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Job ID: 206575

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Kean University

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2023
Title Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department Department of Occupational Therapy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Occupational Therapy

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


Department of Occupational Therapy

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator


Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Health Professions and Human Services, with work assigned by the Chairperson of the Department of Occupational Therapy, the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (Managing Assistant Director 3) manages and supervises all aspects of fieldwork coordination of the MS in Occupational Therapy program at Kean University. The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator manages fieldwork coordination of occupational therapy students; manages the recruitment and maintenance of fieldwork sites; participates in the development of goals, policies and procedures for the OT program; and does related work as required. The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator will be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours and travel to fieldwork sites.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college; valid license in the State of New Jersey as an Occupational Therapist; and two years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist is required. Previous experience supervising occupational therapy Level II Fieldwork student experiences and teaching experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidate must have knowledge of the guidelines of ACOTE programs and proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and database management.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information

As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption.  All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  


Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.


EEO/AA Statement

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