Administration: supports efficient and consistent practicesacross all programs The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciencesis the development of professional health care practitionersthrough innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,clinical, and distance education. GENERAL SUMMARYA core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for HealthSciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learningopportunities for students in the health science professions,through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. Thefaculty member is responsible for academic advising and overseeingfinal program projects. They provide service to the Universitythrough committee, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for theprofession. The faculty are scholars, being involved in buildingand integrating knowledge for advancement of the profession and theUniversity.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESTeaching: provides student-centered learning through bestpractice teaching activities Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging suchbehaviors inside and outside the classroom settingSupports and exemplifies the University’s core valuesActively engages in interprofessional collaborationactivitiesUpholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies andUniversity policies/procedures Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/facultydevelopment plan as required by accreditation and universitystandardsStays current with clinical practice and evidence that supportcontent area expertise and professional growthDisseminates scholarly work consistent with University policiesand accreditation expectations LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATIONFaculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess anearned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by acountry’s ministry of education in the discipline being taught, andbe licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specificprograms.TRAVELSome travel may be requested up to 20% of the timeBUSINESS COMPETENCIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstratethe following competencies:Committed to Mission and Values – Has a clear understandingof institution’s mission and values. Has a passion for facilitatinglearning and for enabling students to navigate their own learningjourney.Contribute Knowledge to the Discipline – Compelled by theopportunity to contribute through research, scholarshipprofessional practice or creativity.Accountable -Takes personal responsibility for own goals andoutcomes to ensure student success. Establishes clear expectations,follows through on commitments to students and holds themaccountable for assignments and performanceCollaborative – Works cooperatively with others across theinstitution and beyond, including the community and throughpartnerships. Represents own interests while being inclusive andfair to others.Communicates Effectively – Adapts oral and writtencommunication approach and style to the audience and based on themessage. Also listens attentively to others.Drives Engagement – Makes students feel welcome, understoodand valued. Creates a learning environment that is compelling,challenging and productive.Academic Discipline Expertise – Has sufficient credentials,industry expertise and/or experience in the discipline to teachaccording to the standards and qualifications required.Education Design – Designs learning experiences closelylinked to learning outcomes including lesson planning, design ofproject, work integrated, group learning experiences, orinteractive learning objects. Has depth of expertise in pedagogy,andragogy and overall learning effectiveness.Teaching Delivery/Learning Facilitation Skills – Managessmall, large, blended, hybrid and/or online classrooms, monitoringand ensuring participation, managing one’s own and students’ timeand attention effectively.WORK ENVIRONMENTWork is performed primarily in a standard office environment butmay involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involvesoperation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hoursdaily and includes physical demands associated with a traditionaloffice setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and otherphysical functions as necessary.Physical requirements of this position include the following:Does not apply Professionalism: displays the behaviors of a professionalacademician and follows expected discipline specific Code ofEthics Post-professional doctoral degree preferred. Candidatescurrently enrolled in a post-professional doctorate program will beconsidered.Teaching experience at the college/university levelpreferred.Experience with distance learning preferred.A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience required.Experience in scholarly activity preferred. Scholarship: actively engages in scholarship to advanceknowledge OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOther responsibilities as assigned by the Academic ProgramDirectorPOSITION IN ORGANIZATIONReports to: Academic Program Director/Assistant Academic ProgramDirectorPositions Supervised : Contributing Faculty, Lab Assistants whenassigned to coursesTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Optimizes class/ lab /online environment that is conducive tostudent learning by developing creative, challenging andevidence-based learning opportunitiesUses learning assessment information to improve teaching andcurriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meetprogram and institutional goalsProvides current, organized, error free instructionalmaterialsMaintains all components of the learning environment includingonline course portal management Service: supports shared governance and promoting one’sprofession Serves on programmatic and university committees asassignedActively participates in his/her professional associationServes as university liaison in community and/or professionalactivitiesUses release time that enhances the program (e.g. – clinicalpractice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) asapproved by the program directorParticipates in university governance, curriculum planning, andfunctions to support development and growth of theinstitution Performs course coordinator and lead instructor roles asassigned; works collaboratively with members of the teamAdvises students on academic, professional and/or personalissues while providing referrals when appropriateProvides other administrative duties as assignedCompletes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance andsets goals for the next year in collaboration with the programdirector; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunitiesto meet performance goals The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equalopportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of age, race,religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or nationalorigin.