Position Title: Internship Coordinator
Job Opening ID: 507191
Division/Department: College of Education
Recruitment Type: Internal and External
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two
years of appropriate experience. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or CTRS eligible required.
Advertising Salary: $50,000
Posting: FIU Website
Preferences: A Master's degree in therapeutic recreation/recreational therapy or parks and recreation (or related field) with an emphasis area
completed in therapeutic recreation/recreational therapy is preferred.
Tentative Timeline for Recruitment
Posting Period: 1/07/2014-1/21/2014
HR Review: HR will qualify applicants as they come in the pool.
Interviews are not to be held or scheduled until EOP certifies applicant pool and Recruitment Services certifies the interview
pool for a diverse pool of candidates. The HR Liaison must document interviews in the system once certifications have taken place.
careers.fiu.edu (external applicants), my.fiu.edu (internal applicants)
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Please go to my.fiu.edu, then go to HR Admn, then to Browse Job Openings,
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with the General Counsel's office, RT faculty, and in some cases, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences to be certain that affiliation agreements are completed and maintained. Coordinate with the on-campus RT Clinical Experiences Coordinator when utilizing affiliation agreements for sites that students from both programs complete internship rotations.
with RT professionals for the establishment of new affiliation agreements with sites in which RT is offered.
and maintain internship site list that is regularly updated and uploaded onto the recreational therapy website.
with the faculty internship supervisors, site RT supervisors (practitioners), and students in advance of the internships so to provide them with all of the student's paperwork after the internships have been approved.
and hold orientation meetings with students in advance of their internships and with their University internship supervisors during the semester in which students are completing their internships.
review, and maintain required paperwork from students before, during, and after internship rotations.
with internship site supervisors before and during the internships, then collect final evaluation forms from internship site supervisors and review with students.
• Complete internship file
upon ending of final internship, review final evaluation, and submit final grades.
site visits only when necessary.
• Prepare letters
of completion to verify hours for national certification.
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