Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - Staff Jobs en-us These are the latest Staff job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at SMU-Administrative Assistant IV <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Planning & Campus Development<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>May 6, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Provide general administrative and clerical support to assure executive office delivers timely, efficient, and accurate service to internal customers and external vendors. Develop expertise in using a variety of automated and paper-based systems to facilitate operations and track projects in the Office of the President. This position requires excellent organizational skills and a firm understanding of project management tools and techniques. Project coordination can range from administrative duties (maintaining project documentation, plans and reports), through junior project management and follow-up (project scope, coordination with vendors and team members, updating risk/opportunity registers, schedules, and financial data). Assist Executive Director of Planning and Business Development, Director of Construction and Campus Development, Executive Director of Communications and External Affairs. Provide administrative support to SMU s Crisis Response Team. <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 /> Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational skills with ability to handle several ongoing projects simultaneously. <br /> High level of proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. <br /> Expertise with Microsoft Project Server <br /> Experience using Microsoft Office SharePoint desired <br /> Experience working with financial documentation. <br /> Excellent written and verbal communication ability. <br /> Demonstrated interpersonal relations, teamwork, and problem-solving skills. <br /> Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and exercise professional judgment under minimal supervision. <br /> Ability to analyze problems, exercise sound judgement, work under deadline pressure. <br /> Excellent customer service and teamwork skills. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelors Degree in Business or related field preferred <br /> 1-3 years of experience in a business or academic setting <br /> Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously <br /> Prior experience in office management and purchasing preferred <br /> Knowledge of construction project management desirable. <br /> <br /> SMU-1610749 Fri, 06 May 2016 15:07:04 -0700 SMU-Media Services Technician <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Media Services<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>May 6, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong> <br />Under general supervision, Media Services Specialist installs, operates, maintains and keeps inventory of equipment and demonstrates and trains University staff and students on the proper use of audiovisual and low voltage equipment. The Media Services Specialist position functions as the: point person for multimedia at University activities, including sound, lighting, and; facilitator for teachers and students in the effective use of instructional technology and equipment; technical and instructional support for media specialists and other instructional staff; technical and instructional support for electronic/broadcast media in select locations <br /> <br />The Media Services Specialist is responsible for providing support to faculty and staff on Audio Visual (A/V) systems, provide a comprehensive knowledge of A/V low voltage systems so as to develop technical solutions and conceptual engineering design specifications that meet customer requirements, and effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Provides technical, audiovisual, photographic, video, or other media production support services to University customers and external communications team, manages the equipment and materials needed to perform these services, and tracks work referred to outsourced vendors. <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 /> <br /> Serve the needs of the all users by employing good customer service and communication techniques. <br /> Assist users in the events, classrooms, and Media Services Office by resolving basic equipment functionality and procedures. <br /> Assure that the classrooms, and Media Services Office as well as any onsite visits are clean and orderly when you leave. <br /> Assist users at point of contact (ion-site or in the Media Services Office) by resolving basic functionality and equipment problems, seeking answers to more complex problems, and arranging for follow-up resolution if the problem cannot be resolved immediately. <br /> Assure that the Media Services Office operate appropriately by keeping it clean, orderly, and stocked. <br /> Setup, take down, and troubleshoot equipment in a timely fashion. <br /> Provide onsite technical assistance to faculty and staff, including equipment and functionality and determine repair/replacement, fax and printer cartridge replacement, and education on important advancements in Media/Audio related problems using the technology available here at the University. <br /> Possess a working knowledge of all the major A/V applications, hardware, and network, used within the University community. <br /> Supports system-wide technology initiatives including the Technology Modernization Program. