Field Placement and Compliance Specialist

Missouri State University
June 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$36,509 - $37,253
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Title Field Placement and Compliance Specialist

Work Location Springfield Campus Department COE Professional Education Services HR Home Department 020403 COE-EDUCATION FIELD EXPERIENCES Pay Grade 42 Proposed Salary $36,509 - $37,253 annually Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Appointment Type Full Time Regular Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The primary job duties of the Field Placement and Compliance Specialist are assisting with the placement of teacher candidates into practicum and student teaching settings with school districts, ensuring compliance documents for placement are current and valid, providing program support to teacher certification program participants in the schools participants in the schools, providing support for supervisory staff, data entry and data management related to the Professional Education Services database, compliances, and Banner, and producing reports for stakeholders such as the Professional Education Services office, program coordinators, dean and associate deans, and for state and federal reporting.

Description of Primary Duties


1. Serves as liaison between the Professional Educational Services office and public and private school administrators both in Missouri and out-of-state by making and nurturing contacts with administrators in both elementary and secondary schools to secure placements for practicum and student teaching experiences for teacher candidates.

2. Serves as liaison between the Professional Educational Services office and teacher education programs by securing recommendations for student teaching placement from program coordinators and tracking compliances for practicums and student teaching.

3. Completes data entry and data management duties related to the Professional Education Services database, compliances, and Banner and creates reports to support state and federal accreditation and internal program review.

4. Maintains confidentiality when collecting, monitoring, and reporting compliance documents.

5. Updates website, electronic forms, and other documentation to assure current and accurate information distribution. Remains competent and current in computer literacy and adaptability to new software, programs, etc.

6. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

7. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional relationships with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as required by the Director, Professional Education Services.

8. Collaborates with all Professional education Services staff to provide services to all students and promote student success.

9. Assists the Director, Professional Education Services with other duties as required.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred. An equivalent combination of years of experience and education may be considered for substitution of educational requirements.

Experience: At least two years of experience in a Birth – Grade 12 School setting, higher education setting, or other relevant experience is required.

Skills: Demonstrated communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. High attention to detail and organizational skills are is required. Excellent interpersonal skills, in particular the ability to work with students, staff, faculty, and administrators is required. Computer literacy and adaptability to new software, programs, etc. is required the ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications Link to Job Description https: // www. Open Date 05/11/2023 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) 06/01/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

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Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, [email protected], 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, [email protected], 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

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Posting Number 20230129FTS

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