Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - Staff Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest Staff job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. SMU-Administrative Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1002 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 16, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The primary responsibility of the Administrative Coordinator is to manage the daily operational activities of the Case Management Program and the clinical coordination activities. This includes, in collaboration with the Program Director, managing daily administrative operations of the CM program and coordinating the clinical components of the CM program in keeping with the mission and goals of the University and the School of Nursing, WSCUC, CCNE, AACN, and other relevant professional standards . <br /> <br />Administrative Activities for Daily Operations: <br /> Manage communications and requests from students, faculty, staff, university personnel and stakeholders from the broader community. <br /> Manage student progression, retention, and graduation processes (student advisor assignments, LOA management, graduation completion planning for post-professional students, deal with problem issues, oversee student portfolio development, coordination of NCLEX success support for the ELMSN Case Management students). <br /> Maintain the CM student handbook and review and update the SMU catalog for the CM program in accordance with the university and SON policy changes and accreditation requirements. <br /> <br />Event Coordination: <br /> Coordinate and design the program information booklet (prepare the schedule, collect faculty-advisor-approved abstracts from students, create a master copy, and print out the master copy for the Synthesis presentations). <br /> Invite current and prospective students, preceptors, and faculty. <br /> Work on logistics (room reservations, food orders, AV set up, video and photos, count-down clock, day of setup, clean up). <br /> <br />Clinical Coordination: <br /> Manage clinical placements to fulfill the CM program requirements for N624/N625, N620l, and N621, working with course managers and clinical instructors. <br /> Manage affiliation agreements with clinical sites (review currency of the agreements; if not current, submit a clinical agreement request to the SMU contract specialist). <br /> Manage the Typhon Student Tracking System and assure that databases are accurate and current (students, clinical sites, preceptors, and faculty). When necessary, collect needed information from appropriate parties. <br /> <br /> <br />Required Skills and Characteristics: <br /> Effective project planning and implementation skills <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills <br /> Excellent written and oral communication skills <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills <br /> Extensive computer experience and the ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite <br /> Good judgment and creative, critical thinking to solve problems and to develop alternative solutions <br /> Leadership skills <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner <br /> <br />Education, Qualifications, and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field preferred. <br /> Minimum of one year of experience in a higher education environment preferred. <br /> Minimum of 2 years work experience as an Administrative Assistant or Project Manager. <br /> Grant writing experience desired. <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-1703625 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:55:42 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1002 SMU-Student Health and Counseling Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1001 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>SHAC<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 3, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the supervision and general direction of the Director of Health Counseling, provide high-level administrative support and manage the daily operations of the Student Health Counseling Center. This position is responsible for overseeing the customer service given at the front desk, ensuring that individuals who staff the front desk will provide exceptional care on a consistent basis to all who seek service, as well as maintaining an accurate and up-to-date student health records database on all Samuel Merritt University students and monitor student compliance with all University health requirements. This position requires strong leadership and performance in a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative duties to support the office functions and efficient operation of a busy University Health Counseling Center. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: <br /> Bachelor s degree in Business, Health Administration, or related field preferred. <br /> Three or more years of broad experience in positions of increased responsibility, preferably in a medical office or healthcare environment. <br /> Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills; must exhibit tact, discretion, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work as a team player. <br /> <br /> <br />OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: <br /> Demonstrated proficiency with computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail, internet, and desktop publishing (e.g., Microsoft Office applications). Ability to create, manage, and maintain a complex database and to query database and produce reports. <br /> Exhibit technical and analytical expertise with ability to conduct arithmetic and algebraic equations, read graphs, and create mathematical formulas in analyzing data. <br /> Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively present information and respond to problems and questions in a timely manner. <br /> Ability to handle multiple priorities with strong organizational skills, excellent concentration, and attention to detail. <br /> Communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff of Samuel Merritt University, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and the public. <br /> Must maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information in a professional manner at all times. <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-1702660 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:28:07 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1001 SMU-Administrative Assistant III (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/999 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Student Services<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 25, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under direction of the Campus Operations Manager, facilitate the daily activities of the campus, University and serve all students, faculty, staff, and guests. Support all admission, recruitment, student services, and academic programs and services. <br /> <br /> <br />Administrative Support: <br /> As a first point of contact and representative of SMU, provide excellent service to all faculty, staff, students, and guests that adheres to regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines, including those related to privacy, safety and security. <br /> Provide effective and timely communication and information handling within the campus, among campuses, and to external people or agencies, including acting as a liaison to support programs. <br /> Implement systems that support timely communication and information handling. <br /> Maintain necessary levels of all supplies for the campus, including office, classroom, and labs. <br /> Manage program documents including those required for management and accreditation (i.e.: course syllabi, BRN documents, communications, grants) in a systematic and secure manner. <br /> <br />General Support: <br /> Assist faculty and staff with program-related activities such as arranging for copying, creation and distribution of documents for classes and school events. <br /> Take minutes at meetings. <br /> Work in collaboration with appropriate University personnel to successfully implement appropriate policies and procedures. <br /> Provides services for recruitment, payroll, and personnel actions for faculty, staff, and student hires. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Extensive computer experience and the ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) <br /> Effective navigation of the Internet as a resource and research tool. <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner. <br /> Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work with attention to detail. <br /> 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 University. <br /> Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. <br /> Ability to organize and prioritize workload <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 /> Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, public, and student populations. <br /> Ability to work independently. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> High School Graduate <br /> Training in Business skills <br /> 5 years experience as an Administrative Assistant preferred. <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-1701827 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:59:03 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/999 SMU-Director of Student Health and Counseling http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/996 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>SHAC<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 12, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Director of Student Health and Counseling is the principal administrator for the Student Health and Counseling Center, responsible for providing overall vision, administrative, programmatic, budgetary, and clinical leadership and direction for the center with the mission of optimizing the health and wellness of students and the campus community and tracking student compliance with health and clinical requirements. The director must develop and implement a proactive health and wellness program for students on all campuses based on individual and campus community assessments of health risks as well as needs and interests, insure alignment of integrated physical, mental, and emotional health and well being, and oversee the administration of the clinic. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications <br /> <br />Necessary Skills and Abilities: <br /> All administrative skills necessary to oversee a clinic that provides high quality outpatient care to students on multiple campuses, including but not limited to extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute chronic patient issues. <br /> Vision for the future of care on college and universities. <br /> Strong communication and organizational skills. Excellent listening skills. Ability to receive and give clear and concise information to a variety of people <br /> Ability to respond empathically to students and handle sensitive student health information in a confidential and professional manner at all times. <br /> Ability to lead and unite an autonomous team <br /> Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills with ability to prioritize high-volume workload, multi-task, maintain concentration in a fast-paced environment under time pressures and with minimal supervision. Comfortable working in an autonomous but collaborative environment. <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to detail required. <br /> Ability to work with computers, including word processing, electronic mail, internet, and database (Microsoft Office applications). <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people, including students, faculty, administration, staff, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and the public. <br /> <br />Minimum Qualifications: <br /> All candidates must demonstrate a successful progression of administrative and management experience in a public/community/college health care or higher education setting. <br /> Experience managing or running a clinic, including supervision, budget, and knowledge of effective delivery of care models. <br /> Master s level degree or higher in health care administration, public health, or clinical degree <br /> Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations; especially young adult or college populations. <br /> Supervisory experience in a community college or university Student Health Services Center, comprehensive ambulatory care clinic, or hospital emergency room. <br /> Knowledge of theory based and empirically supported prevention programs and services. <br /> Strong administrative skills <br /> <br />Desirable Qualifications: <br /> Experience in college health setting or experience with college-age/young adult population. <br /> Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in a community college or university Student Health Services Center; comprehensive ambulatory care clinic, or hospital emergency room <br /> Completion of a Medical Doctor degree, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or related program from an accredited school/university and have a current licensure as a MD/DO, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner