Associate Director of clinical PracticesCollege of Education
OPENING DATE: November 15, 2013
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: Full time, 12 months
START DATE: December 1, 2013, or as soon as possible
This person will play an important role in serving our students and programs in the College of Education by managing the student teaching and practicum placements and also by serving as liaison to students, faculty, and external agencies.
- Manage initial and subsequent student teaching placements, matching student and school needs, while maintaining communication with COE departments, students, and cooperating teachers regarding placement confirmations. Send out welcome letters to cooperating teachers with placement information.
- Coordinate communication between schools and teacher candidates.
- Serve as liaison between the online database system and all persons in the placement process. as well as department chairs for three departments and multiple format and site directors.
- Attend regularly scheduled Undergraduate, Counseling, and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) department meetings.
- Support university student teacher and practicum supervisors through communication, stipend and mileage processing, online database system assistance, and training.
- Respond to and assist in facilitating open communication among all stakeholders – department chairs, cohort leaders, teacher candidates, cooperating teachers, university supervisors and college dean.
- Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
- 3-4 years of related experience in K-12 schools as a teacher or support staff required. Knowledge of K-12 schools and school cultures around the region.
- Strong organization & project management skills, incl. multi-tasking in an interrupt-driven environment.
- Strong computer proficiency (web HTML, MS Office, PowerPoint); ability to learn new software quickly and utilize efficiently
- Strong initiative, flexibility and dependability; good problem solving skills.
- Discretion and integrity in handling confidential information and maintaining confidentiality.
- Availability and willingness to work occasional evenings as needed.
- Strong working knowledge of TSPC administrative rules and NCATE standards.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to details.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal, teamwork and customer service skills.
- 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: $38,755 to $48,444, 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
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 also fax your application materials to 503 554 2186 or scan & send to email@example.com.
The University reserves the right to fill the position as circumstances warrant.