Graduate Nursing Coordinator - School of Nursing

TYPE:   Full-time, Exempt
LOCATION: West Palm Beach Campus        

SUMMARY: Responsible for communication with nursing program applicants and ensuring a smooth transition from Admissions into both the graduate nursing program and the undergraduate RN-BSN and Orlando BSN programs.


  • Coordinates with Admissions, communicates and schedules graduate interviews, creates initial degree plan, and registers all graduate students for their first semester.
  • Coordinates Nursing CAS applicants with Admissions.
  • Coordinates background checks, drug testing, and immunization requirements for students.
  • Prepares practicum and clinical attestations as requested.
  • Assists with preparation of the live class and online session schedules.
  • Communicates with students concerning their practicum and clinical site needs.
  • Serves as advocate for the student with student accounts, financial aid, registrar, etc.
  • Works with associate deans and track chairs to create course schedules.
  • Creates Medatrax courses, assignments, and evaluations.
  • Registers and renew graduate students in Medatrax.
  • Assists the Dean with budget preparation and ongoing management.
  • Processes graduate DNP practicum and project stipends.
  • Processes full-time faculty overloads and adjunct loads.
  • Establishes required clinical affiliation agreements, tracking those with an expiration dates.
  • Participates in recruitment events, Orlando campus open houses, and local hospital education fairs.
  • Assists in coordinating and participate in hooding, pinning, commitment, and commencement.
  • Serves as the Secretary for the SON Advisory Board
  • Updates catalog course descriptions and catalogs annually.
  • Assists Associate Dean in updating student handbooks annually.


  • Proven excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Proven experience as a self-starter, working in a team environment, and the ability to perform duties and work independently is required.
  • Must be organized and have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Baccalaureate required (health-related or educational field preferred). 2+ years experience in detail-oriented, administrative setting required. 2+ years of experience in higher education administration or student development preferred.