Program Coordinator, College of Nursing

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time   Nursing

Job Description


Program Coordinator, College of Nursing

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing is ranked highly among the best nursing schools across the nation for its undergraduate, graduate and online programs. Guided by our vision, Through the creative leveraging of technology, innovation and inclusive excellence, we will lead and impact the transformation of health care through strategic partnerships. The College is seeking a highly motivated Program Coordinator to assist with meeting its vision by managing activities for the nursing graduate programs. There is a rewarding experience to be gained through collaboration with faculty, staff and students in an institution that assists thousands of students in pursing nursing education and leadership.

This position will report directly to the Director of Academic Affairs.

Individuals in the position of Program Coordinator (Clinical Site Coordinator) will hold the following basic functions and responsibilities:

Project Management
Individuals in the position of Program Coordinator are responsible for managing various activities for the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing graduate programs. The Program Coordinator will serve as the primary liaison with clinical preceptors, clinical site administration, and students currently enrolled in our graduate nursing program. The Program Coordinator facilitates placement of graduate nursing students in clinical sites and the vetting of clinical site contracts (as warranted). They are responsible for establishing and maintaining clinical affiliation agreements. They manage documentation associated with the precepted clinical experience. Collaboration with all stakeholders, including faculty, students, preceptors, and clinical sites, is essential. Active listening, detail orientation, organization skills, and proactive problem solving are important skills necessary for the position of Program Coordinator. Conduct outreach efforts to organizations in order to obtain required additional details regarding collaboration agreements and organizational information as needed. They should demonstrate good judgment when making decisions. Assists with special projects as needed. Additional duties as assigned.

Record Keeping
The Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining information and documentation to accurately track clinical placement experiences and associated documentation warranted with the clinical site and preceptor. Detail orientation, accuracy, and dependability are essential in this position.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Communication Skills

Program Coordinators are responsible for communicating with various stakeholders, including preceptors, students, faculty, and staff. Strong interpersonal communication skills as well as verbal communication skills are required. Program Coordinators are responsible for representing the College of Nursing and the Office of Academic Affairs on committees and projects. It is imperative that Program Coordinators possess strong written communication skills. They will be expected to communicate through letters and e-mails in a professional and articulate manner. 

  • Computer Literacy

It is imperative that Program Coordinators be computer literate. Program Coordinators must be proficient in basic software packages (Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Program Coordinators will utilize SmartSheet to track and manage clinical placement data. Program Coordinators must also be able to use multiple databases to manage collaboration agreement information and documentation. Program Coordinators will also use e-mail (Outlook) to communicate with stakeholders, faculty, and staff. As technology continues to improve the efficiency of our processes, Program Coordinators must be willing and capable of learning new technology. 

  • Experience in higher education preferred, specifically as it relates to student clinical placement, is ideal.

Application Details

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online at

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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