Director of Clinical Education

Los Angeles, California
Sep 27, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Mount Saint Mary’s University provides doctoral education to a diverse student body culminating in physical therapists with sound clinical reasoning in a variety of settings who are committed to professional and personal development, social citizenship and ethical, compassionate care.  A core component of the mission of the University and Program is building leadership skills to foster the spirit to serve others.  Mount Saint Mary’s University is a liberal arts college with two historic campuses in Los Angeles.  The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is located on the Doheny Campus celebrating more than 35 years of physical therapy education.  The Department has a Center for Research and Experiential Learning and is developing curriculum related programming for the University Wellness Initiative. 

Mount Saint Mary’s University invites applicants for a twelve-month, non-tenure-track renewable faculty appointment as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) at the assistant or associate level in the DPT Program.  The DCE is responsible for the administration, coordination, planning and assessment of the clinical education components of the curriculum and direct supervision of the Clinical Education Assistant.  Other responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, academic advising, and service to the institution, community, and profession.  The opportunity to fulfill the service responsibilities through supervision of student pro-bono clinic is available.  The DCE is also required to travel as part of student supervision during clinical experiences and assessment of clinical sites. 

The DPT degree is required, an academic doctorate or clinical specialization is preferred.  Applicants should have a minimum of three years of clinical experience, including supervision of students in a clinical environment.  This may include experience as a CCCE, CI or residency/fellowship mentor in physical therapy.  Additional experience in teaching, curriculum development or administration is a plus.  Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, mentoring and counseling skills are important.  The applicant must work and communicate well in a team environment.  Applicants must hold or be eligible for physical therapy licensure in California. 

Salary and rank is commensurate with education and experience.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae should be mailed to:

Deborah Lowe, PT, MS, MA, PhD

DCE Search Committee Chair

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Mount Saint Mary’s University

10 Chester Place

Los Angeles, CA 90007

For additional information email or call 213-477-2601

Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matter. A background check will be required.

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