Assistant, Career Services

  • 175 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nightingale College is an accredited, blended-distance nursing school, dedicated to reducing the nursing shortage and elevating rural health. We are proud to have graduated over 600 nurses serving communities in need.

Our mission (not just words on the wall, we live it, love it, and daily contribute to it).
Nightingale College’s mission is to facilitate educational achievement, personal growth, and professional development of its learners, alumni, and collaborators; to serve diverse communities; and to elevate health.

We’re committed to giving back. At Nightingale College, our innovative education model helps transform rural health landscapes, and each collaborator helps change lives. As a collaborator, YOU must be willing to work for something beyond yourself. Put simply, we elevate employment, elevate health, and elevate education.
Our culture is Evolvitude (yeah, we have our own language too!).

Those who work for Nightingale live these “I” statements:

·         “I embody deliberate evolvement, grounded in kindness and humility, and contribute to an environment of love, trust, and gratitude.

·         I aspire to wholeness; to contributing meaningfully to our collective vision and mission; and ultimately, to self-leading, self-actualizing, and self-transcending.

·         I act with integrity, accountability, inclusivity, good intent, mindfulness, transparency, and playfulness.”

            Investing in our people is our core business strategy. The professional and personal development of our collaborators is our company’s foundation. Not only do we develop strategies that promote a positive work-life integration, but we also create an environment that invites you to become an expert in your field, be it through higher education or professional development. We’re so happy that you’ve found us! Apply today.



Job Description

The Assistant is responsible for supporting the department through a comprehensive career services program encompassing the following areas: placement assistance (resume writing, cover letter writing, interviewing skills, identifying job leads), maintain accurate placement data, employment verification, graduation clearance, assisting with various social media elements (blogs, LinkedIn posts, resources, webinars , the planning events workshops, guest speakers etc.) and implementation of programs to engage with current learners and new alumni in the strategic efforts of the College, and other areas related to career and alumni success. This will also include cultivating current learners to transition to active alumni. These services are provided to current learners and alumni. This person will also collaborate with admissions, academics, and learner services to promote the career development of our learners and alumni.

The Assistant, LCAS is responsible for the following:

·         Assists the Manager, Learner, Career and Alumni Services with strategic goals, LCAS program plans and budget.

Maintain reports for nursing licensure and employment placement, gather and document placement and licensure verification, update weekly institutional report and assist with accreditation reporting.

  • Update transcript clearance form and initiate process for graduating learners. Manage, maintain and improve the exit counseling process for Nightingale graduates in our department.

·         Represents Nightingale College in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current learners, clients, suppliers, community partners within the community we serve.

·         Responsible for assisting with various learner and alumni events, social media, marketing for LCAS, multiple database systems, performing basic filing work and other duties as assigned.

·         Creates a culture of trust and connectedness across the college community to promote well-being and success for learners and alumni.

  • Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, learners and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the Career and Alumni Services department and Nightingale College.
  • Help ensure learner, career and alumni services are matched to specific learner and alumni needs.
  • Develop, maintain and improve material within LCAS (i.e. Resume guide, Cover letter guide, Interview guide, etc.)
  • Assist in the development of a web page for the department that will include (employer job board, resources, etc.)
  • Occasional opportunity to collaborate with marketing on creative projects, centered around LCAS initiatives.
  • Collaborate in planning the college’s commencement ceremony (ordering faculty regalia, nursing lamps, nursing pins, faculty regalia, etc.) every semester (3 semesters a year).



·         Associate degree or high school diploma with a minimum of one-year experience in administrative assistant position, data entry or clerical work required.

·         Prior career service or alumni relations experience in higher education or its equivalent and bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Strong learner-centric focus; commitment to learner and alumni satisfaction and success.
  • Creative, articulate self-leader who possesses strong interpersonal, problem-solving and communication skills.

·         Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. Strong analytical and independent decision-making ability is required. Skilled in collaboration and delegation.

·         Entrepreneurial spirit, positive attitude and energy to implement new strategies and achieve goals. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks within a fast-paced environment.

·         Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs consistent with the LCAS strategic plan, and to ensure that LCAS programs effectively address agreed-upon objectives and priorities, operate within budget limitations, and comply with policies and procedures.

·         Effective word processing (MS Office experience desired), database management (Excel, Access) and customer service skills required. Basic skills in graphic design (PageMaker, Photoshop) and web/social media experience are a plus.

·         Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends to support programming and events as required.

Annual Salary is $31,200

Additional Information

The typical work environment is located at the College’s Operations Support Center in Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah with the possibility of working remotely up to 3 days a week. The work is performed in two primary modes – at the operations center or remote at a desk, using a computer, a telephone, and other means for work productivity and communication. Travel may be required for meetings or training purposes.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of this position and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of the preceding position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of managers to assign, direct, and control the work of collaborators under their supervision.

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