University of Saint Joseph — Coordinator, Experiential Education

The Coordinator for Experiential Education works directly with the Director of Experiential Education and assists in supervising and monitoring students enrolled in the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) and the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) programs. The incumbent is also involved with the continual planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of experiential programs, inclusive of the faculty, sites, and the preceptors.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assign learners to affiliated practice sites.
  • Supervise learners in fulfilling objectives of the experiential program.
  • Manage the experiential program learner database.
  • Identify and evaluate potential sites based on established standards.
  • Educate potential sites and preceptors about the experiential program.
  • Coordinate preceptor orientation and preceptor development programs.
  • Make visits to practice sites on a regular basis.
  • Interact with and evaluate learners and preceptors during practice site visits.
  • Provide support and guidance to prospective sites and preceptors.
  • Oversee Office of Experiential Education activities in the absence of the Director of Experiential Education, including the Staff Assistant’s activities.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Experiential Education secure Affiliation agreements with experiential sites.
  • With the Director of Experiential Education, oversee the development program and the evaluation process for experiential sites.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be a licensed pharmacist in the United States and be eligible for reciprocity in the state of Connecticut.
  • Minimum two years managing people and programs in the health care field.
  • Maintains cooperative, constructive working relationships with others inside and outside of the University.
  • Exhibits a high level of professionalism, leadership, creative problem solving, diplomacy, negotiation and sales skills, and the ability to manage complex projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively represent the School to external and internal constituents.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, use good judgment, work in a vibrant academic environment and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to negotiate, creatively problem solve and interact in diverse clinical settings.
  • Strong leadership, project management, analytical and strategic skills.
  • Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows environment.   Proficiency with MS Office Suite, MS Access databases, Internet, and other programs as needed (e.g., mail merge, data base management). Familiarity with specific applications used by the University/Department a plus.
  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population.
  • Transportation and ability to visit various sites throughout the state.
  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Grade 25; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and professional references to hr@usj.edu.

The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

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