Job Description

ATSU's Central California Physician Assistant Program is seeking an Associate Professor as chair of Physician Assistant Studies. The Chair will be part of a team now working to establish an innovative PA program located on the central California coast. The incumbent will lead and manage all aspects of the educational programs including selecting faculty, designing facilities, creating curriculum, and establishing budgets.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Satisfying accreditation standards of both programmatic and regional accrediting bodies
  • Fiscal and organizational management of the department's administration
  • A continuous quality improvement and review process to ensure achievement of ATSU's high standards within the program, school, and university
  • Direct supervisory responsibility for recruiting, retaining, and developing faculty and staff and will work with the local administrators and staff to further build a culture of collaboration and excellence.
  • Primary advocate for the program at all levels within the school, university, the PA profession, and the communities in which we work
  • Contribute to and promote the vision and strategic plans for assessing and achieving the goals and objectives of the program, the department, the school, and the university

Applicants must be a certified physician assistant with a graduate-level degree, doctorate, hold current NCCPA certification and/or PA licensure or eligibility in a US jurisdiction; demonstrate excellence in classroom and/or clinical teaching as evidenced by teaching evaluations; demonstrate excellence in education administration as evidenced by professional references, and must demonstrate knowledge of and experience in the ARC-PA accreditation process.

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