- Provide individual academic success consultation/coaching for academic skill development, time management, study skills, test taking strategies, etc.
- Serve as liaison and consultant to faculty, both in their roles as instructors and academic advisors
- Work with faculty to identify struggling students
- Implements academic success programs for students (individual academic coaching, seminars or workshop, guest presentations, etc.)
- Collaborates in the development and delivery of faculty development opportunities related to student learning
- Administers and interprets learning preference inventories, learning and study strategy inventories, and other student assessments
- Exam proctoring
- Serve on school and university committees
- Serves as reference person for student resources, referrals, and services (e.g., financial aid, emergency loan, scholarship issues, disability services, counseling services, etc.)
- Collaborate with Omaha-campus colleagues on student Academic Success and retention initiatives
- Assists as needed in organizing School events (i.e. orientation week, professionalism ceremony, graduate recognition and hooding)
- Assist in the creation of individualized curricular plans for off-track students
- Collaborate with student and faculty in the process of NCLEX preparation
- Assists as needed in organizing School events (i.e. graduation, Blessing of the Hands, Call to Nursing)
Masters Degree in Psychology, Education, Counseling, or related field
2-4 years' related experience required
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of higher education operations
Knowledge education curriculum of specific college or school (e.g. pharmacy, medical education)
Interpersonal/human relations skills to build relationships with students and create collaborative relationships with other professionals
Written and verbal communication skills
Organizational, management, and collaborative skills
Counseling/advising skills to assess and create interventions with a diverse population
Teaching skills including ability to conduct small groups and develop and deliver presentations and educational programs
Ability to relate well with students
Ability to maintain confidentiality Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Access, Excel etc.).
Seeing: 75 - 100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: __ lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.