Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - All Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. Administrative Assistant IV http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1051 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Ethnic Health Institute<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 8, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br /> <br />This position is designed to assist the Program Director by overseeing the operations of key community and University initiatives. As part of the Ethnic Health Institute, ensures all administrative, community/University focused projects and activities are complete; provides support and technical assistance to the Program Director and staff; and performs other duties as assigned. <br /> <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: <br /> <br />An Asterisk (*) denotes an essential job function for ADA purposes. <br /> <br /> <br />25% <br />*Support EHI workgroups: attend meetings and outreach activities, ensure all tasks and communications required for smooth operation of meetings and program/outreach activities; support/encourage partner participation; plan, design, implement programs/events; identify and analyze resources required to complete work, actively recruit workgroup members as needed. <br /> <br />20% <br />*Oversee operations of EHI initiatives, including: technical assistance and support as requested; assist Program Director to establish cooperative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders; creates reports and other documents as required. <br /> <br />15% <br />*Develop and manage internal and external communications, including but not limited to, quarterly newsletter, social media, and website content. <br /> <br />10% <br />*Develop and maintain database and distribution lists for community outreach, programs, activities and mailings. <br /> <br />10% <br />*Create and implement tools/methods for program evaluation. <br /> <br />10% <br />Coordinate volunteers for department needs, including recruitment, supervision, orientation, and act as general liaison. <br /> <br />5% <br />Represents EHI and acts as a liaison; identifying collaborative opportunities with appropriate organizations, groups, individuals and expanding EHI network. <br /> <br />5% <br />Participate in preparation of department budget. Actively monitors revenue/expense for projects. Ensures expenses are within determined parameters, identifies opportunities to increase revenue/decrease expenses. Keeps Program Director informed on all significant budget issues. <br /> <br />Other duties as assigned <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to create and deliver presentations <br /> Strong project management, organizational and interpersonal skills. <br /> Ability to handle multiple priorities with attention to detail <br /> Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team <br /> Computer proficient, with ability to learn new computer software. Experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel <br /> Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed <br /> Able to monitor budgets and expenses <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or closely related field. Master s degree in disciplines listed above highly desirable. <br /> Experience in healthcare operations, administration and community outreach <br /> Experience developing and monitoring community outreach and education programs <br /> Experience in coalition building and health promotion required <br /> Basic understanding of healthcare inequities and experience working with diverse communities and underserved populations. <br /> Equivalent combination of education and pertinent/directly related experience will be considered. <br /> <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> <br /> Ability to perform desk work however must be mobile and able to lift and carry the maximum allowable weight for an individual. <br /> For attendance at off campus events, must have reliable transportation. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1802500 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:37:51 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1051 Manager of Faculty Recruitment http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1050 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 26, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: In conjunction with the School of Nursing Management Team, the incumbent identifies, recruits, screens, interviews, directs the onboarding process, and supports the retention of highly-qualified, talented, motivated, and diverse faculty in support of the School s mission. The incumbent plans and manages all aspects of the faculty recruitment process to ensure sufficient faculty are available to meet all teaching, scholarship, and service needs of the School in a timely manner. Primary responsibility is to ensure that teaching positions are filled with qualified faculty prior to course start dates. <br /> <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: <br /> <br />An Asterisk (*) denotes an essential job function for ADA purposes. <br /> <br /> <br /> Faculty Recruitment* 75% <br /> <br /> Continuously analyze and evaluate the School of Nursing s faculty needs <br /> <br /> Create and foster internal and external partnerships that support faculty recruitment and hiring <br /> <br /> Maintain effective communication with internal and external parties through the development of algorithms that clearly describe all steps and individuals responsible for faculty recruitment, selection, onboarding, orientation, and development <br /> <br /> Attend career fairs and presentations in support of faculty recruitment <br /> <br /> In conjunction with hiring managers, create innovative recruitment strategies and marketing plans to support anticipated hiring needs. This may include writing/revising job descriptions, writing/revising job postings/advertisements, and using social media channels for distribution. <br /> <br /> In conjunction with hiring managers, proactively recruit, screen, interview, and oversee the hiring process to ensure all teaching, research, and service needs are met in a timely manner <br /> <br /> Provide advice and guidance to hiring managers on interviewing