Nursing Accreditation Coordinator

Franklin University has a position available for a full-time Nursing Accreditation Coordinator.  This position assists with obtaining and maintaining specialized accreditation, state and international agency approvals for the University’s nursing programs, which includes monitoring accreditation requirements and laws (federal, state, and international) related to nursing education and the nursing profession.  The primary responsibility of the Nursing Accreditation Coordinator will be to complete applications, reports, and correspondence necessary for the University to offer nursing programs in new locations and maintain accreditation/authorization of existing programs.  He/she will coordinate with the University’s nursing education faculty for report creation and submission employing best practices for submission of information to state and international authorization agencies as well as regional and specialized accrediting bodies.  Additional responsibilities include monitoring nursing accreditation and regulatory requirements and communicating changes to stakeholders.  In addition, the selected individual will communicate effectively with state nursing boards, accreditors, and other regulatory agencies while maintaining effective document storage and retrieval procedures.  The position will involve occasional late night/weekend work to meet deadlines and some out-of-state and/or overnight travel for training/professional development or to represent the University at state-level meetings.

We seek someone with a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) and 2 or more years of previous experience in an administrative position who has excellent verbal and written communication skills, is highly PC literate and has proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and database management.  The position requires someone who is dependable, organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and proactive who can multi-task and manage complex projects with stringent deadlines and multiple moving parts in a fast-paced environment.  The selected individual must be comfortable evaluating potentially ambiguous or conflicting information and have research skills to review regulations and identify requirements for accreditation, authorization, and/or licensing.  The Nursing Accreditation Coordinator must maintain a high degree of confidentiality and be able to work collaboratively with internal and external constituents.  Prior experience working with higher education accreditation and regulatory agencies or in an administrative capacity in a nursing education program would be a plus in this position.

The ideal candidate must possess strong student-centered principles, which align with Franklin University values.

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

To apply, please visit http://tinyurl.com/franklin-urbana-employment to complete the application for the Nursing Accreditation Coordinator position and attach a copy of your resume.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment.  Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.

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