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Innovative Programs Manager - School of Nursing

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Type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Staff


Quinnipiac University's School of Nursing invites applications for an Innovations Program Manager. This position is an integral member of the nursing team and reports directly to the School of Nursing Dean. The position is responsible for managing the growth and maintenance of innovative programs including staff and student support, enrollment, outcomes management, and student mentoring for the School's CT Health Horizons Grant. The program manager closely collaborates with Deans, Chairs, Program Directors, and Faculty while planning, implementing, and evaluating the student pipeline into the health care workforce with our Hartford Healthcare (HHC) partners. 

About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review's "The Best 387 Colleges". Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.
  • Coordinates the CT Health Horizons Grant for the School of Nursing
  • Oversees the QU/HHC collaborative as it relates to the healthcare workforce pipeline initiatives
  • Ensures that the recruitment, enrollment, support and success of students in pipeline programs is achieved and maintained
  • Collaborates with HHC partners to identify specific workforce need areas and direct students into areas of need
  • Serve as an instructor in the programs as needed
  • Serves as the repository of all data surrounding this program and manages program outcomes
  • Mentors students and facilitates their transition to their professional new graduate nurse roles
  • Performs detailed tracking of students to program completion and then to professional health care roles, including site location, unit and specialty
  • Represent the School of Nursing’s strategic initiatives, mission, vision, and values
  • Collaborate with dean’s office staff, program chair and director regarding student engagement and success in innovative program
  • Adapt and develop as an Innovative Programs Manager in response to the dynamic nature of nursing education and patient care roles
  • Completes other projects as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Nursing or relevant field
  • Registered Nurse- unencumbered license in Connecticut
  • Experience working in nursing education
  • Demonstrated history of collaborative work within a team environment
  • Familiarity with registered nurse program curricula
  • Familiarity with training requirements and curricula for certified nurses’ aides and patient care associates preferred
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently
  • Strong collaboration and negotiation skills
  • Customer service mindset
  • Proficient use of computer and database type software
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet critical deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants: TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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