The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
is the development of professional health care practitioners
through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,
clinical, and distance education.
Works in conjunction with the Program Director in the delivery of
the expansion program including delivery of the curriculum in a
manner that meets the program goals, learning outcomes and
consistency between the main and expansion programs. Provides
administrative leadership for aspects of the academic program
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Implement strategies to achieve goals of the program that are
consistent with the goals and policies of the University
- Collect, prepare and furnish outcome data and relevant
information about the Program as required by the University
- Participate in Program Director Council to contribute to the
development and implementation of policies and procedures
- Oversees core and contributing faculty in areas related to the
- Responsible for overseeing and participating in the training,
development, and supervision of core faculty
- Participates and leads the recruitment and hiring of
contributing faculty and lab assistants.
- Oversee the local clinical education office responsibilities,
policies, and organizational development.
- Interact with local facility manager, other program leadership
and student services to ensure student satisfaction and seamless
communication and processes across all university departments.
- Plan and participate in special events for the program.
- Assists program director with the development of the local
program budget, coordinate local resources needed for classroom/lab
activities, faculty scholarship, and student needs.
- Supervise students of the program by dealing with student
issues such as complaints, appeals, and misconduct.
- Reduced teaching workload not to exceed .5 FTE workload
- Service and scholarly activities
- Participate in marketing activities and other activities as a
representative of the University
- Other duties as assigned by the program director
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may
deem necessary from time to time.
Position may require driving or travel to other campuses. A valid
driver license for state of residence and at least minimum
liability insurance required by state.
Responsible for the direction and supervision of faculty, students
and staff employees for the program and coordinating with the
program director for the main program.
POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
Core Faculty, Contributing Faculty,
Academic Program Assistants, Student Workers
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on
performance of each essential function. Appropriate reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions.
- Demonstrates excellent communication, time management and
organizational skills to faculty, students, outside
- Is able to work independently with numerous projects/tasks with
little or no supervision.
- Is able to work in a team environment and promote
- Models core values and takes an active role in enforcing
- Demonstrates effective interactions with University support
- Demonstrates the ability to manage change
- Has the ability to travel to off-site locations for marketing
and community/professional activities
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION:
- State licensed (or eligible) therapist in academic program
- An advanced doctoral degree or terminal doctorate with proven
scholarship, service and committee activities
- Demonstrated leadership ability
- Prior entry level therapy education teaching experience
required; graduate level education administration highly
- Proven organizational skills required with excellent
communication, time management and delegation experience
- Demonstrated data analysis and student outcomes skills
- Experience with collaboration, facilitation, and team
- Current state practice license or eligible as a therapist in
assigned academic program
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate
the following competencies to perform the essential functions of
- Has a clear understanding of institution’s mission and values.
Has a passion for facilitating learning and for enabling students
to navigate their own learning journey.
- Compelled by the opportunity to contribute through research,
scholarship professional practice or creativity.
- Takes personal responsibility for own goals and outcomes to
ensure student success. Establishes clear expectations, follows
through on commitments to students and holds them accountable for
assignments and performance
- Works cooperatively with others across the institution and
beyond, including the community and through partnerships.
Represents own interests while being inclusive and fair to
- Adapts oral and written communication approach and style to the
audience and based on the message. Also listens attentively to
- Makes students feel welcome, understood and valued. Creates a
learning environment that is compelling, challenging and
- Has sufficient credentials, industry expertise and/or
experience in the discipline to teach according to the standards
and qualifications required.
- Designs learning experiences closely linked to learning
outcomes including lesson planning, design of project, work
integrated, group learning experiences, or interactive learning
objects. Has depth of expertise in pedagogy, andragogy and overall
- Manages small, large, blended, hybrid and/or online classrooms,
monitoring and ensuring participation, managing one’s own and
students' time and attention effectively.
- Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best
to help the organization achieve its objectives.
- Leads by example when it comes to finding and developing
talent, with a focus on talent acquisition strategies, setting
performance targets that raises standards and development of high
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment, but
may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves
operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours
daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional
office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other
physical functions as necessary.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal
opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of age, race,
religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national