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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: Pa Medicine 40001090
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Clinical Coordinator

Position Summary

This is a University faculty position with academic rank based upon the appointee’s academic and experiential qualifications. The incumbent who serves in this position is responsible for the overall development of supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs) necessary to ensure students receive the clinical experiences required to meet program outcomes and accreditation standards. As part of the faculty team, this individual is also involved in program activities, generating and delivering classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics for which he/she is qualified.


  • Participate in the development and revisions of program mission, vision, goals, meetings and ongoing program self-assessment / program evaluation activities.
  • Perform coordination of instruction in all aspects of the clinical year including clinical site development, modification, monitoring, curriculum development, curriculum evaluation, remedial instruction, and maintenance of clinical rotation schedule for supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs).
  • Teaching as Instructor of Record for assigned courses within the PA Medicine Curriculum.
  • Chair the PA Medicine Promotion committee.
  • Participate in accreditation activities and maintain Clinical Curriculum in compliance with ARC-PA requirements.
  • Oversee administration of all classroom activity, student evaluation/assessment, and evaluation of instruction for clinical year students.
  • Recruit, develop and monitor all clinical sites and affiliation agreements.
  • Oversee performance of clinical site visits to establish/evaluate rotations and/or supervise and evaluate students during their clinical rotations.
  • Ongoing sustainability and development of the clinical portion of the PA program.
  • Orient preceptors and staff members at clinical sites regarding objectives and expectations for supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs).
  • Participate in admissions processes by scoring applications, interviewing candidates, student recruitment and rendering student selection decisions.
  • Participate in activities of state, regional, and national organizations to promote a positive image of the PA concept within academic, lay, and professional communities.
  • Perform Academic advising, mentoring, instruct, and evaluate students within areas of expertise as assigned.
  • Represent the Physician Assistant Program through service on College and University-level committees.
  • Pursue professional development activities such as clinical practice, scholarly activities, or an advanced degree.
  • Generate and deliver classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics for which he/she is assigned.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Physician Assistant

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in physician assistant studies from an accredited program
  • Current NCCPA Certification
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant clinical experience with at least 2 years precepting/instructing PA students or medical students
  • A valid physician assistant license for the State of Michigan or eligibility to obtain such licensure.


  • Doctoral degree, DO or MD with active Board certification and state licensure in Michigan or eligibility to obtain such licensure.
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant clinical experience with at least 2 years precepting/instructing PA students or medical students

Desired Qualifications

Self-motivated with refined organizational skills. Strong interpersonal abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and the public. Enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment. Demonstrate abilities in teaching and curriculum development. Prior experience preparing for and participating in an accreditation process.

Required Application Materials

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement. Submit a description of your past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence including a brief description of your ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement to support MSUCOM's commitment to inclusive excellence.

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