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CURE Program Coordinator

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


About the College of Nursing

The College of Nursing is committed to diversity and inclusion and seeks to attract faculty, staff, and students of diverse backgrounds. The College of Nursing has won the HEED Award for the sixth year in a row. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Job Overview

Expand nursing workforce diversity! Work with a dynamic team to be part of the improvements you want to see in healthcare.


The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a self-directed, highly motivated professional to join our graduate program team in serving as a Program Coordinator for a College of Nursing program (CURE Program) aimed at improving the educational climate and broadening learning experiences to contribute to the expansion and preparation of a diverse nursing workforce. The project builds on successful evidence-based strategies currently in place at the college. This project is full-time and time limited projected to last 4 years with renewal for funding annually. Within this role the CURE Program Coordinator will:

  • Facilitate and implement activities under the direction of the CURE Project Director and Deputy Project Director.
  • Serve as primary contact for prospective and enrolled program students (i.e., CURE Fellows).
  • Collaborate with Office of Student Affairs in the delivery of student support, academic advising, and retention plans.
  • Manage data collection for tracking and evaluation.
  • Assist with preparation of performance reports.

Essential Functions

  • Design/create and conduct seminars, classes, workshops or programs.
  • Develop program objectives and monitor quantitative and qualitative data on progress toward objectives. Review objectives to identify problems and solutions, prioritize solutions and develop action steps for program improvement.
  • Provide financial administrative support for program initiatives.
  • Develop, administer and analyze assessment/evaluation questionnaires. Compile statistics and prepare reports.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to recruit students and program participants.
  • Interact with staff faculty, external agencies and other university departments.
  • May conduct research and analyze relevant literature, other benchmark information to develop grant proposals, new program ideas and propose program changes.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.


Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

One (1) year of program coordination experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • The ideal candidate will have a commitment to working with financially disadvantaged/underrepresented minority students.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and time management skills and the ability to communicate effectively with others both in writing and verbally.
  • Must be able to develop working rapport with faculty/staff, internal departments, and the external healthcare community.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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