Academic Coordinator / Principal Faculty

West Liberty University


West Liberty, WV


12 days ago


September 30, 2022
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The West Liberty University Physician Assistant Program is seeking a motivated and innovative individual for a 12 month, full-time, tenure track position of Academic Coordinator. We are searching for a team-oriented faculty member to participate in a dynamic and collaborative program which has strong administrative support, the potential for innovative inter-professional opportunities, and excellent benefits and opportunities for professional development. 

The Academic Coordinator’s principal responsibility is to manage the didactic phase (year 1) of the program. The Academic Coordinator works closely and collaboratively with the Program Director, full-time faculty, staff, adjunct faculty and invited guest lecturers to ensure the didactic curriculum meets current practice standards and scope, and is in compliance with ARC-PA requirements. In addition to teaching, the Academic Coordinator mentors students and participates in all aspects of student recruitment, retention, and academic progression. The Academic Coordinator participates in aspects of student and program evaluation. 

Clinical practice opportunity is offered. Salary will be commensurate with experience. This position includes a comprehensive benefit package.



  • Graduation from an accredited physician assistant program.
  • Master’s degree minimum.
  • Current NCCPA certification required.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of West Virginia.
  • A commitment to excellent teaching, college service, and professional activity.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in physician assistant education preferred.
  • Two or more years of clinical experience is preferred as a practicing PA.

Interested individuals are to apply and submit current curriculum vitae, cover letter, and personal/professional references. Upon request, transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work can be sent electronically to Tasha Taylor via email @ 


West Liberty University ( is a small, comprehensive institution under the auspices of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

West Liberty University is a four-year public university and West Virginia's oldest institution under higher education. Situated on a picturesque hilltop, just 10 miles from Wheeling, WLU is a small market metro with a rich heritage. Living costs are low, cultural opportunities, and schools make it a great place to live, work and raise a family. WLU features a main campus and a nearby satellite campus, located at the Highlands Shopping Complex. Both locations are minutes from Pennsylvania and Ohio borders, offering easy access to major airports, shopping, dining and entertainment.

West Liberty University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all interested individuals. Individuals who need assistance in the application process may contact Emily D’Aquila, HR Generalist / Recruiter at 304-336-8029 or emily.d’ (do not apply to this email).

West Liberty University does not sponsor work visas. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.