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PA Program

Program Director for the Physician Assistant program (#101)

Summary of Duties

Marywood University is seeking a Program Director for the Physician Assistant program. This is a 12 month, full time position at a rank of Assistant Professor of Practice with a proposed start date of July 1, 2019.

The Director will provide leadership to the Program to ensure quality educational outcomes and continued maintenance of ARC-PA accreditation. Candidates must be capable in all areas of programmatic administration, budget, organization, faculty affairs, planning, development, evaluation and programmatic accreditation. The Director will provide vision to promote innovation and continued success of the PA program.

Responsibilities: Administrative responsibilities include understanding and anticipating the needs and trends in physician assistant education, communication of student and program requirements, changes, and student feedback to the University administration, and the recruitment of potential students and other operational program requirements.

Organizational responsibilities include curriculum development, teaching, orientations and student events, collaboration with university support resources for communications & marketing, admissions, financial aid, registrar’s office, and student affairs.



  • Educational:

    Required Qualifications:

    Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program
    Current NCCPA certification and / or PA licensure or eligibility
    Current experience with and knowledge of ARC-PA accreditation for physician assistant programs
    Three years full time experience teaching within a PA program

    Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Preference will be given to candidates who can provide evidence of: 1) successful leadership in physician assistant education and academic program administration; 2) commitment to student achievement and success; 3) strong support for faculty development; and 4) commitment to collaboration within the PA program and across the institution.

How to Apply

Only online applications will be accepted. Preference will be given to applications received prior to November 16, 2018.  Please send to

Marywood University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.