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Full Time Faculty, PA Program & Admissions Director

South University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023 What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.






Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K Match

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage


The instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. The instructor provides education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. Encourages a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development. The position is also responsible for oversight of all admissions processes of the South University‐Physician Assistant Program. It is expected that the Admissions Director will provide effective leadership toward meeting the formal program outcome to “recruit a highly qualified diverse student cohort with education and experience that will foster success in the program.” The Full-time faculty and Admissions Director will work with the Program Director to ensure that the program meets all ARC‐PA accreditation standards pertaining to fair practices other admissions related standards. The position will work in synergy with the counterpart at PA programs on other South University campuses.

Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.


  • Serves as the Chair of the Program’s Admissions Committee. Schedules and leads all Admissions Committee meetings (to be held at least quarterly).
  • Directs all admissions operations to include submission of all proposals for admissions requirements/policy changes, oversight of annual admissions cycle, serving as admissions liaison to outside agencies.
  • Oversees all of the program’s student/applicant recruitment efforts.
  • Provides analyses of program’s admissions processes to include an annual admissions report as a component of the program’s ongoing self‐assessment process.
  • Serves as direct supervisor of the program’s PA Student Advisor.
  • Coordinates and serves as advisor to the programs Student Ambassador Program.
  • Provides input to assist with ongoing program assessment and improvement.
  • Provides competency-based education which aligns with the South University model of curricula as well as supports the South University style of system delivery.
  • Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities which support lesson objectives, and (in the case of online instructors ONLY) delivers the instruction as approved.
  • Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establish student performance criteria and evaluation.
  • Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success.
  • Promotes student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process.
  • Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies.
  • Contributes to a learning culture by participating on curriculum and system task forces, supporting local campus events such as orientation and graduation, and participating in various other workshops and meetings.
  • Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.

    • Terminal Degree as a Physician Assistant; Current NCCPA Certification; eligible for State Licensure as a PA.
    • 1-2 years academic experience highly preferred; 3 years clinical experience required.
    • Experience in PA/medical classroom teaching preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
    • Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
    • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
    • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
    • Ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse school/campus constituents.
    • Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision
    • Ability to learn from students’ participation, demonstrates fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and shows compassion without being ineffectual

    The 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 thrive.

    Other details Job Family All Positions Pay Type Salary Required Education Master’s Degree

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