Associate Program Director
Job Location44160 Scholar Plaza #100, Leesburg, Virginia
Shenandoah University's School of Health Professions is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Program Director in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The mission of the School of Health Professions (SHP) “is to educate and inspire developing professional who enhance the health of individuals and communities” The SHP supports individuals seeking degrees in occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech pathology, physician assistants, athletic training, public health and performing arts medicine.
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist with the administrative duties for the Communication Sciences and Disorders division. This includes assisting/supporting the Program Director with maintenance of accreditation and academic documentation, overall operation of the program, supporting faculty, staff and students in the Speech Language Pathology program. Successful candidate is responsible for teaching graduate courses (commensurate with experience), mentoring student research, serving on committees and service to the university community.
Specific duties include:
- Promote academic excellence and innovation with specific emphasis in communication disorders profession
- Assist with the management of program affairs including daily operations of program
- Assist with recruitment, orientation and supervision of faculty and students
- Teach, advise and clinical supervision of students (if needed)
- Participate in scholarship
- Participation in division, school, and/or university service
- Other faculty duties as assigned or needed by division/program director and/or Dean
Opportunities are provided for service to the communication disorders profession and clinical practice.
Required Education-Experience- Skills:
- Earned doctorate in Speech Pathology or related field, ABD considered
- University teaching experience preferred
- Current ASHA Certification and eligibility for licensure by Commonwealth of Virginia
- Familiarity/Experience with CAA and CFCC accreditation standards
- Expertise or desire to educate students about broader health topics including interprofessional education, global health issues and evidence-based practice.
- Excellent oral and written communication, administrative, public relations, and marketing skills
- Demonstrate professional leadership
How to Apply:
Complete application submissions will include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.
Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.
**Note: A pre-employment background check will be required and a satisfactory driving record may be required as a condition of hire.
Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical, or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or on any other basis protected under applicable law.
Salary TypeNot Applicable