Assistant Professor, Asst Prof, Director of Field Experiences & Clinical Practice (Clinical Faculty/Non-Tenure Track) - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809719)

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Detailed Job Description

• Coordinate all clinical placements (practica/student teaching/internships) for the College of Education
• Serve as liaison between College of Education and P-12 schools
• Identify, monitor, and evaluate ongoing and new clinical sites
• Deliver training and support associated with clinical placements and assessments in field experiences, P-12 teachers and other professional educators and teacher/other professional educator candidates
• Work with teacher education faculty to develop practica and internship assessments
• Secure, develop and evaluate diverse sites for clinical/field experiences
• Identify and facilitate supervisory personnel for monitoring and evaluating undergraduate and alternative masters internship experiences
• Manage a comprehensive system that evaluates, monitors, and tracks all field experiences
• Develop and maintain field experience related educator preparation materials (handbooks, guides, informational literature, etc.)
• Coordinate overseas internship placements through Consortium for Oversees Student Teaching (COST) program
• Prepare and present reports relative to field experiences
• Assist in the coordination of academic program reviews and accreditation processes
• Supervise office staff and maintain program budget
• Coordinate and supervise additional responsibilities associated with the position as needed.


The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Student Services, Certification and Clinical Experiences

Position: Director of Field Experiences and Clinical Practice, 12 month Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)

The College of Education at The University of Alabama is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor to coordinate and monitor all clinical experiences in the P-12 schools, provide training and support for assessment and evaluation processes and procedures to College of Education students, faculty, and P-12 teachers, serve as a liaison to P-12 schools, and manage a comprehensive tracking system for field experiences and clinical practice. Because much of the work detailed in this position entails monitoring progress, evaluating school sites, identifying quality personnel, and developing field experience materials, the appointment requires someone who possesses good practical and theoretical knowledge of the teaching/learning situation, as well as someone who is committed to the ideals fairness, diversity, collaboration and reflection within professional practice.

This position is a full-time 12 month, non-tenure track, renewable clinical appointment. This position will be renewed every three years based on performance and funding.

Position Responsibilities:
• Coordinate all clinical placements (practica/student teaching/internships) for the College of Education
• Serve as liaison between College of Education and P-12 schools
• Identify, monitor, and evaluate ongoing and new clinical sites
• Deliver training and support associated with clinical placements and assessments in field experiences, P-12 teachers and other professional educators and teacher/other professional educator candidates
• Work with teacher education faculty to develop practica and internship assessments
• Secure, develop and evaluate diverse sites for clinical/field experiences
• Identify and facilitate supervisory personnel for monitoring and evaluating undergraduate and alternative masters internship experiences
• Manage a comprehensive system that evaluates, monitors, and tracks all field experiences
• Develop and maintain field experience related educator preparation materials (handbooks, guides, informational literature, etc.)
• Coordinate overseas internship placements through Consortium for Oversees Student Teaching (COST) program
• Prepare and present reports relative to field experiences
• Assist in the coordination of academic program reviews and accreditation processes
• Supervise office staff and maintain program budget
• Coordinate and supervise additional responsibilities associated with the position as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Earned doctoral degree in an area of (P-12) professional educator preparation
• Minimum 3 years of experience teaching in P-12 schools or other professional educator positions P-12
• Minimum 1 year professional experience at the higher education level
• Knowledge of Alabama State Dept. of Education standards and certification requirements
• Experience with supervision of teacher interns/student teachers/ other professional educator interns
• Ability to develop and maintain database applications
• Ability to develop and present workshops related to clinical placements and assessments.
• Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty , P-12 teachers, and other professional educators, principals, and superintendents
• Proven effective collaboration with P-12 schools and colleagues

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with supervision of office staff
• Alabama Class B, A, or AA professional educator certificate
• Teaching experience in Alabama P-12 schools
• Proven effective leadership/administrative skills
• Experience working with digitized student management systems

Further information about the college and department is accessible at www.education.ua.edu.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: January 1, 2016 or earlier, if possible

Benefits:
-Health and Life Insurance
-TIAA-CREF available
-Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin immediately and are due by October 18, 2015.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, vita, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Attach as two (2) separate “Other Documents”:
1. Document Number 1 – List of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references
2. Document Number 2 – Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework
(Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as “Other Documents” for application process to be complete.)



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • STUDENT SERVICES AND CERTIFICATION
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Educational Assessment & Research
  • Other Education
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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