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SENIOR STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above, and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.). Employment will require both a criminal background check. This is a continuous recruitment. ***NOTE: Initial Review Date has been updated to September 29, 2017. Review of applications will begin on September 29, 2017. Applications received after September 28, 2017 may not receive consideration. Screening of all candidates will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title SENIOR STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR
Working Title: NCLEX Academic Success Coordinator
Position Number 02174141
Division B65 College of Nursing
Department B65 **Div-College of Nursing**
Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 50
Posting Type Academic Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

UW-Milwaukee is designated as one of only 115 universities in the country as an R-1 doctoral research university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The College of Nursing has been widely recognized for its innovation, leadership in the profession of nursing, and extensive collaboration with diverse community agencies. The College supports the University’s urban mission by responding to the health needs of individuals, families, groups, and populations in urban communities. As largest College of Nursing in Wisconsin, the College is home to the Harriet H. Werley Center for Nursing Research and Evaluation, the Institute for Urban Health Partnerships and two long standing academic nurse-managed health centers, the UWM Center for Global Health Equity, the Nursing Learning Resource Center and the Center for Nursing History & Gallery. The College is proud of our world class faculty, more than 1/3 of whom have been inducted as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. The College of Nursing faculty research portfolio includes funding for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) P20NR015339 Research Center in Self-Management Science.

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Nursing (MN), Master of Sustainable Peacebuilding (MSP), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in nursing. UW-Milwaukee partners with UW-Parkside to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Students in the consortial nursing program at UW-Parkside are placed in clinical sites in the Racine and Kenosha area and take classes at the Parkside campus.

Job Summary

The NCLEX Academic Success Coordinator works with nursing students from the point of entry in the nursing major through graduation, preparing all students with a strong foundation for academic success and licensure. Support services include early introduction to comprehensive academic resources and unique, hands-on experiences that engage students and empower them to achieve their career goals. Through this process, the Academic Success Coordinator works with the evaluation specialist to collect and maintain data related to academic program outcomes as instructed by the Program Directors.

Collaborating with the Undergraduate Program Director, Curriculum Coordinators, and the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the Academic Success Coordinator is instrumental in helping students achieve success in their nursing program and in increasing their potential for passing the NCLEX-RN. Working directly with the students, the Academic Success Coordinator identifies student strengths and areas requiring further development, and assists students with developing remediation plans.

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s degree in nursing.
•Professional nurse licensure.
•Two years of experience in an academic environment providing classroom instruction or specialized tutoring support.
•Strong medical-surgical nursing and pharmacology background with knowledge of other NCLEX content areas.
•Ability to create, monitor, analyze, and interpret data sets.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and administrators.
•Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
•Demonstrable commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications

•Master’s degree in nursing education.
•Terminal degree (e.g. PhD, DNP).
•Coursework in nursing education.
•National League for Nursing Certification as a Nurse Educator (CNE).
•Experience in assessment of student learning outcomes and remediation strategies.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume addressing all of the qualifications listed above, and the names and contact information of three professional references (phone number, email address, etc.).

Employment will require both a criminal background check.

This is a continuous recruitment.

***NOTE: Initial Review Date has been updated to September 29, 2017. Review of applications will begin on September 29, 2017. Applications received after September 28, 2017 may not receive consideration. Screening of all candidates will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 09/29/2017
Position Contact Name Kay Jansen
Contact Phone 414-229-2340
Contact Email kjansen@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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CBC Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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