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Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coverage
The Director of
Clinical Education is responsible for oversight of all aspects of
the clinical phase of the Physician Assistant Program. It is
expected that the Director of Clinical Education will provide
effective leadership toward meeting program and Student Learning
Outcomes related to the clinical phase of the program. The Director
of Clinical Education will work with the Program Director and other
members of the PA faculty to ensure that students consistently meet
the program’s Student Learning Outcomes. The Director of Clinical
Education will work to ensure that the program‘s clinical phase is
in compliance with all ARC‐PA accreditation standards pertaining to
supervised clinical practice experiences. The Director of Clinical
Education should work in synergy with his/her counterpart at PA
programs on other South University campuses. Full‐time Faculty also
participate in activities that promote the stature of the academic
programs, Departments, and Colleges and abide by the mandates set
by the South University Board of Trustees and Administration.
Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is
considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this
position: quality services to clients; development, growth,
involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic
principles; and maintenance of an environment which is conducive to
innovation, positive thinking and expansion. KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
curriculum development, which includes the design and
implementation of the clinical phase of the program.
members of the program’s clinical education team (CET).
Oversees ongoing assessment and improvement of
the clinical phase of the program to include evaluation of student
performance, preceptor performance, clinical site quality, and
the Program Director and site development coordinator to design and
implement an ongoing clinical site monitoring plan to ensure the
program has adequate SCPE sites.
coordination by assigning clinical coursework to instructional
faculty and preceptors.
and instruction in the PA program including:
coordination of instruction for all clinical courses and rotations
Lecturing in areas
of clinical and/or professional expertise.
advising as a Small Group Facilitator and Student
Provides input to
assist with accreditation activities, as well as ongoing program
evaluation and mission statement review.
Participates in the
program’s admissions process to include student recruitment,
student evaluation (through application review and candidate
interviews), and student selection meetings.
the Director of Didactic Education on ongoing assessment of student
performance toward attaining the program’s Student Learning
Engages in service,
community and campus relations, and scholarly activities
appropriate to the role of Director of Clinical Education and PA
faculty development opportunities each year as required in the
areas of teaching and academic administration.
instruction as needed.
university policies as described in the Employee Handbook, the
Faculty Supplement to the Employee Handbook, job description, or
other separate guidelines.
compliance with South University’s academic policies and
procedures, educational policies, both SACSCOC and programmatic
accreditation standards, and state agency regulations.
Assists with the
investigation of student problems requiring academic actions
according to South University policies and procedures.
Program/Department/College initiatives designed to achieve student
outcomes, and Campus/community relations.
instructional duties as assigned and as outlined in the job
description and in accordance with the provisions of the Faculty
Supplement to the South University Employee Handbook.
Assists with other
responsibilities as determined by the Program Director and/or the
Campus Dean of Academic Affairs.
Terminal degree as
a Physician Assistant; current NCCPA certification; eligible for
licensure as a PA in the state in which the campus is
years academic experience (preferred); 3 years clinical experience
PA/medical classroom teaching and PA education administration
graduate programs, a terminal degree from a regionally accredited
institution in the discipline to be taught, with a concentration in
the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in
the teaching discipline) required.
Active, valid, and
unencumbered state licensure or certification as applicable to the
Membership in a
professional association tied to area of instruction
and written communication skills including the ability to build
successful relationships with students and faculty.
interpersonal skills with student and staff
thinking, conflict resolution, and decision‐making
organization, prioritization, and self-motivation
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or
without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential
functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in
person, over the telephone, video conference, through email and
other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle
various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise
identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required
to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity
as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate
success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse
environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can
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Pay Type Salary
Required Education Master’s Degree