or related field with prescriptive authority. <br /> Experience in managing hypertension, diabetes, asthma, HIV/AIDS, STDs, OB/GYN, family planning, common mental health issues (e.g. depression, anxiety), GU, and common GI problems highly preferred. <br /> Practice style that emphasizes patient education and prevention. <br /> Experience working with diverse populations. <br /> Possess superior interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with, and respond to, multiple constituencies at all levels in a University setting. <br /> Active involvement in professional organizations related to nursing, student and community health services. <br /> Established professional relationships with community health agencies, hospitals and related organizations. <br /> Possess working knowledge of nationally recognized accreditation standards such as JCAHO or AAAHC, and be well versed on processes, process improvement, and health care systems/models. <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-1700725 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:57:19 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/996 SMU-Admissions Counselor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/994 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Admissions<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 10, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Admission Counselor advises prospective students regarding preparation and appropriateness of academic programs, entry options, and curriculum. The candidate responds to inquiries and represents Samuel Merritt University at local, regional, and national recruitment events. Activities will focus on, but not be limited to, the admission cycle related to the post-professional nursing programs (RN to BSN, MSN-FNP, MSN-CM, DNP-FNP and DNP). The selected candidate will work under general guidance of the Dean of Admission and Director of Admission Marketing Outreach, and within established admission and enrollment management guidelines. <br /> <br />This position is located at the Oakland Campus of Samuel Merritt University and reports to the Dean of Admission. The selected candidate will primarily be responsible for recruiting nurses into graduate nursing programs, but will also recruit students and review applications for all of Samuel Merritt s programs as business needs require. <br /> <br /> <br />Required skills: <br /> Excellent organizational skills. <br /> Demonstrated ability to work independently to meet stated goals. <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 in one-on-one or large group settings. <br /> Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to organize and effectively communicate thoughts through the written word. <br /> Working knowledge of student information system database (i.e. Power Campus, Webadmit) and CRM systems (i.e., Salesforce). <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 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 />Education and skills: <br /> Bachelor s degree required. <br /> Demonstrated experience in student recruitment and admission, or substantially similar work experience, required. Experience in graduate nursing admissions is preferred. <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-1700718 Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:06:22 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/994 SMU-Student Loan Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/995 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Business Office<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 5, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Student Loan Coordinator, under the direction of the Bursar, works directly with the University s third-party billing servicer and the Department of Education to ensure maximum collection efforts are made on the Perkins, Nursing HPSL loan portfolios. The Student Loan Coordinator also monitors all outstanding loan receivables, performing due diligence while collecting payments to obtain maximum cash flow and low default rates. The Student Loan Coordinator will also support the Student Accounts Coordinator in daily overflow of seeing students, uploading Financial Aid Disbursements, and auditing of student refunds, on an as needed basis. <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 />Education and/or Experience: <br /> A combination of two to three years of education and related experience / training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful performance of the job duties will be considered. <br /> Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university preferred. <br /> Two years in increasingly responsible accounts receivable work (may be in combination with other accounting duties). <br /> Previous experience in a higher education environment highly desirable. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Ability to use personal computers within a network environment as well as knowledge of and experience with the Windows environment. <br /> Extensive knowledge of Excel and word processing software. <br /> Possess thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, theories and terminologies, plus skills to perform tasks with accuracy and competence. <br /> Ability to perform reconciliations and analyze reconciliation data for meaningful conclusions and reasonableness. <br /> Ability to organize and complete large-scale projects independently while participating as a team player. <br /> Demonstrate consistent levels of accuracy and motivation. <br /> Ability to interface with large, diverse user groups and vendors. <br /> Ability to handle stress and deadlines. <br /> Occasional overtime may be required. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1700224 <br /> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:50:40 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/995 SMU-Associate Dean, Systems, Administrative Quality, & Improvement http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/989 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 9, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>This staff position is a member of the SoN management team and reports directly to the Dean. <br /> <br />Job Summary: <br /> Provides leadership to ensure integration of structures and processes, academic and operational functions, and communication with external and internal partners. <br /> Implements evidence-based strategies to improve processes and systems within the school of nursing. <br /> Defines metrics and a performance dashboard for the school that reflects and informs strategy. <br />o Responsible for compiling analytical reports and identifying relevant insights that enable other employees in the school to make sound decisions. <br />o Responsible for improving current methods used in the collection of data that retain the integrity and security of the information collected. <br /> Provides leadership in the planning and implementation of financial and data management strategies in support of the mission and strategic plan of the school. <br /> Collaborates with dean and other associate deans in setting strategy. <br /> Collaborates with members of the Management Team regarding system effectiveness and financial management. