Clinical Training Coordinator, School of Pharmacy
Title: Clinical Training Coordinator, School of Pharmacy
Location: Columbia Campus
FLSA Status: N/A
The intent of this position description is to provide a representative and magnatudinal, not finite, list of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. This position does not represent a change in status from the present position held with the School. Overall allocation of effort may be realigned with the direct supervisor to allow adequate performance of all required job functions. This description may be modified in line with business requirements at the sole discretion of the company.
The person filling this position is responsible for the general administrative tasks as well as assisting with the daily program operations, addressing student and preceptor requests and needs, administering and managing the experiential education database, working with the Director in developing and maintaining a comprehensive communications infrastructure, maintaining student records and assuring that other requirements are achieved. This person will be directly responsible to the Experiential Education Coordinator.
KEY PERFORMANCE ELEMENTS:
- Provide general overall operational and administrative support for the Experiential Education Program.
- Assists in the management of information between the various faculty, adjunct clinical faculty, students. This may be accomplished in various ways including, but not limited to the preparation of various documents and reports, letters, and agendas. Assists in the up-date and maintenance of handbooks and various other student and/or preceptor publications.
- Operates and maintains the experiential education database and any other necessary programs that may from time to time be implemented.
- Assures confidentiality of all sensitive information at all times.
- Assists in the collection and distribution of student and preceptor evaluations. Assists in the interpretation of evaluation results and trends and observations as appropriate.
- Attends and records minutes of various meetings.
- Actively assists and works with the Southeastern Pharmacy Experiential Education Consortium (SPEEC), including attending meetings as appropriate.
- Assists in the education of preceptors and other full-time faculty in the use of the experiential education database and any other preceptor education development as needed.
- Performs other related duties as may be assigned.
Reports to: Dean or Designee.
Interfaces with: Faculty, Staff, Students, Preceptors, School of Pharmacy and University
Administration, leadership and members of professional pharmacy organizations.
Supervises: Clinical Training Coordinator
- Minimum of Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) that is applicable to the field (i.e. Health Care Administration, Pharmacy, or Public Health).
- Two or more years experience in higher education in academics or administration.
- Advanced computer skills, i.e. word-processing, Access, Excel, presentation and publishing that are used in the Office of Experiential Education including the experiential education database.
- Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills. The ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and delegate as appropriate. Must be able to work as a team player as well as to work independently to complete tasks/assignments.
- Possesses the ability to assist in various academic endeavors such as research and data collection and interpretation.
- Basic knowledge and understanding of medical terminology and pharmacy education concepts are strongly desired.
- Maintain a positive professional rapport with the preceptors, faculty, staff, and students.
- Maintain the high standards of the Experiential Education Office as well as the School of Pharmacy and the University.
The duties and characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe
and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
ABILITY TO TRAVEL:
The individual must be able to travel out of the local area occasionally on an overnight basis as required to complete required job functions or to participate in a variety of conferences and meetings.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.