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Program Director of Master of Science in Physician Assistant

Thiel College is excited to announce a search for the Program Director of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant program.

The Program Director will be a visionary leader in the field of Physician Assistant and bring a commitment to serving our community and region.  Open rank and 12-month appointment, this leadership position will work closely with the faculty and academic affairs to offer a widely respected M.S. program in Physician Assistant.  The Program Director will be responsible for the recruitment of academically prepared students who can thrive in a rigorous graduate program, effective day-to-day communication, interprofessional collaboration, curriculum development including clinical rotations, program assessment and planning, fiscal management, and evaluation of faculty. The candidate will serve to develop and implement the strategic plan, and will provide guidance and oversight through the ongoing accreditation process. This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and works closely with all departments and offices on campus to ensure student and program success. Collaboration with Marketing and Admissions will be key to strengthen the College’s market position, attract prospective students through innovative programs, and increase the enrollment of talented and motivated students.   


  1. Licensed as a physician assistant within the state of Pennsylvania.
  2. At least three years of full-time higher education experience at the time of appointment
  3. Master's degree in physician assistant with current NCCPA certification.
  4. Proven leadership ability in the field of physician assistant studies.
  5. Substantial experience within higher education, including full time experience in a physician assistant program.
  6. Knowledge of the physician assistant program accreditation process and familiarity with the details of experiential education and site establishment within the healthcare community.
  7. Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, and fostering empirical research.
  8. A vision and interpersonal skills to build partnerships inside and outside the program in physician assistant, the College and the wider community.

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita and list of references by clicking here (preferred method), or mail application materials to: Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA. 16125.

Review of applications will begin February 21, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.