Quinnipiac University

Assistant Dean of Student Services

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School of Nursing - Administration


Quinnipiac University's School of Nursing invites applications for a new opportunity as the Assistant Dean of Student Services to serve as the central resource of career support and student service activities for the approximately 1,000 graduate and undergraduate nursing students. The Assistant Dean of Student Services will report to the Dean of the School of Nursing.


About the School of Nursing: 


The School of Nursing serves nearly 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty and staff work with colleagues in our Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences to create innovative interprofessional educational experiences that prepare students for today's health care challenges. The Center, completed in 2013, encompasses 325,000 square feet designed for collaborative learning including 48 pro-section stations, 16 standardized patient rooms, an exceptional health sciences library, 7 high-fidelity simulation rooms including 2 ORs and a PACU, health assessment labs, advanced diagnostic imaging equipment and classrooms outfitted with the latest technology. As one of a few schools in the nation to be holistically endorsed, we emphasize the psycho-social and spiritual aspects of care, as well as the physical. We offer traditional, accelerated, and RN-to-BSN programs at the baccalaureate level. At the graduate level, our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares baccalaureate graduates to be nurse anesthetists or nurse practitioners specializing in adult-gerontology or families. Post-master’s online options are specifically designed for advanced practice nurses and executive nurse leaders. A new online master’s program prepares graduates for careers in mid-level management, informatics, education or care coordination. To find out more about our School of Nursing, please visit www.qu.edu/schools/nursing.html


About Quinnipiac University:


Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.




  • Provide career development programs and resources to nursing students
  • Collaborate with the assistant dean in the School of Health Sciences as needed
  • Maintain a database of internships and employment opportunities, as well as a database of alumni with contact information and employment data
  • Coordinate student reference letters for all programs
  • Support the associate dean in coordinating school activities
  • Coordinate faculty advising assignments
  • Manage enrollment and scheduling issues during registration periods
  • Coordinate with the Learning Commons regarding student accommodations
  • Manage variant requests
  • Work with registrar to ensure appropriate course placement in the university database and in reviewing transfer credits
  • Conduct academic evaluation and degree certification
  • Manage requests for verification of completed program requirements
  • Manage coverage for University-wide events
  • Serve on the Clinical Compliance and Education Committee and manage background check/drug screening clearance reports
  • Serve as faculty advisor
  • Teach as compatible with other responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Master's degree in nursing or other discipline required
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting
  • Attentive to detail, organized, efficient
  • Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures
  • Ability to be self-directed and establish appropriate priorities
  • Proficiency in database management and report generation
  • Experience in higher education is a plus

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.



Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. 
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2302


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