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Salus University is a fully accredited academic institution offering professional and graduate degree programs. Founded as the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1919, today Salus University is a diversified, globally recognized, professional academic medical center of learning that offers a wide range of accredited post-graduate degree programs in: Optometry, Audiology, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Education in low vision and visual/sensory impairments, Biomedicine, and Occupational Therapy.  The University’s nearly 1,029 students include PhD and post-doctoral candidates, and there are more than 10,000 Salus alumni worldwide.  For more information, please visit www.salus.edu.

Salus University celebrates its 95-year legacy that demands academic excellence and a commitment to thoughtful development and growth. Salus people are caring, focused and dedicated to the University’s mission, vision and credo.  The Salus community includes our faculty, staff, students and our families and friends, as well as our campus neighbors in Elkins Park and Oak Lane, and our business and community neighbors in Chestnut Hill and East Falls.

Salus University, by choice, declares and reaffirms its policy of complying with federal and state legislation and does not in any way discriminate in education programs, employment or in service to the public on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disabilities, or veteran status. In addition, the University complies with federal regulations issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and The Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Salus University Affirmative Action Program is organized in compliance with several federal and state laws, executive orders and implementing regulations. As a federal contractor, Salus University is required to have a written affirmative action compliance program. The Salus University Affirmative Action Plan in its entirety is available for review by staff, faculty, and members of the public in the Human Resources Office during the hours 8:30 am - 5:00pm M-F.

Questions concerning any of the above policies or information should be addressed to:

Maura Keenan, Director, Human Resources
Affirmative Action Officer, Salus University
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
215.780.1267

Director of Gerard Cottet Library

Department:  Technology & Library Services
Posted Date:   August 14, 2014
Primary Function: The Director of the Library will provide vision and strategic direction for library services in alignment with the College’s mission and core themes. He/she will collaborate with faculty to assess, provide and improve the library collection and services to meet student and faculty needs. The Director will plan, implement and administer all possible library resources and services for students, faculty and staff wherever classes are taught and distance learning courses are made available. He/she will supervise, train and evaluate library personnel and assist in their hiring. The successful candidate will provide excellent leadership and promote the library as an integral part of the campus and community.

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Coordinator of online Communications Webmaster

Department:  Publications
Posted Date:   July 28, 2014
Primary Function: This position works with a multi-disciplinary team and leads the development and delivery of dynamic and timely Salus University content through its various websites, social media sites, and mobile presence; leveraging a full range of digital tools that include search engine optimization (SEO) and advanced analytics.  The Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day content development, coordination, and deployment upon the approval of his/her Supervisor.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology

Department:   Osborne College of Audiology
Posted Date:   August 4, 2014
Primary Function: Assistant or Associate Professor of Audiology. Full-time, tenure/non-tenure, 12-month position beginning by July 1st, 2015. Primary areas of interest are expertise in teaching and conducting translation research in the following areas: Pediatric Audiology –Assessment and / or Rehabilitation, Educational Audiology, Dual sensory / Multisensory impairments. Candidates with expertise in other areas are also encouraged to apply.

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Instructor / Assistant Professor of Optometry

Primary Function: Provides clinical education / patient care for students assigned to the William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center (WFVRC).  Provides leadership in the development and coordination of the Low Vision Rehabilitation component of the anticipated Salus Institute for Multisensory Rehabilitation (SIMR). 

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Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine

Primary Function:   The mission of the Pem1sylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University  is to provide programs of excellence worldwide that prepare optometry students, optometry residents, Doctors of Optometry, and related providers to deliver exceptional patient care services that exceed practice standards and positively impact the quality of life.  PCO's programs are offered in an interprofessional environment dedicated to teaching/learning effectiveness, enhancing career development, inspiring/developing  leadership, and fostering new discoveries through research. To assist us in successfully achieving these goals, we are seeking candidates for the position of Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine.

The Associate Dean is responsible for the leadership and administration of those stages of the curriculum associated with preparing optometry students to gain the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary for the successful practice of optometric medicine. This includes the Traineeship Program (fall of the first year through fall of the second year) and the Internship Program (spring of the second year through fall of the third year). The Associate Dean actively collaborates with the Director of the Externship Program (spring third year through the fourth year) and the Directors of the On- and Off-Campus Residency Programs. Active administrative involvement with the heads of these curricular elements, the clinic service chiefs, the patient care administration of The Eye Institute, and the Associate Dean for the Foundations of Optometric Medicine will focus on student assessment and outcomes, fostering faculty development, enhancing the clinical educational program, and participating in new program development and implementation.

The Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine is responsible to the Dean of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. We are seeking an individual who is dedicated to excellence, leadership, innovation, and clinical curriculum development. The successful  candidate must have a Doctor of Optometry degree and be licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania.  Candidates will be considered based on their demonstrated leadership and abilities in clinical education and patient care, academic and/or clinical administration experience, scholarship, and institutional/professional  service. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive  salary.

Please send a letter of interest addressed to the Office of Human Resources at Salus University along with a current curriculum vitae via this link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=4430001


Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine

Primary Function:   The mission of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University  is to provide programs of excellence worldwide that prepare optometry students, optometry residents, Doctors of Optometry, and related providers to deliver exceptional patient care services that exceed practice standards and positively impact the quality of life. PCO's programs are offered in an interprofessional environment dedicated to teaching/learning effectiveness, enhancing career development, inspiring/developing  leadership, and fostering new discoveries through research. To assist us in successfully achieving these goals, we are seeking candidates for the position of Associate Dean for the Practice of Optometric Medicine.
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Instructor Pediatrics/Binocular Vision

Department: Pediatrics
Posted Date: May 28, 2014
Primary Function: Provides clinical education/patient care in the Pediatric/Binocular Vision Service (PBVS) of The Eye Institute.  Provides didactic education as assigned in the Department for the Foundations of Optometric Medicine, such as laboratory instruction in the Clinical Skills course series, the Clinical Problem-Solving (CPS) course series, etc.
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Department of Speech-Language Pathology in the College of Education and Rehabilitation - Faculty Positions

  • Full-time Assistant/Associate Professor—Tenure Track Position
    10-12 month appointment
    Anticipated Hiring Date: January 1, 2015
  • Instructor Level Faculty Appointment/Non-Tenure Track
    Part-time, .50 FTE; 12 months
    Anticipated Hiring Date: January 1, 2015
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Assistant Vice President for Clinical Operations

Department: TEI Management/Administration
Posted Date:    May 1, 2014
Primary Function: Under the direction of the Vice President for Clinical Operations (VPCO), the Assistant Vice President for Clinical Operations (AVPCO) is the Chief Operating Officer responsible for the effective and efficient management of all TEI facilities with the highest standards of quality assurance for patient care, as a business entity, and as a system responsible for the highest quality of educational experiences. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS


Instructor / Assistant Professor of Optometry

Posted Date: March 10, 2014
Status: Full time, 12 month faculty position.  
Primary Function: Clinical Education / Patient Care within The Eye Institute (TEI) of Salus University, including the flagship facility as well as the satellite clinical facilities.  Within the didactic curriculum, provides instruction in the Clinical Skills (pre-clinic) Laboratory. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION 


Speech-Language Pathology Faculty

Department: College of Education and Rehabilitation
Posted Date:  December 30, 2013
Primary Function:   The Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) faculty member will work with the Program Director, Clinical Director/Educator, Administrative Assistant, future SLP faculty and staff, and CER and Salus University faculty and administrators to ensure that the program, college and university environment develops and implements programs and activities to assure a superior didactic and clinical educational experience for enrolled SLP graduate students.  Further, that the educational process is conducted in accordance with the standards, principles and scope of practice set forth by the Council of Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA/ASHA) for training graduate students to become competent speech-language pathologists.  As such, the faculty member will engage in teaching, research, clinical and community service activities to advance the education and training of students enrolled in the SLP masters (and in the future doctoral) programs while simultaneously contributing to the general body of knowledge of the SLP  profession. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION

Security Part Time

Department: Security
Posted Date: May 30, 2014
Primary Function: The Security Officer is responsible for the day-to-day safety and security of the University and the Eye Institute students, personnel, visitors and assets. Responsible for reporting per policy all safety and security issues and incidents occurring on or about all University locations and involving University students, visitors, staff, facilities and assets. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS


Custodial Tech II

Department: Physical Plant
Posted Date: May 28, 2014
One Full Time Custodial Tech and one part time Custodial Tech
Primary Function: The Custodial Technician is responsible for the cleaning of buildings, exam rooms, cafeteria, offices, classrooms and grounds of college properties, whether owned or leased. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

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