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Company: Sacred Heart University
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Program Assistant, FNP/DNP Hybrid ProgramCategory: AcademicsDepartment: College of Nursing [CON] Locations: Fairfield, CT Posted: Mar 23, 2021 Closes: Open Until FilledType: Full-time Non-Exempt Position ID: 129304 About Sacred Heart University: As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges-2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools-2021 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater. www.sacredheart.edu Job Description: The successful candidate for Program Assistant FNP/DNP Hybrid Program will serve as program assistant to the FNP/DNP Hybrid Program Director and provide administrative and clerical support to the Program Director and Faculty. Responsibilities Include: Program Assistant to the FNP/DNP Hybrid Program Director and Faculty Assists in the preparation and management of grants, reports and other documents. Supports Program Director's calendar. Posts all syllabi and other documents as instructed to the Davis & Henley College of Nursing Point site. Prepares agendas, distributes materials and takes minutes for meetings. Prepares, revises and creates documents/templates including Plan of Study, curriculum maps, faculty workload, faculty course evals. Assists with the coordination of classroom/meeting space, course offerings. Arranges editing and formatting of university, college and program documents (student guide, university catalogue) under supervision of Program Director Prepares master class schedule each semester and collaborates with College of Health Professions and registrar for room scheduling. Completes university required student documentation for FNP certification. Budget Monitoring, Tracking and Analysis Prepares and submits purchase requests, expense vouchers and purchase orders. Maintains budget and expenses including p-card reconciliation. Student Services Maintains correspondence and records related to Academic Standards. Prepares course evaluation template for implementation with ODL. Assists in the coordination, planning and execution of student events. Collaborates with and supports the Program Director and faculty for academic advisement, including maintenance of electronic/hard copy student files. Collaborates with the Program Director to manage course schedules, enrollment and waitlist. Maintains tracking of employment status of graduates. Provides/guides students with information related to credential testing requirements and process. Maintains tracking of self-reported credentialing and certification passes. Special Projects Support Program Evaluating activities such as ATI, eStar, Examplify, Infosilem, Colleague, and E*Value. Completes clerical work for DHCON including filing, mail, answering phones, and covering dean's office (as needed). Assist with other duties as assigned. Requirements: Associate Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred; Experience in administrative support of director/chair/faculty and interaction with students; Knowledge of academic processes and documents preferred; Experience with nursing or other health discipline education programs highly desirable; Ability to develop, organize and complete projects and tasks utilizing various computer applications such as Microsoft Office 365, Outlook, Word, Excel, and Google Docs; Ability to learn, implement and apply internal software applications such as Colleague, Reporting Services, Day Force, Adjunct Payroll System, eBuy, eStar, E*Value, ExamSoft, Infosilem, Office 365, and Zoom; Excellent customer service and communication skills; Excellent problem assessment, problem solving, prioritization, and judgment capabilities; Ability to manage multiple tasks/priorities at a time; Maintains confidentiality and security procedures related to records and other information; Demonstrates significant initiative and ability to self-organize within established priorities in consultation with the Program Director Additional Information: Flexible working hours to accommodate department needs. Application Instructions: Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated. Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.

Keywords: Sacred Heart University, Fairfield , FNP, Other , Fairfield, Connecticut

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