Field Placement Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs (Temporary Part-Time)
City : Brampton
Category : Part time - Regular
Industry : Education
Employer : Sheridan College
Reporting to the Director, Clinical and Experiential Learning (CEL), the Field Placement Coordinator is responsible for developing, promoting, coordinating, implementing and maintaining Co-op sites in consultation with the program coordinator. The incumbent supports all faculty and site supervisor relationships for the Regulatory Affairs (RA) program. The incumbent supports all eligible students in obtaining a Co-Op placement by the start of the relevant term. As a member of the Office of Clinical and Experiential Learning, the incumbent participates in reviewing and revising RA specific and CEL general processes.
What You’ll be Doing
- Arranging and coordinating Co-op sites for the Regulatory Affairs (RA) program for all relevant cohorts; determining and managing lists of students scheduled for placement;
- Seeking out, vetting, developing and maintaining community partner relationships;
- Supporting and advising students and clinical faculty when issues arise during placement;
- Managing the RA student Co-op databases through Sheridan Works;
- Consulting with the RA Program Coordinator regarding Co-op scheduling issues and needs;
- Liaising with the WIL Co-op team;
- Reassessing Co-op sites on a routine basis;
- Supporting Co-op locations based on students’ needs and availability of placement sites;
- Providing external partners with support, regular information and feedback regarding program changes and expectations;
- Compiling, reviewing and distributing Co-op materials to students, placement sites and faculty, support staff and program coordinators;
- Conducting site visits as required by students, faculty and/or agencies;
- Educating and informing students, clinical instructors, placement supervisors, Sheridan faculty and program coordinators about the RA Co-op model, policies, procedures and requirements of the College and placement site including any required document verification;
- Attending Clinical and Experiential Learning team meetings and program meetings when required;
- Attending WIL Co-op team meetings where possible/appropriate;
- Engaging as an active member of the Office of Clinical and Experiential Learning including development of new/revised processes and infrastructure;
- Conducting pre-placement classroom meetings, presentations/workshops with students and/or clinical instructors to educate them about the Co-op requirements, policies and procedures needed to secure a Co-op;
- Developing, reviewing and revising Co-op evaluation tools in collaboration with the program coordinator;
- Establishing and maintaining administrative policies, procedures and documentation requirements for Co-op related issues;
- Responding to student and field inquiries about Co-op requirements;
- Providing a link with program faculty and Professional Advisory Council members to ensure consistency between program curriculum and Co-op;
- Work with the co-op site to arrange for any documentation or agreements required;
- Draft and coordinate signing of MOU and/or FEA as appropriate;
- Performing other related duties as assigned.
You have the skills and knowledge to work with an increasingly diverse student and staff population as well as a proven commitment to anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion.
You enjoy balancing many different tasks, staying organized and planning and have the ability to integrate multiple streams of information, prioritize and track multiple projects to meet a demanding workload and keep things running smoothly.
You exercise sound judgement and your sharp problem solving and conflict resolution skills, along with your ability to invite new ways of thinking, allow you to solve challenges in a creative way to help advance organizational goals.
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present to diverse audiences and communities.
The successful candidate will also meet the following requirements:
- Possess a Masters degree in a related health care field, along with a minimum of 2-year's experience in an administrative/coordinating role working with a variety of community resources, using marketing and public relations skills and techniques.
- Knowledge of, and experience in, Regulatory Affairs including government regulations.
- Demonstrated project management skills is an asset.
- Experience in an educational role supporting and guiding students is considered an asset.
- Experience in stakeholder engagement
- The ability to use mediation and conflict resolution skills is required.
Who We Are:
Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World (https://sheridan2024.sheridancollege.ca/), charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity and inclusivity. Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence. Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community.
- For more information, visit: Why Work at Sheridan
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies
Campus Location: Davis (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus). This position is working hybrid (primarily virtual).
Reference #: J0922-1719
Employee Group: Part-Time Regular - Temporary
Hourly Rate: $28.45 + 4% in lieu
Hours/Week: 24 hours
Application Details: This is a temporary position that may continue until May 2023.
Application Deadline: September 29, 2022
Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands, and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.
Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
Sheridan is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources.
You may be asked to provide copies of your educational credentials at the time of interview. Upon hire, we require official confirmation of educational credentials and Canadian equivalency assessments, if applicable.