techniques, as well as selection policies, procedures and documentation requirements <br /> <br /> Ensure faculty searches comply with all applicable policies and procedures <br /> <br /> Once an offer has been approved, extended and accepted, enter data into applicable systems to facilitate the initial faculty instructional assignment <br /> <br /> <br />Adjunct Faculty On-Boarding/Recordkeeping* 15% <br /> <br /> Collaborate with applicable internal and external parties to ensure accuracy of faculty information in all applicable systems (i.e. program grids, Faculty Instructional Assignments, Faculty Employment Tracking System (FETS), etc). <br /> <br /> Maintain, evaluate, and recommend enhances to FETS <br /> <br /> Ensure that on-boarding information is properly communicated to adjunct faculty, and that documents/certifications/approvals are collected and accurately recorded in a timely manner <br /> <br /> Monitor the onboarding process and troubleshoot, as necessary, to ensure a timely resolution of any issues <br /> <br /> Audit adjunct faculty files, and record keeping spreadsheets/databases for accuracy and completeness <br /> <br /> Negotiate adjunct faculty work agreements with outside agencies (e.g. Kaiser and ABSMC) when needed <br /> <br /> <br />Other 10% <br /> <br /> In partnership with appropriate SMU and Sutter Health departments, continuously evaluate and revise, as needed, all recruitment and onboarding processes for all campuses <br /> <br /> Collaborate with Coordinator of Faculty Development to develop and implement web-based adjunct faculty resources for all campuses <br /> <br /> Collaborate with Coordinator of Faculty Development to develop and implement faculty retention strategies for all campuses <br /> <br /> Supervise compilation and organization of adjunct faculty hiring information for various accreditation studies and site visits <br /> <br /> Complete external surveys pertaining to faculty hiring <br /> <br /> Survey adjunct faculty regarding satisfaction with role, salary, and support <br /> <br /> Collaborate with human resources to manage advertising and related recruitment expenditures <br /> <br /> Produce and analyze recruitment metrics in order to make effective operational/business decisions with regard to faculty staffing and recruitment process improvements <br /> <br /> Perform other related duties as assigned <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Effective leadership and management skills <br /> <br /> Creative and collaborative problem solver able to develop and implement project plans <br /> <br /> Excellent interpersonal, communication (written/oral) skills <br /> <br /> Excellent working knowledge of employment law related to the recruitment and selection process. <br /> <br /> Highly skilled in Microsoft Office applications, internet and social networking, software applications related to recruitment, applicant tracking, on-boarding <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in marketing, human resources, or a related field required. Master s degree preferred. <br /> <br /> Five years of business or management experience <br /> <br /> Recruitment experience in an institution of higher education or health professions highly preferred <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> <br /> Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer and telephone <br /> <br /> Able to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, in person, and on the telephone. <br /> <br /> Ability to receive detailed information through verbal and written communication <br /> <br /> Ability to read and write clear documents <br /> <br /> May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus <br /> <br /> May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area <br /> <br /> Home campus is Oakland. Required to travel to all other SMU campuses approximately once per semester <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801560 <br /> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:06:55 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1050 Library Technician - Serials and Access Services http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1049 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Library<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 26, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Summary: <br /> <br />As a member of the Library team, this position is responsible for managing the acquisition, access, maintenance, preservation and records for serials in all formats and also oversees circulation, course reserves, and stack management services. This position is also responsible for supervising the library s student workers and may assist in other areas of library operations. Other specific duties include communicating with vendors and publishers with regard to serials issues, maintaining and updating entries in the electronic journal list and link resolver, monitoring and troubleshooting access issues, and soliciting, maintaining and distributing use data for electronic resources. This position will work closely with other team members to ensure a consistent, coordinated and high-quality support experience for students, faculty and staff. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: <br /> <br />Other duties may be assigned. An asterisk (*) denotes an essential function for ADA purposes. