Posting Description: Specific duties of this position may include: * Advise and counsel students by explaining College of Nursing policies and procedures for admission, academic requirements, credit acceptance for all academic programs, academic program offerings, and professional curriculum and refer to Program Directors as needed. Suggest alternatives for consideration based on individual educational preparation and career goals. * Serve as an advisor for student government organizations and activities. Act as liaison between the College and student groups. * Represent the College of Nursing at selected career fairs, high school/college programs, and campus open houses. Actively recruit and inform students of opportunities facing the nursing profession and how the College of Nursing can help them to achieve their educational and career goals. * Oversee open house informational sessions for potential applicants to all programs and admitted-student orientation programs. * Assist in the development of recruitment strategies, especially for underrepresented and underserved populations, and participate in targeted and broad recruitment activities. Recruitment strategies must be linked to the strategic goals of the College and Student Affairs office and the mission to improve and strengthen student diversity. * Recommend revisions and assist and with the development of brochures, promotional materials, advertising, and other recruitment and marketing materials. These recommendations and revisions will be based on experience with student inquiries and understanding of what information is/is not needed in these materials to most effectively meet prospective and current student needs. * Visit designated campuses on a periodic basis to advise and counsel prospective students and faculty regarding academic degree requirements of the nursing programs. Update faculty at pipeline institutions about curricular, prerequisite, admissions cycle or relevant changes so they can inform prospective students. * Build relationships with community organizations, educational entities, and Nursing related professional organizations that will provide the pathway for College of Nursing to develop potential educational partnerships and pipeline programs. * Assist with marketing, recruiting, and diversity initiatives, including the development and maintenance of a resource list for student services. * Coordinate and oversee activities and events for prospective and current students, which include logistical support for information sessions, receptions, special events and other student-related functions. Manage event logistics such as development of the agenda, confirmation of speakers, written notification to students and faculty, scheduling facilities and media equipment, coordination of food and caterer needs, preparation of materials used in the event, etc. Maintain a database of attendees, review sheets and required student forms. * Advise current students. Refer to CON parties and campus resources as necessary. * Maintain student records and track student progression. Ensure all degree requirements are met at the time of graduation. * Work closely with faculty and administration to identify issues and solutions for students. * Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelors degree with a minimum of five years of experience with counseling, recruiting and advising students at the professional and graduate levels. * A minimum of three years of experience working at a professional level in student services in a college or university setting. * Must have current/valid driver's license and ability to drive to multiple locations. * Must be willing to work nights and weekends depending on recruitment needs and schedules.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: COMPETENCIES / KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Knowledge of the admission process of a College of Nursing at a major university, including: eligibility requirements; course and program equivalencies; fairness and merit standards related to candidate selection; and Federal and State requirements for record retention. * Requires a broad and deep understanding of College of Nursing programs. * General knowledge of the nursing field and profession. * Comfortable and confident in building relationships within, and outside of the institution. * Ability to generate and implement new and creative ideas with a strong desire to help students succeed. * Must be able to resolve conflict and set a standard for quality service for those who seek services in the office. * Commitment to diversity and understanding of the challenges facing prospective students from underrepresented populations. * Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Desired Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Experience with event organization and planning. * Experience in working with students, faculty and other campus departments. * Bilingual or Multilingual
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus