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Director of Experiential Education
Touro University California

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2022
Title Director of Experiential Education
University Touro University California
Vallejo, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Pharmacy Practice
    Pharmacy - General

Director of Experiential Education

Requisition ID: 2022-8528

Position Type: Full-Time

Schedule Shift: Day

Hours Per Week: 38

Travel: 10%

Category: Faculty/Academic


This position is to be held as an administrative assignment by a member of the College of Pharmacy (COP) faculty. The Director of Experiential Education will provide vision, strategic direction and managerial support of the experiential components of the PharmD program, in addition to fulfilling general clinical practice faculty responsibilities (teaching, service, and research). The Director is a member of the College of Pharmacy Leadership Team and works closely with other administrative team members and with the Experiential Education team to support curricular and co-curricular experiential learning of students. The position requires flexibility, adaptability and creativity. To be successful, the Director must demonstrate excellent communication skills, superior organizational and customer service skills, be responsive to directives and feedback, and demonstrate a commitment to the mission and development of the College.


Provide leadership and direction for the daily operations of the experiential programs, including IPPE, APPE and co-curricular activities
Develop and follow through with strategic planning for new sites and preceptors for the experiential programs
Develop and oversee preceptor training and development
Represent the University and the College of Pharmacy to external stakeholders
Develop and execute the experiential curriculum based on ACPE standards and scope of practice
Organize the collection and review on-going quality evaluations of individual rotations, including coordination of site visits
Review outcomes-driven assessment of experiential courses, experiences, and student (individual and aggregate) competencies and progress and implement continuous quality improvements as appropriate
Collaborate with other deans, and internal and external stakeholders to support the generation of and compliance with affiliation agreements, contracts, licensing, credentialing and other necessary paperwork to support experiential education

Teach, coach, and mentor students and other appropriate faculty on and off campus as part of the curriculum
Manage and effectively supervise the activities of direct reports
Follow university Human Resources policies regarding evaluation of the performance of direct reports, and development of their skills and abilities
Participate on College and University committees, departmental meetings, and perform other duties as appropriate and assigned by the Dean
Contribute to new knowledge through research activities, presentations, publications, grants and/or contracts, clinical trials and/or other scholarly works

The Director of Experiential Education will be responsible for the Assistant Director of Experiential Education, Experiential Coordinators and Experiential Staff.


The Director of Experiential Education must have an earned PharmD or equivalent, and California pharmacist licensure. The Director should have completed at least one year of pharmacy residency or equivalent, and have at least 3-5 years of experience in a management position. Experience in teaching at the professional student level is highly recommended.

The Director should have the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the following:

Teach and evaluate the academic progress of pharmacy students in didactic and practice settings.
Perform precepting, advising, committee service and other duties as required of pharmacy faculty.
Perform all responsibilities within the values and professional framework of the College.
Maintain appropriate licensing and certifications.
Maintain accurate and complete student, preceptor, and site information.
Develop and maintain collegial working relations on campus and at practice sites.
Adhere to confidentiality and FERPA requirements.
Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis.
Adhere to policies and procedures of Touro University California and the Touro College and University System.

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Touro University is an equal opportunity employer. Touro University treats all employees, job applicants, and students without unlawful consideration of race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), age, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military service or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We are committed to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy in all decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, the administration of educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment.

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