Associate Director of Clinical Practices (SOE)
Associate Director of Clinical Practices
School of Education
OPENING DATE: January 23, 2013
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: 32 hours per week (4 days), 12 months; 0.8 FTE
START DATE: March 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter
This position exists to manage the student teaching and practicum placements for students in the School of Education, and to serve as liaison to students, faculty, and external agencies.
Specific essential responsibilities are as follows:
- Manages initial and subsequent student teaching placements, matching student and school needs while maintaining helpful and necessary communication with SOE departments, candidates, and cooperating teachers.
- Coordinates communication between K-12 schools and the School of Education.
- Serves as the liaison between the online database system and personnel in the placement process, department chairs and multiple format and site directors.
- Meets with undergraduate, counseling, EDFL, and MAT faculty in regularly scheduled department meetings.
- Supports university supervisors through communication, stipend and mileage processing, online database system liaison, and training.
- Supports strategic partnership development and grant management.
- Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
- 3-4 years of related experience in K-12 schools as a teacher or support staff and familiarity with K-12 schools and school cultures in the region.
- Strong working knowledge of TSPC administrative rules and NCATE standards preferred.
- High level of computer proficiency (web HTML, MS Office, PowerPoint) and ability to learn new software quickly and utilize efficiently.
- Strong project management and multi-tasking skills in an interruption-driven environment.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills as well as detail orientation.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and customer service skills.
- High level of initiative, dependability, and flexibility
- Discretion in handling confidential information.
- Availability and willingness to work occasional evenings as needed.
- Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university’s mission as described on our website.
- Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God’s kingdom, engages in global concerns, and connects culturally
COMPENSATION: Pay Range F; Minimum $31,000 to 38,755, depending on experience. Competitive benefits: Vacation; sick leave; holidays; medical, dental, life, disability insurance; retirement plan; and tuition remission.
REPORTS TO: Director of Strategic Partnerships & Clinical Practices
TO APPLY: Submit application, resume, and letter of interest to: Office of Human Resources, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian, No. 6108, Newberg, OR 97132. You may fax your information to 503.554.2186 or scan and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The University reserves the right to fill the position as circumstances warrant.