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Physician Assistant Faculty, Full-Time

South University Savannah, GA, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia, United States of America Req #558
Friday, May 8, 2020

What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. 

 

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.  

 

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Benefits:

*Medical

*Dental

*Vision

FSA/HSA

Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Faculty Instructor in the Physician Assistant Program is primarily responsible for course instruction and/or course coordination in the didactic phase of the program.It is expected that a Faculty Instructor will be effective in the areas of course design, course delivery, and evaluation. The Faculty Instructor is instrumental in assisting the program and its students with meeting the program’s Student Learning Outcomes.The Faculty Instructor is guided by the Director of Preclinical Education and the Program Director in assisting the program with curriculum assessment and meeting the ARC-PA Standards of Accreditation.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:

  • Serves as instructor in the PA program

  • Coordinatinga minimum of 6 courses per year

  • Lecturing in areas of clinical and/or professional expertise

  • Serving as a Small Group Facilitator

  • Assists the Director of Preclinical education in the administrative coordination of the preclinical phase of the program.

  • Assist with the design, implementation, coordination and evaluation of the curriculum.

  • Provides input to assist with ongoing program assessment and improvement.

  • Participate in service and/or scholarly endeavors appropriate to the role of a Physician Assistant Faculty Instructor.

  • Participate in the program’s admissions process to include application review, candidate interviews, and selection meetings.

  • Participates in professional development in the areas of teaching and academic administration

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Terminal Degree as a Physician Assistant; Current NCCPA Certification; eligible for Licensure as a PA in Georgia

  • 1 year academic experience preferred; 3 years clinical experience required.

  • Experience in PA/Medical classroom teaching and/or administration preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with student and staff populations.

  • Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.

  • Strong computer skills. MS Office Suite.WebAdMIT

  • Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.

  • Ability to listen to customers (e.g. staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests.

  • Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.

ENVIRONMENT:

The work 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.

While performing 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. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
 
 

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 thrive.

Other details

  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • South University Savannah, GA, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia, United States of America