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Visiting Assistant Professor, Healthcare Administration (one year appointment)

Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 18, 2024

Job Details

  • The Department of Business & Economics at Salve Regina University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Professor in Healthcare Administration, who is also willing to serve as the Interim Graduate Program Director for our M.S. in Healthcare Administration program. This position will have a start date at the beginning of the Fall Semester of 2024 and is a one-year appointment.
  • Under the direction of the Department of Business and Economics, this role will be responsible for teaching, researching, and providing service within the business department, as well as providing leadership and management for the graduate healthcare administration (HCA) program to ensure high quality, state-of-the-art, and rigorous educational experiences for healthcare administration students that are consistent with Salve Regina University's mission.
  • Teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in healthcare administration and other areas (dependent upon the successful candidates background, education and expertise). Provides a quality educational experience for all students. Develops syllabi, presents educational experiences, grades student works, and provides advising support to students within the courses.
  • Leads the Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration program as the interim program director reporting to the Graduate and Professional Studies office. In this role, develops and maintains the curriculum of the Masters Degree and Graduate Certificates to provide current state-of-the-art educational programs that exceed accreditation requirements. Reviews individual courses for academic rigor, scope of content, and applicability to current healthcare realities. Assesses courses to ensure the achievement of assigned Student Learning Outcomes and compliance with accreditation standards. Reviews grading processes for the program and provides feedback to faculty in aggregate detail. Recommends course scheduling to the Assistant Department Chair.
  • Recruits, hires, assigns courses, manages and leads HCA faculty. Conducts meetings to communicate expectation and Salve related initiatives, and enlists feedback from faculty. Is administratively responsible to resolve issues for faculty, or engage appropriate Salve resource. Is the administrative liaison for HCA faculty and Salve administration.
  • Provides guidance to graduate and undergraduate students for course selection, certification enrollment, post-graduation employment searches, and mediates issues between students and faculty members. Spearheads the recruitment of students with support of the Admissions and Marketing departments. Assists with internship placements.
  • Searches for new business opportunities for Salve in healthcare related events such as seminars, on campus gatherings, etc. Is a primary interface for Salve with healthcare organizations such as HIMMS, hospitals associations, long term care associations, and professional societies.
  • Serves as interim advisor to the Salve chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
  • Participates actively with colleagues in the Department of Business and Economics and Graduate Program Directors from across campus. Serves as a member of the Graduate Council and serves on university committees as appropriate.

  • The minimum educational requirement for this position is a Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, or other business related discipline. The successful candidate will be available to teach courses on our scenic campus in Newport, RI.
  • We seek a colleague who is committed to helping students build practical skills and whose experience and pedagogy will contribute to a curriculum that emphasizes experiential learning and integrates the University's Mercy mission.
  • The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of healthcare administration, as well as other business-related disciplines.

  • Ideally, a candidate would be both academically and experientially qualified to teach across multiple areas within the department, which could include areas such as business administration, analytics, business law, finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship or economics.

  • Professionals and academics with experience in healthcare administration and backgrounds from all sectors of the business world are welcome to apply!

  • In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate teaching excellence, industry experience, and a strong ability to mentor and advise students.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by providing a cover letter, resume/CV, list of references, and a teaching philosophy. Salve Regina University, as a comprehensive Mercy, Catholic University, welcomes people of all beliefs and encourages students to work for a world that is harmonious, just, and merciful. In your cover letter, please highlight how your teaching, leadership, and institutional service might serve to support the University's mission and its commitment to mercy, diversity, and lifelong learning. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

The review of completed applications will begin immidiately, and continue until the position is filled.



Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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