Job No: 493011 Work Type: Faculty Full-time Department: Katz School Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Education/Teaching, Clinical Services
Position Summary: Yeshiva University's Katz School seeks a dynamic director to serve as academic and administrative lead for its graduate Physician Assistant program. The director will be responsible for establishing this new program by preparing the Provisional Accreditation Application to be submitted to the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), and for developing, implementing, administering and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the program once operational. The program director will provide transformative direction and oversight with a commitment to excellence in teaching, clinical practice, research and community.
The position may be eligible for a senior clinical appointment or tenure depending on experience and qualifications.
Leading faculty recruitment, hiring, development, evaluation, and tenure support, and creating a culture of collegiality and shared governance.
Overseeing curriculum development, assessment, and continuous improvement;
Overseeing the successful development and ongoing operations of an on-campus clinic as well as all aspects of external clinical placements.
Overseeing program accreditation, academic and clinic policies, and assessment with commitment to continuous program improvement;
Overseeing student recruitment and selection with the expectation of significant program growth;
Ensuring student academic and professional success;
Teaming with Administrators and Faculty of other Yeshiva University Health Professional Programs to identify synergistic strategies and shared goals;
Establishing partnerships with local, regional, national, and international health and community organizations;
Developing grants, contracts, philanthropy, and research development;
Managing budgets and resources.
Experience & Educational Background:
Skills & Competencies:
Vision and commitment to enhance the visibility, reputation, and community contributions of the physician assistant program;
Excellence in teaching and graduate student mentorship; and
Exceptional writing and presentation skills.
The Katz School at Yeshiva University (YU) provides students with the opportunity to further their intellectual and professional pursuits and become a part of one of U.S. News and World Reports top 100 universities in the United States. We are committed to delivering a world-class education in Science, Technology, and Health and to connecting students with thought-leaders and employers in New York City and beyond. Our curricula are informed by research and industry to provide our graduates with tools that will serve them long into their careers. Critical to our mission is creating an exemplary student and faculty experience. Yeshiva University is an academic powerhouse, and we invite you to join us. Learn more at www.yu.edu/katz.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the Universitys retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.