Clinical Placement Coordinator, Nursing

Job description

The Position

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Lewis University, invites applications for the full-time, Clinical Placement Coordinator to be responsible for graduate students’ clinical practicum placements. This position will facilitate graduate students clinical placements and maintain the database. The position will also include acquisition and maintenance of practice sites and preceptors for the graduate nursing programs (all tracks). 

The primary responsibilities include:  Collaborate with Track Coordinators to actively identify new practicum sites and preceptors; Collaborate with Track Coordinators to actively visit, establish and maintain working relationships with personnel in practice settings, facilitate communication and collaboration with relevant stakeholders, attend meetings held by practice settings; Collaborate with Track Coordinators and practicum faculty to proactively coordinate projected graduate student practicum placements; Coordinate and assign placements for practicum experiences across graduate programs, and maintain an effective time-line for ensuring placements; Represent the University effectively in the role of liaison between the graduate nursing program and the practice settings.

Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Able to communicate effectively. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, other computer applications, and data retrieval from the university data management system. Willing to adapt to changes in programs and to learn and use new software. Able to take initiative and see projects through without direct supervision.

Application Process

Interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2019
Application Due: 8/9/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive