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.


Director, IPE Simulation Center

Position Summary: 

The Director of the Inter-professional (IPE) Simulation Center is responsible for creating a shared, multi-year programmatic vision in coordination with key stakeholders, and for planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation-based learning across university programs.  Primary responsibilities include management of the simulation center, coordination of simulation activities across programs and departments, faculty development, future planning, collaboration with marketing, and guiding use of the simulation center for research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Integrates the Simulation Center with an Inter-Professional Education philosophy to provide a learning environment for students and faculty in the Colleges of Allied Health and Nursing.
  • Manages the use of the university’s simulation resources, coordinate curricular integration of simulation throughout the academic programs, and to strengthen the support inter-professional initiatives.
  • Designs and implements educational programs for faculty development in use of clinical simulation, debriefing, and assessment.
  • Oversees the collection of data and evaluates simulation learning outcomes for simulation exercises and collaborates with faculty on disseminating findings and ensuring that instruction is consistent with professional standards.
  • In collaboration with course directors, designs and evaluates clinical simulation curriculum to ensure that expected competencies are being taught to students.
  • Serves as a consultant to internal and external constituencies.
  • Prepares reports on simulation program activities, standards, external meetings, educational concerns, and student successes.
  • Develops and enforces policies and procedures to ensure the safe, effective, and efficient use of the center’s space, equipment, and supplies.
  • Manages costs and revenues for the Simulation Center and plans for replacement of existing equipment and purchase of new technology.
  • Collaborates with Information Technology (IT) and Patient Information Systems (e.g., EPIC) professionals to design and deliver onsite, web-based, or distance learning simulation experiences.
  • Collaborates and assists with IRB-approved research studies.
  • Develops entrepreneurial initiatives related to clinical simulation that extend beyond academic programming to optimize revenue and available resource opportunities.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge of Simulation Technology 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:

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

Education and/or Experience

  • Education:  Master’s degree in education, health professions, or a related field required.   Doctorate in education, health professions, or a related field preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years experience in simulation-based education and training or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with designing and implementing educational programs, evaluation of outcomes, and assessment of adult learners.

Computer Skills

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office suite.

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate patient simulation scenarios.
  • Current with simulation education research and practice.
  • Familiarity with use and maintenance of simulation equipment.
  • Collaborative approach to working with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills to represent simulation resources internally and to external constituencies.
  • Commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity.
  • Capable of working with actors who serve as standardized patients.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proficient with learning management system and database management.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CHSE – Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator preferred.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and 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 & 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.

Contact:

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