Director, Interprofessional Education

Husson University

United States

November 10, 2021


Posting Details Job Title Director, Interprofessional Education

Campus Bangor Posting Number F00132 Full or Part Time Part-Time Position Type Faculty Rank Faculty Accrual (Sick and Vacation) Benefits Eligible No

Job Description Summary

The Director for Interprofessional Education provides the leadership and operational support for the design, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of interprofessional curricula within the College of Health and Pharmacy. The goal of this work is to transform future healthcare practitioners into collaborative healthcare team members who focus on client-centered care and who function with an appreciation for the contributions of each team member to improving healthcare outcomes. This is a 0.5 FTE position with a direct report to the Dean, College of Health and Pharmacy.

Duties and Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Establish a culture of interprofessional education within the College of Health and Pharmacy to ensure students/graduates can participate as effective members of an interdisciplinary healthcare team. This may be accomplished by teaching and facilitating IPE coursework

• Incorporate, and be knowledgeable about, the interprofessional education expectations of relevant external stakeholders into the IPE curriculum that align at minimum with accreditation standards, the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies, and the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative (HPAC).

• Serve as an effective resource for faculty and programs to design, implement, and evaluate interprofessional education experiences.

• Identify, collaborate, and develop appropriate partnerships with key stakeholders across the College of Health and Pharmacy and the community to ensure students receive the highest quality interprofessional educational experiences.

• Provide leadership to develop robust assessments of learning objectives to ensure competency and readiness, aligned with programmatic accreditation expectations, to function as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.

• Serve as an ongoing resource to faculty, students, and programs to manage their interprofessional education experiences and standards.

• Chair the college interprofessional committee which helps in advising and training faculty in IPE, as well as creating IPE curricula. The committee will work with college program administrators to set participation requirements for all students enrolled in each academic program within the College of Health and Pharmacy.

• Serve, as requested, on the College Dean's Leadership Cabinet and/or specific academic Executive Team(s).

Education and Experience


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Education: Minimum of an MS degree in a healthcare discipline (Professional Doctorate preferred)

Experience: • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a healthcare practitioner, preferably in an interdisciplinary environment. • Demonstrated knowledge of interprofessional education within healthcare educational programs. • Higher education experience. Preference is given to individuals who have experience with curricular development including designing learning objectives, curricular mapping, and outcomes assessment. • Evidence of leadership skills including the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at multiple levels. • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and virtual communication skills.

Physical Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


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

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet

EEO Statement

Husson University is an Equal Employment Opportunity.

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Tasks may be added, deleted, or altered as organizational needs evolve, and employees may be required to follow any other instruction, and to perform any other related duties, that may be required by their supervisor.

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