Clinical Placement Specialist (HEOa) - Office of Clinical Experience
Hunter College (CUNY)
Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA
Internal Number: 27374
Clinical Placement Specialist (HEOa) - Office of Clinical Experience
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The successful candidate for the position of Clinical Placement Specialist, Office of Clinical Experience, will arrange and oversee field placements for undergraduate and graduate teacher education students. The ideal candidate should have extensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of the New York City public school system and be able to successfully support field placements that prepare teacher candidates to serve the needs of the diverse, urban student population. Hunter College is looking for candidates with skills across developmental levels (Early, Childhood and Adolescent --Kindergarten - 12th Grade) and learning communities (general education, special education, English language learners, etc...) The Clinical Placement Specialist will:
Working with faculty and the Office of Clinical Experience, identify and place student teachers in clinical placements across New York City; contribute to the assessment of the effectiveness of current field placements and determine future placement needs; working with faculty and OCE leadership, identify sites and mentors for future placements; monitor adherence of programs to New York State certification guidelines for field experience and student teaching.
Communicate with school district personnel, school administrators, and cooperating teachers to support and maintain relationships that lead to quality field experiences for pre-service teachers; coordinate and contribute to orientation sessions for cooperating teachers to outline their role in the preparation of pre-service teachers; manage information sharing and support for the placement and mentorship provided to student teachers in the clinical placement.
Organize and contribute to orientation sessions for teacher candidates and faculty to inform them of the field requirements and field placements; advise individual students, on an ongoing basis, of field and student teaching requirements ??? troubleshooting individual cases as necessary; contribute to a wide variety of professional development workshops and support services for student teachers, both at Hunter College and the school sites.
Working with the OCE staff, develop and update written guides and other materials on field requirements for students, faculty, and public school personnel; maintain administrative files and records of clinical experiences, including providing compensation to cooperating teachers supervising teachers; contribute to other projects as needed.
General contributions to school-wide School of Education events and/or special projects, as needed.
Bachelor???s degree and four years of related experience required; Master???s degree in education or related area strongly preferred.
Experience with teacher preparation and licensing programs, in-school teacher preparation or professional development, and/or teaching or administration experience in a public school setting is required. Experience in many of these areas in New York City schools strongly preferred.
The Candidate should be self-motivated and possess outstanding organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate should have computer proficiency including Word and Excel
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Provides educational development activities supporting a targeted academic program.
Assists in developing and preparing program offerings, curricula, guidelines, and related communications
Promotes program and advises students and College stakeholders on services, policies, and procedures
Advises faculty, counselors, tutors, administrators and others on program goals, activities, and best practices
Provides student services such as workshops, seminars, and advising sessions
Coordinates efforts of faculty, staff, and other service providers to monitor and assess utilization, student progress, and program effectiveness
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience ($62,411 - $90,375).
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 27374
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts;. New users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters ??? also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (??, ??, (??, ?? or ??), ??, ??, ?? , ???, \_ or ??)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include:
Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
Names and contact information of 3 references
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on October 23, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system, one of the oldest public colleges in America, and a national leader in urban public education. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 programs of study. Graduates of Hunter's nationally-renowned professional schools (the School of Education, the Silberman School of Social Work, and the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing) become the teachers, social workers, nurses and health care professionals who dedicate their lives to serving New York City and the nation. They are the embodiment of the Hunter College motto: Mihi Cura Futuri – "the Care of the Future is Mine". With the myriad opportunities found in New York City, and world-renowned faculty to guide them, Hunter's students embark upon their bright and illustrious futures and begin to achieve their version of the American Dream!