Partnership Development Specialist

Location: Reno, NV
Unitek College
Founded in 2002, Unitek College is an accredited, private institution that combines unique academic and technical specialties to provide a superior education in the areas of healthcare and nursing. Unitek College offers seven convenient facilities in California with campuses in Fremont, San Jose, Hayward, Concord, South San Francisco, Sacramento and Bakersfield. Unitek College provides healthcare career training, professional development, clinical placement, and employment assistance to its graduates.
Unitek College is also a great place to pursue a rewarding and challenging career.  We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits, unlimited growth potential, and a collegiate work environment.

Partnership Development Specialist – Reno, Nevada
Clinical Coordinator – Business Development, Clinical Site Partnership, Contracts
Purpose of the position:
The Partnership Development Specialist acquires clinical contracts and educational partnership opportunities for students for both RN and LPN Nursing Programs.  Responsible for building robust relationships, for sustainable program outcomes, with Acute Care Hospitals, Surgical Centers, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Specialty Pediatric and OB healthcare facilities and clinics within Reno and the Washoe County area.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Actively seek clinical education placement opportunities for Nursing students
  • Acquire fully executed school/clinical facilities affiliation agreements
  • Cold-calling and follow-up calling with the clinical site point of contact
  • Presenting Unitek College program information to Administrator and Director of Nursing
  • Meeting with the Hospital and Healthcare educational teams and Directors
  • Facilitating the appointment for our Program Directors to meet the sites Directors
  • Gleaning information for sites on-boarding and orientation process for scheduling
  • Follow up regularly with clients and attend partner educational events and meetings
  • Meet with Program Directors at Unitek to project clinical needs for the program
  • Set up and maintain contracts for clinical rotations
  • Drive Business Development activities to strengthen Unitek Colleges’ professional presence in the industry including participating in yearly Advisory Board Meetings with specific Industry Partners
  • Track all activity within the department CRM clinical site target system
  • Report monthly to management and track all clinical rotations on a clear spreadsheet for reporting purposes to Nursing Boards.
  • Requires an energetic and positive person with the ability to manage key clients focused within the Health Care Environment
  • Meet with National Director regularly to review clinical placements; current, pending and in process contracts
  • Ensure expansion of Nursing Program clinical sites, adding or expanding 14+ clinical sites annually 
  • Education and Experience:
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office, especially use of databases and spreadsheets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel within the geographical area to visit current and potential clinical sites
  • 2 years of Clinical Coordinator, Recruiting, Career Service, Business Development or Sales within the Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and competency within Nursing and Healthcare environment preferred.
  • Strong ability to develop new business to place students in an externship/clinical setting
  • Ability to travel/drive to clinical site facilities within 50 miles of campus locations
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