Field Training Liaison

  • Alliant International University
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Sep 17, 2021
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Job Description


Field Training Liaison

Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas: Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement. The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations. Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues. Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.

Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.

Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

The Field Training Liaison, under the general direction of the Online MA in Clinical Counseling is responsible for supporting the online Masters in Clinical Counseling program by establishing and maintaining relationships with field placement agencies, assuring contractual agreements are signed and guiding students through the placement process.

Duties & Responsibilties:
  • Analyze student locations (zip code) and identify appropriate placement options.
  • Seek to establish an affiliation agreemnent with sites identified as appropriate following Skype or in person interviews with the appropriate site personnel.
  • Work in concert with the Online MA in Clinical Counseling (MACC) Program Director to orient students to practicum/internship process and responsibilities at the onset of their program and as needed.
  • Seek to have appropriate placements for online MACC students at the time fo their first practicum course.
  • Assure affiliation agreements and students supervision contracts are signed in a timely manner and stored.
  • Perform other related tasks, duties and responsibilites as required, assigned or directed.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiar with CACREP accreditation requirements, especially those for field experience and supervision.
  • Familiar with California state licensure regulations and requirements.
  • Excellent initiative, time management, and proven follow-through skills.
  • Good supervisory skills both of staff and students.
  • Good communication/interpersonal in face-to-face, phone, and written interactions.
  • Ability to deal effectively with problem and conflict situations. Clinical expertise.
  • Ability to work in a cooperative and service oriented manner with faculty, staff, and other University administrators.
  • Possess a vision and commitment to quality service delivery and education and training.
  • Sensitivity and commitment to provide service to disenfranchised populations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and productive relationships and partnerships with community based organizaions, service agencies, and schools.
  • Possess excellent leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interface effectively with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team player; highy motivated, focused and resultes oriented.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to manage mltiple tasks according to required deadlines, and maintain composure under high stress conditions.
  • Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education: B.A./B.S. from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience: Two (2) years of work experience in higher education setting and experience working in a community mental health settings.
  • Licensure, Certifications, etc.: None

Application Instruction:
  • Please submit a resume and cover letter.

Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position.

Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.

Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at or 858-635-4509.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants. This notice is about the collection and use of your personal information. We encourage you to read this notice carefully.

Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.

Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.

Company: Alliant International University, Inc.

Country: United States of America

State/Region: California

City: San Diego

Postal Code: 92131

Job ID: 168341

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