Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 30-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Depends on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Eligible for Benefits


Concordia University is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.


Position Description

Concordia University invites applications for the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) position in Physical Therapy. This position reports to the Program Director of the Physical Therapy Department in the School of Health Professions at the Ann Arbor, MI campus. The position is scheduled to begin November 1, 2021.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

Concordia University full-time faculty fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world via teaching, scholarship and service. The successful candidate will plan, develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate student clinical learning experiences in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. In addition, the position includes teaching physical therapy courses in the professional program, supervising students in the community, developing a scholarship agenda, participating in service activities, and mentoring students. Concordia University faculty are active scholars in their academic disciplines and participate in the life of the university via curriculum development, academic program assessment, and other activities that support student recruitment, retention and engagement. All Concordia faculty are expected to demonstrate excellence in college-level teaching.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Effective communication (written and verbal), high-level organization skills and familiarity with database management
  • Ability to conduct peer-reviewed scholarship/research
  • Willingness to collaborate with faculty in various healthcare disciplines within the School of Health Professions, as well as the campus at large
  • Demonstrates effective leadership, organizational skills, and is a self-starter
  • Exhibits a willingness and ability to work with diverse individuals and organizations
  • Familiar with the university campus life
  • Able to deal with interruptions and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to present a Christian and professional manner
  • All candidates should possess an ability to meet deadlines
  • Supportive of the mission and values of Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor and the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Education & Experience

  • Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT); applicants with a post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, ScD, etc.) in a related field are preferred
  • Prior successful clinical supervision, coordination and teaching experience in higher education is preferred
  • Eligible candidates will have current licensure or be eligible for licensure to practice physical therapy in Michigan
  • Minimum of three years of physical therapy clinical experience

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Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt (salary) faculty position. The starting wage is dependent upon individual qualifications and experience. Concordia University benefit options include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Personal Spending Account, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account
  • Disability and Survivor Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan
  • Basic Life and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition waiver benefits (available for employees and their qualified dependents)

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, all applicants are asked to complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page. To begin, please click the Apply Now section on the job page and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Applicants must include with their online application: letter of intent, resume, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, three letters of reference, and description of teaching philosophy for full consideration.


Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

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