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26 Jul 2021

Full-Time Program Specialist 2 – Allied Health & Nursing

Clark College – Posted by hr@clark.edu Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Program Specialist 2 to provide administrative support for the nursing (25%) and assigned Allied Health (75%) programs. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Health Sciences and works collaboratively with leadership within departments and the Business and Health Sciences unit.  The program specialist’s primary responsibility is to coordinate, and track assigned Allied Health programs’ students and faculty members’ clinical compliance. The position will also serve as a liaison between the college and the clinical site to ensure placement requirements are met.  Additionally, the person in this position will provide operational support related to student, faculty, and program needs.  The coordination of Allied Health programs requires performance of tasks and the application of knowledge unique to each allied health program.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision, and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Yaju Dharmarajah, Employee & Labor Relations Manager and Interim Compliance Director, 360-992-2317, yd**********@cl***.edu, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide information, support, and communication to the students, faculty, and the public regarding policies and operations of the departments, division, unit, and college.

Assist with Allied Health programs’ student orientations.

Complete block enrollment for students in assigned Allied Health cohort programs at Clark College at Washington State Vancouver campus (CCW at WSUV).

Collaborate with program directors/chairs, designated faculty, and staff to support the facilitation and confirmation of clinical placement for students at participating health care facilities.

Review and ensure compliance with faculty and student clinical site requirements using electronic platforms and confidential correspondence.

Maintain an accurate agency partner contact list.

Awareness and tracking of all assigned clinical contracts including providing feedback for emerging contracts.

Have and utilize knowledge of college, Nursing, and Allied Health program policies and procedures and regulatory/accreditation requirements.

Assist with accreditation activities as assigned. This may include documentation preparation, data gathering, student and employer survey tracking, and related activities in all assigned programs.

Compose correspondence, printed materials related to program policies, procedures, and operations; edit materials for accuracy, appearance, readability, and style.

Assist new faculty with computer access, email account, voice mailbox, copier access, and related tasks.

Assist in coordinating division/department meetings and activities: schedule, locate meeting rooms, prepare agendas in collaboration with the program directors/department chairs, and take and distribute meeting notes as needed.

Organize and maintain supply/copy/mailroom for assigned Allied Health programs.

Monitor budget status in line with Allied Health program activities, plans, or priorities; maintain assigned Allied Health program budgets in communication with Unit Operations Manager.

Learn and utilize OU Campus to ensure assigned Allied Health program web pages are up to date and accurate.

Support and advance Clark College’s strategic plan.

Work to achieve the core theme of fostering a diverse college community as established by the College.

Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, and community and technical college system.

Work as a team member to plan and accomplish goals.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Position Requirements and Competencies:

Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in Allied Health education programs OR equivalent education/experience.

Demonstrated experience in systems for data entry and management.

Proficiency with web communication tools and Microsoft Office Suite.


Job Readiness/Working Conditions:

Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.

This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.


Starting Salary: $3,294/month                         Range:  42                           Code:  107I

Benefits package includes insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, disability, flexible spending account, and tuition waiver.


Application Deadline: 

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., August 5, 2021.



Clark College online application

Current resume, with a minimum of three references listed

Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position

Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

Share this role online (there may be a referral fee*)

How to Apply

Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Allied Health, Clerical, Nursing, and office. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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