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.


Dean

College of Nursing

The Dean of the College of Nursing should be an innovative, forward-thinking leader, who will build upon the successful academic programs. The Dean will provide leadership for the College of Nursing in alignment with the University’s strategic plan. Ensures academic excellence by adhering to regulatory and accreditation requirements, responds quickly to changes in health care practice to ensure graduates are competent to practice in a changing environment. Provides fiscal stewardship, monitors key metrics, utilizes the latest adult teaching/learning strategies, and provides for faculty development and succession planning.

Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate Degree in relevant field of study and Master’s degree in Nursing required, with a Doctoral Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Illinois or eligibility for licensure in Illinois required. Professional certification and or licensure in a specialty area in nursing encouraged.
  • 1 to 3 years prior administration experience in a college of nursing required, 3 to 5 years preferred.
  • 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.
  • Experience in instruction, curriculum design, program implementation and evaluation in a NLNAC and/or CCNE accredited nursing program required.
  • Record of current membership and active leadership roles in recognized organizations associated with academic leadership in nursing required.
  • Evidence of scholarly accomplishments, and self-development through participation in continuing education offerings, advanced study, and/or professional activities required.
  • Eligibility for faculty appointment as Associate Professor or Professor required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present complex information to varying levels of individuals throughout the organization.
  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Illinois or eligibility for licensure in Illinois required. Professional certification and or licensure in a specialty area in nursing encouraged.

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.


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.


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 and 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 training, 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:

  • 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:

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.

Contact: 

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


Adjunct Faculty

Fall 2017 Semester A & B Term

A Term: September 5 – October 24

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

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.


Events & Facilities Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Events & Facilities Coordinator (EF Coordinator) reports to the Executive Vice President and is responsible for the coordination and oversight of University events and campus facility and administrative needs.  The EF Coordinator will be the first point of contact for internal and external customers seeking support and information regarding facility operations and event coordination.  The EF Coordinator, under the supervision of the Executive Vice President, will manage all outside contractors in support of facility operations and university events, including maintaining records and contracts, coordinating project activities, and providing scheduling support.  The EF Coordinator will also serve as the receptionist for the administrative and student finance department offices

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Plans and coordinates University social and philanthropic events, seminars and educational programs, including graduation and other University wide events, both on-campus and at off-site facilities.  Selects sites and coordinates catering, entertainment and audio visual preparations.  Prepares invitations and related paperwork; selects appropriate gifts as required; and tracks attendance and expenses
  • Assists in room scheduling within the University for meetings, classes, and internal events
  • Oversees Campus Facility needs and coordinates facilities projects, maintenance, custodial services, and HVAC needs and request with PH Facilities team
  • Monitors classroom and parking garage usage, and weekly and monthly maintenance requests
  • Maintains office equipment and supplies
  • Reviews and answers mail and inquiries on own inititative and determines if excecutive action is required.   Researches background  information necessary for required action or follow up
  • Composes, proofs and edits internal and outgoing correspondence and reports.  Using computer software, types, processes and distributes a variety of material, such as correspondence, memoranda, reports, charts, statistics, agendas, calendars, minutes etc.
  • Assists in the preparation of special projects, reports, charts, graphs and tables, budget material, proposals, etc., as requested by members of the leadership team.  Researches, assembles and analyzes pertinent information
  • Trains and supervises student workers as assigned

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge 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 related filed required
  • 3 -5 years prior experience in events & facilities coordination preferred, 1 – 3 years 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

Contact: 

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


Boys and Girls Club power Hour Facilitator (Fall start)

Federal Work Study Program Student Worker

What is a Power Hour Facilitator?

Facilitators will support Club staff by facilitating early grade literacy activities for small groups of youth ages 6-10. Activities may include leading reading groups, playing literacy games, or working with youth on digital-based projects related to literacy and support with the implementation of the program curriculum.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Facilitators are expected and required to commit to a full semester (fall or spring) for at least 16 weeks or 4 months. Priority will be given to applicants who can commit to full year. The program runs Monday through Friday during the school year but volunteers are expected to maintain a regular schedule of committing to one day a week for at least one hour. The program runs between 3-5 PM for one hour, specific start and end time depends on club location. The club locations where Power Hour Facilitators are needed most are: Jordan Club (2102 W. Monroe), Valentine Club (3400 S. Emerald) and the Little Village Club (2801 S. Ridgeway).

Wage/Schedule:

  • $12.00/ hr
  • 20 hr/ week (max)

Qualifications:

  • ResU Application
  • Background Check Consent Form – General consent form to complete background check
  • CANTS Form – Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System Form
  • Informed Consent and Photo Release Form – Consent to understand volunteer policies/procedures and to use photo in social media/media releases or promotions.
  • Mandated Reporter Training
  • BGCC Volunteer Application – Have them indicate they are a Resurrection University Student

All student workers are required to be in good standing with the University both academically (minimum 2.00 GPA) and financially.  Schedules will be set in advance and agreed upon for a specific period of time.

Contact:

Submit all paperwork current resume to daphanee.lewis@resu.edu  to be considered for the position.