Working Title Assistant Professor - Health Services Administration
Posting Number 2022001FP
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Classification Code 8003
RCW Exemption Criteria 10 - Academic Personnel
EWU Position Number F99811
CUPA Code 51.07 - Health & Medical Administration Services
FLSA Exempt - Teaching
Bargaining Unit UFE
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range CUPA
The expected salary upon hire is $ 74,254.
Anticipated Start Date 09/16/2022
Term of Appointment 9 months per year, mid-September through mid-June
Location Spokane, WA or Approved Remote Location
County Spokane or Approved Remote Location
Background Check Yes - Both
Level 1 User with Access Amy Shadd
Responsible HR User Britt Pirker
Responsible HR User Email address firstname.lastname@example.org "inquiries only"
Eastern Washington University and the College of Health Science and Public
Health at Eastern Washington University invite applications to fill one tenure
track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Public Health and
Health Administration to begin mid-September 2022.
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university where all faculty are expected
to demonstrate teaching excellence, professional growth, and service to the
university, profession, and the community. The primary teaching area for this
position will be health services administration in the graduate and
undergraduate programs in online and face-to-face formats. An ongoing research
program and service to the university, college, and department are also
required for tenure track appointments.
Additionally, all faculty are expected to actively participate in assessment
of student learning and to engage in effective teaching.
Information about the Department
The Department of Public Health and Health Administration has programs that
are housed in Eastern's residential campus in Cheney, WA and in the Catalyst
Building located in the University District in downtown Spokane, WA. The
department offers three fully online accelerated format graduate degrees, a
Master of Public Health, a Graduate Certificate in Public Health, and a
Graduate Certificate in Health Services Administration. The department also
offers hybrid undergraduate programs that include: Bachelor of Science in
Public Health, Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration, a Bachelor
of Arts in Health Services Administration- Long-term Care option, a Bachelor
of Arts in Health Informatics, and a minor in Health Services Management.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university
located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout
the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is
one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in
Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Eastern's 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000
residents 16 miles southwest of the state's second largest city, Spokane.
Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst
building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State
University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the
needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor's and master's
degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields
of study, 9 master's degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs,
1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000
Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the
Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history
of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors
who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that
comes from the land.
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race,
color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status,
sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic
information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or
military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her
child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the
use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as
provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
Conditions of Employment
To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must
be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/16/2022.
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in
the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of
value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled,
vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is
contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check
prior to beginning employment.
All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide
proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization
requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Note: Interviews might be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled).
While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year
2022-23, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow
for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms,
including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate
competence using these technologies.
Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental
demands associated with our positions. If you would like to obtain a copy of
the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental
demands of the position, please contact Britt Pirker at email@example.com.
Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Minimum of three years' experience in management, administration, or
leadership within the last five years.
Knowledge of the NAB and AUPHA accreditation process.
At least 5 years of experience in online teaching and learning.
Experience with use of technology and learning management systems (LMS).
History of scholarly work.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Outlook Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Experience in course design and curriculum development.
Excellent communication and networking skills.
Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible
approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal
access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following:
Doctoral degree in Health Services Administration, Health Care
Administration or closely related field.
Experience in academic administration, for example program director or
Knowledge of Canvas LMS and e-portfolio software.
Experience in NAB or AUPHA accreditation process.
Experience in Health Service Administration profession.
Other Skills and Abilities
Work Schedule Type Other
Schedule will vary from semester to semester to fulfill position's
Posting Date 01/11/2022
Open Until Further Notice Yes
Screening to Begin 02/15/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application
materials through our online application portal located here:
https: // jobs.hr.ewu.edu/. If you are unable to submit through the applicant
portal, contact Britt Pirker at (509) 359-6931, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the
position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as
the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below:
Cover Letter – please describe how you meet each of the required and
preferred qualifications (if applicable).
Curriculum Vitae – please include a list of references as the last page of
your CV, including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email
Teaching Philosophy – maximum of two pages – include a description of your
teaching philosophy and a description of your teaching interests
As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student
population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to
work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing
various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You
will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online
application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach
that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of
our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be
contacted until candidates have been notified.
Note: Letters of Reference are not required at this time. We reserve the right
to request letters of reference at a future date, such as once we have
identified interview candidates.
% of Time 100
Responsibility / Duty
A Faculty Activity Plan will be developed by the end of the first quarter of
the selected candidate's appointment, and will consist of a combination of
teaching, research, service and/or release time to perform administrative
duties, as negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the
Teaching: typical workload for this position will involve 36 credits per
academic year (80% of the workload), subject to department needs. This
position will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Health Services
Administration, as well as and/or other courses that fulfill the need of the
Department and Program. Courses may be taught on campus or in an on-line
environment, including instruction via Learning Management Systems.
Teaching includes the following additional responsibilities as defined in the
Meet all scheduled classes
Plan, organize and inform students of course content, texts, readings,
assignments, attendance expectations and methods of evaluation including
Schedule and attend office hours
Turn in grades according to established deadlines
Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and
assessment of student learning.
Essential Function Indicator Yes
Posting Specific Questions
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