Retention & Student Success Specialist
Nursing and Allied Health Programs


Starting Salary Range: $42,543 - $51,052


September 25, 2013

ABOUT HCC Harford Community College is a dynamic, open-access institution that promotes graduation, transfer, individual goal attainment, and career and workforce development.  HCC fosters lifelong learning, global awareness, and social and cultural enrichment.   The College holds the following values to be fundamental to its community:  excellence, lifelong learning, diversity, service, innovation, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, and communication.  The Bel Air, MD, campus is convenient to Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Wilmington. 
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Retention & Student Success Specialist is responsible for assisting students to develop personal and academic skills necessary to successfully complete the associate degree nursing program through guided instruction which is individualized to meet studentsí learning styles.

Duties include, but are not limited to, providing instruction to assist students in the application of theory to clinical practice in the campus Nursing Skills Laboratory and developing and implementing appropriate clinical simulation scenarios for the campus laboratory to support the remediation of students referred by the nursing faculty; providing one-to-one assistance in the clinical setting for students who need support in achieving clinical performance outcomes; coordinate nursing academic support services and products to achieve identified student outcomes. 

The specialist coordinates NCLEX preparation and nursing program NCLEX outcomes reporting; develops, coordinates and revises Nursing Program Success activities; serves as a liaison with HCC student support services to address nursing students learning needs; provides review, instruction, and support for NCLEX-RN test preparation and monitors test success; and performs other duties assigned.

This is an exempt, professional staff position. 

A bachelor's degree in nursing and three years of full-time experience in clinical practice are required, including clinical expertise in foundations of nursing and medical/surgical nursing; master's degree preferred.  Experience as a nurse educator preferred.  Applicants must be licensed or have the ability to be licensed in Maryland; be proficient in a Windows-based computer environment; have knowledge of health care-related technology including Meditech and Blackboard; and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Any offer of employment at Harford Community College is contingent upon the results of a mandatory background screening.  Employees must submit within 30 days of hire official transcripts of all degrees earned. 


Complete our ONLINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and attach a Cover Letter and Resume (Word or PDF format only). 

Incomplete submissions will not be accepted or reviewed.

Any questions or concerns regarding our online application may be sent to or call 443-412-2202.


For best consideration

October 16, 2013


HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. 

HCC is an AA / EEO / ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community.

Work hours will vary according to the needs of the College with a combination of day, evening, and weekend hours.

Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or
interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 443-412-2415.


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