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />30% Print and Electronic Serials <br /> <br /> *Uses professional knowledge of markets, vendors, electronic collections, usage statistics and consortial opportunities to compare the costs and benefits of various configurations of print and electronic collections so as to maximize the benefit to diverse programs <br /> <br /> *Configures, updates and maintains the EZ Proxy server to provide dynamic linkages between authorized remote users and web-based licensed databases <br /> <br /> *Updates library s journal holdings in the National Library of Medicine s SERHOLD database <br /> <br /> *Maintains and updates the Serial Solutions E-resource management and OpenURL link resolver systems <br /> <br /> *Manages the process of submitting loose journals for binding and maintains lists of journals currently at the bindery <br /> <br /> *Seeks to fill in gaps in journal holdings by working through the library s subscription agent and directly with publishers <br /> <br /> Utilizes established medical library electronic resources and contacts in the larger library community to arrange for mutually beneficial journal exchanges <br /> <br /> Receives, evaluates, acknowledges and processes journals received via gift, and stores or disposes of appropriately <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />25% Supervision <br /> <br /> *Administers library s Federal work study budget <br /> <br /> *Hires, trains, supervises, coaches, and schedules all library student workers using documented University guidelines. <br /> <br /> *Approves and tracks student work hours and reviews and approves student worker time cards <br /> <br /> *Develops and initiates employee and student worker training initiatives pertaining to areas of responsibility <br /> <br /> *Develops instructional materials for training all who provide services within library s circulation desk rotation <br /> <br /> Assigns and coordinates special projects that further library initiatives <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />15% Circulation and Reserves Services <br /> <br /> *Administers day-to-day operations of the library s circulation and course reserve services <br /> <br /> *Trains student workers and library staff in the use of the circulation and reserve modules of the Koha integrated library system <br /> <br /> *Reviews circulation and in-house use statistics and uses data collected to manage collections and provide timely access to resources <br /> <br /> *Manages the interface between Koha and Powercampus to maintain up-to-date records of library registration holds <br /> <br /> In conjunction with the Library Technology Specialist, resolves problems and recommends improvements to the circulation and reserve modules <br /> <br /> Documents reserves procedures and supports faculty in their use of the reserves system <br /> <br /> *Tracks usage of reserve materials, queries faculty regarding unused reserve items, and uses this data to maximize the space available for reserves within the confines of the circulation desk area <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />15% Patron Services <br /> <br /> *Uses the library automated systems to charge out library materials, process patron records, determine materials status, locate resources within the system, arrange for transfers of library materials, place holds, register new patrons, and perform additional procedures as needed <br /> <br /> *Provides routine reference and referral services in the absence of a reference librarian <br /> <br /> *Assists patrons in using the library catalog, electronic journals and databases, and equipment <br /> <br /> *Maintains the New Student Library Tour checklist and assists other staff with library orientations <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />10% Collection Maintenance and Signage <br /> <br /> Manages all aspects of stack maintenance, including the shifting of materials within the main stacks as well as the transfer and retrieval of books and journals to and from off-site storage <br /> <br /> Manages shelf-reading activities in support of improved access <br /> <br /> Designs and creates effective library signage <br /> <br /> Works in concert with Library Director and facilities personnel to recommend changes in space utilization to increase library and staff effectiveness and safety <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />5% Miscellaneous <br /> <br /> Participates in the library s planning and decision making processes <br /> <br /> Assists with course reserves and interlibrary loan duties in the absence of designated staff <br /> <br /> Liaisons with photocopy, print station technicians and ITS staff to troubleshoot video, photocopy and computer equipment problems <br /> <br /> Maintains connections with the larger medical and academic library community by actively participating in relevant professional organizations <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Supervisory Responsibilities: Library student workers <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Familiarity with library policies and procedures <br /> Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and techniques <br /> Skill in supervising the functions and staff of a specialized functional unit of the library <br /> Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage change, complexity and ambiguity <br /> Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with both internal colleagues and external customers of the library <br /> Skill in applying data and critical thinking to improve library objectives <br /> Ability to use both the LC and NLM classification systems <br /> Proficient in the use of Koha s circulation and reserves modules <br /> Ability to configure and maintain EZ Proxy server within a library context <br /> Ability to use Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook and internet search engines <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to details required for extended periods of time <br /> Ability to interface with faculty, students and the public in a professional manner <br /> Ability to work independently and as part of a multicultural, multidisciplinary team <br /> <br />Education/Experience: <br /> BA or BS or equivalent <br /> Five years previous library experience in a public service position. Previous experience in a health science library desired <br /> Supervisory experience <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> Ability to communicate using the spoken word and to hear verbal communication <br /> Physical ability to lift and carry 25 pounds, push, climb, bend, kneel, and stoop <br /> Ability to move about to accomplish tasks in the library <br /> Hand and finger dexterity for computer work and handling materials <br /> Ability to concentrate on complex tasks for prolonged periods of time <br /> Ability to express or exchange ideas with staff and public directly and over the telephone <br /> Ability to push book cart filled with books through heavy doors and over uneven surfaces <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801559 <br /> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:56:46 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1049 