• Affiliation Development Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Affiliation Development Coordinator helps identify and maintain relationships with organizations that provide clinical opportunities to MCPHS students, allowing them to get a first-hand look into the daily life of healthcare practitioners. The role researches and recommends student educational practice sites.


    • Conducts research through the use of online tools, face to face interactions, and other internal sources of information to identify and recommend healthcare organizations for potential student experiential education opportunities
    • Manages the processing, approvals, and implementation of contractual agreements while meeting deadlines
    • Makes recommendations for opportunities to consolidate affiliation agreements across disciplines, to align renewal dates, and to add or reconfigure disciplines as agreements will allow
    • Assesses current agreements to ensure that language is up to date, agreements are accurate, and that payments and other terms are executed appropriately
    • Develops and maintains an affiliation agreement database with dynamic reporting capabilities, searchable features, and user-friendliness.Creates and generates reports such as those pertaining to affiliation sites, agreement timelines, renewals, disciplines, student population, payments, and compliance
    • Makes recommendations for workflow improvements, process efficiency changes, and cost effectiveness while maintaining a high-level of service to stakeholders.
    • Develops, implements, and oversees confidential filing and record-keeping system, distribution of materials, and other communication and information management systems.
    • Develops a thorough understanding of experiential education requirements of all University disciplines
    • Facilitates communication regarding job posting between affiliated organizations and internal University resources in support of soon-to-be MCPHS University graduates and alumni regarding potential employment opportunities.
    • Proactively collaborates with clinical coordinators to assess current agreements that may need to be renewed.
    • Additional responsibilities as assigned.



    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Minimum 1 year experience with project management, program coordination, contract processing, or other related responsibilities.
    • Strong organizational, administrative and database skills (excel or equivalent)
    • Track record of cross-functional collaboration and teamwork
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
    • Ability to respond quickly, effectively and thoroughly to inquiries and concerns
    • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to adapt to quickly changing internal needs from multiple internal customers


    • Prior experience in a health care setting
    • Knowledge of medical profession education requirements preferred

    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical & dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.


    Please attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.

    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.


    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.



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