Assistant Director(s), BSN Programs, Nursing Department
Mount Saint Mary's University
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 4353643
Assistant Director(s), BSN Programs, Nursing Department
Under the direction of the Director, BSN programs, the Assistant Director(s) are responsible for the supervision and overseeing of program staff. Develop and coordinate activities of the programs in an effort to enhance the student advisement experience. Counsel and advise students in cooperation with program director and faculty. Act as a liaison to other University departments regarding advisement and admissions. Serve as a resource to other academic advisors across the University on relevant academic policies and procedures providing accurate and timely information. Develop and maintain relationships with academic departments to facilitate the inter-program transfer process for students.
Position Annual Hiring Salary Range: $94,000 - $96,000
Hiring salary can be above the posted pay range if candidate's qualifications are determined to be above the minimum requirements of the position description.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the advisement activities and the advising process for the program
Maintain confidential student files and records documenting all pertinent academic information within the college, upholding FERPA regulations
Accurately advise assigned students and drop-ins on classes, academic requirements, and policies
Oversee the and pre BSN and BSN admissions process and assist the admissions office in recruitment activities
Respond to student concerns/problems, and referring students to appropriate resources, including counseling services
Coordinate summer advising (including faculty advisor confirmations for events/dates and appointment schedules) for the program in conjunction with the Chalon campus Advisement Center
Coordinate articulation agreements and student clinical placement with the Clinical Placement Office
Establish relationships with department chairs responsible for baccalaureate degrees to create and maintain emphases for the liberal arts and pre BSN programs
Oversee the maintenance of all data and workflow for the program
Ensure the maintenance of student databases and systems
Collaborate with career services and ISAE to address student needs
Oversee the assignment of faculty, courses and classrooms for the program
Assist with hiring, coordination and evaluation of adjunct faculty
Guide, direct, and support the day-to-day activities of administrative and advisement support personnel
Represent the program at program director meetings and committees
Serve as a resource for exploratory/undecided students
Maintain teaching responsibility at 50% of full faculty member
Thorough knowledge of University academic policies and procedures, general studies requirements and major requirements of all disciplines.
Knowledge of advising theory including development advising as needed.
Strong working knowledge of computers (including MS Office and databases).
Knowledge of Colleague/canvas, ImageNow
Knowledge of BRN program requirements
Abilities and Skills:
Effectively prioritize and organize multiple tasks to meet established deadlines. Analytical and very detail-oriented. Work well with diverse population.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral/written communication skills.
Ability to lead and supervise full-time staff and student employees.
Master's degree with course work in nursing, education, or administration is required; terminal degree preferred.
Requires a minimum of five (5) years of direct job-related professional experience, including one (1) year's continuous experience, or equivalent, as a registered nurse providing direct patient care.
Requires two (2) years of teaching experience in a pre- or post-licensure registered nursing program or equivalent.
Experience with CCNE accreditation and BRN approval.
Supervisory experience highly preferred.
Experience with transcript analysis highly desired.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must hold or be eligible to hold a clear and active registered nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Work Location: Chalon Campus (West Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
Mount Saint Mary's University's commitment to equity, diversity and justice (EDJ) is steeped in the tradition and legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ), our Catholic identity, mission and values. We are unwavering in our pursuit of inclusion, belonging and antiracism. We aspire to achieve our love of dear neighbor without distinction, which permeates all forms of social identities and human experiences.
We honor and celebrate our similarities and differences. We are committed to the full inclusion of the entire Mount community. Due to historical legacies of exclusion, we offer particular care for underrepresented populations. We define diversity in the broadest sense, including but not limited to, age, differences in culture, citizenship status, disability, family status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, generational history, genetic information, geographic origin, language, political perspectives, mental and physical ability, military service, national origin, race and ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, size and socioeconomic class.
Welcoming individuals from a variety of backgrounds improves and enriches our learning, living and working environments. Any breach of these values harms our community. Mount Saint Mary's University transforms its culture through the radical pursuit of institutionalized change. We strive for a campus where students, staff, faculty, alumnae and all whom we encounter feel welcomed, valued and are supported to reach their full potential.
As we pursue our never-ending journey toward a more equitable, inclusive and antiracist campus in our richly diverse community, we welcome you.
To Apply: complete the on-line application and include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and 3-5 references.
Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters.
A background check will be required.
Employees may disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status with MSMU's Human Resources on a voluntary basis. Some MSMU clinical healthcare partners may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination to work at their facilities. If required, your academic division will inform you.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.