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Emory University Program Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia


Reporting to the Director of Clinical Partner Relations and Placement, the Student Placement Coordinator will facilitate individual clinical placements and credentialing for graduate students. In partnership with the Director and other Clinical Affiliation, Credentialing and Placement Program Coordinators, the Student Placement Coordinator will collaborate with internal and external clinical partners to maintain current credentialing and compliance procedures. The Coordinator will also implement effective strategies to ensure the correct messaging concerning individual student placements, credentialing procedures and preceptor assignments reaches faculty and students in a timely and organized manner.


Clinical Placement

  • Coordinates with Director and Graduate faculty to determine number of student placements, preceptors and types of clinical experience

  • Coordinates with other Student Placement and Credentialing Coordinators to manage the student’s clinical journey and student assignments

  • Markets student experience to potential preceptors

  • Secures preceptors for individual students

  • Maintains preceptor relationships through strategic communications

  • Requests placements, confirms placements, and communicates pertinent information with clinical agencies and/or providers

  • Attends and engages with clinical partners during annual clinical agency placement meetings

  • Ensures facility contracts are current and initiates renewal or new contract request process as needed

  • Maintains files related to clinical assignments and preceptors

  • In collaboration the with Director, manages student and agency clinical placement issues


  • Communicates plans for student placements in a timely manner (e.g. dates, students, hours, preceptors, etc.)

  • Promotes positive working relationships with faculty and clinical placement partners.

Required Skills

  • Ability to learn and utilize software surrounding clinical placements including Canvas, ESS, ACEMAPP, Advantage Student and Symplr

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology and types of nursing

  • Knowledge of basic hospital organization and hospital/clinic systems

  • Strategic prospecting skills for preceptor searching

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with many competing priorities and deadlines

  • Excellent problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills

  • Exceptional computer based organizational skills including maintaining accurate and detailed reports and records

  • Excellent public relations and communication skills using proper etiquette both electronically and interpersonally

  • Passion for learning and acquiring new skills


  • Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans.

  • Develops work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitors progress toward their achievement.

  • Conducts research and gathers information to develop various publications.

  • Develops promotional materials which may include content for reports, briefings, newsletters, grants or other written information related to the program.

  • Assists in developing and coordinating program-related conferences, conventions, or meetings.

  • Monitors expenditures and may participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial reports.

  • May assist in identifying funding resources and developing fund-raising strategies and initiatives. Prepares operational and statistical reports.

  • Conducts training, represents the program at meetings and conferences, and networks with affiliated groups.

  • May supervise assigned project staff, interns and/or volunteers.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • This is not an administrative support position.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program

  • Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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Job Number 35305

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Nursing

Department SON:Clinical & Community Prtnr

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322