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Director - Work Based Education/Learning - Health Sciences Careers & Programs

City Colleges of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 22, 2024



Malcolm X College is seeking a Director of Work Based Education and Learning for the Health Sciences Careers and Programs department. Reporting to Dean of Health Sciences, the Director - Work Based Education/Learningserves as an integral part of the Health Sciences Department, supporting the development and expansion of healthcare system partnerships to support all work-based learning components of health science and nursing programs to include clinical settings, work-based learning, and apprenticeships. Supervises and directs a staff of Coordinators – Work Based Learning and support staff.

The Director - Work Based Education/Learningworks with key stakeholders in the initiation, development, and maintenance of clinical affiliation agreements and expansion of clinical capacity; conducts assessments of programs’ work-based learning/education components for quality improvement; and serves as a liaison with the Department of Labor in support of on-going development and growth of apprenticeships. Performs related duties as required.

T he mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.

T he mission of Malcolm X College's Health Sciences department is to educate the next generation of professionals in the healthcare and wellness industries while promoting leadership, lifelong learning, and a commitment to improve health outcomes for the communities we serve .

    • Own the pro c ess and tracking o f a t t ai n i n g cli n ical affi l iat i o n a g reeme n ts, apprenticeship employer agreements, a n d cer t if i cat e s o f i n su r a n ce, i n cl ud i n g in i tiati n g and m a i n tai n i n g t h e a g re em ents.
    • S u p er v ise and m a n a g e fu l l a n d par t -ti m e c o o r d i n at o rs’ si t e v isit f r eq u ency a n d s t ud ent p lace m ent. P r o v i d e su p p o r t with stu d ent clinical or work-based pl a c e m ent f o r v ar i o u s p r o g ra m s.
    • C o lla b o r a te with other CCC employees t o e v al u a t e the cli n ical or work-based learning si t e
    • n e e d s and ar e as o f p o t e n t i al g r o w th.
    • Ass i st w i th the c o l l ec t i o n o f data and r e p o rts o n cli n ic a l or work-based learning site util iz at i o n, e v al u a t i o n, and partnership opportunities .
    • M a n a g e t h e d ai l y w o rkf l o w f o r c o lla b o rati n g o n t h e cl i n ical affi l iati o n and apprenticeship employer a g re e m e n t s ; d e v e l o p cli n ical site, work-based, and apprenticeship re l ati o n sh ip s, pl a c e m e n t o f stu d ents a t v ar i o u s sit e s f o r N u rsi n g and Health S cien c e P r o g r a m s.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to evaluate clinical and work-based learning site needs and potential areas of growth.
    • Support the process of clinical affiliation and apprenticeship employer agreements, and the certification of insurance for clinical and work-based learning sites.
    • Maintain current and develop future relationships with clinical and work-based learning sites for student placement.
    • Offer opportunities for potential partners to learn about clinical and work-based learning partnership opportunities including apprenticeships through presentations and networking in collaboration with coordinators.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to submit necessary documentation or reporting to accreditors, Department of Labor, or other stakeholders related to clinical or work-based learning.
    • Provide guidance and leadership on organization of formal documents and keeping record of all clinical and work-based learning.
    • Provide support to students with clinical and work-based learning placements.
    • Assist with data collection, reporting and evaluation of clinical and work-based learning sites.
    • Supports recognition events and activities of clinical and work-based learning partners.
    • Develops associate contracts board reports and service contracts related to clinical and work-based learning needs.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Bac h el o r ’ s deg r e e from an accredited college or university in N u rsi ng, Health S cie n c e, o r r e l a t e d field.
    • Three y ears o f relevant w o rk e x p er i e n ce in health care programs and health services.
    • Knowledge of health science programs, curriculum, and administration highly desirable.
    • Experience working in an institution of higher education highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity.
    • Ex c elle n t v erb a l, a n d writ t e n c om m un icati o n s k ills.
    • Ex c elle n t o r g a n i z ati o nal and follow-up s k i lls.
    • Significant interpersonal skills with an ability to navigate conflict resolution.
    • Strong decision-making, collaboration, and leadership skills.
    • Ability to lead diverse teams and promoting student success.
    • Ability to align key internal and external stakeholders toward common goals.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).
Malcolm X College is a  Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges  award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.

MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunity.

WE OFFER:  Excellent health benefits at a low cost; Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan; Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition Reimbursement and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. For a more detailed overview of benefits please visit our benefits page.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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