Faculty, Full-time -Doctor of Education Program job in St. Augustine
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) seeks a dynamic, innovative faculty member for a full-time (FT) position in the Doctor of Education program. Responsibilities will include primarily teaching activities in the Doctor of Education Program.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health and rehabilitative science education through innovative classroom and distance education, and offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, education and health science, as well as continuing education programs. Founded in 1979, USAHS has campuses in San Marcos, California; Miami and St. Augustine, Florida; and Austin, Texas. USAHS is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission.
A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging learning opportunities for students in the health science professions, through online delivery methods. The faculty member is responsible for teaching, course development, advisement, committee work, research and service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching online activities
Optimizes an online environment that is conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities
Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals
Provides current, organized, error free instructional materials
Maintains all components of the learning environment
Actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge
Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standard
Stays current with teaching practice and evidence that support content area expertise and professional growth
Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations
Supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession
Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned
Actively participates in his/her professional association
Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities
Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g. - clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) as approved by the program director
Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution
Supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs
Performs course coordinator and lead instructor roles as assigned; works collaboratively with members of the team
Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate
Provides other administrative duties as assigned
Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the program director; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals
Displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics
Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting
Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values
Actively engages in interprofessional collaboration activities
Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures
Other responsibilities as assigned by the program director
- A terminal degree in health sciences (PhD, EdD, DHSc)
- A significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the health sciences field
- Three to five years of teaching experience at doctoral level required
- Experience with distance learning required
- Experience with distance learning environment required; a commitment advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment
- Commitment to the promotion of applied research
- Current and unencumbered professional license
Licensing / Certification:
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs.
This role could be right for you if you are passionate about teaching, scholarly activity, and service. Individuals who are dedicated to student-centered values and the pursuit of continued personal growth will thrive at the University of St. Augustine. As a member of the USAHS team, you will enjoy a competitive salary and attractive benefits, including medical, dental and life insurance; 401k plan; and much more.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. EOE.