The School of Nursing at SIUE is accepting applications for a full-time Academic Advisor I or II vacancy. The Student Nurse Achievement Program (SNAP) is a school of nursing program designed to increase nursing workforce diversity by recruiting racially, ethnically, and or culturally diverse high school graduates and college students from various backgrounds, including disadvantaged backgrounds, interested in pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Beginning in their freshman year, SNAP students receive faculty and peer support through mentorship programs, remediation, and study groups. School of Nursing faculty advise and monitor student progress throughout the program, promoting academic and personal success.
The SNAP Advisor is responsible for conscientious file management, academic advising, registration of assigned nursing students and and development of student program progression plans. The selected candidate will meet with prospective students and families to provide them with School of Nursing information as well as maintain summary data on inquiries, prospective students, applicants, admitted students, enrolled students and inactive students for purposes of keeping the Director of Student Services, the Director of the SNAP Program, the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs, the Associate Dean for Academic Programs, and the Dean fully informed of nursing enrollment. This position will also assist with recruitment of students and provides feedback in preparation of the annual recruitment plan for the School of Nursing, with an emphasis on under-represented minority students in the School of Nursing.
Additionally, the Academic Advisor will also work closely with the Director of Student Services to ensure proper workflow is followed as well as assist and participate in SON commencement activities every fall and spring semester. The professional responsibilities of this position may necessitate evening hours and occasional weekend hours. The Academic Advisor may be assigned additional duties that support the department’s mission and goals.
This is a term position for the duration of the Increasing Nursing Workforce Diversity and Readiness To Practice Utilizing An Innovative 4R (Recruit, Retain, Readiness, Revision) Approach Grant. The vacancy is listed as an Academic Advisor I, but candidates may be considered at the Academic Advisor II level based on qualifications and experience. Salary will increase based on level and qualifications.
The SIUE School of Nursing (SON) students learn excellence in nursing leadership through innovative teaching; quality research; community service; and compassionate care in this diverse and complex world. SON programs prepare students for a fast-paced, rapidly evolving career in health care at a time when the country is facing a nursing shortage. The Advising staff play a key role in supporting diverse learners and helping develop nurses as care providers, scholars, and leaders able to meet the health challenges of a diverse and complex world. Learn more at: https://www.siue.edu/nursing/ SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time employees including: *Medical, dental and vision insurance; *Life insurance; *SURS retirement plan; *Supplemental retirement savings plans; *Paid vacation and sick leave accrual; *Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays; *WorkLife programs; *Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness); *Employee discounts (local and national retailers); *Flexible Spending Account Program; *University tuition waivers (full-time receive 100% waiver of tuition)
-Master's degree (preferably in College Student Personnel or a closely related field but other areas may considered).
Professional Knowledge and Skills: -Proficiency in computer record keeping skills, excellent communication skills. -Ability to work effectively with high volumes of students, faculty, and administration. -Demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position are essential. -Demonstrates expressed respect of individual differences.
-Basic knowledge of holistic admission frameworks. -Experience in higher education admissions and/or advisement and/or counseling.
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