Careers

Resurrection University, located in Chicago, IL, focuses on professional health care careers.  Founded in 1914 as West Suburban College of Nursing, the University offers undergraduate and graduate education that integrates personal and professional growth, compassionate service, and scholarly activities.  Resurrection University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Nursing, Bachelor’s degree programs in Radiography, and Bachelor’s and Certificate programs in Health Informatics and Information Management.

As a member of Presence Health, the largest Catholic healthcare system in Illinois, faculty and students have access to a network of exceptional clinical experiences in which to teach and learn. The university is governed by an independent, self-perpetuating Board of Directors.   In 2013 the university relocated to a new facility which has a state of the art venue that includes a modern simulation center and classrooms, large computer lab, and attractive spaces for socializing, learning, teaching, and working.

Resurrection University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association, holds CCNE accreditation for nursing programs, JRCERT accreditation for the Radiography programs, and CAHIIM accreditation for the Health Informatics and Information Management programs. Professors are highly experienced health care professionals who teach students with real world experiences while also serving as mentors who encourage students to grow.  Students enjoy an atmosphere of warmth and personal attention while they also benefit from studying with faculty who are committed to academic excellence.

Resurrection University highly values the unique knowledge, skills, and talents that each employee contributes to this learning community. This is a dynamic and diverse collegial environment where everyone has a vital role in sustaining a dynamic community of learning.  Teaching and learning are the highest role priority.  Professional service is emphasized at the student and employee level.


 

Assistant Director of Admissions

Position Summary: 

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Director of Admissions includes: direct supervision of junior admissions counselors and admissions counselors including but not limited to tracking and reporting on team activities, assessing lead generation and nurture success measures, event oversight. Collaborate with the Enrollment Management team to create a yearly field recruitment strategy. Work with the Director to create a proactive enrollment outreach strategy and assist the Director in creating a yearly strategic enrollment plan.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Day to Day management of admissions staff activities including junior admissions counselors and admissions counselors
  • Track and report on activities including but not limited to phone, email, walk-in’s, lead generation activities such as fairs, information sessions, open house, etc.
  • Weekly reports to Director on all Counselor activity
  • Train, evaluate, and assist in hiring of admissions staff
  • Collaborate with the Director and the Admissions Counselors to create a yearly field recruitment strategy which should include fairs, information sessions, open house, etc.
  • Collaborating with the Director to create proactive enrollment outreach strategies designed to meet our yearly enrollment goals
  • Event Management
    • Plan and lead execution of semiannual open houses, program specific information sessions, and yield events
    • Report out on all lead generation strategies and tactics monthly
    • Create event reports to track success and ROI
    • EMP (customer relationship manager) calendar management
      • Add campus tours & all on-campus and off-campus events & fairs
  • Recruit & generate new prospective students to the University for all Academic Programs through various lead generation activities which include, but are not limited to visit days, college and career fairs, and school visits
  • Assist the Director in developing, implementing and assessing the yearly strategic enrollment plan
  • Assist in the development and review of the OEM admissions policies and procedures
  • Work effectively with faculty and administrative team
  • Serve as a member of various University committees
  • Participate in University-sponsored programs

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge of Admissions, Enrollment Management, and educational methodologies through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education administration or related filed required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years prior experience in higher education, enrollment, records, administration, required
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, and the instinct to pay attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment; record-keeping techniques; operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Knowledge and understanding of FERPA guidelines
  • Knowledge and understanding of Student Records systems
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships

Language and Computer Skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present complex information to varying levels of individuals throughout the organization. Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

 CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

Responsible for remaining up-to-date on all Federal, State and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements, which apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws and regulations. Will comply with all aspects of the Resurrection University and Presence Health Corporate Compliance Plan to include the immediate reporting of any known or suspected illegal or unethical behaviors, criminal conduct or patient/employee safety violations or issues.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Junior Admissions Counselor

Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Junior Admissions Counselor includes managing all in-bound phone, email, and walk-ins. Proactive outreach to all new prospective students that inquire to the university. Daily processing of  admissions applications including data entry, scanning, determining documents needed for file completion and updating applicant status in the database(s). The Junior Admissions Counselor will also assist with recruitment and enrollment activities both on and off campus.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Manage all in-bound phone, email, and walk-ins with excellent customer service
  • Proactive phone, email, and text outreach to all new prospective students that inquire to the university
  • Schedule phone or in-person appointments for admissions counselors for admission advising
  • Process online applications and new leads
  • Run daily new application reports
  • Process mail/email and scan student documents
  • Accurately enter all applicant data into student records systems
  • Accurately create and maintain applicant files
  • Process application fees and enrollment deposits
  • Assist with all activities and events sponsored by the Office of Enrollment Management including open houses, information sessions, and fair preparation

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge of Admissions, Enrollment Management, and educational methodologies through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Language & Computer Skills: 

  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about working with students from a variety of backgrounds
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with customer relationship manager or student information systems preferred but not required

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to daphanee.lewis@resu.edu to be considered for the position.


Full-Time Academic Faculty Position

College of Nursing

Position Summary: 

Responsibilities include teaching 12-14 workload credits per semester.  Clinical supervision and academic advising, participation in committees, community service, and professional organizations is required.  Ongoing scholarly activities are expected and supported.

