MS Physician Assistant Program Director (Administrator I)/College of Extended and Global Education California State University, San Bernardino
Employment Status: Full-time, regular 'exempt' position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, and occasional evening and weekend hours.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be extended through February 17, 2020.
Required Application Materials: All applicants must submit 1) Letter of interest or cover letter, 2) Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3) Diversity Statement - may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared the candidate for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. Cal State San Bernardino is listed among the best colleges and universities in the western United States, according to The Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report, in their respective annual rankings. This position offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package including a tuition assistance program within the CSU. Benefits include but are not limited to: a vacation accrual, paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.
At California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), diversity, equity, and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds, and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Master of Science (MS) Program Assistant Program Director (Administrator I) for the College of Extended and Global Education will help develop and coordinate a new Master of Science Physician Assistant program. The Program Director will report directly to the Director of Academic Programs for the College of Extended and Global Education.
Primary Duties include (but not limited to):
The incumbent will serve as the leader and chief academic officer of the program and will oversee the day-to-day operation of the program, program assessment and planning, fiscal management, and evaluation of faculty jointly with the department chairs where the faculty may belong.
The incumbent will be responsible for the development of a strategic plan for implementing the program, guiding the university through initial and continued accreditation.
The incumbent will relevant with department chairs, hiring of program faculty, recruitment of students, management the budget, development of clinical affiliation agreements and ensuring excellence in curriculum, clinical rotations, and research.
Other duties as assign.
Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience:
Must maintain a current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification.
Must maintain a license as a Physician Assistant within the state of California.
Minimum of five (5) years of higher education experience.
Three (3) years of experience in an accredited Physician Assistant program.
Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a clinical setting as a Physician Assistant.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge and experience with the accreditation process for a Physician Assistant program.
Possess the skills necessary to secure external funding for a Physician Assistant program.
Demonstrated ability to establish partnerships with the local healthcare community.
Demonstrated administrative ability as shown through activities such as faculty and staff supervision, scheduling, and budgeting.
Possess a Master's degree in Physician assistant studies or an earned Doctorate from an accredited university.
An M.D., Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree in a related field is preferred.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.