Program Lead and Assistant Professor of Practice for Diabetes Certificates

University of the Pacific

United States

August 31, 2022

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Position Information

Title Program Lead and Assistant Professor of Practice for Diabetes Certificates

Campus Stockton Department Center for Professional & Continuing Education Posting Number F00632 Full or Part Time Part Time Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Days Per Week Weeks Per Year

Position Description

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions

The Program Lead and Assistant Professor of Practice is a faculty position responsible for teaching, program coordination, and management for the Diabetes Management Certificate programs within Benerd College and works closely with other program staff. This position reports directly to the Dean.

Benerd College offers continuing education and professional development opportunities such as certificates, online courses, and degree completion for non-traditional students and working professionals. The College currently seeks a leader with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit to serve a vital role as we fulfill our vision to continue to offer programs to support public health initiatives. This entails educating, empowering, and preparing a pipeline of healthcare professionals for the local workforce who are specifically trained in diabetes management and education. The Diabetes Certificate programs focus on innovative learning design, learning environments, and learning experiences in clinical and non-clinical settings. We hope to find a colleague who will help us move even further in stewarding the most transformational and impactful program possible and to educate a pipeline of health professionals specializing in diabetes in the Stockton metro area.

This is a grant-funded position with a one-year appointment, with the possibility of further employment after the one-year assignment pending grant continuation.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated subject matter expertise in diabetes education and will show evidence of or potential for research, leadership, and the ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, and stakeholders.

This position will play a key role in sustaining the Diabetes Management Certificates by:

  • Serving as Lead Faculty for Non-Clinical and Clinical Diabetes cohorts throughout the year, teaching both programs in an online setting. • Ensuring curriculum for the Clinical and Non-clinical Diabetes Certificates are current and relevant.
  • Assisting in the identification of scholarship requisites and selecting scholarship recipients from public health and non-profit organizations that are at the forefront of responding to this health challenge
  • Serving as a contact for prospective and current students in the program
  • Engaging with prospective students where applicable.
  • Ongoing assessment of program needs and course performance, utilizing course evaluations and student feedback to provide updates to course content if needed.
  • Staying abreast of marketing campaigns and collaborating with programming and marketing teams to increase program exposure.
  • Maintaining records of essential program information including spreadsheets, budgets, and logs of previous programs and year's activities.
  • Serving as primary contact for Continuing Medical Education (CME) partnership and other relevant industry organizations where subject matter expertise is required (University of California San Francisco (UCSF), National Association of Social Workers (NASW)).
  • Assisting with the collection of course data for various unit publications as well as granting funding requirements.
  • Working as liaison to academic units and other stakeholders regarding course additions, cancellations, revisions, etc. to serve overall student needs.
  • Monitoring and answering programming inquiries.
  • Performing miscellaneous other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Three to five years of experience in program development, management, coordination, and recruitment.
  • Master's or advanced degree in a healthcare discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience.
  • Demonstrated Expertise in Diabetes Education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a caring and rigorous educational environment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively engage with colleagues in innovative program development and teaching
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and working with students from multicultural communities
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in working in clinical partnership, as well as partnerships with schools, community groups, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations, as appropriate to the position
  • Demonstrated successful in-person, hybrid, and/or online teaching or learning experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A collaborative approach to working with faculty, students, and community representatives.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated excellence in applied scholarly research or evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrated success as a practitioner doing cutting-edge curriculum or training design work
  • Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

    Special Instructions

    For first consideration, please apply on or before August 12, 2022.

    Contact Information

    Kyle Harkness

    Contact Email kharkness@pacific.edu

    Reference Letter Information

    Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes

    Minimum Number of References 3 Maximum Number of References 3 Background Check Statement

    All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

    AA/EEO Policy Statement

    University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

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  • Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Are you currently excluded from participation in federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
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  • Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from any federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
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  • Applicant Documents

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  • Resume
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

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