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The UW School of Nursing is a leader in informatics training throughout the country. The School is also a forerunner in Nurse Practitioner graduate training, with a national reputation as a leader in that critical field. And The School continues to receive federal training funds to support post doctoral scholars. In addition, the School has a long standing position as a national leader in nursing scholarship, and this position will also support scholarship by School faculty.
The UW School of Nursing has an open position (75% FTE) for a Program Operations Specialist in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics.
This position will provide skilled professional support to department programs, including the Clinical Informatics MS, Psych Mental Health DP program, and T32 training grants.
RESPONSIBILITIES: •Provide management and support of the Clinical Informatics MS. Coordinate active marketing and recruitment efforts to include web updating, conducting information sessions for prospective students, reaching out to inquirers, advising directors on possible strategies, working jointly with School marketing staff. Assist and advise students at each step of their program participation, customizing assistance to meet their individual situations. Address technology issues in this online program by assisting both students and instructors, providing training and mentoring with program such as Catalyst and Zoom, identifying areas for process improvement and working with School tech support on them. Advise directors, advisors, committee chairs, instructors and other faculty about curricular policies and procedures, compliance, and available resources and ensure administrative actions are done correctly. Establish and integrate a working alumni database. •Provide assistance and advice to directors of T32 training grants and the postdoctoral and predoctoral scholars appointed in those programs. Ensure training programs are in compliance with union, UW, and federal requirements, monitor deadlines and program requirements, create documents, reports, databases. Provide assistance with requests for funding, training proposals and other tools to enhance scholar experiences and career training. Serve as a liaison with other campus agencies to support the needs of scholars. •Provide program support to the Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, doing many of the functions listed above. In addition, provide advice and assistance to off campus preceptors and clinical leads as they oversee students at various locations throughout the State. Provide instruction in the customized Typhon tracking system, and ensure the system is used by instructors and leads the way it was designed. Provide a variety of program support unique to the Psych Mental Health program, implementing procedures as needed to enhance the quality of the program and the student experience. •May work longer hours or work on weekends, may travel out of state occasionally.
REQUIREMENTS: •Bachelor's Degree in Education, Health Care, Informatics or related field •Two to three years experience working in an educational institution providing curriculum support. Experience directly supporting students and/or faculty. Experience working on complex projects with deadlines. Demonstrated outstanding communication skills.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE •Experience using online learning systems. Experience creating promotional materials. Experience meeting federal program requirements.
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