Employment Opportunities

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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

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.

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).

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
  • Instructor Level Faculty Appointment/Non-Tenure Track
    Part-time, .50 FTE; 12 months
    Anticipated Hiring Date: January 1, 2015

Clinical Coordinator

Posted Date:   September 18, 2014
Primary Function:  The Clinical Coordinator will work with the Program Director, Medical Director/Director of Clinical Programs and the Academic Coordinator, PA faculty and staff, and the University clinical science faculty to recruit and develop clinical rotation sites and ensure that the clinical learning environment demonstrates the qualities needed to provide a superior clinical education in accordance with ARC-PA standards.


Administrative Assistant

Department: The George S. Osborne College of Audiology
Posted Date: September 03, 2014
Primary Function: Responsible for performing all daily administrative and secretarial duties for the Clinical Education Department, in a professional and courteous manner.


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.


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.


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). 


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.

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

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 

Patient Representative

Department: Specialty Service
Posted Date: September 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: May 15, 2014
Primary Function: : Responsible for patient registration, insurance identification and verification, scheduling appointments, collecting payments and charge entries. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

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