Clinical Placement Coordinator
Clinical Placement Coordinator
University of San Francisco
The Clinical Placement Coordinator reports directly to the Associate Dean. The major responsibilities of this position include overall coordination and management of the student clinical placements for assigned programs and departments. May supervise OPE or exempt staff, and/or student workers.
1. Meets with and consults with department chairs and faculty to identify the clinical
placements required to meet the learning goals of the programs.
2. Contacts, establishes and maintains relationships with agencies for clinical
placements, field placements and internships for assigned programs.
3. Works with clinical placement system (CCPS) to manage requests for use of clinical facilities.
4. Expands student placements opportunities in collaboration with faculty and department chairpersons.
5. Supports the faculty in developing new relationships and establishing legal agreements for additional practice opportunities.
6. Manages formal evaluation of clinical sites and clinical preceptors.
7. Develops and maintains a system of record related to clinical placements, fieldwork and practica, and preceptors.
8. Works with legal counsel to assure all contracts with sites are current and appropriate.
9. Acts as a liaison between faculty and clinical sites educators for issues related to clinical placement and for assuring faculty and student orientation.
10. Updates and maintains Agency Orientation information on student and faculty portals.
11. Promotes a climate conducive to professional and scholarly development of
faculty and students.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. Master’s degree
preferred. Minimum 3 years of increasingly responsible work experience. Work in
academic setting preferred. Excellent understanding of technology. Detail oriented
and highly organized, with ability to balance competing priorities. Excellent oral and
written communication skills; including the ability to communicate on a professional
level with groups and individuals across the School and the University and with external constituents, ability to edit and proofread complex documents, and ability to draft original correspondence. Strong interpersonal and client relationship skills, including the ability to work with a highly diverse population of students, staff and faculty, and the ability to exchange non-routine information using tact and persuasion and the ability to work and communicate with a highly diverse constituency, from new university graduates to C-level executives. Ability to travel, and work evenings and weekends.
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For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
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