The Externship Coordinator assigns, tracks and reports all activity related to the externship portion of the institution’s programs and facilitates the student’s transition from didactics to externship.
As a program faculty member and representative of the Academic Affairs Department, they are responsible to assure attainment of student training objectives for the externship in qualification for graduation.
Achieve assigned extern to hire metric. The standard is 50% Extern to Hire rate.
Develop new externship sites.
Assist in the development of student job leads.
Working with the Program Director, in consultation with the Academic Dean, assign students to their externship sites.
Conduct site visitations for assigned externs, completing site visitation reports and documentation on a timely basis.
Supervise externship training in compliance with Academic Affairs Department policies and guidelines.
Coordinate the exchange of externship information, such as timesheets, with the Program Director/Registrar.
Attend and direct assigned externship orientation.
Assure prompt and accurate receipt of requisite reports from students and sites.
Review all externship evaluations and direct information, as appropriate, to the Program Director.
Advise externs as needed.
Attend staff, departmental and Advisory Board meetings as directed.
Participate in commencement ceremonies
Communicate daily or as necessary with the Program Director.
Communicate daily or as necessary with the Graduate Employment Director.
Maintain a log of outside activities and furnish to the Program Director.
Promote and maintain a team concept within the Academic Affairs Department.
Maintain professional dress as a representative of the school.
Assure compliance with all School policies and procedures.
Assist with PAC meetings as requested.
Remain current on developments, practices and procedures, and equipment relating to their program and professional specialty
Instruct classes as needed.
Perform other such duties as assigned.
Must meet appropriate teacher qualifications for the program.
Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Self-starter, excellent organizational, problem solving, communication and customer service skills.
Marketing and/or sales experience a plus.
Must have current car insurance and valid unrestricted driver’s license.