Director of Communications http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1048 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Communications<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 23, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br /> <br />The Director of Communications oversees all internal and external communications to advance Samuel Merritt University s mission, strategic goals and brand identity. Reporting to the Executive Director of Communications and External Relations, the Director of Communications guides overall University communications strategies and oversees brand identity implementation for written, visual, and electronic communications. <br /> <br /> <br />The Director of Communications is directly responsible for the implementing the University s media relations function and for supervising the associate directors of social media and web content; publications; and marketing and advertising, as well as consultants and vendors. S/he provides communications counsel and support to University faculty, administrators and other constituents, and participates on all relevant University committees and external groups. <br /> <br /> <br />Job Responsibilities: <br /> <br />1. Develop, implement and manage a multi-media communications strategy to guide and integrate the University s website content, social media, print publications, media outreach and marketing efforts that includes short and long-term action plans and metrics. <br />2. Direct a team of communications professionals, including hiring and training, planning and assigning work, conducting performance appraisals, and addressing performance issues. <br />3. Oversee the design, development and production of high quality, effective digital content, and print materials. <br />4. Write, edit and approve news articles, press releases, Office of the President (OP) announcements and other communication materials. <br />5. Promote and raise awareness of SMU programs through media relations outreach, conduct media trainings when appropriate, and track coverage. <br />6. Ensure effective messaging consistent with the University s brand identity is carried out across all University departments and programs. <br />7. Play a leadership role in managing and communicating information during crisis situations. <br /> <br />Strategic communications leadership (25%) <br />Supervision and development of communications staff (30%) <br />Media relations (20%) <br />Write and edit communication materials (25%) <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications/Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. <br /> Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with a wide range of external and internal constituencies. <br /> Analytical and critical thinking skills to evaluate situations and provide sound professional judgment on issues dealing with public opinion and sensitive issues. <br /> Advanced skills in creating/writing clear and effective communications, including news articles, press releases, and institutional announcements, website content, promotional materials (brochures, newsletters), and social media. <br /> Skilled in creating fast and flawless written content, and coordinating a team to produce accurate, consistent content, and unified narrative and graphic content. <br /> Strong strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability in working with organizational leadership on all aspects of communications. <br /> Ability to lead teams in response to changing priorities and new opportunities. <br /> Proven track record of news media placements and social media success. <br /> Ability to build strong relationships, work independently, make decisions, maintain confidentiality, multitask, organize, and prioritize while maintaining high standards. <br /> <br /> <br />Experience/Education: <br /> <br /> Minimum 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in strategic communications, including digital, social, and print media; public relations and issues management; internal communications; and crisis management, as well as proven success in engaging news media. <br /> A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, public relations or a related field. <br /> Master's degree in related field preferred. <br /> Experience in a higher education environment highly preferred. <br /> Supervisory experience in hiring, training, coaching, assigning and reviewing work; establishing goals, assessing performance; and mentoring and coaching employees to achieve maximum productivity. <br /> Experience creating, developing, and implementing short and long-term strategic communication plans. <br /> Experience in creating and executing overall messaging strategies and on-brand materials for higher education audiences. <br /> Demonstrated experience in overseeing graphic designers, web designers and developers, writers, editors, photographers, consultants and videographers. <br /> <br />The description of responsibilities above are not necessarily an all-inclusive list. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801331 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:39:06 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1048 Senior Admissions Counselor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1047 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Admissions<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 18, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Purpose: The Senior Admission Counselor will focus on, but not be limited to, the processing of applications for admission to Samuel Merritt University and its academic programs. The successful candidate will work with the Dean of Admissions and Director of Admission/Marketing and Outreach to prepare files for review by the faculty admission committees for each program. Senior Admission Counselor responds to inquiries and represents Samuel Merritt University at local, regional and national recruitment events when needed. <br /> <br />Duties: An asterisk (*) denotes an "essential job function" for ADA purposes. <br /> <br /> Application Processing (70%): <br /> <br /> Ensure accurate and detailed evaluation of application process for admission, including checking thoroughly for completeness of file, completion