Applications are invited for a full-time, 12-month, Clinical Coordinator, non-tenure track faculty position in the Physician Assistant Studies Program in Minneapolis, MN, to begin in August 2020.
The Clinical Coordinator works closely with the Program Director, Associate Director and faculty to ensure the clinical phase of the educational program meets and exceeds that Accreditation Standards set forth by the ARC-PA.
Primary responsibilities as Clinical Coordinator include:
Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Advise, evaluate and teach PA students (commensurate with clinical experience and interest).
Represent the PA Program through active outreach to university, community, and clinical partners.
Provide leadership for the clinical phase faculty and staff to:
Collaborate and communicate across all aspects of the program and curriculum
Establish new clinical training sites and relationships;
Operationalize a robust clinical training site development team;
Develop clinical rotation course descriptions, learning objectives and outcomes, and evaluation/assessments;
Evaluate clinical sites and preceptors to ensure that they meet educational needs of our students.
Collect, analyze, and report large sets of clinical phase data for ongoing program assessment.
This position requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, knowledge of educational activities necessary for the acquisition and maintenance of current standards of patient care required for exceptional physician assistant practice.
The Program seeks an individual who is looking to become an influential leader in their profession, and who would enjoy becoming part of an innovative program that has a proven track record of success in its community. Along with the benefit of paving the way for future generations of competent physician assistants, this position provides a competitive salary and benefits package, flexibility to allow for continued clinical practice per the faculty handbook and great work-life balance.
Physician Assistant with an appropriate master's degree or higher.
Current NCCPA certification, valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in Minnesota or Wisconsin (or eligible to hold and maintain).
Minimum of 3 years full-time clinical experience.
Strong administrative skills, including ability to write reports and professional correspondence.
Ability to network, speak and interact effectively before groups of medical professionals, faculty, students, administrators, and key stakeholders.
2+ years of educational experience in an academic setting.
Prior teaching or precepting experience.
Strong quantitative and analytic skills.
Familiarity with ARC-PA accreditation process and requirements.
Doctoral degree is preferred but not required.
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skill and experiences that demonstrate these competencies.
To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, CV and unofficial transcripts at http://www.augsburg.edu/hr. As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three professional references. If your application advances in this search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin July 22nd.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.