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Regional Clinical Coordinator

South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #525
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

What's next for you is the first priority for us!  With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University located in Savannah, GA is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. This position supports South University’s Online Student Support Center in Pittsburgh, PA. 


Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.  


Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.


South University, the right direction for a brighter future.






Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program


Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

Paid Parking

* includes domestic partner coverage


The Regional Clinical Coordinator is a member of the full-time faculty (rank commensurate with experience) who also holds an administrative appointment related to managing all aspects of clinical and preceptorship experiences as determined by the College of Nursing and Public Health.Responsibilities include: Designing and coordinating student rotations with clinical and preceptorship experiences and assisting clinical coordination for programs with the design, implementation, and evaluation of the clinical experiences. This includes providing a perspective for affiliation agreements with health care organizations and systems that meet state regulatory, agency, and university requirements. The Regional Clinical Coordinator contributes to the well-being of all relevant nursing programs and assists with student enrollment growth and faculty involvement. The Regional Clinical Coordinator also participates in activities that promote the stature of the College of Nursing and Public Health and abides by the mandates set by the South University Board of Trustees, University Chancellor, System Vice President for Academic Affairs, and College Deans.


  • Perform administrative and instructional duties as outlined in the position description and in accordance with the provisions of Faculty Supplement to the South University Employee Handbook. Approve student rotations as established by the nursing faculty within clinical and preceptorship settings that span the U.S. and meet on-going needs of the program. Oversight and continuous review of established student rotations within clinical and preceptorship experiences.

  • Conduct periodic on-site evaluations of students, clinical sites, and preceptors to ensure instructional quality is maintained and clinical objectives are met.Ensure that clinical and preceptor experiences meet the requirements of applicable local, state, and national professional and accrediting bodies.

  • Prepare accreditation reports pertaining to clinical experiences of students as directed by the Senior Clinical Director and the Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health.

  • Conducts the periodic evaluation as outlined in the PEMP.

  • Plan and implement methodologies to evaluate program, course curriculum, and student performance as they relate to clinical and preceptorship experiences as established by the College of Nursing and Public Health.

  • Oversight and approval of student and institutional files, including information on liability insurance, clinical affiliation agreements, preceptorship agreements, health records, and background/drug screens.

  • Assist in implementing and maintaining an effective electronic student documentation system that meets the needs of the nursing curriculum and professional discipline.

  • Conduct periodic audits of students and faculty records including clinical documentation to ensure that the students are meeting program outcomes.

  • Maintain the highest moral and ethical standards as an educator, nursing professional, and member of the South University community.

  • Maintain teaching assignment as determined by the Assistant Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health, where appropriate.

  • Perform other responsibilities as determined by the Senior Clinical Director and Assistant Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health.

  • Assists Assistant Program Directors, Program Directors and field experience faculty in resolving student problems and collaborating on remediation plans for the practicum experience

  • Serve as liaison between South University and clinical sites, developing strategic partnerships, promoting positive relationships, and ongoing clinical relationships.

  • Act as point of contact concerning practicum issues / practicum experience

  • Maintains practicum manual and related forms related to practicum


  • Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution in an area related to the discipline preferred. Masters in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution acceptable.

  • Possess and maintain current professional license and national certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Experience contracting clinical sites and planning preceptorship experiences across a wide geographic domain.

  • Documented record of professional, academic, and administrative/management achievement.

  • Academic nursing or health-related teaching in a university setting (online teaching experience a plus).

  • Ability to read, interpret, and implement accreditation criteria and state agency regulations.

  • Ability to resolve inquiries and complaints from students, faculty, preceptors, regulatory agencies, and/or members of the academic or business community.

  • Ability to effectively present information to students, faculty, academic leaders, corporate leaders, and public groups.

  • Experience with computerized learning management and education administrative systems.

  • Proficient with the use of standard business productivity, computer data base management, and Internet applications on personal computers.

  • Possess a strong commitment to the mission and goals of South University

  • Other requirements specific to the discipline.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other details

  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America