Nursing Success Coach - #390334

University of South Carolina

Date: 08/19/2021 20:30 PM

City: Columbia, South Carolina

Salary: $46,059 - $56,375 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Posting Number


Classification Title

Registered Nurse I

Internal Title

Nursing Success Coach



Work County



USC Upstate College/Division Level


UPS School of Nursing



Advertised Minimum Salary


Advertised Salary Range

$46,059 - $56,375; Salary commensurate with education and experience

Location of Vacancy

USC Upstate Spartanburg, SC

Part/Full Time

Full Time

Hours per Week


Work Schedule

Monday – Friday; 8:30am – 5pm; Some evenings and weekends as needed are required

Type of Staff Position

Research Grant (RGP)


12 months

Job Search Category


About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities ( USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses ( USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment

Diversity Statement

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees

Benefit Eligibility Type

Research Grant (RGP)

South Carolina Retirement


State Insurance Programs


Annual Leave


Sick Leave


Advertised Job Summary

Nursing Success Coach

University of South Carolina Upstate


Spartanburg, SC

The Nursing Success Coach is a full-time 12 month staff position in the Mary Black School of Nursing. The Nursing Success Coach is responsible for assisting HOPE Nursing Success Scholars enrolled in the upper division nursing program and other students in achieving and maintaining a high academic performance in the school of nursing. The Nursing Success Coach supports students in passing the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses on the first attempt. The Nursing Success Coach engages in early identification, intervention, and remediation for students who require nursing specific academic support. The Nursing Success Coach mentors and guides students, tutors in nursing specific content, and identifies structured resources

Meets with all HOPE Nursing Success Scholars and other at risk students to conduct gap analysis for the purpose of creating a success plan, monitoring student progress, and documenting coaching activities and progress

Collaborates with Academic Support Services and Counseling services on testing, dealing with anxiety and the development and oversight of remediation activities

On-going monitoring of nursing standardized exam scores to identify at-risk students and identify resources needed to individualize remediation goals

Integrates NCSBN data and analysis as conducted by concept/content and other groups into student support activities

Early identification of at-risk students and oversight of strategies to promote student success with NCLEX on the first attempt

Monitors at risk student performance weekly and maintains regular communication with at risk students as well as their faculty member

Provides orientation and ongoing support for other nursing faculty in the use of student success tools and strategies in the classroom, clinical and laboratory setting

Works collaboratively with the Retention Specialist to design and implement the pre-immersion experience for incoming upper division students

Tracks retention data for upper division HOPE Nursing Success Scholars and conducts exit interviews with withdrawing and non-progressing students to determine reasons for withdrawal

Develops and maintains mentoring program for HOPE Nursing Success Scholars in collaboration with Retention Specialist

Performs other administrative duties as assigned in support of the school of nursing

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree in nursing with at least three years of clinical practice as a registered nurse. Currently active unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in the state of campus location or multi-state privilege to practice nursing in state as applicable. A successful background check is required

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in Nursing or higher preferred


Ability to work with diverse population of students, lead groups, act independently, take initiative and promote innovation. Ability to problem-solve to resolve issues, to multi-task and manage stressful work demands effectively. Communicate effectively both verbally and in electronic communications. Must have the ability to perform detail oriented work by developing and maintaining accurate reports and records

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive


Hazardous weather category


Number of Vacancies


Desired Start Date


If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date


Job Close Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicant

Quicklink for Posting

EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions

Supplemental Questions

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This University of South Carolina Upstate position is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?




Do you have at least a bachelor’s degree in nursing with at least three years of clinical practice as a registered nurse?



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