Clinical Instructor-University Induction Coordinator

Columbia, SC
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Clinical Instructor-University Induction Coordinator

Internal Title University Induction Coordinator


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011637

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis 12 months

Department College of Education

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 04-11-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 04-17-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Faculty

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided

Job Description
The University of South Carolina's College of Education seeks a full-time (12-month) non-tenure track Clinical Instructor to serve as the University Induction Coordinator for the Teacher Induction Model. The incumbent will provide leadership for the Teacher Induction Model program. The UofSC has a strong commitment to helping graduates hired to teach in SC schools to be as effective as possible. This position requires expertise in clinical experience supervision, mentoring of new teachers and administration/management. Expertise in P-12 and university-level teaching is also important for the person in this role.

The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have: (1) a Master's Degree in an education field (2) at least three years of successful teaching experience in P-12 school(s); (3) experience supervising teacher candidates during their clinical field experiences or mentoring new teachers; (4 ability to interact with diverse audiences; (5) ability to incorporate innovative pedagogies and technologies into their work; and (6) demeanor that is professional in nature.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants who: (1) possess expertise in both clinical experience supervision and background in administration/management (2) display evidence of the ability to provide leadership in the development of a new program (3) demonstrated record of successful teaching at the P-12 and university levels, including online teaching; and (4) display the potential to develop innovative practices among cohorts of graduate who do not all live locally.

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Other Document (See Special Instructions)
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants
Application materials accepted online include: a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and a list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers. In addition to the other required documents associated with this job posting, please note the following:

1) Please upload a copy of unofficial academic transcript for all terminal degree(s) earned under the "Other Documents" tab in this job posting. Please save all documents as one PDF document before uploading. Please note the official copies will be required of finalists.

Review of completed applications will begin April 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Cindy Van Buren, Search Committee Chair,

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