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Dental Assistant Externship Coordinator - PT at Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Description:

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.

  • Must meet extern site contracts requirements.