Under the direction of the Executive Director of the School of Nursing, the Clinical Placement Manager (Managing Assistant Director III) manages all aspects of the clinical placement process including monitoring students’ placements and clinical records as well as maintaining and obtaining contracts, mandatory legal documentation (license verification, liability insurance, qualifications of preceptors and preceptor orientation etc.) and coordinating clinical placement for all campuses and locations, including Union, Kean Ocean and RVCC. The Clinical Placement Manager will also create databases to track students’ progress and timely clinical placement; contact Nursing colleagues, constituents and preceptors at the different sites to ensure timely placement and further relationships with our partner institutions; participates in the development of goals, policies and procedures for the School of Nursing; and does related work as required. The Clinical Placement Manager may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including occasional evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing; a minimum of two years of professional experience working in the field of nursing; and current active RN license in the State of New Jersey is required. Previous experience in clinical placement and teaching experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidate must have proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and database management.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, School of Nursing, by email to email@example.com. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.