Associate Chair, Department of Physician Assistant

Western University of Health Sciences
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Pay Transparency Act- Western University of Health Sciences is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, and relevant qualifications.

Classification Series Detail

Function College of Health Sciences - PA

Family Academic Administration Classification Series Title Chair

Full Salary Range

Minimum 120,000.00

Maximum 140,000.00

Expected Pay Scale

Minimum 120,000.00

Maximum 140,000.00

Posting Details

Posting Number A00636

Position Title Associate Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Campus Department 1606-College of Health Sciences-Master Physician Assistant Type of Position Administration Job Summary

Assists the PA Department chair to initiate and direct the day-to-day policies and procedures of the Department of Physician Assistant Education, which aids the faculty and staff in performing their duties and the students in reaching their potential. Teaches in the PA program. Develops and collects data regarding educational outcome measures for all programs in the Department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

1. Knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to the practice of Physician Assistants.

2. Knowledge of the skills and tasks that may be performed by a primary care Physician Assistant.

3. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.

4. Ability to handle detail-oriented projects.

5. Ability to effectively interact with administration, faculty, staff, students and health professionals.

6. Organizational skills necessary for prioritizing workload.

7. Ability to initiate and complete projects.

Required Qualifications

1. EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited PA Certificate Program. Masters degree required. Earned doctorate degree (or in progress) preferred.

2. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years clinical experience as a Physician Assistant and 4 years full-time teaching experience in a PA or related program.

3. LICENSURE: Physician Assistant License. NCCPA Certification. California Driver License.

4. PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to individuals with 2 years administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding work hours

Monday through Friday, 8-5 PM, weekends and evenings as necessary

Posting Date 08/24/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

1. Assist in all administrative duties needed to keep the PA Program running smoothly.

2. Assist in the preparation of the yearly budget.

3. Actively participates in College of Health Sciences and other University committees.

4. Prepares student semester schedules.

Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty

1. Updates the PA Handbook and PA section of the University Catalog.

2. Performs research and/or scholarly activity.

3. Provides instructions to students as part of the PA curriculum.

4. Counsels students with personal/academic concerns and refers them as necessary.

Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty

1. Evaluates and monitors progress of the program.

2. Conducts faculty workshops as needed.

3. Coordinates team teaching responsibilities.

4. Prepares clear and concise written reports (Self Study, Grants and Progress reports).

Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty

1. Works closely with the faculty, staff, and students of other departments in College-related activities.

2. Provide recommendations for PA instructors and staff for employment as needed.

3. Performs school, community and professional service activities.

Percentage Of Time 25

Physical Demands

Physical Demands

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes

If yes, list maximum weight and duration

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to operate a PC in the performance of job duties, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.

Describe Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

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  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Required License/Certification
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