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Ranked Faculty: Interprofessional Education: Clinical Scholars Grants and Project Coordinator

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Position Information

St. Catherine University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and/or religion. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Job Title Ranked Faculty: Interprofessional Education: Clinical Scholars Grants and Project Coordinator
Primary Campus St. Paul
Posting Number 20170025-FAC

Position Summary Information

Position Responsibilities

The Department of Interprofessional Education (IPE) invites applicants for the position of Interprofessional Clinical Scholars Grant and Projects Coordinator, which is a ranked faculty position under a 12 month full-time rolling contract starting fall of 2017. This position is focused on obtaining grants to support the Interprofessional Clinical Scholar Program (ICSP). The position is a 9 year grant supported position with opportunities to continue beyond 9 years based on grant funding. The ICSP is an innovative learning program that focuses on solving real world practice problems and was started in 2012 with interprofessional teams of faculty, students, and partners being formed every year. Team members learn about evidence-based practice and experience team problem solving that adds value to the lives of patients/residents and clinical facilities.

Responsibilities: The ICSP Grant and Project Coordinator is responsible to oversee all aspects of grant funding, including identifying grant opportunities, writing and submitting grant applications, and coordinating and managing grant funding, reporting to the Program Director for IPE. Responsivities include working with the Henrietta School of Health and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to research, contact, and establish relationships with potential funders and community partners. Additional responsibilities include working with the IPE faculty team to meet departmental goals, developing learning opportunities and serving as faculty for the ICSP and in the IPE department. Teaching load is primarily related to the ICSP, but may include other courses for teaching graduate and undergraduate interprofessional courses for health profession students.

Position Qualifications

Requirements: Preferred candidates will have earned a terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., or Clinical Doctorate) in a health related discipline (e.g. occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, exercise science, nutrition, social work, and psychology). Will consider someone with a Master’s degree with a combination of practice, teaching, and grant experience that provides the necessary skills and knowledge for grant coordination. Practice experience, teaching experience at the university level, and two or more years of grant development experience are required. Evidence of engagement in, and dedication to, conducting and publishing research and presenting at professional meetings is necessary with a strong interest in interprofessional collaboration and practice. St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who are student centered and enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: To apply for this position, visit the St. Catherine University Employment site at
http://www.stkate.edu/hr. Position number is: 20170025-Fac. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8. Attach an application letter of interest, current CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For more information, contact Dr. Patricia Finch Guthrie at plfinchguthrie@stkate.edu. Review of applications begins July 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Start Date 06/23/2017
Close Date
Hiring Manager Name Patricia Finch-Guthrie
Hiring Manager Email plfinchguthrie@stkate.edu

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Is your Master's or Doctoral degree in a health related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two years' experience in grant coordination, publication and research?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of demonstrated successful teaching experience at the university level do you have?
    • 5+ years
    • 3 to 5 years
    • Less than 3 years
    • None
  4. * All applicants that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a background check completed. Will you consent to a background check if offered this position with the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University Website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune paper
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune web
    • Community agency
    • Internet
    • Walk-in
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Newspaper - Pioneer Press paper
    • Newspaper -Pioneer Press web
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2