Position Title Assistant Professor - Respiratory Care
Division Academic Affairs
Department/Office Respiratory Care
The Respiratory Care Program at St. Catherine University invites
applications for a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professor position
with a 12 month contract.
Situated in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health ( HSSH), the
Respiratory Care Program has been a leader in respiratory therapy education
for more than 45 years. Our faculty work collaboratively to support students
who are passionate about social justice and plan to use their education and
training to lead and influence positive change in their communities. This
position is the Director of Clinical Education ( DCE) for the
Respiratory Care Program and works in cooperation with the Program Director to
establish clinical sites, select and evaluate those sites, and facilitate
ongoing development of communication between clinical sites and clinical
Prepare Respiratory Care students for graduation through excellent
Serve as a liaison between the Respiratory Care program, the clinical
education sites and the community.
Coordinate and teach the equivalent of eight courses (32 credits) of
clinical education courses as well as general allied health courses over a
Evaluate students' performance, in cooperation with other program faculty,
to determine their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning
experiences and to progress within the curriculum.
Select clinical learning environments that demonstrate characteristics of
sound patient/client management, ethical and professional behavior, and
that are current with respiratory care practice.
Evaluate each clinical education site through student feedback, on-site
visits, and ongoing communications with routine sharing of information
with academic and clinical faculties.
Provide feedback to clinical educators concerning their effectiveness in
delivering clinical learning experiences based on student feedback and
through direct observations.
Engage in service to the Respiratory Care Department, the HSSH, the
University and the respiratory care profession by participation and
leadership in standing or ad hoc committees.
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a
comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest
colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders.
Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University
integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic
traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to
excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in
certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in
traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.
Registered and licensed Respiratory Therapist with eligibility for
licensure in Minnesota
Master's degree in healthcare, education, or related field from a
regionally accredited institution of higher education. If a candidate is
currently enrolled in this Master's degree program and will finish within
two years, this could also satisfy the education requirement.
Four years of experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Two years of experience in clinical respiratory care
Two years of experience teaching in an accredited respiratory care program
either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor.
Licensed Respiratory Therapist in Minnesota
Member of the NBRC, AARC
Experience and/or training in online teaching including both online
learning pedagogies and LMS management.
Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.
We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate
that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural
fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and
social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these
themes in their experience and service.
St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to
inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of
Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning
and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members.
Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin,
or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher
education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-690-6565.
Application instructions for FACULTY
Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of
a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact
Renee Portmann at email@example.com. Application deadline is July 3,
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace
Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to
recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and
assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher
education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www. uppermidwestherc.org.
Posting Number 20210054-FAC
Posting Start Date 06/07/2021
Application Deadline 07/03/2021
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
HRQ: What is your highest level of completed education?
Some high school
High school diploma or GED
Some graduate school
Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
HRQ: For any education beyond high school, please list the degree or certification and the area of focus.
(Open Ended Question)
Are you currently registered and licensed as a Respiratory Care Therapist in your home state, and, are you eligible for licensure in Minnesota?
How many years of experience do you have as a Registered Respiratory Therapist?
None to some
4 years or more
Are you licensed as a Respiratory Care Therapist in Minnesota?
HRQ: St. Kate's is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).
(Open Ended Question)
HRQ: Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
HRQ: St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
HRQ: Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
HRQ: How did you hear about this opportunity?
St. Catherine University website
St. Catherine University employee
American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
Chronicle of Higher Education
College or University website
Council of Independent Colleges
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
Inside Higher Ed
Insight Into Diversity
Latinos in Higher Ed
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Minnesota College Professionals Association
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
MinnesotaWorks.net/Minnesota Workforce Center
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
People of Color in Higher Education
Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
Women in Higher Education
Resume or Curriculum Vitae