Posting Summary: The School of Nursing Academic Learning Specialist is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating activities and programs related to student success. The Academic Learning Specialist will collaborate with faculty, the Academic Program Managers, the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and the Office of Admissions and Student Services staff.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Prior experience in a higher education, academic or health sciences setting is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Self-directed individual, demonstrated proactive initiative, critical thinking, adaptability to change, and ability to exercise independent judgment and action.
Exceptional project and event planning skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and skilled in establishing proprieties.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people, and to work independently and as part of a team.
Required Computer Applications: Confident in appropriate software packages such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.