Director of Clinical Education Master of Science in Respiratory Care


Position Title

Director of Clinical Education for Master of Science in Respiratory Care 


Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences 


Full-time/Exempt (12 months)

Position Summary

Jacksonville University, ranked as a Best Regional University by US News & World Report, invites applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure accruing position for Director of Clinical Education in the Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC) program. The successful candidate will organize and manage clinical rotations for the MSRC program within the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences (BRCHS). In addition, the successful candidate will participate in faculty activities (teaching, service, and potentially research), as well as being responsible for the coordination of clinical faculty and staff professional development in MSRC. 

Essential Job Duties

Oversight of Clinical Rotation Responsibilities: 

  • Reports to the MSRC Program Director 
  • Establishes goals and objectives for the programs’ clinical rotations 
  • Organizes clinic rotations, assign students, and assure that clinical competencies and associated records of clinical experiences are completed 
  • Fosters communication with clinical faculty and staff through meetings and/or consultation 
  • Coordinates the evaluation of students, clinical faculty, and clinical sites    
  • Ensures that feedback from evaluations is provided in a timely manner and action plans are written to address deficiencies   
  • Ensures that students are oriented to the Policies and Procedures of the facility in which they are assigned 
  • Maintains records for completion of clinical competencies and evaluations associated with clinical rotations 
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate clinical affiliate agreement with clinical sites 
  • Assists with coordinating community service programs 


Faculty Responsibilities: 

  • Effectively teaches assigned courses  
  • Promotes evidence-based practice  
  • Serves on Departmental, College, and University Committees 
  • Participates in the program’s or Department’s clinical practice. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Dean 
  • Clinical Responsibilities: 
  • Provides continuing education to Respiratory Therapy staff 
  • Assists with completion of Respiratory Therapy staff competencies

Work Conditions

  • Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings or being off-campus 
  • Some off-campus travel required 
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion 
  • Occasional evening and week-end hours 

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines 
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens 
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone 

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • An earned master’s degree in respiratory care, health sciences, education, management or in a related field 

Minimum Work Experience

  • At least four years of experience in the field; two of which must have been on the faculty of an accredited respiratory care educational program 
  • Demonstrated abilities in teaching, student advisement, committee service, management, and administration 

Preferred Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate in a field appropriate to providing academic leadership for the MSRC 
  • Demonstrated participation in relevant professional associations 
  • Demonstrated leadership in organizations or societies related to the profession 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

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To Apply

Qualified applicants, send a resume and completed application to