KSON Administrative Coordinator


Position Title

KSON Administrative Coordinator


Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences/Keigwin School of 


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

This coordinator position works in a team based environment to assist and support the Associate Dean of 
the Keigwin School of Nursing’s work with faculty, students, community partners and accrediting bodies. The 
position requires exceptional customer service and communication skills. Flexibility, efficiency, accuracy, 
independence in task completion, and maintenance of confidentiality is necessary and valued

Essential Job Duties

  • Organize and prepare meetings, travel arrangements and scheduling for the Associate Dean.
  • Maintain and formulate confidential departmental records, files, and correspondence.
  • Create, analyze, and prepare reports, graphs, and spreadsheets as required utilizing MS Office.
  • Independently research requests to support nursing initiatives/events both ongoing and new.
  • Responsible for the planning, scheduling, organization and execution of internal and external functions to include but not limited to: guests lists, invitations, program design, and compilation of informative materials, menu selection, ordering, coordination of deliveries, and other necessary supportive duties.
  • Maintain and update external community partner contact lists for the school of nursing. This includes but not limited to Chief Nursing Officers, Managers, Educators, Recruiters, vendors and Donors. Regular communication with donors on nursing information and thank you notes when appropriate.
  • Record minutes for KSON meetings with internal and external nursing constituents.
  • Schedule and organize all aspects of regular and intermittent events to include facilities, foods, supplies, equipment, etc.
  • Provide support for MECP commissioning ceremonies.
  • Create, update, and maintain year round calendar of all events both single and repeating to track and 
    organize each event for the KSON.
  • Provide administrative support to the Nursing Alumni Organization for all events. Initiate communication to Alumni and/or donors as needed. Research campus compliance policy for initiatives and events.
  • Proactive with efficiency related operations both day to day and new ideas for continued inprovement.
  • Collaborates with External Clinical Coordinator to ensure seamless hiring of adjunct faculty and 
    preceptors. Calculates and prepares payroll for additional stipends.
  • Consistent positive communication and interactions with students, administration, faculty within the 
    college, university, and external community. Act as liaison to other departments in the campus to 
    promote nursing and assure compliance on campus policy.
  • Schedule conference and travel arrangements. Track faculty development usage and handle budget 
    items as appropriate.
  • Manage logistics of all faculty/staff recruitment process. This includes initial posting of job description, receiving and disseminating candidate information to search committee; and complete schedule and travel arrangements for potential candidates.
  • Complete new hire packets and HRAF’s for full time and part time faculty and administrative staff. 
    Facilitate the onboarding, office space, technology and mentoring schedule. This can be an ongoing 
    activity due to growth in the school.
  • Responsible for accuracy and currency of announcements on Blackboard Nursing Majors; both 
    undergraduate and graduate. Updates regularly with new scholarships, job postings etc.
  • Appropriate follow-up on all internal and external general inquiries to ensure excellent customer 
    service from KSON.
  • Collect all faculty annual assessments, schedule the subsequent evaluations and transfer data to 
    academic affairs.
  • Assist in Maintenance of Nursing departmental budgets. Work with FA/Controllers office to update 
    and track expenditures. Monthly reconciliation of the Associate dean’s purchasing card.
  • Assist with program site assessments as required for accreditation purposes.

Special Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills
  • Proactive and efficient in a high energy fluid environment
  • Excellent computer skills (Word and Excel)
  • Maturity to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Self-starter and customer-service oriented
  • Critical thinking
  • Jacksonville University work experience 

Work Conditions

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings.
  • Flexible office hours. Primarily 0830-1700. Occasional evening hours may be necessary to support college events. 
  • 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

  • University Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with higher education departmental administration or closely related job

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.


To Apply

Application materials (JU Application,Resume, Cover Letter, & Three References) to Dr. Leigh Hart at lhart@ju.edu