Clinical Practice Coordinator (Teacher Education) - CSOE (San Diego/Remote)

  • Alliant International University
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Nov 12, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Clinical Practice Coordinator (Teacher Education) - CSOE (San Diego/Remote)

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 California School of Education (CSOE) at Alliant International University offers a variety of degrees, certificates, and credentials in education that prepare students to make a lasting impact through teaching, counseling, leadership, advocacy, administration, management, and community work. Whether a student looking for an online degree program or an in-person learning experience, Alliant will be there to guide them every step of the way. The student's path into the classroom — either online or on-ground — is one paved with comprehensive academic excellence through:

  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) certification of many of our world-class education programs
  • Multiple degree options, including credentials and CSOE certifications, undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees, many of which offer specialized emphases
  • On-campus, hybrid, and online college education degree course options designed with working professionals in mind
  • Hands-on training facilitated by extensive practicum opportunities
  • Multiculturalism interwoven throughout the curriculum and rooted in our university culture; offering an educational experience rich with diversity and inclusion

The Clinical Practice Coordinator (Teacher Education), under the general direction of the Program Director, facilitates MOUs, placements, and relationships with principals and districts including messaging our expectations for student teaching placements (some districts will not place our students without connecting with someone from the University). They will facilitate communication with K-12 and community based partners. Works with the Program Director to manage data including program surveys. This position is responsible for facilitating data collection and analysis that contributes to systemic program changes and reports that are required by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) accreditation standards. Coordinate the collection and analysis of data for program improvement and state mandated reports.

This role provides support to students/candidates and faculty working within the University video management system (VMS).

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with Teacher Education practicum and internship instructors and ensuring every instructor is updated with current information and documents
  • Completing exit interviews for students
  • Holding initial meetings for incoming students to disseminate student documents, review process and to review uploading OneDrive folders
  • Meeting with interns during their first term of internship to review log sheet(s),
  • Revising practicum and internship documents and ensuring documents used are uniform
  • Uploading and maintaining clinical practice documents on student hub including logs, evaluations, site supervisor informational packet, University-District Agreement forms
  • Lead on revising student handbook
  • As needed, meeting with student, university internship instructor and site supervisor to problem solve issues that occur during fieldwork/internship
  • Providing one-to-one support for students struggling in the program
  • Communicating with school district's supervisors regarding our interns and answering CTC questions
  • Lead on working with students and practicum/internship instructors for completing alternative activities portfolio
  • Ensuring communication is in uniform by creating and disseminating informational documents for students regarding alternative activity portfolio, alternative comprehensive exam, and/or Praxis waiver.
  • Providing students with Qualtrics supervisor information
  • Working with Qualtrics team to ensure clinical practice and exit documents are uploaded, functioning and data is gathered
  • Monitoring students that continue to need Advanced Clinical Supervision
  • Participating in long and short-term program meetings including department EdS meetings, touch base meetings; Kognito; Taskforce
  • Participate in the Advisory Task Force and in SERC meetings
  • Participate in team/department meetings with staff and faculty
  • Supporting instructors by completing grade changes for students
  • Facilitates the MOU process and placement of students for internships and practicums
  • Foster and build relationships with partnering districts and engage in outreach at the university, district, and school level
  • Facilitation and Delivery of communication and expectations for practicum and internships
  • Evaluate and analyze data to ensure student placements meet all requirements of the standards.
  • Manage and maintain all data required for clinical practice by accrediting agents and prepare reports as requested by the Dean, Program Director, or Department.
  • Facilitates the placement of student teachers, MOU's and master teacher & district data.
  • Facilitation of DSP and University training
  • Conduct regular communication to master teachers + DSPs
  • Maintains video management system (VMS) and online platform environment in collaboration with colleagues in CSOE.
  • Perform other related tasks, duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or directed


  • Proficient computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, especially SharePoint, Excel; Adobe, Cognos, Canvas, CampusNexus or similar SIS databases.
  • The ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to problem solve.
  • The ability to explain complex requirements in clear and concise terms
  • The ability to be flexible with workflow to meet the needs of the department and students and to manage multiple tasks per required deadlines
  • The drive to encourage, direct, hold accountable and guide candidates toward task completion.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member and develop trusting relationships with students and Alliant employees, as well as the Registrar's Office and various academic departments.
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background
  • Highly motivated, focused and results oriented
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality always
  • Ability to be optimistic, positive, and supportive in all interactions with others
  • Collaboration and partnering with other university stakeholders to support candidate success
  • Ability to make procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Experience: Experience with online platform. Understands the lifecycle of networking/public relations with school districts, principals, master teachers, and DSPs.
  • Certifications, Licenses, etc.: Valid California Teaching Credential (or a reciprocal credential from another State) is preferred.

Appplication Instructions:

  • Please submit a resume/CV 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: 179703

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