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  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Embark on an exciting journey with the University of La Verne, where your career aspirations come to life in a vibrant and welcoming environment. Established in 1891, our diverse and inclusive community is more than just a university—it’s a home for passionate individuals like you.
At the University of La Verne, we embody four core values that set us apart—Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning, and Civic and Community Engagement. If you’re fueled by these principles and are eager to make a meaningful impact, your journey begins here.
With a rich history spanning 132 years, the University of La Verne boasts a global Leo Family of 89,000+ accomplished alumni. As the #1 private university in California for social mobility according to
U.S. News and World Report 2024, and recently recognized as the 33rd Best U.S. College by the
Wall Street Journal 2024, we take pride in our commitment to excellence in education.

Join us in shaping the future, where your passion meets purpose. Come be part of something extraordinary and apply today!

Diversity Statement
The University supports a diverse and inclusive environment where students recognize and benefit from the life experiences and viewpoints of other students, faculty, and staff. Diversity is an active and intentional practice that supports difference and multiplicity to expand knowledge, educate capable citizens, develop the whole person, and serve our local and global communities. Promoting and sustaining diversity is a commitment to educational quality and the creation of positive, respectful learning communities.

Job Description Summary
The program director must be assigned to the program on a 12-month full time basis and at least 80% of that time must be devoted to academic and administrative responsibilities in support of the program and 20% of time may be spent teaching courses.

The program director must supervise the medical director, principal and instructional faculty and staff in activities that directly relate to the PA program.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A current PA license is required.
  • PA and PA-C (current or emeritus)
  • Three years of full-time higher education experience at the time of appointment.
  • Current or emeritus NCCPA certification status.
  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in management in a higher education setting and must be either NCCPA or board-certified MD/DO.
  • The ideal candidate will have documented academic PA program teaching experience as a principal program faculty, and at least five years clinical and/or academic experience as a PA or MD/DO.
  • Clear understanding of ARC-PA Standards (v.4 and v5)
  • Understanding of program self-study process
  • Experience with data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
Preferred Qualifications
The program director must provide effective leadership by exhibiting:
  • responsiveness to issues related to personnel,
  • strong communication skills, and proactive problem solving
The program director must be knowledgeable about and responsible for:
  • program organization,
  • program administration,
  • fiscal management of the program,
  • continuous programmatic review and analysis,
  • program planning,
  • program development,
  • completion of ARC-PA required documents, and
  • adherence to the Standards and ARC-PA policies.

Benefits Summary
Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

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