Student Success Facilitator, School of Nursing [R0128495]

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Contract

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Student Success Facilitator, School of Nursing [R0128495] 

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY 

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV   is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. 

Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the nation's most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada. 

 For more information, visit us online at: http://www.unlv.edu  

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY 

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment. 

BENEFITS 

The University of Nevada Las Vegas offers a generous annual and sick leave package, medical and dental benefits, supplemental voluntary benefits, tuition assistance, and wellness programs. Visit our benefits page for a full listing. 

PROFILE of the DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE 

The School of Nursing at UNLV offers CCNE-accredited programs leading to a BSN, MS (nurse practitioner and nurse educator tracks), DNP, and PhD (Educator and Interprofessional Health concentrations and DNP to PhD). For more information, visit us online at: http://www.unlv.edu/nursing  

ROLE of the POSITION 

This is an opening for a Student Success Facilitator for the School of Nursing. The Nursing Student Success Facilitator (NSSF?) is responsible for providing support for BSN students related to study strategies and test-taking strategies, and review of course content and clinical skills. The NSSF will be available to meet with students in small groups, one-to-one, and in open skills labs or other appropriate course/clinical activities. 

The NSSF will work with the faculty to identify students at risk for program disruption based on academic and non-academic factors. They will direct mechanisms for student support by facilitating student appointments, sessions, and other support services or programs relevant to student success. The NSSF will monitor students throughout the program to detect individual and cohort needs to identify opportunities for added support and to promote student success in a rigorous and accelerated academic program.  

The NSSF will also work with the Student Affairs team to promote student success. 

Duties include but not limited to: 

  • Collaborate with faculty to identify students at risk for course failure or program disruption 

  • Conduct one-to-one and group sessions to include but not limited to such themes as time management, study and test taking strategies, and campus community resources 

  • Identify academic and non-academic barriers to success 

  • Facilitate student support referrals to applicable SON faculty/staff as well as campus partners, such as the UNLV Support Team, the CARE Center, DRC, CAPS, and others 

  • Communicate with faculty when issues are identified 

  • Maintain rapport with students through frequent email communication and occasional class attendance 

  • Assist with collection, analysis, and dissemination of data specific to student success initiatives 

  • Assist with identification and modification strategies as needed 

  • Collaborate with the Director of Accreditation and Assessment to identify tracking mechanisms, and provide requested student success data 

  • Provide student success data to appropriate parties as needed 

  • Direct and implement the program to include mentor recruitment, mentor/mentee matching, mentor orientation, compliance with document submission, mentor/mentee concerns, and RNMP surveys 

  • Collaborate with applicable course faculty to communicate compliance with RNMP mentor guidelines for leadership hours 

  • Assist the Assistant Dean for Administration, Outreach, and Engagement with the student portion of the Alumni Rebel Nurse Mentor Program 

  • Provide a holistic approach in meeting both academic and non-academic needs of students 

  • Knowledge of and collaboration with campus partners such as the UNLV Student Support Team, CAPS, DRC, CARE Center, and more to connect students with university support services 

  • Follow-up with students to determine ongoing need for assistance with connecting with UNLV support services 

  • Participate in Events Committee 

  • Support SON events 

  • Present at BSN contract signing and BSN orientation 

  • Present student support information in applicable course 

VACCINATION MANDATE POLICY 

Per the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Emergency COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy , all NSHE employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious waiver request. All candidates for employment must have this information on file with Human Resources prior to their start date. Information about how the policy applies to new hires is now available on the COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Mandate webpage .  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

This position requires a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and at least 2 years of professional experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. 

SALARY RANGE 

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.   

APPLICATION DETAILS 

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. 

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on February1, 2022 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Elizabeth Gardner, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu . 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES 

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, "R0128495" in the search box. 

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application. 

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT 

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online. 

EEO/AA STATEMENT  

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes), color, religion, sex, age (40 or older), creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

TITLE IX STATEMENT 

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates.  Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106).  The University's commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment.  Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to:  Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu , or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov ; or to both.   

Information pertaining to the University's grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found online at the Office of Equal Employment & Title IX webpage. 

Job Category 

Administrative Faculty 

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.


UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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