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Associate s degree (Bachelor s Degree Preferred) in communications or related field; supplemented with a minimum of (5) years of related work experience, and background in production, AV and video equipment. <br /> Two-year electronics degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education, with a minimum of a Bachelor s Degree and/or related field experience. <br /> Two years plus experience in electronic instructional equipment and multimedia program production and equipment operation, including audiovisual communications and theater production, with experience in an educational environment preferred. <br /> Proficient in basic programming of A/V control systems <br /> Knowledge and basic programming of digital signal processing (DSP) <br /> Understanding of structured cabling systems and basic networking skills <br /> Ability to train and mentor end users on operational procedures of technical equipment <br /> Knowledge in the use and operation of digital mixing consoles <br /> Must be able to read and effectively interpret general business documentation, technical specifications and drawings <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1611476 <br /> <br /> Fri, 06 May 2016 14:49:32 -0700 SMU-Admission Counselor - San Francisco Peninsula Campus <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Admissions<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>May 3, 2016<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 nursing programs in the SF Peninsula and South Bay. <br /> <br />This position is located at the San Francisco Peninsula/San Mateo Campus of Samuel Merritt University and reports to the Director of Admissions Marketing Recruitment based in Oakland. The selected candidate will primarily be responsible for increasing Samuel Merritt s presence on the Peninsula and in the South Bay, but will also recruit students and review applications for all of Samuel Merritt s programs as business needs require. <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 />Required skills: <br /> Excellent organizational skills. <br /> Demonstrated ability to work independently and remotely. <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 /> 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 /> Working knowledge of student information system database (i.e. Power Campus, Webadmit) and CRM systems (i.e., Salesforce). <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 health professions admissions is preferred. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1530755 Tue, 03 May 2016 14:49:53 -0700 SMU-Medical Assistant <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Student Health & Counseling <br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>May 2, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the supervision and general direction of the Director of Student Health and Counseling Center, the Medical Assistant will provide medical and administrative support at the Student Health and Counseling Center. This position is responsible for overseeing patient flow and assisting the Nurse Practitioner in providing quality patient care to ensure professionalism and efficiency. The Medical Assistant will provide direct support to the operations of the Student Health and Counseling Centers, performing clerical duties, operational tasks, maintaining an accurate and up-to-date student health records database, and monitoring student compliance with all University health requirements. <br /> <br /> <br />This position requires strong performance in a wide variety of complex and specialized administrative duties to support the office functions and efficient operation of a busy University Health and Counseling Center. The desired candidate will have a sincere interest in student health and wellness, excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional organizational skills, pleasant demeanor, mature judgment, and professional approach in dealing with various constituents. This individual should be team oriented, experienced in supporting multiple people in a busy office environment, able to work independently, able to exercise considerable discretion and judgment in all work areas, and have an ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds. Applicants should possess diplomacy, tact, cultural sensitivity, the ability to adhere to strict student privacy and confidentiality regulations, and to honor the institution s commitment to diversity. <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 />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: <br /> <br /> Graduate of a certified Medical Assistant (MA) program required. <br /> Bachelor's degree preferred; Associate's degree required. <br /> Minimum of two years of experience in a health care facility preferred. <br /> <br /> <br />OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: <br /> <br /> Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively present information and respond to problems and questions in a timely manner. <br /> Communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff of Samuel Merritt University, Summit Medical Center, and the public. <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 /> Ability to handle multiple priorities with strong organizational skills, excellent concentration, and attention to detail. <br /> Must maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information in a professional manner at all times. <br /> Must exhibit tact, discretion, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work as a member of the student health and counseling team. <br /> <br />SMU-1610206 Mon, 02 May 2016 13:58:29 -0700 SMU-Associate Director of Social Media and Web Content <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Comm & ER<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 19, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Associate Director of Social Media and Web Content is charged with defining the University s social media presence, maintaining the brand across all social media platforms, and engaging and growing our followers. The position will be responsible for the consistency, quality, and clarity of web content in alignment with the SMU brand. The individual will work closely with the communications team which includes media relations, advertising and