Clinical Placement Manager (College of Education)



Clinical Placement Manager (College of Education)




Clinical Placement Manager


Description of Position
The College of Education is a flexibly organized team with a focus on continuous improvement. We are seeking a highly competent individual who is driven towards excellence and will serve as an integral team member within the College of Education. The duties of the Clinical Placement Manager are subject to change depending on the needs of the education department. Strong organizational skills are required. Northwest Nazarene University embraces diversity and therefore encourages all who are qualified to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. NNU's College of Education is seeking to fill a full-time clinical placement position. This is a full time, non-exempt position and reports to the Department Chair of Undergraduate Education. 

Essential Functions  

  • Supports the work of the Director of Clinical Experiences.
  • Initiates and maintains quality relationships with partner schools and districts.       
  • Establishes and tracks candidate field experience placements in public school settings.
  • Communicates placement information to both candidates and cooperating teachers and schools.
  • Manages the candidate progression database.
  • Tracks and manages professional development credits for clinical partners.
  • Supports the work of the College of Education.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three to Five (3-5) years of experience in a related field
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and files
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong computer skills and ability to learn new systems and teach others
  • Intermediate competency with Excel
  • Dependable, reliable, and the ability to meet deadlines with high quality work
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work with others both within the department, and across the university
  • Ability to represent NNU and the Education Department in a positive, professional manner to external constituents
  • The University requires that all staff members be Christians (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU and be willing to help advance the spiritual goals of the University. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a high-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Advanced competency in Excel
  • Knowledge of accreditation process and procedures
  • Higher education experience
  • Knowledge of K-12 education

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received. Complete application packet will include the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • NNU application
  • Resume
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Two current letters of recommendation from professional associates

For Faculty positions, also include:

  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching

Send, fax or email a complete application packet to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.

Reviewed 25 May, 2023

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted, and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).