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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
Didactic Education is responsible for oversight of all aspects of
the didactic phase of the Physician Assistant Program. It is
expected that the Director of Didactic Education will provide
effective leadership toward meeting program and Student Learning
Outcomes related to the pre-clinical phase of the program. The
Director of Didactic 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 Didactic Education will work to ensure that the
program‘s didactic phase is in compliance with all ARC-PA
accreditation standards pertaining to didactic training. The
Director of Didactic Education should work in synergy with his/her
counteract at other PA program campuses within South
The 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:
responsibilities as outlined in the Faculty job description and the
Faculty Supplement to the South University Employee
delivers instruction in alignment with the South University
professional/life/industry experience to learning by continuing
professional/ technical skills development, and introducing
professional/industry perspective into courses.
success by showing flexibility and exhibiting a passion for
teaching and students.
Serves as an
instructor in the PA program including
Provides input to
assist with ongoing program assessment, improvement, and
consistently and eﬀectively with Supervisors, University
Administrators, Faculty, and other South University
learning environment through keeping accurate records and enforcing
academic policies consistent with the University, College/School,
Campus, or Online Division.
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.
Serves as an
academic advisor and provides remedial instruction as
Assists with the
investigation of student problems requiring academic actions
according to South University policies and procedures.
Assists with the
curriculum development and revision/process regarding the program
meetings with the Program Advisory Council (PAC), which meets at
least twice per year.
Program/Department/College initiatives designed to achieve student
outcomes, and Campus/community relations.
Serves as the
Co-Chair of the PA Department's Curriculum Committee in conjunction
with counterpart(s) from other PA program(s) within the
development, which includes the design and implementation of the
program's Didactic phase with the program's Student Learning
Outcomes and PA competencies.
of the didactic phase of the program to include didactic course,
student, and instructional faculty.
Works with the
Program Director to coordinate recruitment of full time and adjunct
Faculty for the didactic phase of the program.
Works with the
Program Director to design and implement Faculty development
initiatives for didactic instructional full time and adjunct
Participates in the
program's admissions process to include application review,
candidate interviews, and selection meetings.
the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Director of
Didactic Education on ongoing assessment of student performance
toward attaining the program's Student Learning
service and/or scholarly endeavors appropriate to the role of
Director of Didactic Education and PA Faculty.
professional development and in‐service activities each year as
outlined in the faculty supplement.
Terminal Degree as
a Physician Assistant; Current NCCPA Certification; eligible for
state licensure as a PA.
Three (3) years
academic experience (preferred); 5 years clinical experience
PA/Medical classroom teaching and PA Education Administration
communication skills, both verbal and written.
interpersonal skills with student and staff
skills. MS Office Suite, WebAdMIT
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.
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, 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 Austin has
applied for accreditation for the Physician Assistant program to
begin in January 2023. Should accreditation not be received from
ARC-PA, the staff and faculty hired will be released from
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