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Respiratory Therapy Director of Clinical Education

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Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU201862
Official TSU Title Respiratory Therapy Director of Clinical Education
Grant Title N/A
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under the general guidance of the Chair of the Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Health Sciences Department of Health Sciences, the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) must be responsible for all aspects of the clinical experiences of students enrolled in the program, including organization, administration, continuous review and revision, planning for and development of locations (with appropriate supervision) for evolving practice skills, and the general effectiveness of clinical experience. There must be evidence that sufficient time is devoted to the program by the DCE so that his or her educational and administrative responsibilities can be met.

Essential Duties Summary

Assumes responsibility for the administrative and academic functions of the department. Teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Leads the faculty in continued curriculum development. Engages in and promotes active research. Performs other duties as assigned.

% FTE

100%

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.
Education

The DCE must have earned at least a master’s degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the USDE. The successful candidate must have a valid RRT credential or may be a physician (MD or DO); current professional license or certificate as required by the state in which the program exists unless exempted from licensure under state or federal law; minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an RRT OR physician (MD or DO) of which at least four (4) years must include experience in clinical respiratory care, pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, critical care OR anesthesiology; minimum of four (4) years’ teaching experience in clinical respiratory care, research, management, or education associated with an accredited respiratory care program or medical school.

Required Licensing/Certification

Valid RRT credential OR be a physician (MD or DO).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Applicants should be dynamic individuals with demonstrated leadership ability who can lead the faculty and staff in continued curricular development, excellence in teaching, and scholarly activity.

Work Experience

Successful candidates should have distinguished record of successful program administration in an academic setting, a reputation for scholarship, professional practice and intellectual leadership and a demonstrated ability for securing external funds.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

Assists the Chair in supervising and directing the work activities of any staff in the functional area and/or program. Provides overall direction and expectations for the department, functional area, or program.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

Tasks and responsibilities require integration of diverse functional means and involve variables that are more abstract. Work is substantially complex and varied, and requires the interpretation of technical and detailed guidelines, policies and procedures in combination. Some responsibility for budget, revenues and/or expenditure authority.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Develops objectives and general policies and procedures for a specific program or functional area of responsibility within general scope of established operational goals and plans. Day-to-day work and decisions do not require direction or review by the Dean. Frequently solves complex problems. End results will be reviewed by the Dean. Strategic issues are referred to the Dean.

Personal/Organizational Contacts

Regular and substantial contact with others. Contact usually involve discussions related to policies and programs and may include proposal or grant writing, negotiation with vendors, solicitation of financial donations for the university, and the like. Handles sensitive, complex, and/or confidential information.

Customer Service Relationships

Anticipates customer needs and regularly motivates or influences others to deliver customer service excellence. May troubleshoot highly sensitive or confidential issues. Personally ensure problem resolution. Identifies barriers to effective customer service and sets customer service standards. Establishes a customer feedback system and holds self-accountable for customer service excellence within the department or program.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions. Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects of light weight may be required. Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects of light weight may be required.

Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned master’s degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the USDE?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid RRT credential or maybe a physician (MD or DO)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you current professional license or certificate as required by the state in which the program exists unless exempted from licensure under state or federal law?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an RRT OR physician (MD or DO) of which at least four (4) years must include experience in clinical respiratory care, pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, critical care OR anesthesiology?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a minimum of four (4) years’ teaching experience in clinical respiratory care, research, management, or education associated with an accredited respiratory care program or medical school?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3