Director of Physical Therapy Program, Associate Professor/Assistant Chair
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The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.General Description / Primary Purpose
Actively pursue the advancement of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.
Facilitate DPT Program Faculty professional development and growth.
Teach and conduct research in the area(s) of expertise and pursue extramural funding.
Prepare and maintain CAPTE and University accreditation documents, including annual reports and the DPT Faculty evaluations.
Manage the DPT Program budgets and use of operational resources.
Maintain open communication with DPT Program, Department, College, and University Administration, Faculty, and Staff.
Oversee DPT Program student recruitment and admissions activities.
Participate in service to the University and community.
Perform tasks as assigned by the University Administration.
UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate University community and beyond.Essential Duties Job Function
Actively pursue the advancement of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Facilitate DPT Program Faculty professional development and growth.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Teach and conduct research in the area(s) of expertise and pursue extramural funding.Percentage Of Time60 Essential Duties Job Function
Prepare and maintain CAPTE and University accreditation documents, including annual reports and the DPT Faculty evaluations.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Manage the DPT Program budgets and use of operational resources.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Maintain open communication with DPT Program, Department, College, and University Administration, Faculty, and Staff.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Oversee DPT Program student recruitment and admissions activities.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Participate in service to the University and community.Percentage Of Time5 Essential Duties Job Function
Perform tasks as assigned by the University Administration.Percentage Of Time5 Posting Detail Information Marginal FunctionsRequired QualificationsFaculty Position Required Qualifications
Earned academic doctorate (PhD, EdD, ScD).
Must meet criteria for Associate Professor.
Three years of Full-Time experience in a Physical Therapist Education Program.
Six years of Full-Time Higher Education experience.
Teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: Leadership, Geriatrics, Anatomy, Acute Care Physical Therapy, Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, Kinesiology, Neurological Physical Therapy, Orthopedics/Sports Physical Therapy, Pathophysiology, or Pharmacology.
Current PT license with eligibility for Physical Therapy licensure in Florida.
Experience working with diverse populations and collaboration with diverse partners in the community.
A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.Departmental Requirements
Two years of experience as a Director of a CAPTE accredited PT Program or two years of administrative experience in a CAPTE accredited PT Program.
An established record of scholarly achievement.
ABPTS certificationStatement(s) of Understanding Definition
This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.
This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). This position has been designated as a CSA because it involves significant responsibility for student and campus activities and/or responsibility for campus security. As such, any person in this position must report to the University Police Department a crime or an incident that might be a crime that he/she becomes aware of. This position has a reporting requirement because the University believes that responsibility for students, campus activities and/or campus security will make the holder of this position someone members of the University community will see as an authority figure and someone to whom they can seek help. A CSA is not expected to investigate or determine whether a criminal incident actually took place. A CSA’s responsibility is a duty to report. All positions designated as CSAs are required to complete an online or in-person training session. For more information concerning the training sessions or CSAs, please contact the University Police Department at (904) 620-2800 or the Office of the General Counsel at (904) 620-2828.
The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.Required Licensure or Certification
Florida PT License or obtain license within first year of employmentMachines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date01/02/2020Job Posting Date08/19/2019Application Review Date09/02/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationJulia Mitchell 620-2841Hiring OfficialCurt LoxLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions
You must include 3 Professional References when creating your application including their name, telephone number, and email address to be considered for the position.
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records.
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Julia Mitchell at (904) 620-2841 or at [email protected]Quicklinkhttp://www.unfjobs.org/postings/11318Supplemental Questions
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