Qualifications:

  •  MSN/MS in nursing required, doctoral degree in nursing or a related field preferred.
  • Current unencumbered IL RN license, and potential for leadership within the profession and institution.
  • Successful teaching experience and a professional, scholarship trajectory are desired.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Adjunct Faculty

Semester B Term

 October 25 – December 15

  • Pediatric didactic and clinical
    • Didactic: Mon-Wed
    • Clinical: Th-Fri
  • Obstetrics didactic and clinical
    • Didactic: Mon-Wed
    • Clinical: Th-Fri
  • Mental Health didactic and clinical
    • Didactic: Mon-Wed
    • Clinical: Th-Fri
  • Med/Surg didactic and clinical
    • Didactic: Mon-Wed
    • Clinical: Th-Fri, Sat-Sun

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • Experience appropriate to the area of responsibility
  • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Illinois

Contact: 

Submit a cover letter, and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Student Life Coordinator, Evening & Weekend Programs

Position Summary:

The Student Life Coordinator, Evening & Weekend Programs will support the educational mission of Resurrection University by assisting in the administration of student services activities, events, and programming. This position will assist with planning and directing educationally appropriate support activities and services that enrich the breadth, depth, and quality of the Resurrection University student experience.  The Student Life Coordinator will perform daily technical and/or administrative functions to support the Student Services departments. This position is closely involved with overall program administration, communication, and support services.  The required hours for this position are a combination of 2nd shift and weekend.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrate foresight, examine issues and take initiatives to assist with developing E/W student support services that enhance the student experience beyond academic achievements.
  • Assist with facilitating the content of University student on-boarding, designed to ensure that all new E/W students are acclimated to their academic programs and receive appropriate ResU support services and resources.
  • Create and coordinate E/W programming and events in conjunction with other departments and members of the various student groups.
  • Provide assistance in planning, scheduling, coordinating, and supervising E/W Student Services events..
  • Writes and develops reports for publications including ResU Board, Employee Newsletter, Spectrum, Student Newsletter, Reflections Magazine, and the Alumni Newsletter.
  • Assist in compliance with laws and regulations impacting students. These regulations include, but are not limited to: Drug Free Schools and Campus Regulations (DFSCA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, (FERPA), Title IX, and Campus Violence.
  • Assist Student Development & Disability Services Coordinator with administering and proctoring E/W ADA exams for all programs.
  • Assist with oversite of non-academic policies and programs for students, ensuring that the quality of these programs is consistent with ResU’s mission, vision, and values. Assist in the development, review and implementation of student services policies and procedures.
  • Serve on Departmental and University Committees as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Education or Student Development or related field preferred. Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1 -3 years prior experience in in higher education administration required.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the instinct to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships.

Schedule: 

The required hours for this position are a combination of 2nd shift and weekends.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to daphanee.lewis@resu.edu to be considered for the position.


Learning Management System Administrator

Position Summary:

The Learning Management System (LMS) Administrator is responsible for the technical administration of the university’s learning management system, including all ongoing setup and configuration of the system.  The LMS Administrator is also primarily responsible for the user and technical support of the LMS, including working with faculty users, student users and the LMS vendor to address and resolve all user support and technical issues related to the university’s use of the LMS.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct support to faculty, students and staff for all issues that are experienced by the LMS user. Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to system functionality and software systems
  • Design and implement LMS) training for all faculty and students. Conduct scheduled workshops to train faculty and students on proper usage of the LMS system. In completing all trainings, build a level of confidence that encourages a culture of self-service by faculty and students
  • Serves as point of escalation for support issues, which may include serving as the interface with LMS vendor and other vendor support services. Responsible for resolving technical concerns in active and inactive courses
  • Responsible for the creation of courses within LMS and enrolling course users. Resolve technical concerns in both active and inactive courses
  • Creates user logins as needed and assigns user permissions
  • Manages course enrollment including progress tracking. Populates course information and assigns learners
  • Research and resolve LMS functionality issues
  • Develop internal training documentation and customer-facing support documentation, including video walkthroughs and how-to resources
  • Collaborate with peers externally to determine and facilitate best practices
  • Reviews and monitors system performance
  • Builds online assessments and evaluations in LMS for courses (End of Course Survey)
  • Manages relationship with third party vendors
  • Creates and manages the overall course structure and sets up course programs based on specifications from the instructional designer
  • Manages tracking of course revisions and history
  • Assess the needs of faculty/students in order to propose pedagogically and technically appropriate solutions

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Experience with administering Learning Management Systems or similar supplemental educational tools
  • Project management skills a plus
  • Strong problems solving and follow-up skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A desire to grow and learn in a fast-paced, innovative team
  • Ability to learn new systems

Education and/or Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Technology/Design, Information Systems or other related fields required.

Computer Skills: 

Proficient in Microsoft Office, multimedia software packages (captivate/flash), digital video editing video streaming, and other production tools.  Ability to write documentation and user guides for all academic applications for faculty and students, and ability to work and communicate effectively with faculty/students/staff.  Demonstrate broad familiarity with the software and electronic resources required by faculty and students at academic institutions.  Possesses personal computer skills and an understanding of commonly used software packages and emulation packages. Possesses an understanding of PC communication protocols.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.