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Galen College of Nursing

Academic Progress Coach

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Education Training and Professional Development   Job ID: 27750-0802GCNS-GAI
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Galen College of Nursing is a vibrant and growing, single-purpose nursing college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education.  Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do.  Galen’s fundamental goals are to be the best place for nursing education and the best place to work and one cannot be true without the other.


At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Mental Health Coverage

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As you consider joining Galen, please carefully consider how you will model the culture we embrace and look to sustain.  A culture where good ideas can come from anywhere and transparency is vital.   Respect, accountability and integrity are non-negotiables, and commitment is created and sustained through the development of all employees.  We care about each other and our students.  We look for ways to exceed expectations and we are always looking for ways to improve and grow, while delivering the promise of extraordinary nursing education, matched only by a commitment to our students’ success.

If you feel our culture aligns with your strength of experience, attitude and authentic desire to work with great people to help changes lives, we’d love to talk!

Position Overview 

Galen College of Nursing is looking for an Academic Progress Coach to assist students reentering the program through development and implementation of plans which are compatible with successful program completion. The Academic Progress Coach will foster the development of students who are self-directed, motivated, responsible decision-makers, encouraging the successful completion of degree requirements and timely graduation.
  • Monitor and coach identified at-risk students with a focus on students who are reenrolled.
  • Collaborate with assigned advisees to create and implement individualized education plans.
  • Monitor advisee compliance with the educational plan, including attendance, class participation and grades weekly.
  • Monitor conditionally readmitted students for compliance with the conditions of the Readmission contracts.
  • Interact weekly with advisees to review the advisees’ academic progress.
  • Provide SAP academic counseling to advisees as necessary and incorporate SAP outcomes into advisees’ educational plans as appropriate.
  • In collaboration with the registration and financial aid teams, assist in development of individual advisees’ schedules.
  • Participate in the analysis of reports, including at-risk data, to identify academic issues affecting student progression and assists to develop, implement, and evaluate proactive plans to address concerns.
  • Collaborate with course faculty regarding at-risk students’ academic performance and resource referral needs.
  • Monitor advisees’ retention data to identify student withdrawal trends and discuss findings and recommendations with the student success department, faculty, and campus academic leadership.
  • Proactively contact and be available to meet with advisees.
  • Establish a process with the registration and financial aid teams in to provide support for students identified as at-risk during the reentry process.
  • Maintains documentation of all student interactions in the student information system.
  • Collaborate with campus leadership and campus Retention Committee on campus-wide retention initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Masters degree with a major in education or related field or 5 years of relevant experience. 
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to utilize remote technology in order to connect with students

Degree of Supervision: Dependent upon experience.


Galen College Values:

Inclusivity: I foster an environment that provides opportunity for every individual to reach their full potential.

Character: I act with integrity and compassion in all I do.

Accountability: I own my role and accept responsibility for my actions.

Respect: I value every person as an individual with unique contributions worthy of consideration.

Excellence: I commit myself to the highest level of quality in everything I do.


At Galen College of Nursing, we offer a unique educational experience we call Pure Nursing.  With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees.  Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master’s degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).  For complete information related to Galen’s accreditation status, please visit our website.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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Full-time • No Weekends

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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