School of Nursing Lecturer 12 month-Student Success Coordinator 2024-2025 Job at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, CA

Job Description

Job no: 539191
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences


The School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services at San Diego State University is accepting applications for a Student Success Coordinator.

We welcome applications from prospective temporary faculty with expertise or experience in the following areas:

  • Nursing
  • Nursing Education

This is a temporary full time, 12-month (year-round) position with the anticipated start date of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025. The position may be renewed contingent on satisfactory evaluations and continuing availability of work.

Under the direction of the Director of the School of Nursing (SON) and in close collaboration with the College of Health and Human Services Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and the designated Student Success Professional assigned to SON, the Student Success Coordinator will work to enhance the educational experience, facilitate graduation, support both career development and post-baccalaureate education for Nursing students.

The incumbent will provide high-quality, accessible, and consistent support to SON students, including students admitted via the direct-entry BSN program, upper-division Transfer students, post-licensure RN-BSN students, second baccalaureate students, and graduate students. The incumbent will facilitate successful student recruitment, admission, transition, retention, progression, and graduation. Additionally, the incumbent will serve on the SON’s leadership team, and oversee and execute critical operations of the SON programs including, but not limited to, recruitment, admissions, enrollment monitoring, student success data collection and analysis for reporting/accreditation, and community outreach. The incumbent will attend SON faculty and college-level advising meetings, and serve on SON committees, as appropriate. The incumbent will also be expected to teach in the SON each semester. Courses TBD based on need and qualifications.

Responsibilities will include the following:

Career Development and Student Support

Work closely with the SON Advisors to ensure students have accurate information regarding university and school policies, procedures, and requirements, ensuring student academic progress.

Review and update the SON Student Handbooks, SON website information, and SDSU and SON policies and admission criteria to ensure consistency and currency.

Participate in tabling opportunities to recruit students into all nursing programs, professional and career opportunities, internships, and clinical or research experiences.

Work collaboratively with both the San Diego and Imperial Valley campus SON Advisors to ensure consistency across campuses.


Coordinate transfer student admissions process. Coordinate military (MECP, ROTC) admissions and provide condition letters of support to Admission as needed. Review unofficial transcripts for prerequisites. Review CSA program-level questions for Admissions.

Work closely with SON advisors to oversee cross-enrollment inquiries and applications for community college students requesting to enroll in Nursing classes. Develop and maintain mutually beneficial and collegial relationships with community college representatives.

Develop and maintain mutually beneficial and collegial relationships with San Diego-based healthcare systems, clinics, and partners.

Enrollment Management

Notify students of retention policy violations and/or dismissal from major.

Collaborate with the SON Director/Associate Director and the College of Sciences to create block scheduling for science prerequisite courses including BIOL 211/211L, BIOL 212, BIOL261, and CHEM 102 labs. Work with the College of Sciences to ensure the availability of an appropriate number of seats in science courses necessary for undergraduate nursing student demand and progression.

Track registration trends in science prerequisites and Nursing courses. Monitor enrollment and retention trends for SON students.

Collaborate with SON Clinical Placement Coordinator in assigning students to their clinical placements under the direction of the SON Associate Directors.

Program Assessment

Collaborate with the SON Directors, faculty, and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs to develop and implement policies and academic programming to achieve California State University Office of the Chancellor and campus goals regarding retention and graduation rates.

Use available analytics to identify patterns and assess effectiveness of student success initiatives.

Collect analytical information from ASIR to support BRN and AACN annual surveys and accreditation. Actively participate in all accreditation activities. Present enrollment data to the SON faculty on an annual basis.

Other Program Support

Program coordination between the San Diego and the Imperial Valley campuses.

Participate in prospective and incoming student and family information sessions and orientations including SDSU Explore, including Nursing Freshmen, and Transfer Orientation. Represent the SON at university, college, school, or community student services activities, orientations, career events, the SON Honors Convocation, and the White Coat Ceremony.



  • Graduate degree in Nursing
  • University teaching experience
  • Demonstrated currency in subject matter
Application InstructionsProspective temporary faculty who would like their applications on file are invited to send the following items:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references (new employees only)
  • Cover letter (new employees only)
  • Unofficial transcripts (new employees only)

Initial rank and salary for new lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new appointees are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank and placed at the beginning of the range.

As of July 2023, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:

  • Lecturer A: $5,714 - $7,293
  • Lecturer B: $6,788 - $14,487
  • Lecturer C: $7,457 - $15,902

Pursuant to Education Code 89521, the California State University requires that employment applicants disclose any final administrative decision or final judicial decision issued within the last seven years determining that the applicant committed sexual harassment. This requirement applies specifically to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the Academic or Administrative position they are applying to. Disclosures shall be provided to the San Diego State University Center for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination for further adjudication. Please contact .

As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable “OneSDSU” community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty employment provide at the time of application authorization to conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the position; applications without this authorization will be considered incomplete and not considered.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Advertised: May 01, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 01, 2025 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time

Job Tags

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