Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 21-Jul-2017 to 21-Jan-2018 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University Ann Arbor seeks applicants for a full-time Director of Clinical Education position in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program beginning immediately. This is a twelve-month contract with the 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 Physician Assistant Studies program is a new program at Ann Arbor. This position is in the School of Health Professions located on the Ann Arbor, MI campus.  This position reports directly to the Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

To apply please complete the online application and submit cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy and 3 letters of reference.


The Director of Clinical Education (DCE) is responsible for coordinating, identifying and developing new clinical sites for Physician Assistant student clinical rotations, and for visitations of clinical sites. The DCE will also oversee qualitative and quantitative evaluations of preceptors and students. As a faculty member in the PA program the Director of Clinical Education will also be involved in the admission and selection process, program organization, evaluation, and planning, and the assessment process to continuously review the program's effectiveness.  The DCE will also assist in acquiring and/maintaining program accreditation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and computer skills
  • Dedication to the academic priorities of CU and the CU mission

Position Requirements

  • Current Michigan PA license or eligible to obtain
  • Graduate of Physician Assistant program and Master degree in Physician Assistant Studies, or related field
  • NCCPA certification and current registration is required
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience required
  • Preferred experience as faculty member in a PA program

Compensation and Benefits This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Physical Demands/Equipment  The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.

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 commissioned 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 Commissioned 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 Higher Learning Commission accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering 71 undergraduate majors of study, 39 master's degrees, and 4 doctoral programs.

Concordia 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.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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