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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. 

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, Vice President, Human Resources & Administrative Services
Affirmative Action Officer, Salus University
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Assistant/Associate Professor

Department: Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Posted Date: February 5, 2015
Primary Function: Responsibilities include teaching and research within the department of Foundations of Optometric Medicine. Teaching responsibilities will be in the disciplines related to eye and vision-related science including lecture and laboratory, optics and physiological optics, eye movements, etc.  Research responsibilities will be in establishing a funded program in related eye and vision science on Human Subjects. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Program Director, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy Program

Department: College of Education and Rehabilitation
Posted Date: January 26, 2015
Primary Function: Responsible for the leadership and administration of a new Post Professional OTD program.

Data System Specialist

Department: Office of the Registrar
Posted Date:
January 16, 2015
Primary Function: This position is responsible for data validation and data integration for the new and existing systems in the Office of the Registrar.  This position provides oversight for the development and maintenance of data collection and reporting. The position also offers technical support, training, and consultation regarding technological resources necessary to maintain student information systems. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Associate Dean, College of Education and Rehabilitation (CER)

Posted Date: October 15, 2014
Primary Function:  Responsible for assisting in the leadership and administration of the College of Education and Rehabilitation “CER” by collaborating with the Provost/Vice President and CER Dean to effectively implement CER’s educational programs. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Director of Professional Preparation Program for Teachers of Children with Visual and Multiple Impairments Program (TVI), Assistant/Associate Professor

Posted Date:   October 02, 2014
Primary Function:  Direct, teach and advise students. Participate fully as a faculty member in the College of Education and Rehabilitation (CER). FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

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.

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

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. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

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).  FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Patient Representative

Department: Appointment Center
Posted Date: 
December 8, 2014
Primary Function: Responsible for patient registration, insurance identification and verification, scheduling appointments, collecting payments and charge entries. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.

Patient Representative

Department: Primary Care
Posted Date:   November 14, 2014
Primary Function: Responsible for patient registration, insurance identification and verification, scheduling appointments, collecting payments and charge entries. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Custodial Tech II

Department: Physical Plant
Posted Date: February 24, 2015
Full Time Custodial Technician
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