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RN Retention Specialist - Nursing

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

RN Retention Specialist - Nursing - Central Campus



  • Keep up with developments in the field of study.
  • Demonstrate high standards-academic and professional.
  • Evaluate student work constructively and provide timely feedback.
  • Teach at days, times and locations that meet student needs.
  • Provide access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate, and recommend students learning materials.
  • Develop and use a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guidelines.

Professional Development:

  • Maintain high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
  • Use effective teaching methods and materials that reflect thoughtful planning, assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles, and engage students in learning.
  • Evaluate program curricula and teaching methods through a process of self- reflection.
  • Meet or exceed professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, and business/industry/higher education requirements, as appropriate to the discipline.


  • Participate actively in college meetings, committees, task forces, and councils.
  • Participate in college-related activities such as registration, community education, student recruitment and retention, and faculty selection.
  • Participate in college activities for students/student organizations.
  • Participate in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participate in setting departmental goals, developing college budgets to support those goals, and planning for achieving those goals.
  • Maintain departmental affiliation agreements and partnerships with other institutions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Works with nursing students, of various cultures, experiencing academic difficulty.
  • Prescribes specific, appropriate, and justified learning strategies.
  • Plans and implements data driven remediation and tutoring programs, through a coordinated team effort, which includes instructors, other education professionals and students.
  • Blends quantitative and qualitative data into an efficient gathering, reporting, and analysis process
  • Administers, analyzes, and interprets tests measuring aptitude, learning styles and stress levels.
  • Tutors and mentors students in the areas of time management, organization, study skills and stress management.
  • Coordinates learning individually and in small groups.
  • Conducts workshops.
  • Participates in cross campus communication and engagement with faculty, staff, and current students
  • Maintains high standards of competence through professional development activities.
  • Meets or exceeds professional standards, state mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and higher education, as appropriate.
  • Participates in college meetings and/or committees, task forces and councils.
  • Participates in college related activities such as; community outreach, recruitment, and student retention.
  • Participates in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participates in business and community activities that foster goodwill.

Additional Job Functions:
  • Participate in the instruction of nursing theory/lab and clinical practice in an ACEN accredited program.
  • Plan, supervise, and evaluate student clinical experiences.
  • Theory and clinical times will include day and evening classes.
  • Other responsibilities include, but are limited to advising students, promoting and facilitating community awareness of the program, participating in committee assignments, professional development, recruiting and retention of students.
  • Involves travel of clinical facilities as well as day, evening and weekend clinical.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to function as an effective team member.
  • Ability to work effectively with students of various cultures.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Required Education:
  • Master's degree in nursing

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of three (3) years direct or related work experience required exclusive of teaching.
  • Must have experience as a learning/remediation/study skills specialist; have strong test administration and measurement skills;
  • Have experience in tutoring and mentoring students in areas of time management; and demonstrate a positive learning commitment.
  • Experience working with nursing students or students in health related fields of study.

Preferred Experience:
  • Previous teaching in a professional program preferred.

Required Certificates/Licenses:
  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas.

Salary Grade: MAST

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2443

Posting Close Date: 7/24/2020

Posted: 2020-07-14 Expires: 2020-08-15

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