The Placement Coordinator will provide support to the Undergraduate and Graduate Departments of the School of Education through active management of all aspects of all student clinical experiences, as well as being responsible for collecting and managing the candidate paperwork required for successful practicum/student teaching placements. This position requires a professional who has the ability and experience to collaborate and build partnerships with school districts and agencies. In addition, a knowledge of Ohio licensure requirements is required. The professional should have good attention to detail, and be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders.
Duties: The general responsibilities of the Placement Coordinator include:
- Per nine months, the professional is responsible for the placement of all undergraduate and traditional graduate students in practicum and student teaching placements, and will also provide support to accelerated and part-time Master’s programs in finding placements for practicum and student teaching
- Manages initial & ongoing communication with clinical affiliations; responsible for developing, securing and maintaining hard copies of annual partnership agreements, when necessary, with school districts and individual schools
- Participates in the development and maintenance of Microsoft Word Excel Department records, and Licensure Page database information at the end of each semester for student placements
- Collects and processes practicum/student teaching documentation and follows up with mentors, supervisors, and students for any missing or incomplete documentation
- Works with the Director of Clinical Experiences to generate and process appropriate clinical contracts, supervisor, and mentor teacher stipend forms, mileage forms, and practicum/ student teaching evaluation rubrics and forms
- Responsible for maintaining diversity in placement settings through the placement instrument developed by the department.
- Responsible for the orientation, training, supervision, evaluation, and recommendation for the rehiring of practicum supervisors and mentor teachers. This may include the development of the implementation of online training consistent with state requirements.
- Provides DICE training (online and/or face-to-face) for faculty and mentor, when necessary
- Contributes to School’s efforts by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the School of Education and helping program completers connect with resources for employment possibilities
- Complete other tasks as assigned by Dean or departmental leadership
Bachelors degree in education or related field. (Master's preferred)
Experience working in higher education or teacher preparation.
A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
To apply, please upload e-note, resume, and contact information with three professional references on our website.
A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer