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Prog Chair/Dir to PA Prog

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Position Information

Title Prog Chair/Dir to PA Prog
Location Touro NY
Department PA -23Rd
Position Number 1D9824
Job Description

The Director is responsible for all administrative aspects of the PA Program which includes supervising Faculty and Staff.

Job Duties

He/she oversees the day-to-day operation of the Program to include, but not limited to the following:
Maintain Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) of accreditation by coordinating the efforts of the PA Program to meet and/or exceed the “Essentials.”

Maintain NY State Education Dept. (SED) registration of the PA Program by keeping the Program in compliance with the regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

• Review academic curricular content for appropriateness to PA practice.
• Monitor evaluation of learning objectives, examinations, and instructors.
• Provide analytical material and other resources to the Curriculum Committee for appropriate changes in curriculum.
• Monitor clinical curriculum to assure the program offers adequate clinical rotations and monitors students’ progress at appropriate intervals.
• Establish and maintain standards of academic performance and monitor levels of performance.
• Maintain adequate sequence for the monitoring of student progress assuring appropriate intervention and/or recognition of outstanding performance.

• Recruitment, employment, and praise or discharge of staff members as indicated.

• Evaluation of employee performance will be based upon job description, self-analysis, and Program Director written evaluation.

• Responsible for establishing the annual budget in cooperation with the Dean and Vice President in charge of Finance.
• Adherence to the approved budget.
• Seek out available grants and submit appropriate documentation to solicit outside funding for the PA Program.

• Guarantee that admitted applicants have all the necessary prerequisites, academic ability and motivation to achieve the goals of the curriculum.
• Serves as Chair of the Admissions Committee.
• In cooperation with the “recruiter” for the SHS, the Program Director will help to coordinate the appropriate recruitment strategies for assuring a qualified applicant pool.

• Provide documentation requested by alumni and/or potential employers of alumni as needed.
• Program Director will cooperate with the editor of the student/alumni newsletter by providing articles of interest to PA alumni.
• Maintain and update the alumni database in cooperation with the Director of Alumni Affairs.

Strategic Issues:
Formulate and implement long range plans utilizing information obtained through internal review with consideration of external environmental factors.

Required Qualifications

Education, Preparation, and Training
NCCPA Board Certified
• Valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant
• A Master’s degree is required
• A Bachelor of Science from an accredited Physician Assistant Program

Preferred Qualifications

Requires ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with frequent high levels of urgency or sensitivity
Must be able to work collaboratively and effectively with colleagues in a team environment.
Good interpersonal skills are required, both written and oral

Computer Skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook

Physical Demands

Long periods of standing.

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
Salary Detail

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00146P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae