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State University of New York at Oswego Assistant Coordinator of the Clinical Practice and Partnerships Office in Oswego, New York

Location: Oswego, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Apr 28 2022 Job Description:

Description of Department:

Established in the fall of 2001, this office provides a centralized system for locating, developing, and sustaining partnerships and clinical practice sites for all academic majors leading to teacher certification in the School of Education. At present, nearly 1,000 candidates are being placed in nearly 300 schools during each academic year and summer sessions. The School of Education Teacher Opportunity Corps grant is also administered out of this office. Office personnel includes the full-time director, one assistant coordinator, one administrative assistant, one receptionist/keyboard specialist, and two graduate assistants.

The Clinical Practice and Partnerships Office at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full-time Assistant Coordinator.

Posting Date: April 28, 2022

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here (http://www.suny.edu/benefits/) for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff or click here (https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-April-2022.pdf) for a benefits summary.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with director to make required clinical experiences for candidates in C&I, Tech Ed, and CTE programs in the School of Education. Specifically tasked with arranging placements for C&I Blocks 1, 2 (CED, ADO, & TESOL), and Block 3 (ADO only), ADO student teaching, TED 211, 216, 316 and TED student teaching, and all CTE placements

  • Assist with tracking, reviewing, and monitoring the accuracy of placement data entry of the clinical experiences (SOE field experiences and student teaching) active working spreadsheets for data collection purposes (i.e. making sure all previous placement information is provided and accurate, and noting candidates eligibility); and notify program coordinators of placements as needed (i.e. Block 1, 2, ADO 3, and TED field experiences (reporting field experience placement data for tasked programs)

  • Collaboratively schedule and coordinate placement orientations for C&I Block 1, 2, & ADO Block 3 and all TED clinical experiences (TED field experiences and student teaching), coordinate and oversee field experience sign-ups for all C&I field experiences and, coordinate placement arrangements for all CTE placements

  • Assist with orientating School of Education candidates prior to placements to increase awareness and understanding of the field experience, student teaching and/or internship application process and overall components of clinical experience processes

  • Develop and implement a plan to understand the requirements, expectations, and to successfully identify appropriate placements for candidates in a timely manner and to develop and/or increase high quality placement opportunities. Attend stakeholders' meetings as directed

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings regarding clinical experiences (i.e., office staff meetings, clinical practice advisory meetings, department meetings, Professional Development School meetings, etc.)

  • With regard to placement coordination and completion, additional expectations are as follows: (1) 100% of the placements made two weeks prior to the published start date for placements tasked with arranging, with appropriate individuals notified of the assignments. (2) 100% of all candidates placed in their content area and have placement diversity prior to the student teaching assignment. (3) 100% of all data entered on any working spreadsheet is accurate and updated as needed

  • Understand undergraduate and graduate certification programs and assist in implementing overall School of Education policies and procedures regarding required clinical experiences

  • Communicate verbally, in writing and in a professional manner with school personnel, college faculty and candidates to obtain, make and confirm clinical experiences

  • Maintain a positive, supportive and professional rapport with college faculty and staff, SOE teacher candidates and P-12 teachers and administrators to successfully coordinate placements for teacher candidates in undergraduate and graduate programs

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://ww1.oswego.edu/diversity/) . As such, the Assistant Coordinator of the Clinical Practice and Partnerships Office will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree at time of appointment

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that advance campus culture and climate with respect to the core values

  • A commitment to preparing candidates for multicultural/global communities

  • A commitment to learner-centered public higher education and public school education, and goals of cultivating critically engaged teacher candidates in a variety of certification areas

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with faculty, professional staff, candidates and P-12 stakeholder groups to advance the goals of the organization

  • Two (2) to three (3) years of significant administrative experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree by time of appointment

  • Permanent or Professional New York State certification as an educator or administrator

  • Background knowledge and understanding of clinical practice process and regulations

At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/) .

As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)

Additional Information:

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:

Nichole Brown, Search Chair at nichole.brown@oswego.edu

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

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