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Administrative Assistant of Undergraduate Nursing Student Services & Advising (86658)

Company:
Regis College
Job Location:
Weston, Massachusetts
Category:
Nursing

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Consider your past work. What mattered to you most? Ask any student, staff or faculty member at Regis College and you'll hear words like inclusiveness, community, and supportiveness. It's no coincidence. The mission at Regis, a non-profit college near Boston and the 9th fastest-growing college in the US, reflects our Catholic identity which calls on us to serve our "dear neighbor without distinction." Here, we've cultivated a climate of innovation and entrepreneurship in which every staff member is encouraged to contribute based on ideas, not job titles.

At Regis, diversity and inclusion, social justice, and community are not marketing buzzwords-they are core values. We are committed to recruiting a staff and faculty that reflects the diversity of our student body. A recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, Regis is proud to have a student population including 28% of undergraduates who are first-generation and 32% who identify as minority. Now, think of what matters to you most in your next job. If your colleagues are a key priority, you couldn't have come to a better place.

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Summary

Works collaboratively with the members of the Pre-Licensure nursing department to include the Director of Academic Progression, Director of Undergraduate Nursing, Nursing Faculty and the Associate Dean of Pre-Licensure Nursing to provide a network of support on matters related to academic advising, academic progression, degree requirements, educational and career goals and overall personal well-being.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as advisor to undergraduate nursing students. Work closely with Director of Academic Progression and faculty to create academic advising protocols that support academic success and timely degree completion
  • Establish proactive outreach practices to advisees, guiding students to the available services and supports i.e. Financial Aid, Registrar, Bursar, Counseling Services, Veteran Affairs, Tutoring etc.
  • Partner with Associate Dean Pre-Licensure Nursing in supporting needs of undergraduate students and transfer students
  • Design communication plan for cohort students, providing resources, supports and reminders designed to fit the student and cohort lifecycle
  • Serve as point person for new cohort student onboarding, orientation programming etc.
  • Partner with UG enrollment to engage new cohort students
  • Manage Admitted Students event planning and outreach
  • Offer course registration support
  • Manage the use of Starfish in student advising and documentation
  • Monitor advisees who are unregistered and/or on leaves of absence
  • Ensure best practices in undergraduate student support
  • Plan student engagement activities, virtual & in person, related to career readiness, time management and other enrichment programs with an emphasis on adult learner needs
  • Participate in on-going assessment of student academic support services and work with the Associate Dean and Director of Academic Progression to implement undergraduate program policy improvements and best practices
  • Assist with the execution of key undergraduate programming and events, working closely with the Director of Undergraduate Student Services and Advising to ensure programming focuses on the adult learner population. Events include:
  • Orientations and Admitted Student Days
  • Fall and Spring Welcome events
  • President's Luncheons
  • Nursing Pinning Ceremony
  • Commencement

Other Responsibilities

  • Manage various long-term projects as needed for the undergraduate Affairs and Enrollment teams
  • Provide administrative support to the Associate Dean regarding completion of the annual BORN report and ACEN reports
  • Provide administrative support to the Associate Dean of Pre-Licensure nursing
  • Serve on committees including the Pinning and Commencement Committee
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Pre-Licensure Nursing

Supervisory Responsibility

None

Additional Information

Requirements

  • Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred
  • Excellent organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to a culturally and socio-economically diverse student population
  • Available to work a flexible schedule (e.g. some evenings)
  • Proficiency/familiarity in the use of technology (e.g. MSOffice Software, course management systems (e.g. Banner, Colleague, Power Campus), learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard, Moodle)

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
  • May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity
  • Regional travel required
  • Attendance at some evening events is required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Protecting the Regis Community 

At Regis the safety of our campus community is our highest priority. We invite all applicants to review our health and safety protocols at our COVID-19 Updates page. The most powerful measure we can take is vaccination, and all campus community members must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, with the exception of certain medical and religious exemptions.  New employees must have their first dose by their date of hire. And all new employees will join the campus community in using the CoVerified app to upload vaccine information, report symptoms, and schedule regular campus COVID tests. We're in this together! 

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veterans status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.

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