Program Director for its Physician Assistant Program, Tusculum, Tennessee

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Created 02/11/2019
Reference 107650126
Country United States
State Tennessee
City Tusculum
Zip 37745
Location: Tusculum, Tennessee, 37745, United States
Job ID: 46663658
Posted: 02/08/2019
Position Title: Program Director for its Physician Assistant Program
Company Name: The College of Health Sciences at Tusculum University
Practice Type: College or University
Sector: Education / Faculty - PA
Entry Level: false
Job Duration: Indefinite

DESCRIPTION:The College of Health Sciences at Tusculum University is currently seeking a founding Program Director for its Physician Assistant Program. Candidates should be passionate and experienced and responsible for program organization, administration, fiscal management, continuous review and analysis, planning, development and participation in the accreditation process.

Responsibilities include:
  • Designing and Implementing the Physician Assistant curriculum
  • Preparing for the ARC-PA accreditation visit
  • Developing clinical affiliations
  • Recruiting faculty for the program
  • Department organization and administration
  • Accreditation maintenance
  • Continuous program evaluation and review
  • Fiscal management; budget and grant development
  • Mentorship and evaluation of faculty and staff
  • Designing specific curriculum areas, which teach the Mission Principles of The Tusculum University, College of Health Sciences.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by September 30, 2019 by 5:00p.m. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.

  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program
  • Certified by the NCCPA
  • Tennessee license or license eligible
    • Must obtain license within 12 months of hiring date
  • Graduate degree from a US regionally accredited institution
    • Master's Degree required, Doctorate Degree desired
    • Master's degree from PA program is acceptable
  • 2 years of PA education experience, primary care desired
  • 3 years of PA clinical experience, primary care desired
  • Eligible for appointment at the Senior Clinical Instructure level
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and teaching excellence
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills and a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, completed Tusculum University Application and FCRA form electronically to, Attn: Physician Assistant Program Director, College of Health Sciences


Employer The College of Health Sciences at Tusculum University

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