1. Full-time
  2. Other
  3. Walden University
  4. Remote (US)

Academic Program Coordinator- FNP- Nurse Practitioner


  1. Full-time
  2. Other
  3. Walden University


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About Walden University

Walden University, an Adtalem Global Education institution, supports a diverse community of adult learners from across the U.S. and other countries, who seek to achieve their academic goals and make positive, lasting social change in their professions and communities. Walden offers more than 100 online degree and certificate programs, for students pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or certificate. Walden University has graduated more than 174,000 students and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Adtalem believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we can work flexibly. 

  • REMOTE – If you live over 50 miles from Adtalem offices in Chicago, IL, Addison, IL, Columbia, MD, Minneapolis, MN, and Miramar, FL, this role is remote. However, occasional office visits may be required based on business needs, with advance communication for such requests.



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Opportunity at a Glance
Walden University is a pioneer in student-centered distance education. An accredited graduate institution with a mission for social change, Walden is dedicated to high academic standards and helping students make a difference in their professions, organizations, and communities. Walden University offers advanced degrees online to professionals whose work impacts others. Degree programs include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, and public administration. Our challenging programs are designed to help students make a difference in the lives of children, the health of communities, or the success of an organization. The Academic Coordinator is a full-time faculty member who reports to an Associate Dean I and works closely with the relevant School and College academic advising and administrative staffs, and faculty to address a variety of academic and student issues.


  • Course instruction, course content development, and other curricular activities as needed Managing administrative functions appropriate to their assignments
  • Participation in university and school residencies where appropriate to a program
  • Engagement in scholarship Service on university and school committees and for school initiatives as needed.
  • Availability Walden expects coordinators to be reasonably accessible to students.
  • When teaching courses and serving on committees, coordinators are expected to be available to students outside the course discussion board and in addition to providing substantive feedback on assignments and postings.
  • Coordinators will publish their availability to students through course syllabi, instructor information in the classroom, and/or other appropriate documents.
  • The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats.
  • Residencies Coordinators may be required to attend residencies, where they will teach intensives and colloquia.
  • They may also facilitate school and university-wide discussions.
  • OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • DNP OR PhD in the relevant discipline and area. A significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field, including professional publications and conference presentations. Required.
  • Must be Board Certified - Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Three to five years teaching experience as appropriate to the program. Required.
  • Supervise and mentor faculty who teach in the FNP specialty track.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, team participation, and human relation skills. Experience with distance learning preferred. Preferred.
  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function.
  • Appropriate reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
  • Ability to mentor and motivate adult learners in a distance-education environment.
  • Ability to work with adult learners with variable skill levels, various learning styles as well as diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.

Additional Information

In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected salary range for this position is between $68637.22 and $124230.14. Actual pay will be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements. The position qualifies for the below benefits.

Adtalem offers a robust suite of benefits including:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program + 6% employer match
  • Participation in Adtalem’s Flexible Time Off (FTO) Policy
  • 12 Paid Holidays

    For more information related to our benefits please visit: https://careers.adtalem.com/benefits.

    You are also eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.



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