Academic Field Coordinator (Part-Time, Non-Benefited)
Worcester State University
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 134005
TITLE: Academic Field Coordinator DEPARTMENT: Health Science SUPERVISOR: Department Chair, Health Sciences SSTA APPROVER: Linda Larrivee SCHEDULE: Part time 15 hours per week
General Statement of Duties: The Part time Staff Associate, Academic Field Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of academic fieldwork within the Department of Health Sciences.
Responsibilities: (E) = Essential
1. (E) Initiates placement agreements (contracts) between the university and fieldwork sites and ensures they are properly executed and updated on an annual basis. 2. (E) Coordinates with the Director of Procurement and Accounts Payable and the AA office to ensure adequate liability requirements of field work sites,. 3. (E) Provides students (entering junior year) with the link to PRACTICUM 4. (E) Coordinates the CORI process with HR for Level I fieldwork students who are completing includes distribution and collection of forms, verifying and copying identification, reviewing results provided by HR, and providing signed letter to department secretary to be sent to sites. 5. (E) Maintains statistical data on practicum students
6. (E) Develops and maintains contact with affiliating fieldwork sites and educators with the department chair. 7. (E) Maintains current and accurate information and evaluations for Levels I and II fieldwork for internal and external use; maintains Levels I and II fieldwork files for students to review information about fieldwork placements. 8. (E) Develops and maintains fieldwork database.
9. (E) Works with the faculty supervisor to ensure students are aware of special requirements of any fieldwork site. 10. (E) Develops and manages the fieldwork program, including handling student fieldwork placements, reservations, confirmations, withdrawals, and failures. 11. (E) Works with department faculty members and instructors of the practicum seminar to guide students as they prepare for and pursue their fieldwork experiences. 12. Assists with student advising during the preregistration period.
13. (E) Demonstrates civility and professional, customer-service oriented behavior, worthy of emulation by other staff and students. 14. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: 1. Master's degree in public health or a related field. 2. Minimum two years of experience working in Public Health and or Healthcare organizations 3. Strong communication skills
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Leadership and management experience a plus 2. Previous experience coordinating student field experiences
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community. This is a part-time, non-benefited, hourly position.
Applicants must apply online at worcester.interviewexchange.com. A representative from the department will contact individuals for interviews.
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.