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[C18-042] - Nursing: Coordinator Of Clinical Placement and Laboratory Learning

Position Information

Administrative Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Leona Konieczny
Phone: 860-832-3104

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, Coordinator of Clinical Placement and Laboratory Learning in the School of Educational and Professional Studies, Nursing Department. The Coordinator of Clinical Placement and Laboratory Learning is responsible for collaborating with the Department Chairperson, program coordinators, and faculty in identifying and negotiating clinical placement settings, appropriate preceptors (graduate program), and other clinical related learning experiences including identifying the need for new contracts with potential clinical agencies and/or preceptors and assuring compliance with contractual agreements, and ensuring the clinical educational needs of the nursing student population and the requirements of the clinical facilities are met. The incumbent of this position will manage and direct activities related to simulation pedagogy and the nursing laboratories. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

This position will require occasional evening and weekend hours.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Four years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse and two years simulation experience
  • Current RN license in the State of Connecticut
  • Current knowledge and experience of standards and practices involving simulation pedagogy
  • Knowledge and ability to lead organizational change, experience in leading projects, and current knowledge of clinical nursing care
  • Understanding of student clinical experience needs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with new technology and software
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with diverse learners
  • Ability to lift and transfer mannequins and other related equipment

Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing or health related field
  • Clinical placement experience
  • Prior experience in an educational institution

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are from communities of color. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by April 27, 2018. Salary is commensurate with education and experience; minimum salary $61,617. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following in a single file:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three current professional references (one must be a supervisor) with addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers and relationship to applicant

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e. SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Dr. Leona Konieczny at 860-832-3104 or

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.