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Nursing Academic Progression Coordinator

Academic Programs | North East, MD | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for nearly 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.


The Nursing Academic Progression Coordinator is responsible for providing academic assistance with ATB progression by coordinating opportunities and collaborating with the nursing faculty and staff to facilitate student success for all students enrolled in the ATB program.  Under the guidelines of the grant, the coordinator will work closely with nursing leadership. The coordinator will also be responsible for the oversight and monitoring of the grant in order to meet or exceed the grant’s target goal and outcomes. This responsibility also includes data collection and analysis. The Coordinator works with ATB students who seek assistance and coordinates with ATB partners to facilitate academic progression and success. The individual must possess a commitment to student success, and strong interpersonal, advising, public speaking, and data management skills. The individual must also possess the ability to work as a member of a team and exercise exceptional organizational skills, independent judgment, initiative, and confidentiality. 


1.Work with current partners and initiate new partnerships to develop articulation agreements to increase seamless academic progression for nursing students.

2.Work with partners to execute their perspective portions of the ATB curriculum to be offered at Cecil College.

3.Meet and advise ATB students.

4.Develop webpages and workshops to educate nursing students about academic progression opportunities at Cecil College.

5.Provide additional ATB resources to students during in-person sessions and on the LMS (Blackboard®).

6.Meet regularly with nursing faculty on student’s progress in the ATB program and identifies additional needs when applicable.

7.Coordinate and/or conducts individual and group ATB sessions.

8.Make referrals to academic support services including counseling, financial aid, writing center for reading skills, counseling center or student life for additional needs (ex. food, transportation) for students in the ATB program.

9.Facilitate communication between associate and bachelor’s degree partners on behalf of ATB students as needed. 

 17.  Assist in the preparation and submission of all student learner-success-related reports, surveys and data that are required by the department for ATB students.

 18.  Attend monthly ACEN meetings to provide updates on students’ status in ATB program.

 19. Support the faculty in developing department/program policies regarding first-year student learner success for students in the ATB program.

 19.  Coordinate student workshops and orientations for the ATB program. 

 20.  Complete other duties as assigned.

This is a grant funded position, with an anticipated grand end date of June 30, 2025. However, individuals should be aware that the end date of a grant does not guarantee employment for the duration of the grant. Additionally, the funds for the grant may change based on the needs of the funding agency and Cecil College, therefore terminating the grant prior to the anticipated end date. Employment with Cecil College is “at will” and can be terminated by the College at any time, with or without cause or notice.


  • Licensure: Must have an active, unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland.
  • Education:  An earned Master’s degree in nursing with a minimum of 3 years of staff supervision. Program administration experience within the last 5 years preferably grant funded. Administrative experience in monitoring, evaluating, reporting and budget management. Must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment; and have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience:  Program administration experience within the last 5 years preferably
  • grant funded. Administrative experience in monitoring, evaluating, reporting and budget management. Must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment; and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience in nursing education.
  • Skills/Training: Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact well with students, colleagues, and general public. Aptitude in technology use such as but not limited to: Microsoft office; e-mail; Blackboard ®; Power point ®; and various forms of social media.
For best consideration, please apply by June 9th, 2020.

*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.