Program Coordinator, College of Nursing

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Mar 03, 2021
Full time Nursing Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt. Student Affairs

Job Description


Program Coordinator, College of Nursing

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

About the Position
Help us recruit and retain tomorrow’s nurse leaders. Join a team ranked BEST over a dozen times! UC Nurses. We See Leaders!

The College of Nursing, at the University of Cincinnati (UC), is looking for an innovative and proven professional to join our top-ranked team leading the transformation of healthcare by recruiting and retaining tomorrow’s nurse leaders.

Build your portfolio by working at a tier one research institution that utilizes the latest in educational innovations, such as our iPad Initiative, Telehealth Technology and Inter-professional Collaboratory. Take advantage of our generous tuition reimbursement program to further your career, save money with our substantial benefit programs and partake in our many employee discounts. If you want a career where you can impact the lives of students, and ultimately the patients that they will serve, this position is for you!

The Program Coordinator of Student Enrollment will lead programs to enroll and retain students for our undergraduate and graduate programs. As a member of a team in which students are placed at the center of all that we do, the Program Coordinator of Student Enrollment will work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to plan, strategize, and implement programs to impact enrollment targets and priorities for all programs.

The Program Coordinator of Student Enrollment will work in tandem with the recruitment, admission, and retention Program Coordinators/Directors and the Marketing team to implement recruitment and retention programs. They are responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of recruitment, admission, and retention programs for on campus and online programs, focusing on enrolling students who are a best fit for our programs.

Job Overview
Plan, design, evaluate, modify, and coordinate programs for a department or college.

Essential Functions

  • Design/create and conduct seminars, classes, workshops or programs.
  • Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
  • Provide financial administrative support for program initiatives.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to recruit students and program participants.
  • Interact with staff faculty, external agencies and other university departments.
  • May conduct research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information to develop grant proposals, new program ideas and propose program changes.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience
One (1) year of program coordination experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Prefer university student services experience.
  • Microsoft Suite experience (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Etc.).
  • Detail-oriented, able to develop and maintain highly organized work environment, and able to effectively prioritize.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in making solid business decisions, problem-solving, and multi-tasking in a highly dynamic and fast paced business environment.
  • Proven ability to exercise high degree of confidentiality and objectivity.
  • Proven ability to set priorities and work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Record of creative and innovative problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence, flexibility as well as poise, confidence, and the ability to interface with clients and co-workers at all levels in the organization in a professional, approachable, and positive manner.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Application Details

Please apply online at

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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