Director of the Physician Assistant Program

West Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth University

Director of the Physician Assistant Program

Department: Physician Assistant Program

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Director of the Physician Assistant Program.

The candidate would be expected to: provide effective leadership and management of the Physician Assistant program; be knowledgeable about and responsible for the program: organization, administration, fiscal management, continuous programmatic review and analysis, planning, development, completion of ARC-PA required documents and adherence to the standards and ARC-PA policies; supervise the medical director, principal and instructional faculty and staff in all activities that directly related to the PA program.

The Physician Assistant program is a full-time, 95-credit graduate program that provides a rigorous, hands-on learning environment. One cohort of students enroll each fall and advances through the 36-month program together. The program is celebrating a 100% pass rate for two cohorts on the national PA certification exam.

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Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Master's degree

Required Skills or Software:
Must be able to utilize a variety of computer software programs in order to successfully complete assigned tasks, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately

Required Years of Experience: 3

Other Requirements:
Masters degree or higher in physician assistant studies or related field.

Current national Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification or license-eligible; or a physician, with a current licensure as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in New Jersey and hold current certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved specialty board.

Three years of full-time higher education experience at the time of appointment.

Knowledgeable about physician assistant program responsibilities as dictated by Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).

Preferred Qualifications:
Successful leadership as a program director in a physician assistant program.

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Posting Date: 07/25/2019
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 6,200 students in nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The Universitys dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouths faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The Universitys 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Edison Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which hosts more than half of the Universitys student-athletes.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ community. Enjoy Red Banks lively theater and dining hub and Long Branchs redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Reports Best Colleges, The Princeton Reviews The Best 382 Colleges, and Money magazines Best Colleges for Your Money.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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