marketing, publications, and external relations. Collaboration with key stakeholders in the divisions and departments of Enrollment and Student Services (Admission), Information Technology Services, Academic Affairs, and other units within the Office of the President such as Diversity and Inclusivity is a key accountability. <br /> <br />Job Duties: <br /> Creates a University social media and web content strategy, framed around the strategic goals, core values, and brand of the University. <br /> Develops social media and institutional web content; coordinates basic web content to ensure consistency and brand aesthetics across the University s website. <br /> Serves as the on-brand voice of SMU through daily management of social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Develops, manages, and maintains the social media calendar. <br /> Evaluates current practices in social media and web content creation in alignment with key SMU messages; recommends ways to improve delivery and overall quality. <br /> Reviews and reports on social media analytics; collaborates with advertising, marketing, and admission staff in the analysis of data to measure effectiveness in delivering brand messages and building engagement. <br /> Stays current on emerging social trends, and explores new ways to engage target audiences. <br /> Application of social media and web communications skills in the use of graphic assets (photo, video, and infographics) for enhancing content. <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 />Education and/or Experience: <br /> 3-5 years social media management experience, including community engagement. <br /> 3-5 years web content management experience. <br /> Exceptional understanding and use of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, and YouTube. <br /> Demonstrated experience in improving the digital environment. <br /> Passionate about social media and emerging trends. <br /> Bachelor s degree or higher in one of the following disciplines: communications, information technology/web/social media, marketing, or digital publications. Degree in related field such as information science considered. <br /> Experience in a health-related field of higher education environment preferred. <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br /> A strong track record of leading creative campaigns that build active social communities. <br /> Skilled in interviewing and research techniques for creating content. <br /> Excellent writing skills for producing sharable and accessible content for the web and SMU digital communications. Must be proficient writer, researcher, and communicator. <br /> Outstanding verbal and interpersonal communication skills. <br /> Experience in developing social media marketing plans, evaluating digital analytics, and meeting multiple deadlines. <br /> Familiarity with marketing concepts including branding and advertising especially in the web environment. <br /> Ability to draft policies, guidelines, protocols and forms related to web publications. Must be a team player who will perform with professionalism, integrity, collaboration, and respect. <br /> Experience with Drupal, HTML, CMS, and/or other platforms/programs critical to best practice social media and web content production. <br /> <br />SMU-1609285 Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:33:51 -0700 SMU-Administrative Coordinator <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing CRNA<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 18, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The primary responsibility is to manage the daily operations of the Program of Nurse Anesthesia. This includes anticipating needs, carrying out policies and procedures, implementing decisions and action plans established by the Program administration, and assisting students and faculty as necessary. <br /> <br />Program Support: <br /> Serve as first point of contact for program inquiries from internal and external communities. <br /> Provide general clerical support to faculty as needed. <br /> Maintain student and faculty files and student clinical records as required by specialized accreditation agencies. <br /> Take minutes for PNA faculty meetings (as needed) and clinical coordinator meetings. <br /> Assist in the PNA admissions process. <br /> Serve as resource and support for PNA students. <br /> <br />General Operations Activities: <br /> Prepare grant proposals to funding sources identified by PNA faculty and/or the SMU Director of Development in collaboration with Director (e.g., HRSA and other governmental agencies, Kaiser Permanente, philanthropic organizations). <br /> Manage the tracking of grant recipients, including demographic data. Complete all grant-required reporting. <br /> Oversee event planning for the PNA, including but not limited to: Open Houses, Diversity in CRNA annual workshop, graduation, new student orientation, admission interviews and faculty meetings/retreats. <br /> Manage process for submission of PNA graduates certification exam applications to the NBCRNA and licensure applications to the California BRN with input from Program Director and Registrar. <br /> Collaborate on edits to, and development of, handbooks, clinical procedures, and guideline reference manuals. <br /> Coordinate program s preparation for incoming cohort, including new student orientation. <br /> Coordinate all aspects of continuing education credit process for special workshops. <br /> Create and manage master PNA program calendar. <br /> Prepare all PNA Faculty Instructional Assignments. <br /> Onboard all newly hired PNA faculty. <br /> <br />Budget and Accreditation: <br /> Process all invoices, check requests, honorarium paperwork and payments, payroll adjustments, purchase requisitions, and reconcile P-Card expenditures. <br /> Oversight and reconciliation of all PNA budget expenses and projections to ensure program stays within budget. <br /> Manage annual budget planning process in consult with Program Director. <br /> Identify and track program expenses to be billed to a special grant in collaboration with the Finance Department and Program Director. <br /> Assist in all aspects of the preparation of annual documents such as Program reports to accreditation organizations and designated Kaiser Permanente administrative bodies (monitoring for accountability of grant deliverables.) <br /> Work collaboratively with designated PNA personnel to ensure each PNA clinical agency (approximately 35) meets accreditation requirements at all times. <br /> Maintain documentation as required by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program (COA). <br /> <br />Clinical Residency Support for PNA: <br /> Ensure students report all injuries within the required timeframe <br /> Maintain and distribute major documents related to the smooth operation of the PNA clinical residency. <br /> Maintain content on Clinical Rotation Manager site on Canvas and/or other web-based portals used by the PNA for stakeholder communication <br /> Update and maintain Nurse Anesthesia Student Tracking (NAST) database (specialized software system), which includes PNA-customized survey instruments. <br /> Ensure all Nurse Anesthesia Residents credentials and site-specific clinical privilege paperwork are in compliance. <br /> Instruct students on set-up of NAST portfolio. <br /> Track student clinical absences. <br /> Maintain and update preceptor database. <br /> Maintain exposure reports and oversee dosimetry badge distribution process for the radiation safety monitoring program. <br /> Responsible for annual renewal of student housing apartment leases and routine apartment maintenance for Central Valley clinical rotations. Ensure payment of all housing-related expenses. <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 />Qualifications <br />Education and Experience: <br /> Baccalaureate degree preferred <br /> Demonstrated 5 years of progressive responsibility in an administrative role <br /> Minimum of 2 years experience in an academic environment preferred <br /> 1-2 years experience in coordinating, leading or managing processes or workflows. <br /> Navigation of complex, ever-changing internal systems and processes to ensure smooth day to day operations. <br /> Experience in reconciling budgets and tracking spending <br /> Grant management oversite desirable <br /> <br />Required Skills: <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills <br /> Microsoft Office programs at an intermediate-advanced level (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) <br /> Good judgment and creative, critical thinking to solve daily problems <br /> Excellent writing skills, including producing cogent, grammatically correct narrative <br /> Ability to analyze and interpret data <br /> Ability to organize and prioritize workload <br /> Attention to detail and follow through on action items <br /> Ability to delegate appropriate tasks and supervise personnel to ensure completion of task <br /> Ability to interpret budget spreadsheets and create accurate spreadsheets <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1609008 Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:59:57 -0700 SMU-Clinical Coordinator (Non-Nursing, External Student Placements) <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 4, 2016<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 />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 /> 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 /> <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 />SMU-1607690 Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:17:46 -0700 SMU-Financial Aid Counselor <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Financial Aid<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 18, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the general supervision of the Director of Financial aid, facilitates the financial aid process by providing counseling and related assistance to new and returning students, parents, and scholarship applicants concerning program requirements, state and federal guidelines and eligibility determination. Ensure that student aid programs are implemented efficiently through the effective supervision and monitoring of Federal, State and College funded programs. Exercises independent judgment in analyzing circumstances in order to develop and award student financial aid packages in accordance with prescribed procedures, policies and regulations. <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 /> Basic understanding of Federal Methodology and Federal /State financial aid programs <br /> Ability to interact positively and effectively with college staff, faculty, residents, students, medical center employees, venders, guests, prospective applicants and their families, medical center visitors, and others <br /> Ability to work with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds <br /> Ability to work independently while participating as a team player <br /> Data entry skills and knowledge of and experience with Windows environment, spreadsheet and work processing software <br /> Ability to demonstrate professionalism and sensitivity at all times <br /> Excellent analytical, customer service, and organizational skills <br /> Experience with PowerFaids desirable <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience and education <br /> Minimum two years experience in financial aid <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1606239 Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:06:59 -0700 SMU-Laboratory Manager, Basic Sciences <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Basic Sciences<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 12, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Coordinates, in concert with the faculty and other lab staff/work study, the overall planning, function, management and operations of the basic science laboratories of the university including the Gross Anatomy Laboratory, and Histology, Neuroscience, and Microbiology labs (multi-use laboratory). <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 />Supervisory responsibilities: <br />Hires, orients, and evaluates other lab staff and student lab workers. