Assistant/Associate Professor - Director of Clinical Education

240236 Requisition #

Position Description:  Development, implementation, delivery and oversight of the clinical phase curriculum and assessment.

Essential Functions:

·         Responsible for the ongoing development and maintenance of the clinical preceptor network for all clinical phase students

·         Works with Program Director and Director of Didactic Education to develop and implement horizontal and longitudinal goals and learning objectives within the curriculum to ensure a system of progressive learning and assessment across the continuum of the program

·         Directs the operational processes performed by the Clinical Coordinator to schedule students’ Supervised Clinical Practice Experiences (SCPEs)

·         Works with the Program Director and Director of Didactic Education to develop a strategy to design, implement and maintain curricular mapping of the clinical phase of the PA curriculum

·         Develops and implements the processes and content of preceptor development, onboarding, evaluation and training activities

·         Liaison to the faculty of the Creighton University Medical School and other clinical partners and stakeholders on clinical training matters

·         Development, implementation and oversight of the didactic curriculum and assessment plan for the clinical phase of the program

·         Course director or co-director, as assigned

·         Classroom instruction and small group facilitation in the PA program in areas of expertise

·         Chair, Clinical Education Committee

·         Develops and participates in student assessment and evaluation

·         Provides student advising

·         Contributes to application evaluation, interviews and selection of matriculating students.

·         Participates in ongoing program evaluation and accreditation processes.

·         Performs site visits and coordinates site visits to clinical preceptors by faculty

·         Scholarly activity in areas of research interest

·         Serves on Creighton University and School of Medicine committees and activities as requested


  • PA-C, Master’s degree;
  • State Licensure (or license-eligible);
  • 3-5 years of experience in PA education


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Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



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