Field Experience Placement Assistant - Part-Time

This position assists the Director of Clinical Practice with the coordination of student teaching placements. Must be able to build and sustain positive relationships with schools, teachers, principals, and teacher candidates.  Must be able to work to maintain compliance with state and federal guidelines governing the placement of teacher education candidates in public and private school settings.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with student teacher placements
  • Contact districts requesting placements
  • Enter placement data
  • Provide information to cooperating teacher and student teacher
  • Provide support for cooperating teachers and consultants in electronic evaluations
  • Organize student teacher meetings
  • Provide payments to cooperating teachers and consultants
  • Maintain database of information concerning cooperating teachers, consultants, school districts
  • Monitor student teacher candidate background checks
  • Assist as needed in School of Education processes and functions.
  • Attend  & participate in School of Education Staff meetings

Skills Required:

  • Specific Software Applications: Excellent skills Microsoft Office applications, especially EXCEL, and web based applications.  
  • Working knowledge of office machines.  
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must demonstrate a highly professional manner in telephone, electronic, and personal communications.
  • Physical Demands / Working Conditions: 
  • Office work with occasionally light lifting.
  • Educational Requirements: 
  • Associates degree or some college required in education or a related field.  Bachelor’s degree preferred in education or a related field.
  • Outside Experience: 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in an office environment required.  Work in an educational environment preferred. 
  • Internal Contacts: 
  • Faculty, students, staff and administrative staff
  • External Contacts: 
  • Public and private K-12 school faculty and administrators; students at partner community colleges; community college faculty and administrators. 
  • Must have the ability to travel for occasional off-campus meetings.


The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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