Lecturer - Director of Clinical Education

Job description

Working Title:

Lecturer - Director of Clinical Education

Posting Number:

2021021FP

Classification Title:

Lecturer

Classification Code:

8209

RCW Exemption Criteria:

10 - Academic Personnel

EWU Position Number:

F99891

CUPA Code:

51.23 - Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions

FLSA:

Exempt - Teaching

Bargaining Unit :

UFE

% Full Time:

100%

Salary / Wage Range:

CUPA

Salary Information:

The expected salary upon hire is $64,409.

Anticipated Start Date:

8/16/2021

Term of Appointment:

9 months, mid-Aug to mid-May

Location:

Spokane

County:

Spokane

Project Description:

n/a

Project Duration:

n/a

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Level 1 User with Access:

Cynthia Chadwick

Responsible HR User:

Britt Pirker

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected] "inquiries only"

Job Summary:

The College of Health Science and Public Health at Eastern Washington University invites applications for the Director of Clinical Education (Lecturer level position) in the Department of Physical Therapy. This is a full-time Lecturer position with a 9-month appointment and will begin August 16, 2021. The Director of Clinical Education has routinely taught summer courses.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is located at EWU Spokane on the Riverpoint Campus. Our mission is to graduate entry level physical therapists.

The primary role of the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) is to serve as a liaison between the program, students, and clinical education sites. The responsibilities of the DCE are to develop, plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, monitor, and measure the results of the clinical education program in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. In this role, the DCE will advocate for students during clinical internships, communicate effectively with students and clinical instructors, and empower students to achieve their highest level of clinical expertise during clinical internships. The DCE will travel as necessary to meet with students and clinical instructors, and to establish and/or maintain strong working relationships with clinical partners. As a core faculty member, the DCE will participate in scholarship and service activities.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

In addition to the full-time lecturer position (8/16/2021 – 5/15/2021) there may be opportunities for:

  • Early start contract, cover any period of time worked prior to 8/16/2021.
  • Summer 2022, term to be determined.

    This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

    Note: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.

Physical Demands :

None anticipated.

Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. You may access this document at the link provided below:
EFA for Lecturer – Director of Clinical Education Position

Pre-Placement Physical :

No

Hearing Test :

No

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Protective Equipment :

University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy degree or academic doctorate
  • Licensure or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist in the State of Washington
  • Proficiency with online databases and Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated interest, ability, and/or experience in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of clinical practice as a Physical Therapist
  • Experience in clinical education of physical therapy students (DCE, SCCE, or CI)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, technological, and leadership skills

Work Schedule Type:

Alternate

Work Schedule:

Schedule will vary from semester to semester to fulfill position’s responsibilities.

Posting Date:

04/26/2021

Open Until Further Notice:

Yes

Screening to Begin:

05/11/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

Submit your application materials through our online faculty applications portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resource Services at (509) 359-2381.

Position is open until further notice; screening will start May 11, 2021. All materials will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.

  • Cover Letter – please describe how you meet each of the required (and preferred, if applicable) qualifications.
  • Curriculum Vitae – detailed listing of educational background, qualifications and professional experiences.
  • List of Professional References – to include names, addresses, place of employment, phone number, and email address of at least 3 professional references.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Note: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.

% of Time:

100

Responsibility / Duty:

The primary role of the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) is to serve as a liaison between the program, students, and clinical education sites. The responsibilities of the DCE are to develop, plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, monitor, and measure the results of the clinical education program in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. In this role, the DCE will advocate for students during clinical internships, communicate effectively with students and clinical instructors, and empower students to achieve their highest level of clinical expertise during clinical internships. The DCE will travel as necessary to meet with students and clinical instructors, and to establish and/or maintain strong working relationships with clinical partners. As a core faculty member, the DCE will participate in scholarship and service activities.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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