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Job Overview


UCSF School of Nursing, Dean’s Office
Job Posting
Working Title: Academic Services Coordinator
Pay Title: Academic Coordinator II
Position will fulfill the following needs to facilitate the work of Academic Programs, under the oversight of the Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Diversity:

  • Take the lead role in developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving a school-wide pre-clinical placement system for over 500 Master’s students by serving as a liaison with key contacts in over 1000 clinical settings;
  • Take the lead in coordinating the implementation of and evaluation of the use of a school-wide Student Biographic, Clinical Site/Preceptor, Clinical Faculty Databases for over 500 Master’s students and 50-70 MEPN students;
  • Assist the Associate Dean and faculty with the implementation and administrative oversight of new, innovative self-sustaining programs of study, with fiscal and evaluation responsibility;
  • Develop, coordinate, and evaluate with the Office of Student & Curricular Affairs staff and the Associate Dean a system for tracking and monitoring student progression and implement early interventions to assure success of students;
  • Serve as special projects manager for the Associate Dean, Academic Programs; and perform other duties as assigned; and,
  • Serve as an internal consultant to assess and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of processes that support Academic Programs.

Working with the Associate Dean, the faculty Program Councils, the Office of Student & Curricular Affairs staff, and the School Evaluation Coordinator, this position will be pivotal in the work of creating and revising policies, identifying metrics and data to be collected, analyzing data and logistical needs, prioritizing projects and assisting with navigation through the various changes required maintaining various School functions, mission, and accreditations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse, with previous administrative or leadership experience with critical analysis of systems, developing, managing and evaluating programs, managing complex projects, and/ or functioning as a Project Manager.
  • Ability to step into administrative leadership of a pre-licensure nursing program (see CA Nurse Practice Act, 2012 for details).
  • Evidence of tactical/strategic thinking and action related to valuing diversity in academia, group, community or health related organization settings.
  • Ability to develop and nurture working partnerships across administrative, academic, and health care environments.
  • Evidence demonstrating a record of success leading, supervising &/or working with diverse and multicultural, multi-disciplinary groups or teams.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe products, database software, such as Access and/or FileMaker Pro.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with multiple organizational levels and contacts: faculty, students, external key contacts, community-based, and campus leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, problem-solve, and follow through on day to day tasks, short- and long-term projects.
  • Strong communication, writing, and inter-personal abilities.
  • Experience with academic software and databases, such as Typhon Student Tracking Database Systems, Certified Background (or similar), E-Value, CoursEval, Moodle, Ilios or Ilios2.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree; doctoral preparation in Nursing or a related discipline, preferred
  • Administrative/managerial/educational (teaching) experiences in an academic or complex health care environment
  • Multilingual skills, preferred languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, &/or Middle Eastern languages

Contact Person: Michelle Pero, School of Nursing, Dean’s Office; Academic Affairs; 415-476-1170.