Academic Success Coordinator, Senior
NAU is a community devoted to student success and sustained by an
unshakable commitment to our shared mission, vision, and values.
We—faculty, staff, and administrators—thrive by combining our
efforts and working side by side to further NAU's culture of
- This position will serve Southern Arizona (Tucson and
- This position will require frequent travel to clinical
- Remote and or hybrid work options are available.
- This position is posted as a Academic Program Coordinator
Senior, but will be refered to as a Clinical Placement Coordinator
as a working title.
The clinical placement coordinator will work with the Undergraduate
Program(s) Campus Coordinator(s). The clinical placement
coordinator will work in the field with multiple clinical sites to
coordinate undergraduate student clinical placements. The position
is a full-time 12-month appointment. The successful candidate will
have strong marketing, recruitment and administrative skills.
Hospital Liaison Support - 80%
- Communicate via email, phone and/or in person with nurse
educators and /or placement coordinators in health care facilities
to develop clinical placements.
- Coordinate clinical experiences appropriate to undergraduate
curricula. Including, but not limited to, the numbers of
student-placements needed at each semester, level and type of
- Represent the School of Nursing at clinical agency planning
meetings to negotiate clinical sites as well as community
professional meetings and recruitment job fairs.
- Identify facility requirements at each clinical placement
location, such as orientation and Electronic Health Record (EHR)
training and communicate these clinical entry requirements to
instructors and student groups in a timely manner.
- Identify, recruit, develop, maintain, and evaluate appropriate
practice sites (practicum agency student placement site), and
preceptors in accordance with accreditation standards and the
Arizona State Board of Nursing.
- Initiate and maintain clinical site contracts required between
the educational institution and the clinical agency and submitting
all requisite paperwork to clinical facilities for students
participating in clinical rotations.
- Collaborate with site coordinator and clinical professors to
evaluate clinical sites on an annual basis.
- Send health records and all other required documents of each
student to the placement coordinator/nurse educator at clinical
placement facility, on a timely basis, as required by the
Administrative Support - 15%
- Maintain records of facility requirements, updating as
necessary. Distribute to clinical professors and preceptors the
student and agency evaluation forms.
- Confirm placements with nurse educators and /or placement
coordinators in health care facilities via timely follow up
- Send completed rosters/ batch forms to faculty, and all
clinical agencies per required time frames.
- Communicate confirmed or changed clinical placement agreements
with instructors, campus program coordinators and students for all
undergraduate placements in the BSN curriculum.
- Maintain databases of preceptors, practice site information and
site evaluation forms.
- Promote positive working relationships with clinical placement
agencies and other institutions.
- Maintain University and clinical agencies requirements
(ie.HIPPA & FERPA)
- Maintain open lines of communication with students, faculty,
staff, coordinators, directors, and the community at large.
Other - 5%
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree.
- 3-5 years of relevant experience.
- Any combination of relevant education and experience may be
substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year
- Current knowledge of healthcare clinical practice that
- an ability to use healthcare vocabulary;
- an understanding of the clinical practice of nursing in varied
- a knowledge of the diverse organizational environments in
different healthcare settings.
- Experience in sales.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Demonstrate an understanding of the clinical practice of
nursing and knowledge of the diverse environment in which nurses
- Skill in evaluating data and establishing priorities.
- Able to manage multiple tasks and set priorities in a
- Ability to analyze problems and make well-reasoned, sound
- Demonstrate database and word processing computer skills.
- Able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
- Able to work in team settings (e.g. with instructional course
- Able to understand boundaries (with external agencies,
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination
requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal
court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent
executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees
of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For
current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please
visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination
This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive
position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona
University requires satisfactory results for the following: a
criminal background investigation, employment history
investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and
fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL,
you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere
to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in
the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report
. The report is a result
of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
Fire Safety Report
is combined with the Annual
Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this
campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire
safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing
and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Salary range begins at $47,634. Annual salary commensurate with
candidate's qualifications and related experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair
Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or
compensatory time for additional time worked.
This is a Classified Staff (CLS) position. NAU offers an excellent
benefit package including generous health, dental and vision
insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System;
paid vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for
employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at
NAU is available on the Human Resources benefits website
. Classified Staff
employees are in a probationary status for their first six months
at NAU. NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a
position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's
BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits
on the first day of the
pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date.
Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in
benefits. Additionally, new employees will begin participating in
the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability
coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period
following 6 months after the new employee's start date.
Learning and Development
Your career at Northern Arizona University includes the opportunity
for professional development. New
employee on-boarding training
includes courses to be completed
within the first 30 days. If your position includes the supervision
of a benefit-eligible employee, we offer the NAU Supervisors
Academy for you to complete within your first 2 years.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship
for this position.
October 20, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
How to Apply
Please do not submit an application package to this position if you
have already applied.
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on
this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the
"Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you
need assistance completing your application there are instructions
available on the Human Resources website
or in person in the
Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus
- on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable
accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact
the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006
or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps,
and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
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