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Allied Health Coordinator

University of Arkansas at Rich Mountain
71953, Mena (US)
Commensurate with Education and Experience
Date posted
May 2, 2024

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Summary of Job Duties:

UA Rich Mountain seeks a dynamic Allied Health Coordinator to provide strategic direction for all allied health programs. The coordinator will play a critical role in ensuring our programs align with industry demands, meet accreditation standards, and effectively prepare students for rewarding careers in healthcare.


• Coordinate with faculty and staff in program development, including curriculum updates, assessment design, and instructional methods within allied health programs (LPN, RN, Health Information Billing and Coding, Emergency Medical Technician, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy).

• Provide input on curriculum development and ensure alignment with accreditation standards and industry best practices.
• Teach allied health courses within professional field.
• Maintain accurate scholastic records.

• Champion student success by creating a supportive learning environment and fostering career development opportunities.
• Engage in recruiting opportunities to help ensure enrollments.
• Secure grants and other funding sources.
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with clinical partners to coordinate high-quality clinical/practicum placements for students, including simulation.
• Represent the allied health department on college-wide committees and initiatives.
• Stay abreast of trends and innovations in allied health professions and integrate these advancements into the curriculum.
• Oversee program compliance with state and federal regulations for allied health programs.
• Promote the allied health programs to the community and potential students.


  • Master's degree in a related allied health field (preferred) or a bachelor's degree with extensive experience in allied health education.
  • Five years of experience in allied health education, including leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and program administration.
  • Strong understanding of accreditation standards for allied health programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage budgets and secure grant funding.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with faculty, staff, students, and community partners.
  • Commitment to student success and equity in education.
  • A valid state license in a relevant allied health field (preferred).

Additional Information:

This is a one-year grant funded position.


Recruitment Contact Information:

Kyle B. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
479-394-7622 x 1342

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