Coordinator of Graduate Nursing Education

University of Southern Maine

Portland, ME

ID: 7074431
Posted: January 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Do you have excellent communication skills and do you enjoy working on project management both individually and within teams? Do you thrive when working in a fast-paced and complex environment? Do you also enjoy working with data and databases? If so, we invite you to consider an exciting opportunity with the University Of Southern Maine School Of Nursing as the Coordinator of Graduate Nursing Education. In this position, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our Graduate Faculty Coordinator, our graduate faculty and our administrative coordination team to ensure administrative efficiency within graduate programs to create and sustain a positive student, faculty and staff experience.

The Coordinator of Graduate Education is responsible for tracking graduate Master of Science and Doctor of Nurse Practice (MS/DNP) admissions, data for graduate programs as required by accreditation and approval agencies, coordinating review and revision of catalog content for the graduate programs, student support, graduate program course scheduling, special projects, support for grant applications, graduate student certification application processing, and is responsible for document/ database management, involving the use of several electronic databases.

In this role, you will collaborate with internal and external individuals and teams to support our School of Nursing mission to advance the health and well-being of the community through the education of compassionate and competent nurses, prepared for the challenges of 21st century nursing practice.

Work Schedule: Regular, full time, with nights and weekends as required. Flexible work schedule with remote work options for spring 2021.

Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary is $40K, plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan, subject to employer vesting policy. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a team member who understands that promise and supports our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

At the University of Southern Maine, we are committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants who are multilingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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· Baccalaureate degree

· Current knowledge of nursing practice and/or health care.

· Minimum of one year of related experience

Other Information:
Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an online application. You will need to upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae.

In your cover letter, please provide a paragraph describing your administrative experience, knowledge and skills, your work with diverse teams and any other relevant information that you would like to share. Also, please provide a statement that describes any experience you may have in the field of nursing or healthcare, and in an institution of higher learning.

All required materials must be submitted by February 14, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.


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