Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
|Region:||Marion, IN Residential/Main Campus|
|Division:||School of Health Sciences|
|Location:||Indiana Wesleyan University - Main Campus|
|Department:||SoHS - Administration|
|Employment Duration:||Full time|
Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,000 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana campus and another nearly 12,500 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, and online.
Within the state of Indiana, IWU has become the fastest-growing university and the largest private university in total enrollment. IWU is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best in the Midwest master’s universities, is listed among "America's 100 Best College Buys," and is recognized as a certified "Best Christian Workplace".
Serve as strategic academic and operational leader of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program by providing leadership for the faculty in terms of program development, accreditation self-study, curriculum, administration, teaching, research, and service. The Directors for the DPT, OTD, and ELM-AT programs will work cooperatively in the development of the respective health sciences programs. The Director coordinates Health Science initiatives with leaders of other IWU academic and operational units to achieve the University’s mission. The Director will be employed full time by the University and will not engage in gainful employment outside the institution.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND PERSONAL CHARCTERISTICS
Education: An earned doctorate (PhD, EdD, DPT or equivalent in a related field) from an accredited program
Certification and Licensure: Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist in Indiana and have current certification
Experience: A minimum of five years full-time experience teaching in a collegiate academic setting, physical therapy clinical experience with demonstrated expertise, and a proven record of leadership and achievement in an academic environment. Familiarity with and ability to work with CAPTE accreditation standards
Reaching, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, walking, hearing, repetitive motions and light lifting
Very heavy visual acuity
According to the Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.
Supervisory Relationship: Reports to the Dean for the Health Sciences
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Do not send supplemental materials to IWU until requested. Candidates will be contacted personally with additional instructions if needed.
Indiana Wesleyan University may contact you if your credentials qualify you for another position.
Indiana Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed evangelical Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
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