Graduate Coordinator (Physician Assistant Program)

Graduate Coordinator (Physician Assistant Program)

POSITION: Graduate Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Physician Assistant Program

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time (32 hours per week with the PA Program, minimum of 8 hours per week for Clinical Practice or Research)


REPORTS TO: PA Program Director

JOB PURPOSE: Coordinates the Graduate Phase (Professional Year III) of the PA Program, provides instruction, and analyzes student performance and overall program outcomes for the Graduate Phase.


1. Responsible for the coordination and supervision of the Graduate Phase of the PA Program.

2. Schedules required, elective, and clerkship supervised clinical experiences, coordinating the distribution of students for appropriateness of clinical experiences.

3. Prepares syllabi and learning objectives for all courses in the Graduate Phase of the Program.

4. Prepares and/or reviews exams, collaborating with faculty in test construction and item analysis.

5. Provides analysis of supervised clinical practice experiences for appropriateness of settings, patient encounters, clinical skills, diagnoses, and competencies.

6. Responsible for workload equivalent of one course per semester.

7. Monitors student progress, meets with students, and assures appropriate intervention, when required.

8. Analyzes graduate curriculum outcomes for review at committee meetings and by the Program Director.

9. Provides analysis of student evaluations of rotations and preceptors for review at committee meeting and by Program Director.

10. Participates in student advising and clinical site visits, as assigned.

11. Actively participating in the remediation process of students, when required.

12. Serves as an advisor for a research group.

13. Attends and participates in PA committee meetings, program activities and campus events.

14. Serves as a Chair of a Committee, developing agenda, preparing minutes, and outcome reports.

15. Contributes to ongoing self-study process and formal report to ARC-PA.

16. Serves as faculty leader for experiential service leading events (EX: Medical Education/Mission Trips).

17. Attends professional conferences, representing the PA Program and the College.

Special Considerations: 1 day a week dedicated to Clinical Practice or Research; Available weekends for Campus Events (e.g. Campus Visit Day);  Available evenings for program events (e.g. Research Forums); Available for medical education/mission trips

Nothing in this job description restricts Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Minimum Qualifications: Minimum 5 years clinical experience; Minimum 5 years teaching experience

Education Qualifications: Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited PA Program; Master Degree (MS, MPA, MPH)

Certifications: NCCPA Certification (AZ.06)

Licenses: New York State Licensed Physician Assistant

To apply, please direct letters of interest and resumes to:

Ann Ayers, Assistant to the PA Director & Coordinator of Global Outreach

Wagner College

One Campus Road

Staten Island, NY 10301

or with the subject line "Graduate Coordinator "

No phone calls please. The review of applications will begin immediately.

Located in an increasingly diverse metropolitan area, Wagner College is committed to scholarship and community outreach relevant to the needs of New York City.  Wagner values campus diversity (domestic and international) and in keeping with this initiative, it welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity and internationalization efforts.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $90,000 - $100,000. Wagner College considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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