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Nursing Academic Specialist

WCU Ontario Ontario, California Job ID: 201485
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When you join our faculty at West Coast University, you’ll become part of a team that always puts students first. And that means you’ll have the tools, technologies, resources and support you need to make a real difference in their lives, empowering new generations of healthcare leaders. Get ready to learn and grow in an energized environment with year-round curricula, collaborating with talented colleagues and reimagining healthcare education as we know it.

  • Adjunct
  • Minimal Travel (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful member of the Faculty team at West Coast University? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Facilitator
  • Personable
  • Socially Conscious
  • Strategic
  • Team-Player
  • Technologically Savvy

If you are looking to work at a university that takes care of its students, faculty, and staff and allows you to live a prosperous, fulfilling, and healthy life, this is the place for you.

Paul P. Instructor ii, Gen Ed Non-sci, orange county
associate since 2013

Benefits

We offer a generous benefits package with a wide range of the plans, programs and support you need to thrive.

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k) Retirement
    Plans
    and
    Employer Matching

  • Professional
    Development

  • Day of Service
    PTO Day

  • Collaboration

  • Management

  • Awards &
    Recognition

Our Mission & Culture

At WCU, the work you do empowers our future nurses, therapists, dental hygienists and more — propelling them into our communities where they can do the most good. As part of our dynamic, energized culture, you’ll contribute to our unique mission that always puts students first. You’ll collaborate with incredible people, grow in your profession, and transform healthcare education. Discover what it means to truly believe in the work that you do.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Manager of Persistence and Outcomes, Nursing, the Nursing Academics Specialist is responsible for delivering and maintaining a comprehensive Academic Action Plan for students at risk utilizing the internal West Coast University initiatives and developing strategies to improve testing performance for the pre-licensure West Coast University Nursing programs. The Nursing Academics Specialist evaluates the effectiveness of course initiatives, creates new methods to improve course performance, and proposes developments in curriculum to address nursing program subject matter areas to increase persistence.  Establishes specific remediation goals and objectives, conducts remediation workshops and tutorials, and develops methods to enhance student performance. The Nursing Academics Specialist analyzes student data to identify strengths and weaknesses of students within assigned courses in the core nursing program. In addition, the Nursing Academics Specialist utilizes and fully integrates ATI (Assessment Technologies Institute) resources to promote understanding of course content and increase overall student persistence.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of two years as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care or equivalent and/or education.
  • Mastery in knowledge of one or more related disciplines (Pre-licensure Nursing)
  • Knowledge in technological support and delivery of program area and services.
  • Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information, reports and projections.
  • Experience in MS Office

EDUCATION:

Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university which includes course work in nursing, education or administration required. 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

Current Registered Nurse License required in state of employment.

ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Ontario, California Campus: WCU Ontario Function: Faculty
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