Program Director Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Education

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Apr 19, 2024
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Physician Assistant Deans & Directors

Job Description


Program Director Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Education

Posting Number: A00687
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1606-College of Health Sciences-Master Physician Assistant

Function: College of Health Sciences - PA
Family: Academic Support Services
Classification Series Title: Director

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $Minimum
Maximum $Maximum

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $25,000.00
Maximum: $25,000.00

Job Summary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: $Posting_Date
Closing Date: $Closing_Date
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Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

1. Conducts all administrative duties needed to keep the PA Program running smoothly.
2. Sets up yearly budget program and conducts monthly review of expenditures to see that there is no over expenditure.
3. Actively participates in College of Allied Health Professions and other University committees.
4. Prepares student semester schedules.
5. Updates the PA Handbook and PA section of the University Catalog.
6. Performs research and/or scholarly activity.
7. Provides instructions to students as part of the PA curriculum.
8. Counsels students with personal/academic concerns and refers them as necessary.
9. Evaluates and monitors progress of the program.
10. Conducts faculty workshops.
11. Coordinates team teaching responsibilities.
12. Prepares clear and concise written reports (Self Study, Grants and Progress reports).
13. Works closely with the faculty staff and students of other departments in College-related activities.
14. Recommends PA instructors and staff for employment as needed.
15. Performs school, community and professional service activities.
16. Oversees, evaluates and advises office staff.
17. Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

1. Catalog/Department & College Documents
a. Provide leadership and oversight of the catalog review, updating, alignment and implementation.
b. Identify and implement continuous quality improvements in policies and procedures consistent with the mission, goals and objectives associated with College of Health Sciences.
c. Provide leadership in the development, implementation and assessment of efficiency and effectiveness of College policy and procedures.
d. Responsible for maintaining quality and overall consistency among catalogs, policy and procedures of the academic programs within CHS.
e. Participates as a member of committees responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of College of Health Sciences policies and procedures.
f. As assigned conducts meetings of the faculty and staff of the College of Health Sciences.
g. Represents the College of Allied Health Professions providing presentations to various groups regarding the programs within the College and the University.
h. As requested by the Dean represents the College of Health Sciences for internal or external activities.
i. Provides and performs leadership in scholarship, teaching and service.
j. Interacts with and facilitates the development of community partners.
k. Assist in the development, advancement, and fundraising activities at college level.
l. Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Participates in Physician Assistant application interviews.
Participates in PA recruitment.
Participates in PA orientation activities.
Counsels prospective students on prerequisite requirements.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

a. Exhibits teamwork and communication within the College.
b. Exhibits professional and collaborative communication across colleges and in development of external partnerships.
c. Timely, professional and accurate communications.
d. Cooperates with the appropriate state agencies, professional organizations, and crediting bodies in the development of the required self-studies and in assuring the delivery of the necessary reporting of information related to policy and procedure.
e. Ability to interact effectively with people of all backgrounds, including students, administration, faculty and staff – maintaining open and accurate communication with CHS leadership team, faculty, staff and students.
f. Provide course instruction and guest lectures.
g. Will be required to attend University functions outside normal working hours.

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