Assistant Director of Clinical Relations and Curriculum Development

Tarrant County College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Chief Academic Officers & Vice Presidents, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Title

Assistant Director of Clinical Relations and Curriculum Development

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Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




Class Code


Pay Rate

Commensurate with education and experience.


Trinity River


TR Allied Health Sciences

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs ( VPAA ). This position is responsible for providing clinical contract management and curriculum development in consultation with the deans supervising healthcare professions. This position works collaboratively with multiple college stakeholder officers (e.g., General Counsel, Risk Management, Provost, District Academic Affairs) and numerous healthcare partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performance Requirements*
  • Manages all contractual agreements with clinical facilities for technical programs including but not limited to Clinical Affiliation Agreements ( CAA ), Graduate Preceptorship Agreements ( GPA ), Letters of Indemnification ( LOI ), Business Associate Agreements, and Amendments and Letters of Renewal pertaining to these documents, as needed
  • In collaboration with healthcare partners and TCC stakeholders, researches, proposes, and serves as project lead for the curriculum development and educational planning relating to the development and launch of new continuing education and technical credit courses and programs in healthcare professions education
  • Maintains open lines of communication with clinical partners, project team, and clinical sites regarding the status of all contractual requirements
  • Maintains an up to date, readily accessible, and easily interpreted inventory of all contractual agreements
  • Prepares and adheres to appropriate contract approval timelines in consultation with clinical coordinators and program directors
  • As it relates to contract management and negotiation, leads the training and onboarding of clinical coordinators and program directors
  • Plays a leadership role in the development and maintenance of relationships between clinical site staff, program directors/ clinical coordinators, and administrators
  • Creates and maintains clinical affiliation agreement templates in consultation with program directors and clinical coordinators
  • Collaborates with Academic Deans at each campus, Office of General Counsel, Provost, Risk Management, and District Academic Affairs to ensure partner deliverables including onboarding and preceptorship of students and expectations defined in contracts are achieved
  • Regularly assesses clinical affiliate partners and academic program satisfaction with clinical education experiences and clinical relations support
  • Prepares clinical site audit reports to meet THECB reporting requirements

Service Excellence
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College ( TCC ) Institute
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity, and service to the College
  • Supports the mission, values, and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

*Performs other related tasks as required

SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of Vice President of Academic Affairs.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Master’s degree
  • Two (2) years of experience in education, healthcare, or related field
  • Must be able to work evening and or weekend hours as assigned

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Leadership experience working in healthcare administration
  • Experience in curriculum development in higher education
  • Experience working with contract language and written agreements
  • Experience being an externally-facing representative of a business, institution, or organization in healthcare, healthcare education, or related field

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Proficiency with interpersonal and written communication in a professional setting
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse and urban
  • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
  • Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
  • Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary




Cristina Avelar

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License

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