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Associate Program Director for the Physician Assistant Program


Associate Program Director for the Physician Assistant Program


Non-tenure-track Faculty


Graduate Studies - Physician Assistant Studies

Agnes Scott College invites applications for an Associate Program Director of its developing Physician Assistant Program. 

Agnes Scott College PA Program has applied for Provisional Accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The anticipated matriculation date is October 2025, pending achieving Accreditation-Provisional status at the agenda meeting.

Diversity is a core value at Agnes Scott. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. The college’s mission and values empower students to think deeply, innovate, and promote inclusivity.  The PA program will embody the diverse culture of Agnes Scott and educate students to provide community-based healthcare.

This is a rewarding opportunity to join the Agnes Scott Community. The Associate Program Director will exhibit strong leadership skills and have keen knowledge of ARC-PA standards and accreditation.  Reporting directly to the Program Director, the primary responsibilities of the Associate Program Director include supporting the Program Director in assessment and analysis as it relates to program development and accreditation. Additionally, as an integral member of the faculty, the Associate Program Director will provide in-classroom and/or skills lab instruction and student advising among other functions. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track, full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, pending experience.

Successful candidates will be licensed or license-eligible as a physician assistant in the State of Georgia, maintain current NCCPA certification, have a master’s degree or higher in physician assistant studies or related fields, and have a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience. Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and experience working with diverse populations is required.  Additionally, competitive candidates will have five years of experience in PA education, ARC-PA accreditation, and assessment. Active involvement with professional societies is preferred.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure a full review of your application, please submit your completed application by January 15, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be directed to the program director, Dr. LeAnne Martinelli, ( with the subject line “Application: PA Associate Program Director.”

Applications should submit a letter describing their qualifications, interest in this position, and commitment to the Agnes Scott College mission, in addition to a curriculum vitae. Materials should be compiled as a single file attachment. Additional materials may be requested of all candidates as the search progresses. Official graduate transcripts will be required before hiring. Please note that it is college policy to hire candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent national liberal arts college for women and offers multiple coeducational graduate and post-baccalaureate programs. The college is located in metropolitan Atlanta. An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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