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Doctoral Program Officer

Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Job ID: 1173829
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is a private nursing college that enrolls over 600 students in its baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. Barnes-Jewish College is housed in a nationally recognized educational facility with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and a Clinical Simulation Institute with six patient simulation labs and two exam rooms providing high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

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Role Purpose

Reports to an Senior Associate Dean of Research to facilitate doctoral programs and overall program operational responsibility. Collaboratively works with the Goldfarb Office of Student Affairs and serves as the liaison with Washington University Graduate School, program directors, and faculty to ensure that students satisfy degree requirements. Will partner with Goldfarb advisors in review and accurate processing of student applications through the admission process. The Doctoral Program Advisor manages an advisee caseload by actively engaging with students through individual appointments and group advising. The role will guide doctoral and PhD candidates helping them select coursework as well as shaping and refining student’s discipline. Experience with academic advising, mentoring and establishing rapport with students of all levels of education and diverse backgrounds.


  • Communicate academic and nonacademic requirements, policies and procedures to prospective and admitted students, staff, and faculty.
  • Advises enrolled students on academic policies and procedures, degree program requirements, graduation, and monitors academic progress of current doctoral nursing students and implements academic support services for at-risk nursing students.
  • Creates and prepares documents that are needed for accreditation bodies.
  • Assist with application and admission process including evaluation of transcripts, review of applications, dissemination of admission decisions, and organization of new student orientation.
  • Serve on DNP and PhD program working committees to promote mission of the doctoral programs and the GSON.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/Nursing/OD/related



  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Doctorate
  • - Nursing Education



  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer