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University of Utah Clinical Placements Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/24/2022

Requisition Number PRN30705B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Clinical Placements Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Typical business hours with few exceptions, some remote work also allowed.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00985 - CON ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $42,000 - $48,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This is a support position within the Academic Programs department in the College of Nursing ( CON ). This individual will work collaboratively with various members of both graduate and undergraduate faculty including, but not limited to; the Assistant Dean for Masters and Doctor of Nursing Practice ( DNP ) programs, the Director of Undergraduate Education the Director of Prelicensure Program, and the Program Manager for Contracts and Clinical Placement to secure clinical placement sites for nursing students. This position will assist in other areas of departmental support.


1. Coordinates and schedules clinical experiences for the students in the College of Nursing under the direction of the Program Manager for Contracts and Clinical Placements.

2. Coordinates and maintains strong relationships with clinical partners, preceptors, clinical course faculty, and specialty track directors.

3. Utilizes professional advising and guidance skills to assess diverse needs of students and provides appropriate advice related to planning and progression of advanced nursing practice clinical experiences leading to graduation.

4. Assists the Program Manager for Contracts and Clinical Placements with other programmatic activities, as needed.

5. Interacts closely with Information Technology team and software support team (e.g. Exxat) for preceptor-student-faculty coordination.

6. Contributes to and maintains databases of clinical rotation sites, student schedules, and preceptor information.

7. Communicates regularly with specialty track directors, faculty, preceptors, and students.

8. Other duties as assigned.

This position is eligible for universitybenefits ( including;medical-dental-wellness coverage (\_wellness.php) , an additional immediately vested14.2% of salary employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to retirement (401a),paid leave ( ,paid holidays ( ,tuition assistance ( for employees and family,free UTA transport pass ( and others.

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This job description is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.