PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITES (SUMMARY)
The Coordinator works directly with the Program Director to ensure alignment of program goals with overall goals of the respective Division and the College as a whole. As such, the Program Coordinator provides leadership for academic activities of the program, reviews and develops courses, recommend resources to support the program, and interpret academic needs.
Teaching expectations are outlined in the faculty workload policy.
For more detail on principal accountabilities, see “Performance Measures and Standards” listed below.
- Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW); licensed to practice social work in the state of Ohio (LSW or LISW); 3 years post Master's social work experience; experience with college-level program development, academic assessment, evaluation, instruction, and counseling
- Proficient with specific program accreditation agencies: Council for Social Work Education (CSWE); Ohio Counselor, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapist Board
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Demonstrated written, oral, and electronic communication skills, analytical skills; familiarity with the rules and regulations specific to the discipline, and ability to adapt rapidly to a variety of situations.
- Knowledge of curriculum development, methods of teaching and evaluation is desired. Demonstration of research, scholarship, and commitment to community service is desired.
PERFORMANCE MEASURES & STANDARDS
- Support and promote the mission and philosophy of Aultman College Nursing and Health Sciences as well as the Division.
- Responsible for supervisory activities and projects as delegated by the Program Director.
- Participates in the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the educational program, curriculum, and instructional processes.
- Participates in coordinating arrangements with affiliating agencies to provide experiential education
opportunities (e.g., clinical, fieldwork, internship).
- Recommends development of course schedules and classroom assignments.
- Ensure adequate experiential education sites needed each semester.
- Assist in development and supervise outside facilities contracts and affiliating agency arrangements to provide instruction and/or field experiences.
- Participates in the preparation and management of the budget for the program.
- Conducting on-going program assessment, including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, planning, and development (in coordination with the Institutional Research and Assessment Coordinator).
- Develop, implement, and evaluate program policies.
- Assists in recommending academically and professionally qualified faculty members.
- Conducts faculty performance reviews at the delegation of the Program Director.
- Modeling life-long learning relative to the professional discipline and in current educational methodologies.
- Facilitates faculty development that provides for orientation and education of the faculty.
- Participates in academic appeals and student conduct issues, as outlined in college policy.
- Prepares program reports and self-study documents as required by professional regulatory agencies
and accrediting organizations. Prepares any special reports that may be required.
ROLE WITHIN THE CULTURE OF ASSESSMENT
Each administrator, staff, and faculty member is expected to understand, value, prioritize, and communicate assessment as a critical institutional practice. Everyone has a responsibility to support the culture of assessment with behaviors that facilitate and sustain practices. Position-specific responsibilities include:
- Understand data collection/reporting obligations
- Report on time and share information with appropriate director/ manager before submitting to Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC)
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMAND AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Working conditions in office areas are good. Office activities may include extended time sitting and computer operation that may result in eye strain. Moderate levels of noise and constant interruption exist. Position requires much mental activity, study, reading and decision making. Physical demands are minimal and considered sedentary with occasional lifting and/or carrying of records, files and books -10 pounds maximum.
Occasional irregular hours
Provide timely response to externally/internally imposed conditions and deadlines.
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