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Practice Education Operations Coordinator

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Practice Education Operations Coordinator
Department/Unit Physiotherapy
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S090-24
Employee Group DPMG
Position Type Regular, On-Going
Duration of Contract (if applicable)
Employment Type Part Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 0.6 FTE
Salary $58,103 - $77,730 per annum (pro-rated for 0.6 FTE - $34,862 - $46,638 per annum)
Classification ADM-05
Provisional Statement
This is a provisional classification. Formal regular review classification procedures may be initiated at any time by the incumbent or supervisor after the incumbent has worked a minimum of six months in the role.
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary
The mission of the School of Physiotherapy is to educate physiotherapists and scholars who excel, through research and discovery that advances knowledge and practice, and improve the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve through collaboration and innovation. Reporting to the School of Physiotherapy Director/Assistant Dean Innovation (Director), the Coordinator is a professional who shares, responsibility with the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) in managing the administrative and academic aspects of the Practice Education Program.
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the successful communication, coordination, organization and monitoring of all Clinical placements in the School.
  • Continually engage with, recruit, and monitor clinical sites. Interact with current partners to communicate program needs, criteria for participation and available supports.
  • Provide support in onboarding students and preceptors to the clinical education program. Implement awards and recognition processes for preceptors and clinical partners.
  • Identify and work with sites, preceptors and students to reinforce school policies and messaging related to clinical education matters.
  • Develop and support innovative administrative systems and processes to manage and optimize School resources (i.e. electronic student health records, electronic evaluation tools, etc.).
  • Design and maintain feedback collection systems that yield useful data. Data collection to identify needs from the perspective of both preceptors and students
The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Required Qualifications
  • An entry-to-practice degree in a Health Field with approximately, five years’ of relevant experience in administrative experience (or an equivalent combination of training and experience).
  • Ability to work effectively with key stakeholders to enable participation by using and promoting shared decision-making approaches.
  • Proficient in standard computer applications (e.g. Microsoft office suite) including data base management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and prioritizing skills with exquisite attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Familiarity with online learning management systems and technology that facilitates distance communication and learning (e.g. Brightspace, TEAMS).
  • Experience in a university health care setting.
Job Competencies
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (, in particular:

- Self-Awareness & Professionalism
- Respect & Inclusion
- Knowledge & Thinking Skills
- Relationship Building
- Resource & Process Management
Additional Information
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration
Applications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration.

We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity Statement
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit
Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 03/14/2024
Close Date 04/26/2024
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter