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Schaumburg, IL 60173
Are you looking for a role where you can be an independent worker, do meaningful work, contribute (and feel heard!) to team process and genuinely feel productive? If so, our Placement Coordinator position at Keypath may be the next step in your career.
At Keypath Education, our goal is to facilitate the best student experience, so students feel prepared to enter their future career field with confidence. One of the ways we foster this experience, is by providing placement services to students. As a team member on Placement, you will directly impact and aid the students in achieving their dreams of being future leaders in their field-talk about meaningful work!
What is Placement?
Field/Clinical Placement is the portion of the program curriculum that requires students to work in their local community to build skills and confidence prior to being independent practioners. A student is not eligible to progress and/or graduate from the program without this field experience.
What does the Placement team do?
The Placement team, Keypath’s newest department, oversees the entire process by building a national network of sites, ensuring the placement and students are compliant and working with the University to promote a quality field experience that meets their existing standards in relation to the governing bodies.
What does a Placement Coordinator do?
As a Placement Coordinator you will spend your day working with students in preparation for their time in field. This means, building personal relationships through placement orientation, learning about their support, schedule and past experience and helping them stay organized so they are compliant and prepared to represent the University within their local communities. While the Coordinator does not find the sites for students, it is their responsibility to communicate site information and requirements to the students as well as track their progression in the rotation. Coordinators are the students primary point of contact for all things Placement.
+ Managing all aspects of placement for our online master’s programs to ensure overall student success in the program.
+ Maintain complete knowledge and understanding of our Partners’ curriculum and programs and clearly explain to clinical partners.
+ Develop and maintain relationships with students to promote solid retention through the placement portion of the student lifecycle
+ Work with the Student Success, University and other relationships to promote an efficient and communicative workplace.
+ Identify and assess concerns related to clinical experiences; facilitate appropriate intervention with faculty and Program Coordinators.
+ Serve as role model for faculty, staff, and students in the areas of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, attendance, and general professionalism.
+ Use relationship skills in situations requiring group problem solving, consensus building, and win-win negotiation.
+ Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.
+ 3-5 years of successful demonstration of business development and/or sales competencies. Customer service and prior student advising skills helpful.
+ Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
+ Ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and attention to detail
+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
+ Solid knowledge of or experience working in allied health field, directly with or for providers.
+ Strong presentations skills and the ability to develop relationships via phone and in person.
+ Self-motivated and able to work autonomously, reporting back to a team.
About Keypath Education:
Keypath Education is dedicated to creating global access to high-quality online education by partnering with the world’s best universities to launch and grow high-quality degree programs with its online program management (OPM) services.
Through OPM partnerships, Keypath acts as an extension of the university’s team, keeping its brand and academic rigor intact while accelerating the growth and quality of the university program portfolio and providing an exceptional student experience through industry-leading technology. Services provided include market research, capital investment, program development, marketing, student recruitment, retention and course development.
The company supports more than 20+ partners and 80+ online programs worldwide via its offices and teams in the United States, Canada, the U.K. and Australia. Learn more at keypathedu.com.
Keypath offers a comprehensive benefits package:
+ Medical, dental and vision coverage
+ Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
+ Generous paid leave policies
+ Tuition reimbursement program
+ Free tuition after one year with our Partner Programs
Note: The above statements outline describe the nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required. All employees may be required to occasionally perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed.
Keypath Education is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Keypath’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.
External Company Name: Keypath Education, LLC
External Company URL: http://keypathedu.com/
Street: 1933 North Meacham Road