Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Rocky Vista University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO has an opening for a
PA Student Success Facilitator - Principal Faculty (Part-Time)
To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
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.
RVU offers paid vacation, sick days, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee's contribution. A hybrid work model with remote flexibility is also available for eligible positions.
RVU is is committed to creating a diverse environment and 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.
The main role of Principal Faculty in the Physician Assistant Program is to deliver curriculum content for the program. In addition, this position will serve as a student success facilitator, monitoring and guiding student progression across the program and working in collaboration with PA program faculty and RVU's Student Affairs department.
Essential Job Functions
Administrative : (30%)
Develop, implement, and oversee a student success program in alignment with the program's mission and vision
Develop, implement, and oversee student remediation plans designed to meet individual learner deficits and in collaboration with faculty course directors
Refers students to appropriate academic personnel and support resources and collaborates with others to monitor and accelerate the academic progress of the students referred
Track student access to institutional and program resources and monitor effectiveness of student success strategies
Monitors progress of students in caseload and conducts academic coaching through individual or group sessions that are designed to help students assess their own performance and develop academic success plans
Contribute to the Program's continuous process of self-assessment to ensure quality of the curriculum and program
Develop and deliver lectures, laboratories, and small group interactive sessions through varied delivery methods
Develop, implement, and score competency-based assessments
Serve as a student success coach to PA students in support of and collaboration with faculty advisors to assist learners in achieving their academic goals
Serve on PA program and University committees according to professional interest and assigned duties.
Attend PA program faculty meetings, retreats, and accreditation-related activities.
Participate in the PA Program's admissions process.
Engage in scholarship and faculty development including original research, publications, presentations, and workshop participation.
Marginal Job Functions
Perform other duties as assigned, and supporting the mission of the program and the university
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of instructional and mentoring techniques
Demonstrated commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
Demonstrated ability to adapt to change
Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and academic systems (e.g. learning management systems such as Canvas, BlackBoard
Current license (or eligibility) to practice in Colorado, if a clinician
Relevant Master's degree or equivalent experience
Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Terminal degree for profession, and related to position (e.g. Master degree for PA, MD/DO for physician; PhD for scientist)
Experience delivering curriculum content to PA students (clinical or didactic).
Three or more years of higher education experience
Experience in success coaching techniques and/or motivational interviewing strategies
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.