Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer majors and programs that develop essential, professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.
Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon, (NH), and Goodyear, AZ. We continue to explore new models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.
Franklin Pierce University’s College of Health and Natural Sciences seeks a Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for its new hybrid Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Program located in Goodyear, Arizona.
This position will work with the Program Director and faculty team to ensure compliance with all curricular content related to the ARC-PA standards in preparation for future and continual accreditation. Core faculty will collaborate with the faculty team and staff while assisting in the administration of the program including continued curriculum development, delivery, and review.
The Director of Clinical Education (DCE) will provide oversight in implementing the clinical curriculum, developing clinical site affiliations, establishing relationships with clinical preceptors, manage clinical rotation scheduling and placement for students, and ensure that clinical faculty members are oriented in student assessment of learning outcomes and tracking achievement of clinical competencies.
Experience and Qualifications:
1. Master's or Doctoral Degree
2. Current NCCPA Certification if a physician assistant
3. MD or DO should be Board-Certified
A current PA, MD, or DO license is required or eligibility to achieve licensure within one (1) year of hire.
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience required.
Preferred minimum of one (1) year of teaching and/or experience as a clinical educator or preceptor.
Excellent communication skills, commitment to professionalism, organizational and planning skills, and willingness to pursue scholarly activities.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan, and tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Confidential screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce is a private, non-profit, regionally-accredited University where every student has the opportunity to discover their passion and greatest potential. Through its campuses in Rindge, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona, as well as centers across New Hampshire in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, Franklin Pierce provides flexible learning options that serve a wide range of students. The University community affectionately referred to as “Raven Nation” includes its Division II athletics program, which involves approximately 40% of the undergraduate student body. With more than 75 NCAA Championship appearances, the University boasts six national championships in both men’s and women’s soccer, more than 40 conference championships, and 10 national players of the year.