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Clinical Coordinator- Nursing or Allied Health Programs

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Posted: October 15, 2021
Level: Community College Professional 18, 10-month, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Job Posting: NVCC 21-26
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, November 15, 2021.


Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708 

Anticipated Start Date: 

Fall 2021

Position Summary:

The CT Community College system offers two-year liberal arts degree programs and a broad range of career, occupational and technical certificate, and non-credit programs in order to meet the varied learning needs of the populations served. Among those programs are courses in subject areas that prepare students for occupations and careers in fields that support and are adjunct to health care. These subject areas include such fields as: Nursing and Allied Health Programs. The programs include both academic and clinical instruction. The Clinical Coordinator directs the clinical practice portion of courses in one of such allied health fields at a Community College. The incumbent’s work includes both clinical program administration and teaching of students in the clinical setting, laboratory, and simulation lab settings.

Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in nursing together with one to four years of experience in clinical nursing practice; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Professional competence in one or more of the assigned subject disciplines.
  • Must hold a current CT license in the designated discipline.
  • Clinical instruction and course design, including simulation.
  • Methods of testing and assessing student performance in clinical settings.
  • Comprehensive familiarity with accreditation requirements in assigned disciplines

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years of acute care medical-surgical Nursing practice.
  • 2 years of teaching Clinical Nursing.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing or Allied Health Program Director or other administrators, the Clinical Coordinator is accountable for contributing to useful practicum for assigned students through effective performance in these essential functional areas:

  • Clinical practicum administration.
  • Clinical instruction.

The position is required to have extensive cooperative and collaborative relationships with faculty, students, staff, the public, and with professionals in peer organizations and professional associations. The incumbent is expected to collaborate with academic and student services departments to contribute to the retention of students. The incumbent is expected to represent the College in a positive manner.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employees must prove that they  (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. Executive Order

Starting Salary:

$56,322 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.  Salary Range for this level is $56,322-$102,302.

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of the Official College Transcripts.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity [email protected]



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