Clinical Placement Coordinator
Ball State University
Ball State University’s School of Nursing welcomes applications for a Clinical Placement Coordinator.
The School of Nursing, an academic community, embraces an innovative and collaborative approach that:
- Facilitates learning through an interactive and inter-professional educational environment.Inspires engagement in service and lifelong learning through high quality and diverse experience.
- Inspires engagement in service and lifelong learning through high quality and diverse experience.
- Engages in research and education to enhance quality of life, reduce health disparities, and improve access to care within communities across the lifespan.
The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: The Clinical Placement Coordinator reports to the Associate Directors. This position works collaboratively with School of Nursing leadership, faculty, staff, and students to establish and expand clinical placements for students. This position also works collaboratively with health care facilities, healthcare providers, and preceptors to arrange student placement and meet baccalaureate and graduate programs’ clinical outcomes.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university by date of employment. Two years of experience in nursing education or healthcare clinical education. Willingness and ability to travel and a flexible schedule as necessary. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Experience with databases and Microsoft Office (word, excel, etc). Ability and skills to work independently and collaboratively with faculty, students, and others.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Earned master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university by date of employment. Experience with advising graduate students. Proficient and effective interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of university policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, student life, and support services.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/34897. Include the following documents with your application: licenses/certifications, resume, and cover letter addressed to Doc Hunter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 30, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.