Clinical Coordinator - Nursing Faculty

South University Columbia, SC, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
Jul 16, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Apply Now Clinical Coordinator - Nursing FacultySouth University Columbia, SC, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of AmericaReq #62 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Established in 1899, South University ( is a private, non-profit academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees.

The University traces its heritage to 1899, when Dr. John Draughon established Draughon’s Practical Business College in Savannah, Georgia. Over the past century-plus, South University has experienced continued growth transforming from a two-year college into a university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. South University’s approach to higher education, and the resulting varied academic experiences, provides students with the pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

South University provides a learning environment, both on-campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students can learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose. South University offers more than 50 academic programs across its nine campuses and through online programs.

The University’s academics are organized across five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, Health Professions, Nursing and Public Health, Theology – and a School of Pharmacy. With the introduction of South University, Online Programs, students can pursue both undergraduate degree and master’s degree programs ranging from the areas of Criminal Justice to Business – giving South University students more opportunities to make a difference, both personally and professionally.

The Nursing Clinical Coordinator assists the program director in the continuous review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the clinical experiences. He/she has primary responsibility for the scheduling, coordinating and availability of clinical experiences and the incumbent communication between clinical facilities, preceptors, and the University.
  • The Nursing Clinical Coordinator is a full time clinical faculty member who:
  • Assists program director in the acquisition of clinical sites for educational experiences.
  • Serves as faculty (see Faculty Job Description for additional responsibilities).
  • Assists in on-going preceptor development.
  • Organizes plans and implements a methodology to evaluate clinical experiences.
  • Conducts or coordinates on-site evaluations with students to evaluate instructional quality.
  • Counsels or refers students with identified performance problems.
  • Conducts on-site evaluations with clinical preceptors to insure instructional quality is being maintained and clinical objectives met.
  • Assists in maintaining student files.
  • Serves on or directs various committees as assigned.
  • Assists in providing community education about the nursing program.
  • Maintains the highest moral and ethical standards as an educator, as a nursing professional, and as a responsible member of the community

NOTE: Normally the Nursing Clinical Coordinator will receive a 25% reduction in teaching load to perform these duties. Accreditation, orientation, and other program activities may result in further course teaching reductions occasionally as approved by the Dean of Academic Affairs.
  • Master’s degree in nursing with a terminal degree preferred.
  • Zero to two years’ experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
  • Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction preferred.
  • Current knowledge in area of practice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
  • Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
  • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)
  • Demonstrated clinical competency and professional standards of practice.

ENVIRONMENT:The work environment 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. NOTICE: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.
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