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Clinical Field Coordinator/Advisor

Apply now Job no: 500415
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grade/range
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General Summary of Position:

The College of Education is seeking to hire a dynamic Clinical Field Coordinator and a program advisor for the College’s online programs.  This is a full time, 12 month benefited position.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment.  We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage candidates to identify their strengths in these areas when applying.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include but not limited to:

  1. Locating and maintaining field placements for all elementary, special education, and secondary education students who enroll in pre-practica and practica courses each semester.
  2. Building and maintaining new and existing partnerships with area public schools and developing effective working relationships with K-12 principals.
  3. Communicate with practicum sites to facilitate placement arrangements and practicum implementation; process practicum agreements and MOUs.
  4. Collaborating with the program coordinators in elementary and secondary education to organize supervisor orientation and training sessions.
  5. Coordinate and collaborate with Licensure Officer to provide needed DESE information for student licensure.
  6. When necessary, contributing to reports required for state and national accreditation.
  7. Advise graduate students in six online programs.
  8. Coordinate with faculty online programs to insure the scope and sequence the quality of online programs.
  9. Manage inquiries from prospective and current students seeking field placements and advising.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • An earned master’s in education or a comparable degree
  • Experience working in K-12 school settings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and technological skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.      

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.      

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

Please read this "EEO is the Law" poster (pdf), which provides an overview of many relevant equal opportunity laws.