Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer programs and educational experiences that develop essential intellectual and professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.
Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, (NH) and Goodyear, AZ. As one University with boundless opportunity, we continue to explore new educational models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.
Franklin Pierce University (FPU) is seeking a Director of Clinical Education and faculty member for the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT program to join a dynamic team of faculty committed to preparing compassionate, excellent physical therapists at our Manchester, New Hampshire campus. Our extended geographical reach allows us to provide nation-wide clinical experiences.
The Director of Clinical Education and Core Faculty, with rank commensurate with experience, will work with a collaborative clinical education team from both campuses and serve as co-leader of the Arizona DPT program. The individual will demonstrate a passion for advancing the clinical development of our future physical therapists working in collaboration with a Clinical Education Team to successfully plan, place, monitor, and assess the clinical experiences of the program.
Responsibilities and Essential Duties include, but are not limited to:
Developing, monitoring and refining the clinical education component of our curriculum
Working collaboratively with our faculty located in Goodyear AZ campus, to facilitate quality learning experiences for our students
Advising students as well as monitoring their academic and clinical performances to ensure their success and entry-level competency
Teach courses and content within your area of expertise
Communicate between Franklin Pierce University and our affiliate clinical sites
Plan, implement and provide continuous assessment of our clinical education program
Engage in scholarly work to enhance our programs and the University's mission.
Leadership I Supervisory Responsibilities:
Work collaboratively within our team environment
Engage our core faculty in clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment
Maximize our available resources for the clinical education program
Promote our program, enhance our visibility, and assist with recruiting for and retaining our students.
DPT from an accredited institution
APTA Level 1 Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program certified
Licensure (or be eligible for) to practice in NH
A minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience, and three (3) years of clinical teaching and/or coordination
The ability to travel to other campuses and sites as required
Proven strength in strategic planning, leadership, and management
Strong organizational skills and effective communication skills
Administrative experience in managing student clinical experiences as CCCE/SCCE or certified clinical instructor.
Quality assurance expertise to evaluate data and inform curriculum committee
An academic terminal degree (i.e.: Ph.D., DSC or Ed.D.) or a DPT with a Clinical specialization
Previous teaching experience
Previous experience in maintaining accreditation standards (CAPTE, JCAHO, CARF)
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce is a private, non-profit, regionally-accredited University where every student has the opportunity to discover their passion and greatest potential. Through its campuses in Rindge, New Hampshire and Goodyear, Arizona, as well as centers across New Hampshire in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Lebanon, Franklin Pierce provides flexible learning options that serve a wide range of students. The University community affectionately referred to as “Raven Nation” includes its Division II athletics program, which involves approximately 40% of the undergraduate student body. With more than 75 NCAA Championship appearances, the University boasts six national championships in both men’s and women’s soccer, more than 40 conference championships, and 10 national players of the year.