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Director of Clinical Education - PTA

Director of Clinical Education - PTA

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ECPI University

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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. 


The Director of Clinical Education in our Physical Therapist Assistant program is responsible for:

  • Developing, monitoring, and refining the clinical education component of the curriculum.
  • Coordinating and implementing clinical education to include site placements, site visits and evaluation.
  • Student counseling and advising.
  • Classroom and laboratory instruction; course development. 



  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program- Associates Degree required; Bachelor's Degree preferred. 
  • Licensure, certification, or registration as Physical Therapist Assistant as appropriate for South Carolina.
  • 2 years of 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.
  • Clinical or educational administration experience preferred.

Skills /Abilities:

  • 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

What does ECPI University have to offer?

  • A focus on students and academic excellence 
  • Small class sizes 
  • Professional work environment 
  • Talented and committed co-workers 
  • An adult-focused accelerated schedule 
  • An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network 
  • Competitive compensation & benefits plan 

ECPI University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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