Clinical Coordinator/Principal Faculty

San Rafael, California
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Dominican University of California Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies Program is seeking a full-time fixed term or tenure-track faculty position at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor.   The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to serve as a Clinical Coordinator who develops and delivers clinical curricula, but the successful candidate will also have teaching responsibilities in the didactic year as his or her workload permits. 

Position may be offered at .50 FTE for two qualified candidates if part time employment is preferred.

Primary Clinical Coordinator faculty responsibilities include:

  • Assist in negotiating the clinical schedules with the various clinical sites.
  • Assist with verification and documentation of all clinical site requirements such as Affiliation Agreements, Preceptor Profiles/Practice Profiles, Licensure and Board Certification verification, Criminal Background Checks, immunization records and other site required documentation.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and assessment of academic performance evaluations within the clinical phase (End of Rotation assignments, PACKRAT, End of Rotation Exams, Summative Exam and OSCE examinations).
  • Participate with coordination of and conducting site visits to PA students during clinical rotations.
  • Monitor students’ progress during clinical rotations and participate in advising and remediation of students’ academic needs.
  • Ensure compliance with educational objectives during the clinical phase of the program.
  • Troubleshoot concerns related to clinical year students and/or clinical sites and preceptors
  • Assist in the development and retention of clinical affiliations.
  • Assist in coordinating the Call Back Week activities, Summative Session lectures and Simulation Lab events that occur on Return to Campus days.
  • Participation in program self-assessment and the ARC-PA accreditation maintenance and future site visits.
  • Participation in University and community service.
  • Participation in student recruitment, retention and academic progression.
  • Participation in student applicant admissions and interviewing


  • Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited program
  • A Master’s degree in PA education or in a related field
  • Current certification from the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensure, or ability to obtain licensure in California.
  • At least 3 years of clinical practice experience by time of hire.
  • Experience in PA medical education with demonstrated abilities in teaching and curriculum development preferred
  • PC skills working in a Microsoft Windows OS environment with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Additional Position Information

  • Position open until filled
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Over 73% of our faculty members hold a PhD or the highest degree in their field of expertise, mirroring the percentage of doctorates at research universities. Dominican has a 1:11 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 15 with a small-town feeling in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

Application Procedures

  • A cover letter is required
  • CV must include a list of at least 3 professional references
  • For further questions on the application process, please contact
  • Link to apply:

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Ana Maldonado, Director of Physician Assistant Program

(415) 482-1879

 Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.

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