The Academic Programs Administrator provides accreditation and curriculum support to the Office of Academic Programs. Researches various agencies’ and state regulations to respond to inquiries from accreditation agencies seeking to determine whether Rory Meyers’ various nursing programs (up to and including its BS, MS, DNP and PhD programs) meet New York State’s higher education registration standards, national accreditation standards and other standards for nursing programs. Analyzes and provides data to sources responsible for ranking NYU and its competitors’ programs for prospective nursing students. Reports curriculum changes and accompanying rationale and application to the appropriate regulatory agency. Participates in/arranges continuous quality improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing electronic data collection and merging of databases. Spots trends in data that potentially compromise eligibility for accreditation and makes recommendations for change. Obtains data from student course evaluations and provides support to respective program directors.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education: Master's degree in public administration, higher education administration, nursing or a closely related field.
Required Experience: 2 years of relevant professional administrative experience, including management of simultaneous projects with a regulatory/educational focus, where strict deadlines must be adhered.
Preferred Experience: Experience in nursing or in a nursing organization.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with basic math skills (ex: proportions/percentages) and with electronic databases. Must be able to successfully merge data from different databases in to one useable document. Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel. Proficiency in Excel must include creation of formulas, create charts and graphs. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, analytical, and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of nursing curriculum.