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 94-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

OT Clinical Instructor

Department: OT Program
Posted Date:  April 14, 2014
Primary Function: The faculty member will collaborate with the Program Director, other Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, OT faculty and staff, and CER and University faculty to ensure that the educational environment, both at the university and in fieldwork placements, demonstrates the characteristics needed to provide superior Occupational Therapy education in accordance with ACOTE standards. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Classroom Technology Manager

Department: Technology & Library Services
Posted Date: April 9, 2014
Primary Function: To provide technical support for the University classroom and business technologies usage including classroom(s), computer labs and meeting rooms utilizing computer and audiovisual technologies. 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 

Administrative Assistant

Department: Audiology
Posted Date: March 10, 2014
Status: Full Time/APS
Primary Functions: Responsible for performing all daily administrative and secretarial duties for the Clinical Education Department, in a professional and courteous manner. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION

Human Resource Specialist

Department: Human Resource
Posted Date: March 10, 2014
Status: Full Time/APS
Primary Function: Performs a variety of day-to-day administrative Human Resource Information System (HRIS) functions ensuring data integrity and the processing and reporting of HR data.  Also manages all aspects of New Employee On-Boarding and on-going employee training and other Human Resources related functions. 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

Dean, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

The Dean is the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (P/VPAA).  The Dean is responsible for providing overall leadership in the College to promote new levels of academic excellence in curriculum, assessment methods, research and scholarship.
For complete information

Pathophysiology/Physiology Position

Department: Academic Affairs
Posted Date:  October 23, 2013
Primary Function: Salus University is accepting applications for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in Pathophysiology/Physiology areas. Duties include providing didactic, laboratory, and small group instruction in Physiology/Pathophysiology to the various health-care professional programs at Salus University.  The candidate will also be expected to work as part of an inter-professional team of basic science and clinical faculty to develop and implement an integrated health-professions curriculum. In addition to teaching and instruction responsibilities, the successful candidate must have a strong publication record and will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program and to support and mentor graduate students in the Biomedical Sciences program. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree. Appropriate additional post-doctoral training is desirable. While individuals with expertise in any area of Physiology will be considered, preference will be given to candidates conducting interdisciplinary research in the following areas: cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrinology and neuroscience physiology. Successful applicants must have an understanding of organ systems physiology and will contribute to team-taught courses for OD, Au.D, PA, OT, and graduate students. For more information

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. Post Date: 03.21.2013 - For complete details

Institutional Services Clerk - Storeroom

Department: Institutional Services
Posted Date:  4/16/2014
Primary Function: The Institutional Services Clerk (Storeroom) is responsible for the receipt, stocking, security and delivery of Storeroom and on-line FedEx inventory; the maintenance, storage and archiving of off-site University records; the delivery of non-inventory items throughout the University; coordination with external printers; assist with receiving, shipping and delivery of University mail, parcels, packages, supplies, furniture, etc. throughout the University and University sites. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS  

Lead Security Officer

Department:    Security
Posted Date:    April 9, 2014
Primary Function: :  The Lead Security Officer (LSO) is responsible for providing orientation and training for new/existing security officers as needed; preparing/maintaining work schedule for all officers; assisting in meeting appropriate reporting standards, review and edit departmental and corporate policies and procedures and coordinating activities of other Security Officers engaged in maintaining a safe and secure environment for all personnel, property and visitors on all University properties, whether owned or leased; property inspections.  Additional responsibilities include providing security officer duties in times of staff absences/shortages. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Electronic Records Coding/Billing Specialist

Department:   Billing Department
Posted Date:   March 25, 2014
Primary Function: Review and edit when appropriate, ICD-9 codes posted through (EHR) Electronic Health Record.  Generate insurance claims through performing claim edits and coding.  Submittal of insurance claims, electronic and paper, for services provided by The Eye Institute to appropriate insurance. Performs follows-up and collection activities concerning third party reimbursements. Assists with the audit processing for Medicare and other Medicare Advantage plans. Verifies patient’s insurance coverage. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS 

Custodial Technician 

Department: Housekeeping/Physical Plant

  • 1 Full Time Custodial Technician II

Posted Date: January 30, 2014
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