The following table summarizes some of the Administrative & Leadership Faculty Roles within the School of Nursing, and who is currently in that role.
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Director, School of Nursing Elizabeth Saewyc
Director, UBC School of Nursing is responsible for all aspects of academic, personnel and fiscal operation of the School of Nursing. This responsibility involves close liaison with the Dean, Faculty of Applied Science as well as with other levels of UBC, health authority and government offices. Dr. Campbell works closely with the Associate Directors of the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs as well as the School’s research program to ensure that UBC nursing students receive the highest level of education possible.
Associate Director Undergraduate Program Geertje Boschma
The associate director is responsible for the overall strategic management and resourcing of the undergraduate program and has particular responsibilities for admissions, curriculum development and evaluation, and student progressions. The associate director reports to the director.
Program Coordinator Sheila McBurney
The Program coordinator is responsible for the overall operational management of the BSN program with particular responsibilities for the day to day management of the program and support of course leaders, teachers and students. The Program Coordinator works under the direction of the Associate Director and Director, and is a first point of contact for course leaders with issues relating to student progression, or other course related operational matters.
Admissions Coordinator email@example.com
Responds to external program inquiries from potential applicants and others. Develops and implements recruitment strategies and participates in university activities related to program promotion. Serves as a resource person for other university departments.
Academic Advisor Elisabeth Bailey
Interprets university and school policies for enrolled students. Assists, responds and/or refers, as appropriate, students with personal and/or health problems influencing progression, and offers advice/referral, as appropriate, for academic issues. Supports students facing progression issues by providing them with pertinent information and representing their concerns to the BSN Progressions Committee. Advises the Program Coordinator and the Associate Director of pertinent issues that may affect a student’s progression. Collaborates with the Program Coordinator & Student Support Office to integrate students returning to the BSN program after an absence.
Your Course Leader’s name is listed on the relevant syllabus.
Course Leaders are responsible for academic oversight of the theoretical learning activities associated with a course. Course Leaders for Clinical Practice courses are responsible for planning and coordinating an appropriate range of clinical practice, clinical skills lab, and simulation learning experiences to meet course and program objectives. They also provide orientation, guidance and ongoing mentorship to Clinical Associates in their clinical teaching role.