Nurse Educator, Academic Success

Location US-IL-Tinley Park
Job ID
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Are you passionate about student success and interested in making a positive impact on future nurses? Most nursing schools incorporate tools for building nurse-patient relationships into their curricula. Chamberlain College of Nursing has gone a step further and made care of students a part of our educational culture, with the belief that extraordinary care of nursing students is more likely to lead to extraordinary patient and family care.


This concept, Chamberlain Care™, is demonstrated through the support faculty and staff provide students from the beginning of their academic career all the way through graduation, preparing each student with a strong foundation for academic success. Support services include early introduction to comprehensive academic resources and unique, hands-on experiences that engage students and empower them to achieve their career goals.


In the on-campus role of Nurse Educator, Academic Success, in Tinley Park, IL, you will collaborate with the Assistant Dean, Academic Success and other faculty and staff to become instrumental in helping students be successful in their nursing program and in helping to increase the students’ potential for passing the NCLEX-RN.  Working directly with the students, you will identify student strengths, learning styles and areas requiring further development to develop remediation plans.



In this role, you will:

  • Work with the Assistant Dean, Academic Success, to evaluate the performance of Professional Nursing Tutors and coordinate the peer-tutor program.
  • Meet regularly with students to provide information and support as they progress through the nursing program and prepare to take the NCLEX-RN.
  • Provide guidance individually or in groups, in preparation for the standardized final exams, specialty exams, the exit exam and the NCLEX.
  • Tutor students in content area as well as in test-taking skills.
  • Interpret test results with students, counsel and assess learning problems and develop individual student remediation plans.
  • Maintain documentation on student remediation plans, processes and success. 
  • Demonstrate current, detailed and accurate knowledge of exit examinations and the NCLEX-RN as well as current knowledge in the field to provide academic support.
  • Develop reports as required.
  • Support the Assistant Dean in securing and coordinating proctors for all course examinations.
  • Support the Assistant Dean in analyzing student academic data for research and assessment purposes.
  • Demonstrate current, detailed and accurate knowledge of college programs and accurately communicate academic policies and regulations to students.
  • Coordinate standardized testing, including the ordering of and distributing of materials, overseeing exams and evaluating effectiveness of the testing center.
  • Work with the Assistant Dean to implement the Student Academic Success (SAS) Program for students and to coordinate elements of the SAS Program with faculty and staff. 
  • Demonstrate effective behaviors and accountability in meeting the following standards of service excellence to students, fellow team members, and external agencies: Friendliness and courtesy, professional environment, effective communication, and first class service.
  • Participate in professional organizations as appropriate and serve on College committees as assigned.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Master’s Degree in nursing.
  • Professional nurse licensure.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in an academic environment providing classroom instruction or specialized tutoring support.
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to communicate via telephone, computer and in person. 

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.INDEED1

Who We Are

Chamberlain University is a rapidly-expanding university rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain University might be right for you.

Through Chamberlain Care®, we believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.


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