Program Coordinator - Physical Therapy

Dahlonega, GA
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Program Coordinator - Physical Therapy

Position Number: 53000197

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 06/01/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator provides administrative and clerical support for the Department of Physical Therapy and supports clinical education by managing all clinical site contract information and student data.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator will:
  • Produce and maintain all information, forms and records related to data and processes before, during and after student's clinical education experiences; maintain confidentiality of student and clinical records, including certificates for clinical instructors and their credit hours. Support the Co-ACCEs in all activities related to clinical education. Support faculty and processes linked to clinical education that fuel assessment and accreditation.
  • Generate and maintain all clinical education contracts, MOUs, documents associated with, and processes surrounding.
  • Support new program development and special projects; associated with, but not limited to: data collection, entry and record maintenance for clinical education, assessment, and accreditation.
  • Perform other departmental, faculty and student support functions as assigned.
  • Coordinate annual events including the job fair and Clinical Education Institute.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures, systems, technologies and equipment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and essential math-based skills
  • Experience with data collection, entry or record maintenance
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete multiple individual or team-driven tasks concurrently
  • Ability to employ effective problem solving strategies and show initiative in task completion

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or some college preferred
  • Three (3) years related experience required or equivalent of experience and education

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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