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Effective interpersonal communication skills with administrators, faculty, staff, and students. <br /> Excellent organizational and operational skills. Skills in the set-up, maintenance, and operations of instructional equipment and software. Ability to order goods, process bills, and manage budget. <br /> Excellent written and verbal skills. <br /> Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems. <br /> A working knowledge of the hazards of the chemicals used. <br /> A working knowledge of the proper means of handling, disposing, and cleaning up of chemicals. <br /> Emergency procedures for first aid in chemical accidents. <br /> Knowledge of laws governing the use and disposal of human cadavers. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br />Bachelor of Science degree in a related field of study preferred, plus two years of related work experience. Demonstrated managerial skills. Basic knowledge of computers, the Microsoft Office suite of applications, and medical terminology. Experience in a health care setting preferred. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1603545 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:39:11 -0800 SMU-Alumni Nurse Tutor <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Diversity & Inclusion<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 22, 2015<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Alumni Nurse (AN) Tutor serves as a tutor to designated Samuel Merritt University BSN students in SISP, including designated prospective SISP students who are completing their first two years at our partner schools. The AN tutors will meet and tutor students weekly during the academic year 1:1 or in small groups via email, phone, and/or face-to-face, and/or other technologies that facilitate on-line meetings, for the purposes of tutoring. The AN tutors will collaborate with the departments of Academic Support and the School of Nursing to ensure that the needs of the project are being fulfilled. Preference is given to AN Tutors who were previously enrolled in SISP or RWJ-NCIN scholars programs. <br /> <br />This is a part-time (up to 20 hrs/wk), non-benefited position. <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: Must have graduated from Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing, and shown success in academic achievement as determined by the School of Nursing and the Office of Academic Disability Support Services. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication skills. Ability to use the computer, and social networking media as needed. Must have access to a computer, phone, and email. AN tutors must comply with the same tutoring requirements as student tutors and participate in a Tutor Training Seminar taught by the Academic support Coordinator. Essential are good organizational skills and the ability to document and follow-through with tutorial commitments. <br /> <br />SMU-1530829 <br /> Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:09:08 -0800 SMU - Research Assistant (Temporary) <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Academic Affairs<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 23, 2015<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Research Assistant (RA) opening is a temporary, grant-funded, non-benefitted position, up to 16 hrs/wk. The position will report to the principal investigator (PI) and/or co-investigator of the research studies. <br /> <br />The RA consistently protects confidential and sensitive information. Meets deadlines as established with PI. Enters data in Excel and/or SPSS files, transcribe voice-recorded and handwritten interviews and notes, and organize/maintain computer files. Assists with outreach and provide information to potential study participants. Assists with the preparation of print documents and/or web pages related to the dissemination of research. Assists with basic statistical analysis and/or qualitative data analysis. Creates written, visual, and tabular material for research reports and presentations. <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 /> Requirements: <br /> In good academic standing with the University. <br /> Completes the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research course Protecting Human Research Participants or the Collaborative Institute Training Initiative (CITI) Research course New Human Subjects Research (HSR) Modules (August 2014) <br /> Computer skills experience using Microsoft Office word and excel; working knowledge of basic Windows applications. <br /> Ability to successfully work independently, and read and carry out written and verbal instructions. <br /> <br /> <br /> Qualifications: <br /> Demonstrates basic knowledge and/or skills in clinical research as evidenced by completion of a research course. <br /> Demonstrates ability to maintain professional demeanor and confidences as per the Samuel Merritt University Institutional Review Board and Contra Costa County Probation Department guidelines. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1528902 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:42:01 -0800 SMU-Regional Coordinator (Central Valley) <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 Business Planning Analyst-Part time <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Office of the President<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>December 10, 2014<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 /> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:36:18 -0800