of all prerequisite courses, and update status in CAS and Student Information systems when applicable for all cohorts. <br /> <br /> Provide reports to academic departments on weekly or bi-weekly basis updating of all applications for faculty review. <br /> <br /> Establish and maintain contact with prospective students, department, and admissions review team through entire application process. <br /> <br /> Communicate with applicants, both verbally and in written form, regarding their application status, completion of prerequisites, and admission or denial of entry to program. <br /> <br /> Working in a team environment, candidate will review applications for various programs and be the team lead/point person regarding quality assurance. <br /> <br /> Develop and implement evaluation tool for program prerequisites for all programs. <br /> <br /> Works with Liaison (NursingCAS, CASPA, PTCAS, OTCAS and AACPMAS) and admission team to develop and update applications for upcoming application cycles. <br /> <br /> <br />Recruitment (20%): <br /> <br /> Represent Samuel Merritt University at transfer days, graduate and professional days, transfer centers, conferences, and other community events as needed. <br /> <br /> Participate in diversity related recruitment events on and off campus as needed. <br /> <br /> Independently maintain continued contact with prospective students throughout the application process, notify applicants of status while encouraging continued interest in Samuel Merritt University for various programs. <br /> <br /> <br />Other (10%) <br /> Develop monthly reports on program numbers and changes or updates. <br /> Perform other duties as requested by the Dean of Admission and Director of Admission Marketing. <br /> <br />Education and experience: <br /> <br /> Baccalaureate degree and minimum 1 year of experience reviewing admission applications required; 2-3 years preferred. <br /> Demonstrated experience in evaluating applications for admission and student recruitment, or substantially similar work experience, required. <br /> <br />Required skills: <br /> <br /> Functional working knowledge of student information system database and online application systems (i.e., CAS applications, Webadmit Power Campus) <br /> Moderate experience with spreadsheet software such as EXCEL. <br /> Excellent oral communication skills required, including the ability to speak effectively with counselors, prospective students and family members, and other professional colleagues. <br /> Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to organize and effectively communicate thoughts through the written word. <br /> Ability to read English and carry out written instructions. <br /> Ability to work and concentrate in a busy, multi-tasked, multi-faceted environment. <br /> Courteous and professional manner required. Diplomacy in dealing with conflict. <br /> Excellent attention to details as they relate to the successful, daily operation of the Office of Admission. <br /> Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise professional judgment. <br /> Ability to analyze other statistical data pertaining to enrollment trends and projections. <br /> Ability to interact with University faculty and staff, medical center staff, prospective students and their families, and other University admission personnel. <br /> Demonstrated ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with all audiences. <br /> Ability and skill to work independently, and as part of a designated team. <br /> Ability to rent a car and a willingness to travel by airplane. <br /> <br />Physical effort: <br /> Basically sedentary desk work; however, must be mobile. <br /> Physical ability to lift up to 20 pounds. <br /> Ability to talk, expressing and exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. <br /> Ability to write, expressing and exchanging ideas by means of the written word. <br /> Auditory ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> Must be able to push, pull, climb, stoop, bend, stand, and have flexibility of the upper and lower body. <br /> Hand and finger dexterity for keyboarding. <br /> Drive automobile. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1800911 <br /> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:32 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1047 Clinical Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1046 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing MSN Online<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 16, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Coordinates the clinical placement activities of the post-licensure FNP programs within the School of Nursing for online programs. Develops, coordinates, assigns, and maintains practice site relationships. Program-specific duties will be collaborative with the appropriate director. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Computer experience and ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). <br /> Experience with database or statistical programs such as Access, SPSS, or Filemaker Pro. <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner. <br /> Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work with attention to detail. <br /> Demonstrates good judgment and creative thinking to solve daily problems. <br /> Ability to read and carry out written instructions. <br /> Ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions. <br /> Interpersonal skills that support optimal public relations for the School of Nursing. <br /> Effective navigation of the Internet as a resource and research tool. <br /> Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to details required for extended periods of time in order to produce reports. <br /> Communication skills required to quickly organize and communicate thoughts. