Job Posting

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Coordinator

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has a full-time role available as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Coordinator.  The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Coordinator role includes primary responsibility for maintaining documentation of program activities.  This individual will manage all practicum elements, including sites, contracts, clinical requirements, Scholarly Project Committees, handbooks, and record-keeping. The DNP Coordinator will maintain documentation of student completion of program requirements, support the Dean, program chairs, and faculty with administrative items and maintain documentation for accreditation and regulatory needs. 

The selected individual will manage events pertaining to the DNP program such as Orientation and graduation including technology support, meeting space, catering and invitations and will also be responsible for tracking and coordinating degree completion requirements and budgets.  

In addition, the DNP Coordinator serves as the student contact for practicum and degree completion questions/issues, will maintain multiple inboxes and student database systems, and will coordinate correspondence to students.  This is a very collaborative role with others throughout the University.

The DNP Coordinator will be required to be available for appointments, onsite meetings and other University activities.  

We seek someone with a Bachelor’s degree and highly developed oral and written communication skills who can demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional manner and operate with a high degree of confidentiality.  The selected individual must have strong computer skills, including the Microsoft Office suite of products, as well as aptitude to learn additional databases.  The position requires someone with strong attention to detail, demonstrated active listening skills and process orientation who is flexible, can prioritize, multitask and manage several projects simultaneously in a time sensitive environment.  Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with multiple University departments and work effectively with faculty, staff and members of the professional community.  

Previous work experience in higher education in student services, academic affairs, or similar roles, knowledge of higher education regulations, compliance and accrediting agencies and a Master’s degree are all preferred.

About Franklin University

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 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

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.