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Coordinator, DNP Program

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Job no: 493338
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Department: DNP Nursing Program
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Position Title Coordinator, DNP Program

Position Department DNP Nursing Program

Position Type Staff Part-Time

The position performs administrative functions (including secretarial) functions and general office work supporting the DNP Program in Nursing. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of the DNP Program, Department of Nursing.

This position is partially funded by non-university funds. Position continuation is contingent upon extension of a funding source.

Responsible for correspondence supporting the DNP program and students, including, but not limited to letters, as well as, course descriptions, course syllabi, and meeting minutes. Responsible for answering the telephone, ordering office supplies and equipment, and maintaining student records. Coordination of interviews with potential DNP student applicants. Ongoing communication with DNP students related to progression, retention, program requirements, policies, check sheets, and self-registration. Monitors and updates advisor lists in Patriot and master spreadsheet. Responsible for keeping records for the program administrators and working with other staff to track development and operations related expenditures and records to support program, regulatory and accreditation requirements; assists in collecting data relative to the program and completing reports to external agencies. Responsible for arranging meetings, conferences, annual DNP dinner, workshops, immersion weekend, graduation activities, and other nursing related activities. Works with DNP Program Director, DNP faculty, and graduate students to coordinate clinical practicum sites; has contact with various businesses/agencies and represents the University in coordination of this effort. Tracks and maintains required clinical contracts and documentation of clinical credential requirements for placement with preceptors. All other duties as required.

  • This is a part-time position not eligible for University benefits. Work hours are limited to 950 per calendar year and less than 29 hours per week on a regular basis. Will work 20 hours/week, divided over 4 days on campus.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Associate's Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of secretarial experience required, preferably in a college or university.
  • Medical terminology preferred; experience with the medical field preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and attention to detail.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers; including Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A willingness to develop computer skills, adjust to other updated technology and grow academically is required.
  • Strong professional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; problem solving skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work without supervision; ability to make independent judgments.
  • Good customer relations skills needed to interact closely with staff, faculty and students, deal with multiple constituencies and work with a diverse population.

  • Exemption Status Non-Exempt

    Act 153 Clearance Required No

    Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

    Required to Pass a Credit Check No

    Additional Posting Information None

    Special Applicant Instructions None

    Advertised February 22, 2018 Eastern Standard Time

    Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.

    Robert Morris University is dedicated to changing the lives of its students and employees so that they can go out and change the lives of others. The University combines academic excellence with a professional focus offering numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In 2011, Robert Morris University was named as a "Top Workplace" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette , which names the best places to work in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

    RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued.

    RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

    At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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    Posted: 2/23/2018
    Application Due: 4/13/2018
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