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Physical Therapy Assistant Program Director

Physical Therapy Assistant Program Director

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ECPI University

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Medical Careers Institute, College of Health Science at ECPI University is currently seeking a Program Director with the desire to share their passion for Physical Therapist Assisting to positively impact the lives of our students.


  • Coordinate ongoing Physical Therapist Assistant program and curriculum planning, assessment and evaluation. 
  • Maintain high standards of teaching; providing innovative, hands-on and relevant education for students.
  • Recruit, hire, train, observe and evaluate faculty.
  • Classroom teaching; student advising.
  • Scheduling faculty and students.
  • Secure and maintain collaborative relationships with clinical sites.
  • Ensure compliance with University and programmatic accreditation, regulations and policies.



  • Master’s degree Physical Therapy or related field from a regionaly accredited institution. 
  • Licensure as physical therapist or licensure, certification, or registration as physical therapist assistant in South Carolina.
  • Experience in administration, educational theory, instructional design, and student assessment.
  • 2 years of documented experience as a center coordinator of clinical education (CCCE) and/or clinical instructor (CI), or experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a physical therapist assistant or physical therapist program.
  • Documented clinical or educational administration experience.
  • Documented experience in a variety of areas of teaching (didactic, clinical, continuing education, in-service).


  • Strong academic and professional record.
  • Strong active-learning skills for effective instruction.
  • Experience in a student-centric and hands-on learning environment.
  • The highest levels of integrity at all times.
  • Orientation toward results.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills.

ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 


What does ECPI University have to offer?

  • Professional work environment
  • Student centered, hands-on learning environment
  • Flexible day and evening schedules
  • Talented and committed co-workers
  • Competitive compensation & benefits plan 

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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