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South University, the right direction for a
Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coverage
Full-time Faculty Instructor in the Physician Assistant Program is
primarily responsible for course instruction and/or course
coordination in the didactic and/or clinical phase of the program.
It is expected that the Full-time Faculty
Instructor will be effective in the areas of
course design, course delivery, and evaluation. The
Full-time Faculty Instructoris
instrumental in assisting the program to ensure that students
consistently meet the program’s Student Learning Outcomes to
achieve competencies required for PA practice. The
Full-time Faculty Instructoris guided by
the Directors of Didactic/Clinical Education and the Program
Director in assisting the program with curriculum assessment and
meeting the ARC-PA accreditation standards.
Full-time Faculty Instructor is a member
of the faculty (rank commensurate with experience) with the
Physician Assistant Program.
incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is
considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this
position, which includes 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
and instruction in the PA program including:
instruction for a minimum of 6 courses annually.
Lecturing in areas
of clinical and/or professional expertise.
advising as a Small Group Facilitator and Student
Director of Didactic Education in the administrative coordination
of the didactic phase of the program.
Director of Clinical Education in the administrative coordination
of the clinical phase of the program.
curriculum development, which includes the design and
implementation of the curriculum.
ongoing curriculum evaluation and improvement.
evaluations of objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs),
lab practical's, as well as clinical reasoning, problem-solving,
and technical skills sessions during the didactic and clinical
phases of the program.
performance of submitted assignments, including written clinical
documentation, evidence-based medicine research, and health
examinations for courses and maps exam questions to ARC-PA
accreditation standards and the NCCPA Content
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.
Engages in service,
community and campus relations, and scholarly activities
appropriate to the role of a Principal Faculty (Full-time)
faculty development opportunities each year as required in the
areas of teaching and academic administration.
clinical site development and clinical site monitoring.
instruction as needed.
Assists with other
responsibilities as determined by the Directors of
Didactic/Clinical Education, Program Director, and/or the Campus
Dean of Academic Affairs.
Performs duties as
assigned and outlined in the Faculty job description and in
accordance with the provisions of Faculty Supplement to the South
University Employee Handbook.
Terminal Degree as
a Physician Assistant; Current NCCPA Certification; eligible for
State Licensure as a PA.
years academic experience highly preferred; 3 years clinical
PA/medical classroom teaching preferred.
communication skills, both verbal and written.
interpersonal skills with student and staff
organization, prioritization, and self-motivation
skills, including MS Office Suite, ExamSoft, and
Ability to interact
effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with
Ability to read,
understand, interpret, and implement accreditation criteria and
state agency regulations.
Ability to resolve
inquiries and complaints from employees, students, regulatory
agencies, or members of the academic or business
Ability to listen
to customers (e.g. staff, students, etc.) and to understand and
respond positively to their requests.
Ability to adapt to
changing assignments and multiple priorities.
Ability to manage
multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.
work 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.
South 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