Clinical Coordinator

Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3459

Job Title: Clinical Coordinator

Department: Human Services

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Part-Time Professional

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation: $21.00

Schedule: M-F daytmie, flexible hours - up to 29 hours a week

Position Summary

The Clinical Coordinator, Human Services coordinates and oversees clinical placements for students, serves as a liaison for students, provides support for adjunct faculty, and provides other needed assistance.

Core Competencies

Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee, Communication, Building Partnerships, Quality Orientation, Conflict Resolution Customer Focus


Program Coordination 

Seeks and establishes placement sites for internships. Visits and evaluates prospective social work and human service agencies for degree seeking, advanced mental health, and addiction certificate and human service assistant certificate students and determines appropriateness for utilization of placements.

Reviews and updates course goals and objectives, provides information and guidance to field instructors, and initiates Clinical Affiliate Agreements.
Creates, updates and distributes placement applications to students and reviews applications. Coordinates practicum placements. Determines student eligibility and matches student with sites.

Facilitates orientations and organizes distribution of field documents. Collaborates with SAHS faculty and adjuncts, and serves as an advocate for
students. Assists in recruitment, hiring, and training of adjunct faculty liaisons. Assigns faculty and adjunct liaisons to students/placement sites. Responds to issues and concerns, answers routine questions, and provides general guidance in support of students.

Student Support

Provides customer service. Responds to telephone and email inquiries, meets with potential students, participates in program information sessions and provides general assistance.

Reviews practicum evaluations submitted by students, field instructors, and liaisons. Communicates findings to faculty and liaisons. Participates in the ongoing evaluation of approved placement sites and advises faculty and staff of recommendations for continued utilization of the sites.


Provides administrative support for adjuncts. Keeps ongoing records of clinical placements. Maintains confidential or sensitive records and information.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibility in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.

Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences.

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Other Duties & Responsibilities 

Works assigned schedule, which may include visiting sites outside of the normal workday and work week. Exhibits regular and predictable attendance. Attends all required meetings and training. May assist students with course and degree scheduling.

Usual Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of time, stands, and walks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.

Working Conditions

Normal classroom and office working conditions. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to classroom setting and business offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
Human Service field; best practices in Human Services, Social Work, Developmental Disabilities, and/or Addiction Studies; computers and software, including cloud applications, to include Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); secretarial science; office practices and procedures; administrative and office management.

Skill in: building relationships with Human Service providers; written and verbal communication; operation of general office equipment; maintaining good public relations; customer service; general typing; planning, scheduling and organizing practicums; collaborating with other agencies, business and community resources.

Ability to: demonstrate flexibility; work effectively with persons of varying cultures and diversity; work independently demonstrating initiative; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; answer routine inquiries; maintain confidential and sensitive information; maintain accurate and complete work records; identify potential practicum sites and negotiate mentorship and internship contracts.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field. 3 years' experience in the human service field. Experience in social administration including training staff and/or conducting orientations. Degree in a related field. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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