The University ofMaryland, Baltimore School of Nursing (UMSON) is seeking an Academic Program Specialistto support the Nurse Support Program II grant. The grant is designed to increaseStatewide Resources of Baccalaureate and Masters' level hospital-based ClinicalInstructors, Faculty, Preceptors and Mentors prepared to assist MarylandSchools of Nursing to increase enrollment as a result of expanded clinicalaccess for nursing students.
Under supervision, theAcademic Program Specialist works in collaboration with 2 grant projectco-directors at the School of Nursing and hospital-based educators to identifyand assist hospital nurses to increase their academic preparation to theBaccalaureate or Masters' level. The Academic Program Specialistwill largely function as an on-site recruiter and prospective student contacton a revolving hospital visit schedule to multiple hospitals geographicallydistributed around the State of Maryland and will perform a variety ofassignments at the School of Nursing in Baltimore.
Accountability Civility CollaborationDiversity Excellence Knowledge Leadership
At the University of Maryland, Baltimore, we are driven by ourseven core values, philosophy, and daily business and education practices ofour University
UMB offersa generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal andholidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplementalretirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled atUMB.
Provide grant programinformation sessions and assistance on-site at specified area hospitals on aregular visit schedule. Receives, screens, and responds to inquiries on thephone or in writing. Provides general information about the program such asapplication, registration, admission requirements, basic academic policies, andgeneral program content and activities.
Facilitate on-site (athospitals) student admission applications including initial transcript review,application process, and in consideration of individual hospital tuitionreimbursement and staff scheduling requirements.
Prepare and sendnotices to students who are attending the School of Nursing as grantparticipants as required by objectives specified in the grant. Follow-upstudent inquiries and provide assistance to ensure program progression.
Ensures that allrequired forms and documentation are complete. Compiles, updates, and maintains all records related to assignedadministrative processes.
Track student academicprogress, degree audit and assistance with the measurement of program outcomes.
Assists in planningand coordinates all activities involved in special events such as recognitionof achievement ceremonies.
Establishes effectivecommunication channels and acts as liaison between the program and staff andadministrators within and outside the institution.
Assist in design,edits, and prepares drafts of marketing, communication, public relations andother informational materials. Coordinates printing and publication requirement with University orother external resources.
Collects and entersinformation needed for database and tracking system on program activities. Compiles statistics, presents there is table orchart format, and prepares reports for program evaluation, compliance, andsurvey participation purposes.
Assists with programevaluation activities and recommends ways to improve program.
Note: The intent ofthis list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the majorduties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other relatedduties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upondepartmental needs.