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20 Feb 2023

Full-Time Nursing Faculty/Nursing Success Specialist/Grant Funded

humanresourcesNWFSC – Posted by humanresourcesNWFSC Niceville, Florida, United States

Job Description

SALARY:                                     $39,759-$54,829

LOCATION:                                 Niceville

FLSA STATUS:                             Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                            

The Nursing Faculty/Nursing Success Specialist is a nurse educator who collaborates with faculty, staff, and leadership to design, develop, and implement new strategies and adapts existing support services to retain nursing students at all levels of the program, identifying areas of needed change that would increase student retention in a continuous improvement environment and assists students with alleviating obstacles to academic success. The individual filling this position is directly accountable to the Director of Nursing for the following duties and responsibilities:

The individual filling this position is expected to play a positive role in helping the College change as necessary to effectively carryout its mission.

  • Provide a positive, student-centered learning environment to promote student success.
  • Demonstrate competency related to all aspects of the NCLEX-RN including knowledge of NCLEX-RN test plan, test taking strategies, and NCLEX-RN preparation products.
  • Collaborate with nursing faculty, staff, and leadership to increase the success of students admitted to the nursing program. This will be accomplished by:
    • Arranging group tutoring sessions for additional help with nursing curricular content and study skills at all levels.
    • Providing individual coaching of students regarding nursing curricular content, study skills, test review, skills practice, and life coping skills.
    • Meeting one-on-one with at-risk students on a regular basis to evaluate success of implemented strategies.
    • Researching and recommending supplemental learning resources for use by students.
    • Assisting clinical and classroom faculty in reviewing and evaluating student performance.
    • Making recommendations to enhance the success of students in the nursing program.
    • Monitoring and documenting student progress towards successful course and licensure outcomes.
    • Tracking usage of the retention program and the impact on student success.
    • Collect and organize information on the reasons students withdraw from the program.
    • Utilize mentoring and coaching skills to guide students in achieving their highest scores on program exams.
    • Maintain communication with students to assist them in achieving course objectives.
    • Through data collection and analysis, identify students that require specialized advising and tutoring related to nursing curricular content.
    • Actively monitor and document individual student progress and provide remediation and direction as needed.
    • Identify at-risk graduates and implement review plans and monitoring post-graduation.
    • Collaborate with leadership team to achieve NCLEX-RN goals. Monitor quarterly and annual licensure pass rates.
    • Analyze relevant student data from course-related exams (ie. ExamSoft) to identify gaps in outcomes in collaboration with the leadership team. Assist in development, revision, and evaluation of curriculum as appropriate.
    • Manage an assigned caseload of advisees for the RN to BSN program.
    • Refer students to the appropriate additional academic success resources.
    • Adapt and develop as an academic specialist in response to the dynamic nature of nursing education.
    • Engage in institutional service, professional development, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing, the Dean of Health Science and Business, and/or the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
    • Attend faculty meetings and participate in department committees.
    • Participate in commencement ceremonies.
    • Complete mandatory compliance training.


  • College paid health insurance for employee, dependent coverage at employee’s expense.
  • College paid basic life insurance for employee, additional coverage for employee and/or dependents at employee’s expense.
  • College paid retirement with 3% employee contribution to the Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Optional dental and vision insurance at employee’s expense.
  • Sick Leave accrual.
  • Time off for designated holidays, winter break, and spring break.
  • Free tickets to designated Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Raider Athletic events.



  • Master’s degree in Nursing.
  • Current Florida RN License (single or multi-state) required (or eligible for Florida licensure).
  • Minimum of two years’ professional nursing experience.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Ability to organize time and maintain accurate documentation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with students, faculty peers, and administration.


  • Doctoral degree (Nursing, Nursing Education, or closely related degree with a master’s degree in Nursing).
  • Demonstrated experience with technology-based instruction.
  • Teaching experience in a nursing program.
  • Educational and/or experiential background to support coaching and evaluating students.
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How to Apply

Please provide a complete application package that includes all of the following:  
  1. NWFSC Application.
  2. Resume.
  3. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.
  4. Copies of unofficial transcripts.
  Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled. OR Position closes [date] at 11:00 p.m. (CST). To apply for this position, please visit our website: https://nwfsc.interviewexchange.com, or Human Resources, Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578 (Tel. #850-729-5365). NWFSC offers an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are disabled and need accommodations in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources before the specified closeout date. All qualified persons will be considered on an equal basis. Any applicant grievance should be addressed to the Human Resources Executive Director. NWFSC prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or age in any of its programs, services, or activities. Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans for Career Service positions. NWFSC is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Nursing and Teaching. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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