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree preferred <br /> Experience in health care <br /> Experience in contract management <br /> Progressive experience in providing administrative support for programs <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801558 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:40:51 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1046 Work Study-Admin Assistance http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1045 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>PA Department<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 11, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>DUTIES AND <br />RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Photocopy, fax, and run errands. <br /> <br />2. Handle routine mailing: labels, stuffing, sealing. <br /> <br />3. Pick up, sort, and deliver mail. <br /> <br />4. Assist with maintenance of student files. <br /> <br />5. Create and organize binders. <br /> <br />6. Create and maintain correspondence files. <br /> <br />7. Perform data entry, exam Opscan analyses, word processing. <br /> <br />8. Perform various short-term assignments as designated by Administrative Assistant. <br /> <br />JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with computers, word processing, and filing; ability to work with confidential materials, demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness in detailed work, familiarity with data bases and Excel documents helpful but not essential. <br /> <br />LENGTH OF <br />EMPLOYMENT: Ongoing <br /> <br />AVERAGE NUMBER OF <br />HOURS PER WEEK: 8-10 HOURS PER WEEK, specific hours flexible <br /> <br />HOURLY WAGE: $14/hr. <br /> <br />SUPERVISOR: Dawn Eaglin, Administrative Assistant, <br />(510) 879-9200 x 7500 or deaglin@samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br /> <br /> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:49:18 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1045 Student Services Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1043 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Student Services<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 10, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br /> <br />Design, coordinate and deliver the holistic services inclusive of student services and support, tutoring, counseling, disability resources, health services, financial aid, and registration. Organize co-curricular events according to the students needs and desires. Work closely with the Associate Dean for Nursing Operations and campus Managing Directors to assess, communicate, and meet students non-academic needs. Counsel prospective students regarding prerequisites, academic coursework, program requirements, entry options curriculum., and career paths/opportunities. <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: (all items listed below are considered essential job functions for ADA purposes). <br /> <br />Student Services <br /> <br />Develop, deliver and coordinate student access to all student services in partnership with appropriate department leads.* Organize and execute extracurricular events to meet students needs and desires.* Coordinate and lead new student orientation*. Use student evaluations and reflection to consistently develop and improve upon student services events.* <br /> <br />Continually research and employ best practices related to healthcare career job applications, resumes, cover letters, letters of recommendation and interviewing.* Work with the Associate Dean for Nursing Operations and campus Managing Directors to assess, communicate and meet students non-academic needs.* <br /> <br />Provide leadership for faculty and staff in understanding and assisting in meeting student needs and services.* <br /> <br />Develop and maintain a working knowledge of SMU policies and ability to effectively apply them in the role of Student Services Coordinator.* Collaborate with the VP of ESS to deal appropriately with student professionalism issues based on SMU policies and procedures.* Guide students through the grievance process or any other SMU policy and procedure as needed.* <br /> <br />Maintain close, effective working relationships with the Offices of the Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Services, academic programs, Bursar, and other University offices. <br /> <br />Other duties as assigned <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Excellent oral communication skills required*, including the ability to speak effectively with counselors, prospective students and family members, and other professional colleagues. <br /> <br /> Excellent written communication skills*, including the ability to organize and effectively communicate thoughts through the written word. <br /> <br /> Ability to read English and carry out written instructions*. <br /> <br /> Ability to work and concentrate in a busy, multi-tasked, multi-faceted environment*. <br /> <br /> Courteous and professional manner required. Diplomacy in dealing with conflict*. <br /> <br /> Ability to communicate effectively, empathetically, diplomatically, fairly, and nonjudgmentally with students*. <br /> <br /> Excellent attention to details* as they relate to the successful, daily operation of the Office of Admission. <br /> <br /> Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise professional judgment. <br /> <br /> Computer skills and word processing. <br /> <br /> Ability to perform mathematical calculations, including those involving fractions, decimals and percentage in computation of grade point averages. Ability to analyze other statistical data pertaining to enrollment trends and projections. <br /> <br /> Ability to interact with University faculty and staff, medical center staff, prospective students and their families, and other University admission personnel. <br /> <br /> Demonstrated ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with all audiences*. <br /> <br /> Ability and skill to work independently, and as part of a designated team*. <br /> <br /> Knowledge of student information system database helpful. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Baccalaureate required, or appropriate level of experience; Master s preferred <br /> <br /> Demonstrated experience in student affairs/ student services and recruitment and admission required, or substantially similar work experience. <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> <br /> Basically sedentary desk work; however, must be mobile*. <br /> <br /> Physical ability to lift up to 20 pounds. <br /> <br /> Ability to talk, expressing and exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word*. <br /> <br /> Ability to write, expressing and exchanging ideas by means of the written word. <br /> <br /> Auditory ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br /> Must be able to push, pull, climb, stoop, bend, stand, and have flexibility of the upper and lower body*. <br /> <br /> Hand and finger dexterity for keyboarding. