Academic Advisor for Graduate Programs – College of Nursing
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The College of Nursing, at the University of Cincinnati (UC), is looking for advisors to join our innovative and top-ranked team leading the transformation of healthcare and academic advising of graduate programs for nurses pursuing advanced degrees.
Build your portfolio by working at a tier one research institution that utilizes the latest in educational innovations, such as our iPad Initiative, Telehealth Technology and Interprofessional Collaboratory. Take advantage of our generous tuition reimbursement program to further your career, save money with our substantial benefit programs and partake in our many employee discounts. If you want a career where you can make a difference in the lives of your students, and ultimately the patients that they will serve, this position is for you!
Academic Advisors will assist our graduate students enrolled in MSN, DNP, and PhD programs, on campus and in our distance learning programs, to achieve their goals of becoming advanced practice nurses and researchers. As a member of an advising team in which students are placed at the center of all that we do, Advisors work collaboratively with faculty and staff to identify and address the issues that graduate students face while pursuing an advanced degree.
Advisors work in tandem with the Program Coordinator/Director to determine an academic plan and map progress toward the completion of an advanced degree in the College of Nursing. Advisors are responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of academic and non-academic programming for graduate students on campus and online, focusing on overall student success and satisfaction. Other responsibilities includes:
Early intervention - advising of students experiencing difficulty
Maintaining student records, including the transfer of credits, transition to other specialties, registration, advising documentation and graduation certification
Partnering with CoN recruitment team to assist with student marketing and recruitment efforts
Active listening and proactive problem solving
Qualified applicants must have a Master's degree. Ideally applicants will also have:
Experience in higher education, with a prior role in academic advising preferred
Knowledge of healthcare, with experience in nursing or a related health field
Effective communication and presentation skills in individual and group settings
Strong written communication and editing skills, with prior experience creating annual reports
Proficient computer skills, comfortable with a variety of technologies and online systems
Comfortable with databases with a wide exposure to computer software, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to quickly learn other technology as needed, familiar with communicating and marketing via social media
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.