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## Description Bryant & Stratton College Academic Coordinators for Clinical Education (ACCEs) perform both administrative and instructional duties. As administrators, they support the College mission and vision relative to oversight and daily management of the clinical program area. The ACCE is responsible for developing, conducting and coordinating the clinical education program. This includes providing instructional and course delivery guidance to all subject-area instructors and assisting with required record keeping and reporting. As instructors, they may teach up to 4 classes per semester are bound by the position description for Faculty Instructor. ACCEs follow the faculty schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS 1. Assist the Program Director (PD), Program Administrator (PA), or Dean in his/her management of programs or subject areas. * Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of assigned fields as evidenced by active participation in professional organizations, maintenance of current scholarly collection of resources (through virtual library), and engagement in on-going dialogue with peer PDs, program faculty, and career services departments. * Participate in program development to achieve/maintain accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). * Participate in curriculum monitoring and development process by providing faculty feedback to the system-level curriculum team and by participating in program-specific curriculum development activities led by the system-level curriculum team. * Organize and monitor subject-specific campus-wide initiatives and activities for students, faculty, and where appropriate, career services. * Assist in the coordination and submission of Course Review materials and complete follow-up meetings with faculty. * Participate through recommendations to the campus library committee in library collection development to support program content and assist subject-area faculty in the use of scholarly works in course material and/or assignments. * Provide recommendations to the management team vis-a-vis the upkeep and purchase of subject-specific hardware and software and safeguard subject-area materials, records, and equipment. * Work with program advisor(s) to employ intervention strategies to assist students in achieving maximum benefit from their educational experience. * Participate along with Internship faculty and career services representative (if appropriate) in review of subject-area student portfolios in the students' final term prior to graduation. * Consult with Career Services on internship sites and student placements to assure quality experience at internship sites. * Participate (as required) as a member of the academic and/or campus management team(s). * Participate in campus-based and community-related activities as a representative of subject-area leadership and the College. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS (cont'd) 2. Support the PD, PA, and/or Dean to ensure achievement of clinical education program goals. * Maintains clinical sites, contractual agreements and assists with securing new clinical affiliations. * Assist in coaching Clinical Instructors and Center Coordinators of Clinical Education with respect to department expectations, course development, course delivery, assessment development, and rigor. * Provide documented records and assessment of the clinical education component including clinical education sites and clinical educators. * Effectively communicates as the liaison between Bryant & Stratton College and affiliated clinical education sites. * Manage clinical responsibilities consistent with CAPTE, federal and state regulations, institutional policy and practice setting requirements. * Considering the American Physical Therapy Association Guidelines for Clinical Education, develops criteria and procedures for clinical site selection, utilization and assessment. * Collaborate with clinical faculty to promote, coordinate, plan and provide clinical faculty development opportunities using effective instructional methodologies and technologies. 3. Adhere to, uphold, and comply with all established operational policies and procedures. * Assist the PD, PA, and/or Dean in ensuring that all subject-area instructors adhere to administrative and classroom delivery duties and requirements as outlined in the position description for Faculty Instructor. * Assist the PD, PA, and/or Dean in establishing a calendar and system to ensure the timely and accurate completion and submission of all government and accrediting agency reports. Assist the PD, PA, and/or Dean in completing all such reports. 4. Pursue opportunities for professional growth, including active participation in the American Physical Therapy Association. 5. With respect to teaching assignment - Provide institution with a focus on teaching and learning to help assure students in each class successfully meet all course outcomes and classroom retention objectives. * Plan for and facilitate instruction consistent with the Community of Inquiry Framework and the Seven Principles for Good Practice. * Assure appropriate course-level rigor in class instruction and assessment methodologies consistent with the College's Rigor Standards Framework through the development, integration, and delivery of course content planning documents including, but not limited to, supplemental syllabi, lesson plans, and assessments. * Integrate and include instruction and assessment of each of the College's four lifelong learning competencies in each course taught. * Establish and maintain a classroom climate consistent with the College values, education promise, and personalized promise. * Maintain one Skills Assistance contact hour per week for every five instructional hours assigned to support the classroom's teaching and learning process by publishing a skills assistance schedule each term and actively promoting (and assigning when necessary) student attendance. ## Requirements REQUIREMENT MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education * Academic Coordinators for Clinical Education are bound by all tenets of Knowledge, Skills, and Experience outlined in the Faculty Instructor position Description. * The credential requirements established in Bryant & Stratton College Policy No. 035. * Graduation from a CAPTE accredited Physical Therapy of Physical Therapist Assistant Program with current state license to practice. Experience * The Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant must possess a minimum of 3 years full time post licensure clinical experience. Two years of clinical experiences must include experience as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education or as a Clinical Instructor OR a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a Physical Therapy or Physical Therapist Assistant Program. * The proven ability to function as a team member as well as coordinate and facilitate on-going learning and development relative to systems, processes, and strategic goals and objectives that are representative of both campus and system initiatives. Other * Strong time management, problem solving, conflict management, cultural diversity, analytic, adaptability, and creativity skills. * Strong organizational skills. *Requisition Number:* 16-0014 *Post Date:* 1/15/2016 *Title:* PTA Coordinator of Clinical Education *City:* Orchard Park *Hourly:* No *Part-Time:* No *Travel Required:* 25% *Minimum Education Level:* Masters *State:* NY


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