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills. Dynamic team player and collaborator at all levels within the organization <br /> Runs effective meetings <br /> Excellent project management skills under tight timelines/budgets <br /> Creates, interprets, and implements financial/operational policies and procedures <br /> Analyzes data and prepare reports. <br /> Supervisory, leadership, and evaluation skills <br /> Excellent written communication skills <br /> Maintains strict confidentiality in all situations. <br /> <br />Education, Qualifications and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor's degree in finance or business related field required. MBA or equivalent strongly preferred <br /> Minimum of five years administrative, fiscal or management experience (in higher education preferred). <br /> Experience with improving existing processes/systems <br /> Experience supervising and developing staff <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-1625964 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:13:48 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/989 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>October 28, 2016<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 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:09:47 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/981 SMU-Librarian: Instruction & Reference http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/975 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Library<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>September 20, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Primarily responsible for coordinating teaching, training, and creation of tutorials for stakeholders. Responsible for reference and outreach services, selection and integration of electronic resources within the curriculum and research arenas. Participate in the continuous assessment of library services. Responsible for promoting curriculum-integrated use of high-quality open educational resources pertinent to health sciences instruction. <br /> <br />Works with the Director in support of strategic planning and participates in divisional and university-wide planning efforts. Coordinates with the Director and other staff to create, prioritize and implement library goals and objectives. <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 />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Flexibility and open to change <br /> Familiarity with PubMed <br /> Experience with instructional technology design <br /> Critically evaluate quality of educational resources <br /> Commitment to outstanding public service, flexibility, initiative, creativity and enthusiasm for teaching and learning <br /> Maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, students, faculty, staff, health care professionals and stakeholders <br /> Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. <br /> Ability to create effective documents and instructional content, not limited to screen shots and video capture <br /> Capacity for continuous improvement of self, work processes, and a commitment to keeping current with changes to ensure professional skills remain relevant in future learning/library environments <br /> Confidently presents information in a clear and engaging manner, in dealing with patrons one-on-one or groups, in formal and informal settings using appropriate graphics, animation or video <br /> <br />Education/Experience: <br /> MLS from an ALA accredited program <br /> Previous experience equivalent to two full academic years as a professional librarian in an academic or health science library. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1622201 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:38:20 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/975 SMU-Payroll Specialist http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/971 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Finance<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 19, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Payroll Specialist will work with a manual payroll process that is uploaded to our parent organization. In depth knowledge of compliance issues is also required. The primary responsibility is to process of payroll for Samuel Merritt University staff, faculty, and student employees. <br /> <br />This is a new position to the Finance department and may expand to cover other tasks and assignments as needed. There is an opportunity for some general accounting tasks, reconciliations, analyses and assisting in the preparation of audit documentation. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree in accounting or related field highly preferred. <br /> 3-5 years experience preferred in research and correction of payroll issues, application of over-time according to regulations, reconciliations, and general ledger interface. <br /> 3-5 years related accounting experience and/or training. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Proficient in data entry, employee database systems, and required software (Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel). <br /> Excellent math skills. <br /> Excellent skills in word processing and spreadsheet development. <br /> Detail oriented and accurate. <br /> Excellent organizational and communication skills <br /> Ability to meet deadlines <br /> Performs in a courteous and professional manner at all times. <br /> Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, candidates, faculty and staff. <br /> Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy, as well as a high level of confidentiality. <br /> Occasional overtime may be 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-1617129 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:02:03 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/971 Business Planning Analyst-Part time http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/830 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Office of the President<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 30, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Assist Executive Director of Planning and Business Development in developing business plans to support decision-making and achieve University goals. Conduct research and analyses in connection with business planning. Build and thoroughly document financial and planning models in Excel that forecast performance for new initiatives. Assist with project management for successful implementation of complex projects carried out by multi-disciplinary team. <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 />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> High degree of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, WORD, PowerPoint, Outlook); demonstrated experience creating complex financial models and analyses with Excel. <br /> <br /> Knowledge of and experience with efficient technological tools and methods for planning and analysis. <br /> <br /> Detail oriented with ability to understand the broader context of planning. <br /> <br /> Able to build and sustain collaborative relationships with content experts and administrative leaders. <br /> <br /> Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills. <br /> <br /> Strong mathematical aptitude and analytical skills. <br /> <br /> Ability to work autonomously to execute analyses within project scope. <br /> <br /> Ability to understand and document business requirements. <br /> <br /> Demonstrated organizational, project management, and problem-solving skills. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in business, finance, economics, or related field from an accredited institution <br /> <br /> 5-10 years experience, ideally in a corporate planning and analysis function or professional services consulting firm. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:01:13 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/830 SMU-Business Accounting Specialist http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/963 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Business Office<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 10, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Business Accounting Specialist will provide support to the Bursar and staff as required. The tasks for this position include: <br /> Preparation, analysis, and input of data into a monthly Excel account reconciliation of Health Insurance billing for students. <br /> Investigate and correct any Health Insurance discrepancies, including notification of students, if applicable. <br /> Monitor student health insurance billing fields in PowerCampus and process adjustments from insurance company. <br /> Maintain insurance billing rules in PowerCampus. <br /> Support Business Office Staff in maintaining PowerCampus modules to ensure smooth transactions within the Business Office. <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 />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Possess thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, theories and terminologies, plus skills to perform tasks with accuracy and competence. <br /> Knowledge of report writers. <br /> Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and data manipulation. <br /> Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and software, including Microsoft Office suite, to successfully perform job duties. <br /> Ability to perform reconciliations and analyze data for meaningful conclusions and reasonableness. <br /> Possess excellent concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time in order to produce reports; as well as the ability to organize, reconcile and analyze. <br /> Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. <br /> Strong attention to detail. <br /> Ability to handle stress and deadlines. <br /> Ability to work evenings and weekends, as it may be required. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Prefer a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university. <br /> Previous experience in a higher education environment highly desirable. <br /> A combination of two to three years of accounting education and/or related experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful performance of the listed job duties. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1613994 Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:13:45 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/963 SMU-Regional Coordinator (Central Valley) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/873 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>May 29, 2015<br /><strong>Description: </strong> <br />Collaborates with Program Director on all corporate partnerships, marketing, planning, and evaluative accountabilities. Assists program leadership with operationalizing business plan and actualizing the program vision and philosophy throughout a region. Oversees operations for regional student cohorts and serves as primary liaison between community agencies, clinics, students, faculty, and program leadership. Serves as the first line of contact for students, faculty, and clinical site staff/administrators. Implements orientation plan for faculty and students. Ensures student and faculty compliance with health and safety requirements. Manages confidential student files in compliance with SMU and partnering clinical facilities. <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 />Education and Experience: <br /> MBA, MPA, MPH or related graduate degree preferred. Comparable experience may be considered in lieu of degree. <br /> Three years experience administering complex programs or projects. <br /> Three years demonstrated experience in marketing, including developing and maintaining ongoing community relationships, such as establishing new corporate clients and communicating with hospital administrators. <br /> Self-starter with experience in team building, leadership development, quality improvement initiatives, or moving a product to scale preferred. <br /> Healthcare experience preferred. <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Excellent written and oral communication. <br /> Functions effectively as a member of a team. <br /> Articulates clear understanding of faculty and student roles in all interactions. <br /> Accesses and applies relevant policy and procedures in all operational areas. <br /> Works independently and seeks clarification when necessary. <br /> Proficient with instructional technology and Microsoft Office applications. <br /> Up to 50% travel required to clinical sites and professional meetings. Reliable transportation necessary. <br /> <br />SMU-1513151 Fri, 29 May 2015 15:53:00 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/873