This position exists to provide office management and administrative support to the Dean of Allied Health & Nursing, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and the Nursing Programs. The position provides admission process and academic advising to students that apply to Nursing and Allied Health programs including the Minnesota Alliance of Nursing Education (MANE), EMS, and Nursing Assistant programs. This position evaluates all admissions applications and determines acceptance or denial into the respective programs. This position is responsible for an array of integrated activities related to support of these areas and contributes to the overall functioning of the Academic Affairs division.
Provide office and administrative support to the Dean of Allied Health & Nursing and the Science Department to ensure day-to-day operations run smoothly.
Provide comprehensive academic advising and admission process guidance to students that apply to the EMS, Nursing, and Allied Health programs.
Direct the Allied Health and Nursing Program applications process.
Provide assistance to the Dean of Allied Health & Nursing to ensure the Dean efficiently carries out their responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Education, Nursing or related field
A minimum (1) year of professional experience working with students in an Admissions or Advising role
A minimum (1) year of professional experience in conducting interactive presentations to large groups
Strong oral and written communication skills to independently interpret and explain nursing program criteria requirements to students and eligibility for the nursing program
Ability to flex work schedule during peak times and manage multiple priorities and timelines with strong organizational skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality and security for all information received per FERPA regulations
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of college-student development
Experience with one or more of the following populations: International Students, ELL/ESL students, students with disabilities, PSEO and career programs or other non-traditional students
Advanced knowledge of ISRS (Integrated Student Record System), Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS), Transferology Lab, Perspective Content, and Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Extensive knowledge of college and student services, Nursing Program requirements, and Minnesota State and Inver Hills Community College policies and procedures sufficient to serve as a resource for prospective and current Allied Health and Nursing students, staff, faculty and the general public
Working knowledge of Board of Nursing data confirmation programs, Operational Database/ORACLE
Familiarity with Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE), National Student Clearinghouse, Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs EMS Educational Program (CoAEMSP)and the Minnesota Board of Nursing
Knowledge of registration and academic requirements to evaluate student's eligibility to the nursing program
Ability to research a variety of topics and summarize information
Thorough knowledge of office procedures/policies sufficient to provide guidance and direction to staff
You must apply online and attach an electronic resume and copy of your transcript(s) to your online application in order to be considered for this position. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 35 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation. The student of color population has increased from 24% to 28% in the last four years. Almost 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff. Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with PreK12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Desired Start Date: 08/30/2021
Internal Number: 1691
About Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.