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1800627 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:51:56 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1043 Work Study Student -Human Resources http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/582 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Human Resource <br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 10, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Looking for a work study student to help out with filing and misc. projects between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Any day or time between 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. would be helpful. If interested, please contact Maria Salas. Do not apply using the link. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:46:01 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/582 SMU-Adjunct Instructor (Theory & Clinical) - Nursing (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1042 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 20, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing has adjunct faculty (Theory and Clinical) opportunities available at the Oakland campus. These positions are ideal for working nurses who have expertise in disciplines of medical surgical nursing, critical care, pediatrics, maternity, community health or mental health nursing. <br /> <br />Adjunct faculty are responsible for creating a positive learning environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the course and implement the policies identified in the course syllabus to ensure the successful achievement of course objectives. <br /> <br />Specific duties and responsibilities: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives; <br /> (Theory) Meets with program faculty as needed to review the course, student evaluations and recommendations for change. (Clinical) Meets with faculty of the course prior to the first day of clinical to review clinical and course requirements. <br /> (Theory) Completes an appropriate orientation. (Clinical) Completes an appropriate clinical orientation to the site/s (if necessary) where the faculty member will be overseeing students; maintains and enhances competence in the clinical area of teaching. <br /> Plans learning experiences that are appropriate for the level of the students. <br /> Reviews written assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress on appropriate forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> (Theory) Apprises students of their progress in the course at the mid-term point, as defined in the syllabus, and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. (Clinical) Completes a formal, written midterm and final evaluation on a designated form for each student. <br /> (Theory) Submits grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. (Clinical) Submits the students final clinical evaluations for filing to the Program administrative assistant. <br /> (Theory) Notifies Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. (Clinical) Notifies Course Manager of at-risk students or unusual occurrences in the clinical setting as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> (Theory) Participates in program faculty meetings as needed. (Clinical) Participates in faculty course meetings during the semester. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> <br /> Masters in Nursing or related field (required for theory; preferred for clinical) <br /> Demonstrated current competence in theory or clinical area <br /> Effective leadership and communication skills <br /> Past experience in theory or clinical teaching preferred <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1724410 <br /> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:04:45 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1042 Work Study Office Assistant-OT http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/629 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Occupational Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 30, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong><p style "margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class "MsoNormal">PURPOSE: To assist the Administrative Assistant withclerical/administrative tasks.</p><p style "margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class "MsoNormal"> </p>JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with Apple/Mac personal computers, word processing, and filing; ability to work with confidential materials, demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness in detailed work, familiarity with data bases and Excel documents helpful but not essential. <p style "margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class "MsoNormal">LENGTH OF</p>EMPLOYMENT: Ongoing AVERAGE NUMBER OFHOURS PER WEEK: 8 HOURS PER WEEK, specific hours flexible HOURLY WAGE: $13/hr. SUPERVISOR: Drew Ward, Administrative Assistant, (510) 869-8925, dward@samuelmerritt.edu <p> </p> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:50:02 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/629 SMU-Sr. Network Administrator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/981 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>IT<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 9, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the general direction of the Director, Information Technology Infrastructure Technical Services, the Systems Network Engineer will deploy and support all relevant networking hardware, software and Protocols including: LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, Load Balancing, Firewalls, routers, switches and the Underlying networking components supporting cloud solutions. The Network Engineer will work closely with Service teams on analysis, specification, design, Implementation and support for these technologies. