Department Chair/Faculty - Healthcare Management (Saint Leo, Florida) - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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School of Business

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.

The Department of Healthcare Management is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track, chair position which includes faculty responsibilities teaching Healthcare Management courses online and on ground at our University Campus in Saint Leo, Florida.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate rank. Department Chair responsibilities typically include working an additional one to two months during the summer. Additional compensation, stipend(s) and/or course release may apply while serving in this capacity, which will be determined by the Dean or Associate Dean.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of July or August 2016. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful academic administration and teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach 8 classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Assess, assist, and guide online adjunct Healthcare Management faculty
  • Engage in curriculum development; including course scheduling
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
  • Teach on-ground, online; and
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

The candidate much possess a Doctorate degree in health related discipline form a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach courses per accreditation guidelines ( 18 hours in the discipline).

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate much possess a Doctorate degree in health related discipline form a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach courses per accreditation guidelines ( 18 hours in the discipline).

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous academic administration experience.

Experience teaching traditional and non-traditional age students at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Knowledge of the healthcare industry with the understanding of specialized accreditation requirements for health related curriculum

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Business
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Business Online
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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