Academic Program Specialist - Nursing

Updated: 30 days ago
Location: Kansas City, KANSAS
Job Type: FullTime

Department
Nursing


Job Posting Title
Academic Program Specialist - Nursing


Job Description

Position Description:  This position is responsible for managing clinical site contracts and clinical clearance for nursing students. This person works closely with faculty and students to secure preceptors and advance students through the clinical portions of their program. This position assists with data collection for student and course outcomes as directed by the department chair. 

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalency and two years of office experience or two years of post-secondary education.

Preferred Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in a university setting
  • Three plus years working in an office setting
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products including, word, excel and access 
  • Excellent written and grammar skills    
  • Experience providing exceptional customer service
  • Supervisory experience

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $15.75 per hour

Benefits: Competitive benefit package http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/Prospective-Employees/

Responsibilities:  Answer phone calls, emails, and greet walk-ins to answer questions concerning nursing programs.  Visit with students, clinical sites, and preceptors regarding clinical placement. Counsel students on the clinical site approval process and keep students updated in regards to their progress. Coordinate data collection and analysis of student and course outcome data for departmental, state, and national reports.  Ability to work independently and as a team. Capable of producing precise and detailed work.  Provide exceptional customer service to students, faculty, staff and the public.

Required Application Documents:  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Applicant documents should be submitted in one PDF.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Amy Meder

almeder@fhsu.edu

785-628-4498

About the Department:

Fort Hays State University Department of Nursing serves undergraduate students in a traditional on-campus BSN program and a virtual RN to BSN program. The department offers a Master’s of Nursing Education degree and a Master’s of Nursing Administration degree. In summer of 2016, the department launched a Doctorate of Nursing Practice program with an emphasis as a Family Nurse Practitioner for BSN to DNP students. At that time they also launched a Post Master’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice program for APRNs.

About the College:

The College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is home to challenging and exciting degree programs in the fields of allied health , communication sciences and disorders , health and human performance ,  nursing , psychology and social work .  With 80 full-time faculty serving nearly 2900 undergraduate and graduate students, the departments offer programs that prepare students for careers in some of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States. Outstanding facilities, comprehensive and demanding curricula, and a reputation for innovation and excellence in teaching provide a framework for graduates to excel in their chosen field. In addition to discipline specific coursework, students have numerous opportunities to gain experience and knowledge through research projects, field trips, service-learning activities, teaching apprenticeships, internships, and student exchange.  Students develop skills and competencies that prepare them to be practitioners, scientists, health care providers, educators, managers, and policy makers destined for key roles in the health and behavioral sciences.

ABOUT HAYS, KS

Candidates will discover a locale where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with an optimal quality of life. Fort Hays State University is located in Hays, Kansas, a vibrant, growing community of over 20,000 that takes great pride in the University's presence. Hays is a celebration of historic and contemporary contrasts, evidenced in its frontier roots highlighted throughout the city and local museums and in its redeveloped downtown area where residents enjoy one-of-a-kind restaurants, unique shopping, and a vibrant arts scene. This community’s commitment to the future inspires Hays businesses to reinvest locally.

A welcoming and family-centered community, Hays offers premier healthcare services, a growing high-tech and retail business community, and excellent Pre-K and K–12 schools in both the private and public sectors. The City of Hays has long been known as a safe community, and the FHSU campus is recognized by the National Council for Home Safety and Security in 2018 as one of the Top 100 Safest College Campuses in America. For entertainment, recreation, education, employment, or simply for a comfortable place to live, residents of all ages will find in Hays the elements that contribute to a safe, enjoyable, and fulfilling lifestyle.

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or www.kpers.org for further information on how this might affect you.



Department
Nursing


Job Posting Title
Academic Program Specialist - Nursing


Job Description

Position Description:  This position is responsible for managing clinical site contracts and clinical clearance for nursing students. This person works closely with faculty and students to secure preceptors and advance students through the clinical portions of their program. This position assists with data collection for student and course outcomes as directed by the department chair. 

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalency and two years of office experience or two years of post-secondary education.

Preferred Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in a university setting
  • Three plus years working in an office setting
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft products including, word, excel and access 
  • Excellent written and grammar skills    
  • Experience providing exceptional customer service
  • Supervisory experience

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary: $15.75 per hour

Benefits: Competitive benefit package http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/Prospective-Employees/

Responsibilities:  Answer phone calls, emails, and greet walk-ins to answer questions concerning nursing programs.  Visit with students, clinical sites, and preceptors regarding clinical placement. Counsel students on the clinical site approval process and keep students updated in regards to their progress. Coordinate data collection and analysis of student and course outcome data for departmental, state, and national reports.  Ability to work independently and as a team. Capable of producing precise and detailed work.  Provide exceptional customer service to students, faculty, staff and the public.

Required Application Documents:  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references. Applicant documents should be submitted in one PDF.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Amy Meder

almeder@fhsu.edu

785-628-4498

About the Department:

Fort Hays State University Department of Nursing serves undergraduate students in a traditional on-campus BSN program and a virtual RN to BSN program. The department offers a Master’s of Nursing Education degree and a Master’s of Nursing Administration degree. In summer of 2016, the department launched a Doctorate of Nursing Practice program with an emphasis as a Family Nurse Practitioner for BSN to DNP students. At that time they also launched a Post Master’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice program for APRNs.

About the College:

The College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is home to challenging and exciting degree programs in the fields of allied health , communication sciences and disorders , health and human performance ,  nursing , psychology and social work .  With 80 full-time faculty serving nearly 2900 undergraduate and graduate students, the departments offer programs that prepare students for careers in some of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States. Outstanding facilities, comprehensive and demanding curricula, and a reputation for innovation and excellence in teaching provide a framework for graduates to excel in their chosen field. In addition to discipline specific coursework, students have numerous opportunities to gain experience and knowledge through research projects, field trips, service-learning activities, teaching apprenticeships, internships, and student exchange.  Students develop skills and competencies that prepare them to be practitioners, scientists, health care providers, educators, managers, and policy makers destined for key roles in the health and behavioral sciences.

ABOUT HAYS, KS

Candidates will discover a locale where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with an optimal quality of life. Fort Hays State University is located in Hays, Kansas, a vibrant, growing community of over 20,000 that takes great pride in the University's presence. Hays is a celebration of historic and contemporary contrasts, evidenced in its frontier roots highlighted throughout the city and local museums and in its redeveloped downtown area where residents enjoy one-of-a-kind restaurants, unique shopping, and a vibrant arts scene. This community’s commitment to the future inspires Hays businesses to reinvest locally.

A welcoming and family-centered community, Hays offers premier healthcare services, a growing high-tech and retail business community, and excellent Pre-K and K–12 schools in both the private and public sectors. The City of Hays has long been known as a safe community, and the FHSU campus is recognized by the National Council for Home Safety and Security in 2018 as one of the Top 100 Safest College Campuses in America. For entertainment, recreation, education, employment, or simply for a comfortable place to live, residents of all ages will find in Hays the elements that contribute to a safe, enjoyable, and fulfilling lifestyle.

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or www.kpers.org for further information on how this might affect you.


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