Clinical Assistant Professor/Assessment Director of Physician Assistant Studies
New York, NY 
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Program Director of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies, the Assessment Director works with the Program Director to collect, analyze and evaluate data on all aspects of the program for continuous improvement and accreditation purposes.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Collect data on all aspects of the program including, but not limited, to sponsorship, resources, students, operational policies, curriculum, clinical sites, and outcomes
  • Critically assess all aspects of the program to identify strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop plans for corrective intervention, measurement and continued evaluation
  • Prepare a variety of reports including, but not limited to, PA Program Self-Study and Annual Program Outcomes Assessment reports
  • Teach up to 3 credits per academic year
  • Assess and evaluate student learning
  • Collaborate with members of the Katz School's PA faculty and the University faculty
  • Advise PA students
  • Participate in student recruitment events and retention initiatives
  • Participate in ARC-PA accreditation related projects

Experience & Educational Background:

If a Physician Assistant, a Masters degree is required, as well as:

  • Current PA national certification (candidate is required to maintain certification throughout employment)
  • Eligibility for licensure in NYS
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience
  • Higher education teaching experience preferred
  • Experience as clinical preceptor preferred

If a Physician, current eligibility or unrestricted license as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in NYS is required, as well as:

  • Certification by an ABMS or AOA approved specialty board
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience
  • Experience as a clinical preceptor preferred

If a Pharmacist, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree is required, as well as:

  • Residency, fellowship and/or equivalent experience
  • Teaching experience at the graduate level in pharmaceutical science

If a non-clinician, a Master of Science degree is required, as well as:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in health science education
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Experience in PA program Self-Assessment preferred

Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the structureandorganization of healthandPA education systems
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to multi-ethnic and multi-cultural diversity
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • Ability to multitaskandwork both independentlyandas a member of a team
  • Understanding ofandappreciation for tenets of professionalism, confidentiality, respect, and ethical conduct
  • High level of dedication and ability to follow-through on commitments in a meticulous, reliable, and communicative manner

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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