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Director of Interprofessional Education

Employer
Rocky Vista University
Location
8401 S. Chambers Road

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Englewood, CO or Ivins, UT has an opening for a

Director of Interprofessional Education (Full-Time)

 

To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements on our Careers page at www.rvu.edu.

 

SALARY:

 

$95,000 - $119,000+ per year depending on rank. The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan. RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.

 

BENEFITS:

 

RVU offers a full benefits package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks (minimum) accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. Join us in an environment where in-office work is the primary focus, complemented by hybrid work flexibility for eligible positions.

 

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence: We are Rocky Vista University (RVU), a diverse, equitable, and inclusive healthcare education university that recognizes, values, and respects the commonalities and differences reflected in our students, staff, faculty, and alumni. We strive to be compassionate healthcare educators and practitioners who embrace and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion.

 

RVU is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

Coordinate and advance Interprofessional Educational (IPE) curriculum. Job Statement: Rocky Vista University is seeking a Director of Interprofessional Education to lead key educational initiatives focused on collaborative healthcare delivery. This role involves designing, implementing, and overseeing interprofessional education programs that bring together students, faculty, and practitioners from diverse healthcare disciplines to learn and work collaboratively. The Director will interact with Programs Directors and Deans from existing and developing programs to create and deliver in-person, virtual, and asynchronous learning experiences. Rocky Vista University offers a dynamic environment with both internal and external collaborative partners dedicated to interprofessional education and practice.

Essential Job Functions
  • Program Development: Develop and design IPE curriculum and activities that promote collaboration, communication, and teamwork among healthcare professionals.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with faculty, administrators, and practitioners from various healthcare disciplines to integrate IPE into existing programs and initiatives.
  • Faculty Development: Provide training and support to faculty members to facilitate effective IPE experiences and promote a culture of collaboration.
  • Student Engagement: Engage students from different healthcare disciplines in interprofessional learning activities, such as simulations, case studies, and collaborative projects.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Develop assessment tools and methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of IPE programs and make data-driven improvements.
  • Research: Conduct research on IPE best practices, outcomes, and innovations to contribute to the advancement of the field.
  • Advocacy and Leadership: Serve as an advocate for IPE within the organization and in the broader healthcare community and provide leadership in promoting its importance and value.
  • Community Engagement: Collaborate with external partners, such as healthcare organizations, community agencies, and professional associations, to expand opportunities for interprofessional education and practice.
Marginal Job Functions
  • Assist administration, faculty and staff with special projects as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the instruction of interprofessional and communication competencies
  • Demonstrated proficiency teaching communication and teamwork principles
  • Demonstrated successful scholarly activity
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various curriculum modalities
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and motivate students and peers, and foster principles of humanism, empathy, and professionalism among students, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Terminal degree from an accredited institution in health professions discipline (i.e. Nursing, Medicine, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Education, etc.) with Board Certification in appropriate area of specialization if applicable
  • Academic experience as a faculty member at the university or college level
  • Demonstrated leadership and productivity in the area of scholarly activity, medical research, or education
Preferred Qualifications
  • Academic teaching experience in a medical setting
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative experience in clinical, professional, or educational settings
  • Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration

 

Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.

 

Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.

 

Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021. Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.

 

 

Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

 

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.

 

 

careers@rvu.edu

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