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Boston College Temporary Office Pool, School of Nursing in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Temporary Office Pool

The Assistant Director of Clinical Placement assists with the development of the strategy and managing the Undergraduate and Graduate clinical functions, graduate placements, MSE POP Health, contracts, community outreach, preceptor recruitment, and maintaining the graduate preceptor and site database. He/She is responsible for developing and initiating new ideas, programs and proposals to increase recruitment and retention of placements and preceptors.

The Assistant Director collaborates with the Associate Dean of Clinical Placement and Community Partnerships in developing and implementing plans for approximately 500 students (UG and Grad) in approximately 1,500 clinical placements annually by reviewing program and student clinical site requests, requirements and available preceptors for the various clinical courses, as well as continually evaluating current sites and developing new sites with available and competent preceptors.

The Assistant Director works in concert with the Assistant Dean of CP & CP to develop, implement and evaluate the clinical component of the UG and master’s programs, and is responsible for:

Supporting a strategy and plan for recruitment and placement and working to be able to handle any future growth objectives.

Clinical Education Components

Collaborates with Associate Deans of the Grad & Undergrad programs, graduate program directors, undergraduate TORs and students in developing and implementing plans for approximately 500 students (UG and Grad) in approximately 1500 clinical placements annually by reviewing program and student clinical site requests, requirements and available preceptors for the various clinical courses, as well as continually evaluating current sites and developing new sites with available and competent preceptors.

Assists faculty with the assignment of clinical sites which best meet the educational needs of the student.

Reviews program and student clinical site requests and available sites and preceptors for the various clinical courses, on a semester-by-semester basis.

Addresses issues and concerns with placements and assists those involved in appropriate resolution.

Network with clinical agencies throughout Boston & surrounding areas to build relationships which can actively support placement needs.

Supports a regular preceptor recruiting plan that will provide a dynamic placement program which is able to accommodate the school’s demanding placement expectations.

Resource Management

Collaborates with faculty to identify the quality and variety of clinical placements needed by each specialty, as well as prepare and send requests

Identify and procure placements in concert with each specialty’s faculty members

Evaluate available clinical placements in relation to each specialty’s needs

Oversees the maintenance of database of student credentials required by the agencies

Oversees the preparation of electronic preceptor packets for each student and distribute per agency and school timelines

Collaborate with CSON Continuing Education Program to identify potential clinical shadowing experiences for CE certificate students; plan and evaluate CSON/CE Preceptor CE Voucher Program; and recruitment of potential preceptors via CE contacts, conferences and resources.

Information Management

Oversees the maintenance of current database containing clinical education sites, preceptors and individual student placement details as they relate to needs and requirements of each specialty, the school, and external agencies

Manages Preceptor appreciation program & related budget

Practicum/Clinical Placement courses

Assist faculty with implementing program policies and procedures for matching students with appropriate clinical experiences

Assist faculty in communicating with students, clinical site contacts, and faculty about school and program policies and procedures, curriculum information and objectives for each clinical experience

Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Requirements

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .

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