St.  Catherine University

Program Director Respiratory Care Ranked Faculty

St. Paul, Minnesota
Apr 22, 2020
May 09, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Responsibilities

The Respiratory Care Program at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time, Program Director, ranked faculty member. Position offers a 10-month, tenure track contract. Situated in the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health ( HSSH ), the Respiratory Care Program has been a leader in respiratory therapy education for more than 45 years. Our faculty work collaboratively to support students who are passionate about social justice and plan to use their education and training to lead and influence positive change in their communities.

Responsibilities Include:
• Fiscal planning, continuous review and analysis of Respiratory Care Program
• Planning, development, and overall effectiveness of the program
• Teach six sections (24 credits) per academic year in both Respiratory Care and Interdisciplinary courses
• Curriculum development and review

University Information:
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 nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Position Qualifications

Required qualifications:
• Master's Degree
• Valid Registered Respiratory Therapy ( RRT ) credential and current (or eligible for) MN state license
• Four years of experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two years in clinical respiratory care
• Two years of experience teaching in an accredited respiratory care program either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor

Preferred Qualifications:
• Doctorate degree (PhD or EDD )
• Previous experience as a Program Director or Director of Clinical Education at a COARC accredited Respiratory Care program

Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a commitment to university service. The selected candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate students and is expected to engage in service activities with colleagues, the department, school, campus, community and professional organizations. Applicants should be prepared to work collaboratively to support students who are passionate about social justice and plan to use their training to lead and influence.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To Apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at to electronically apply. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall, to submit an electronic application. Attach a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, please contact Molly Quinn Jensen at . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; priority will be given to complete applications received by June 1, 2020.

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