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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety Office, located at Bole Hall Annex, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (856) 256-4562 or 4506. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Rowan University Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by federal law, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or "Clery Act" and is provided by the Rowan University Department of Public Safety.

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Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Therapy Program

Apply now Job no: 496141
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Sewell, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - School of Nursing & Health Professions, Professional

Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Therapy Program


Work type: Regular full time
Location: Sewell, New Jersey (RCSJ Gloucester Campus Location)


Rowan University is accepting applications for the position of Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for the Respiratory Therapy Program. Offering entry-level and degree-advancement programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy, the program is housed within the Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions of Rowan University and will be offered on the campus of Rowan College of Jersey in Sewell, NJ. 

The DCE will be responsible for providing leadership, guidance, role modeling, and appropriate learning experiences for respiratory therapy students.  The DCE is responsible for providing effective leadership in developing, conducting, and assessing the clinical education program.  The DCE will report to the Director of the Respiratory Therapy Program and will work closely with other program personnel to administer the program and ensure compliance with the standards of the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).  The DCE will also work collaboratively with clinical partners and with the leadership and faculty of programs in the allied and affiliated health professions and Rowan University’s two medical schools to provide students with educational experiences reflecting interprofessional practice and care.

Once the program is established, the DCE will be expected to teach in and assist the Program Director with administration of the program. The position is a full-time 12-month (non-tenure-track) appointment with an anticipated eventual distribution of workload of 50% teaching and 50% administration and an initial greater proportion devoted to administration as necessary to achieve provisional accreditation and program launch.

The responsibilities of the DCE will be to:

  • Support and promote the Respiratory Therapy program
  • Maintain open communication among faculty, staff, and clinical affiliates
  • Cultivate an inclusive professional and educational environment
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Respiratory Therapy program in relations with the community
  • Participate in Advisory Committee meetings
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of respiratory students
  • Participate in program marketing
  • Recruit clinical practice sites and maintain working relationships with appropriate personnel at each site
  • Coordinate all clinical and laboratory student learning activities
  • Develop and teach courses in the BS in Respiratory Therapy program, including but not limited to curriculum design and outcomes assessment
  • Participate in policy development, implementation, and review
  • Prepare and maintain mandatory program documentation and records
  • Supervise clinical faculty members and ensure inter-rater reliability is maintained regarding student clinical evaluation
  • Assist the Program Director with mandatory accreditation reporting and perform other related duties as assigned
  • Serve as the acting Program Director in the absence of the Program Director

The successful candidate possesses the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in respiratory therapy or closely related healthcare field from an academic institution accredited by an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Valid Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential and current NJ state license
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two (2) years in clinical respiratory care
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching either as an appointed faculty member in a CoARC-accredited respiratory care program or as a clinical instructor/ preceptor for students of such programs
  • Ability to complete the CoARC Key Personnel Training Program
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology or proven ability to learn these skills
  • Utilization of innovative teaching methods incorporating technology, including on-line resources 
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners in large and small settings
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, and staff, and commitment to a student-centered environment.

 

Supplemental Information

The physical demands described below are representative of those necessary to fulfill the essential functions of the job.  Instruction in use of equipment and activities associated with patient care replicates the clinical setting and requires physical capacity comparable to that of a practicing respiratory therapist based on the O*NET summary of work activities.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Physical Demands

  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles)

Minimum salary is $115,000.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is available immediately, with actual start date negotiable.  Applications must contain a letter of interest that includes a clear description of experience and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. All applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system.

 

Applications close: Open until filled

Rowan University is a R2 Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (High Research Activity) with approximately 20,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford.  The University comprises twelve academic colleges and schools, including the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Nursing & Health Professions; and the School of Earth & Environment, along with an Honors College, a School of Graduate Studies, a School of Professional Studies, and a School of Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences. Rowan’s Division of Global Learning & Partnerships offers flexible undergraduate and graduate programs on campus and off site – including at two area community colleges – and online. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes, the Ric & Jean Edelman Planetarium, Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park & Museum, and the Virtual Reality Center. U.S. News & World Report, in its “Best Colleges 2020” special edition, ranked Rowan University #79 among public universities and #166 among all National Universities.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/_docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf.

Rowan University is committed to assisting all members of the Rowan community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Department of Public Safety website at: http://www.rowan.edu/safety/clery/security_report.html

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety Office, located at Bole Hall Annex, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (856) 256-4562 or 4506. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Rowan University Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by federal law, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or "Clery Act" and is provided by the Rowan University Department of Public Safety.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations. 

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Nondiscrimination at Rowan University: Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and supporting regulations, Rowan does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education programs or activities that it operates; this extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its supporting regulations may be directed to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education or to the University’s Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator: Monise Princilus, Ed.S. , Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Office of Student Equity & Compliance, Rowan University, Savitz Hall, Suite 203, 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028, princilus@rowan.edu, 856-256-5440 

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