Advising Assistant for Undergraduate Nursing

Summary

Position Title

Advising Assistant for Undergraduate Nursing

Department

Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences (BRCHS)/ Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON)

Status

Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Enrollment & Advising Assistant for the Undergraduate Programs in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of
Healthcare Sciences works in a team-based environment to assist in admissions, enrollment, and advising for
students in the campus-based undergraduate nursing programs.

Essential Job Duties

  • Complete task assigned by the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment in the admissions
    processes for programs in the Keigwin School of Nursing undergraduate programs.
  • Evaluate applicants for admission to the Keigwin School of Nursing undergraduate graduate programs.
  • Assist in orientation activities for each entering cohort.
  • Assist the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment to counsel students regarding eligibility, course schedule recommendations, and progression in undergraduate nursing programs.
  • Assist in the advising of undergraduate nursing students for registration, program progression, and fulfillment of degree requirements
  • Serve as a liaison to faculty for undergraduate nursing programs. 
  • Assist in the collection of metrics regarding undergraduate nursing students’ race, ethnicity, gender, employment as necessary for accreditation and university reporting.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment.

Special Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word and Excel

Work Conditions

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings
  • Some off-campus travel may be required
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and scientific equipment
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Work Experience: Training 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a University environment
  • Knowledge of the nursing profession and educational requirements
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

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To Apply

Qualified and interested applicants should submit letter of interest emphasizing experience and potential, a
curriculum vitae, Jacksonville University application, and three letters of reference and unofficial transcripts via email to: Director-GradNursing@ju.edu