Director of Clinical Placement-Department of Medical Education (Req2696)

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Director of Clinical Placement-Department of Medical Education (Req2696)

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Salaried Full Time HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC College
  • Department: Department of Medical Education
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: Salary commencement is based on education and experience.
  • Grade: Salaried HSC - J107
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: N/A
  • Weekend/Holiday: N/A
  • Requisition ID: req2696
  • Position Control Number (PCN): 992884
  • Posting Period: 02/18/2021- Open Until Filled.
  • Position Description:

    The Director of Clinical Placement is responsible for establishing, cultivating, and continuously building relationships with clinical affiliates/partners to ensure adequate capacity for the COMLS clinical education curriculum. This position will serve as a gatekeeper to coordinate all clinical placements for COMLS students at ProMedica, UTMC, and all other affiliate sites. The Director may request and secure clinical site placements in collaboration with Clerkship Directors, Coordinators and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Clinical Education. This person will work in collaboration with the PA program to help support and plan for clinical placement of the PA students to meet program requirements.

    This position supports the implementation of the clinical education component of the undergraduate curricula in the College of Medicine. Responsibilities include actively seeking and developing relationships with new clinical sites and preceptors, communicating site requirements for student placement and following up with clinical sites as necessary. Additional responsibilities include coordinating and collecting accreditation data, entering information and maintaining clinical requirements database. This position is responsible for maintaining outstanding relationships with clinical partners.


    Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate across multiple constituencies including academic faculty, administrators and practice partners.
    • Must be independent and outcomes driven with a demonstrated ability to assume initiative and be self-directed.
    • Ability to develop and maintain data management systems and processes. 
    • Excellent writing skills.


    • The Director will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in undergraduate medical education.
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of LCME and related undergraduate medical education regulations and requirements.
    • The self-directed individual must have the ability to prioritize, exercise strong analytical skills, use effective communication and possess superior problem-solving skills. The individual must have the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with faculty, clerkship directors and coordinators.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Preferred experience in academic medicine, knowledge of clerkship programs and undergraduate medical education issues.
    • Knowledge of and familiarity with learning management systems (i.e., Blackboard, OASIS).
    • Experience with comprehensive evaluation systems.
    • Working knowledge of the American Association of Medical College’s Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program.

    Communication and Other Skills:

    • Demonstrate proficiency in organizing and presenting material to a professional audience.
    • Demonstrate successful and positive interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to perform efficiently and in a professional manner under demanding situations.
    • Organizational expertise, attention to detail and demonstrate punctuality.
    • Ability to plan and organize work, both under supervision and using independent judgement under stressful situations.
    • Exhibits accuracy and ability to pay attention to details.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to write legibly, speak articulately, and follow direction accurately.
    • Ability to type accurately and a good working knowledge of rules of grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

    Working Conditions:Works in a professional office environment with possible high stress levels. May need to work irregularhours to accommodate educational needs and impending deadlines. Travel to clinical sites and meetingsoutside the organization will be required.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/19/2021
    Application Due: 5/20/2021
    Work Type: Full Time