Department Chair/Faculty, Healthcare Management - 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 University 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, faculty position with responsibility as a chair to teach Healthcare Management courses on-ground and online at our main campus at Saint Leo, Florida.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant/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 January or August 2015. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful 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:

As a faculty member, successful candidate will be required to:

  • Teach up to eight (8) classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Assess,assist,and guide online adjuncts
  • Engage in curriculum development;
  • 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.
  • In addition to teaching, department chair will:
  • Provide academic leadership and supervision to all department full-time and adjunct faculty at the main campus and centers;
  • Ensure academic quality and continual improvement toward excellence; and
  • Engage in Strategic Planning and Execution

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

The faculty member must possess a doctorate degree in health related discipline from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach courses per accreditation guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

The faculty member must possess a doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach courses per accreditation guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in teaching traditional and non-traditional age students at undergraduate and graduate level.

Knowledge of healthcare industry, academic administration, and specialized accreditation requirements for health related curriculum is plus.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Business
  • Department Chair/Faculty, Healthcare Management
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Health Sciences Online
  • 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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