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Administer and monitor LAN WAN network switches, routers, and physical environment. <br /> Working knowledge of MPLS-based network design, operation and troubleshooting. <br /> Working knowledge of Cisco, F5 and other networking products. <br /> Working knowledge of Windows Server technologies preferred. <br /> Working knowledge of VMware and SAN storage products preferred. <br /> Working knowledge of load balancing products preferred. <br /> Strong written, organizational, and communication skills with the ability to work well and <br /> Communicate with peers and clients. <br /> Strong time management skills and multitasking abilities <br /> Excels in a team-oriented work environment <br /> Good understanding of network security principles and practices. <br /> Must possess excellent technical aptitude and a desire to learn constantly. <br /> Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures. <br /> Working knowledge of/experience with telecommunications protocols and phone systems, especially VoIP, is required. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> 3-7 years overall Information technology experience <br /> Minimum of 3+ years in network administration and implementation. <br /> Minimum of 3+ years of routing switching technology and protocol analysis. <br /> Minimum of 3+ years of firewall technologies with major vendors (Cisco, F5, Etc.) <br /> Certifications in or from multiple technologies/vendors, such as CCNA, MCSA, CCNP, etc. are required. <br /> Bachelor Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience is required. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1625007 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:48:25 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/981 SMU-Simulation Technology Specialist http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1040 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>HSSC<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 8, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Simulation Technology Specialist s (STS) primary responsibilities are to: <br /> Provide technology support for faculty, staff and students as they teach and learn in all environments over which the HSSC has oversight <br /> Operate and maintain all HSSC simulation equipment and technology including audio-visual equipment. <br /> Serve as the HSSC s primary operational liaison to SMU s Information Technology Services and Media Services departments <br /> <br />The STS reports directly to the HSSC Operations Manager and works collaboratively with all HSSC faculty and staff to facilitate the daily simulation activities on all campuses. <br />The STS s home location is the Oakland Campus but he/she is also responsible for supporting simulation-based learning (SBL) at SMU s San Mateo and Sacramento campuses. <br /> <br />All HSSC team members are expected to: <br /> Effectively utilize TeamSTEPPS tools and strategies to enhance team performance and communication. <br /> Engage in community outreach services by participating or leading tours of the HSSC for community and youth groups. <br /> <br />EDUCATION EXPERIENCE: <br /> Associate degree in computer science and/or a healthcare-related field is preferred. Bachelor s degree preferred. <br /> At least 3-5 years of related experience in computer science and/or health care preferred. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1721937 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:03:07 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1040 SMU - Full Time Nursing Faculty (Mental Health Specialty) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1018 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 7, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>SMU School of Nursing welcomes applications for full-time, annualized faculty with specialty in mental health nursing. The full-time faculty has multiple roles in our academic environment: teaching, service, and scholarship and creative activity. Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment. Faculty provides service on School of Nursing committees, University Committees and other committees or task forces. Faculty also engages in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one s field. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: <br /> Minimum of Master s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred. Baccalaureate or higher degree preferred. <br /> Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization <br /> Unencumbered RN license or eligible for licensure in California <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1721760 Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:44:33 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1018 SMU-Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapy Program http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1028 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Physical Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 6, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>An adjunct faculty is a temporary faculty member in an academic department who is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. This faculty member is assigned to teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees and participation in special University events. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br />Doctoral degree preferred. A master s entry-level degree can suffice with American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities certification and/or completion of a post-graduate residency or fellowship. Two years of full time teaching experience in specialty area with entry-level students or licensed practitioners preferred. Prior teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program required for masters prepared faculty and strongly preferred for doctorally prepared faculty at this rank. Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of teaching assignment. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br />Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). <br />Excellent interpersonal relationships. <br />Ability to calculates exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: <br />Current licensure as a physical therapist in California is required. Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br />SMU-1724129 Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:40:33 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1028