Develop and maintain relationships with academic departments to facilitate the inter-program transfer process for students.

Coordinate the admission and advisement activities and processes for the program.

Maintain confidential student files and records documenting all pertinent academic information within the University, upholding FERPA regulations.

Accurately advise assigned students and drop-ins on classes, academic requirements, and policies Oversee the ABSN admissions process and assist the admissions office in recruitment activities.

Respond to student concerns/problems and referring students to appropriate resources, including counseling services.

Coordinate advising (including faculty advisor confirmations for events/dates and appointment schedules) for the program in conjunction with the campus Advisement Center.

Coordinate articulation agreements and student clinical placement with the Clinical Placement Office.

Establish relationships with department chairs responsible for baccalaureate degrees to create and maintain emphases for the liberal arts and the traditional BSN programs.

Oversee the maintenance of all data and workflow for the program.

Ensure the maintenance of student databases and systems.

Collaborate with career services and Institute for Student Academic Enrichment (ISAE) to address student needs.

Oversee the assignment of faculty, courses, and classrooms for the program.

Guide, direct, and support the day-to-day activities of administrative and advisement support personnel.

Represent the program at program director meetings and committees.

Serve as a resource for exploratory/undecided students.

Maintain teaching responsibility at 30% of full faculty member

Thorough knowledge of University academic policies and procedures, general studies requirements and major requirements of all disciplines.

Knowledge of advising theory including development advising as needed.

Strong working knowledge of computers (including MS Office and databases).

Knowledge of Colleague/canvas, ImageNow Knowledge of BRN program requirements
Abilities and Skills:
Effectively prioritize and organize multiple tasks to meet established deadlines.

Analytical and very detail-oriented.

Work well with diverse population.

Strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral/written communication skills.

Ability to lead and supervise full-time staff and student employees.

Education: Master’s degree with course work in nursing, education, or administration is required; terminal degree preferred.

Requires a minimum of five (5) years of direct job-related professional experience, including one (1) year’s continuous experience, or equivalent, as a registered nurse providing direct patient care.

Requires two (2) years of teaching experience in a pre
– or post-licensure registered nursing program or equivalent.

Experience with CCNE accreditation and BRN approval.

Supervisory experience highly preferred.

Experience with transcript analysis highly desired.

Licenses and Certifications:
Must hold or be eligible to hold a clear and active registered nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Other Requirements: 
Background check required by policy.

Additional Information:

Start Date: January 2020

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.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY complete the on-line application and include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and 3-5 references.

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