Chair, Health Professions

Remote - Little Rock, AR

University of Arkansas Grantham contracts with UAS Services, LLC and Oasis, A Paychex Company, as our exclusive employment partner to provide benefits and payroll services and deliver on our mission for our students. UAS Services, LLC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

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The Chair, Health Professions upholds the foundation of the university’s mission, and the academic operational plans for the program. The Chair will actively participate in the curriculum development and assessment processes. This role will teach, assist with accreditation, and serve as the primary contact for various departments. The Chair manages the general policies and procedures of the College, assures compliance, and participates in program effectiveness data gathering, analysis, and action planning. This role works collaboratively with the Director to foster an environment that meets all programmatic standards for accreditation.


  • Monitor and maintain academic quality as defined by university and accreditation standards
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of materials required by accreditors and other regulatory agencies
  • Manage and maintain the assessment processes within the college
  • Regularly evaluate course performance for purposes of updating curriculum, improving course performance and/or to enhance the student experience
  • Evaluate student end of course survey (SEOCS) and faculty end of course survey (FEOCS) results; disseminate data and provide academic solutions that will improve curriculum and/or enhance the student experience
  • Evaluate course failure, drop and persistent rates. Assess the data, review the course content, and provide the appropriate course improvements, if applicable
  • Monitor retention, completion, and graduation rates; identify strategies to improve these areas
  • Participate in creating proactive and early interactions with students through relevant academic outreach strategies and/or enhanced curriculum engagement
  • Create and deliver quarterly relevant program specific Faculty Professional Development presentations
  • Oversee the appropriate program portal, troubleshoot faculty and student issues, and assist with codes, access, and QA of the process
  • Provide oversight of student practicums and preceptors when applicable
  • Assist in writing program reviews, self-studies, and other reports as necessary
  • Provide program specific information and training for admissions and student advisors
  • Work with the academic team and other departments to answer curriculum and technology concerns
  • Complete yearly professional development requirements
  • Teach the required courses, per the desired student count per college
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master’s degree required
  • 5 years experience serving as a program chair or equivalent. Online environment preferred.
  • 5 years online teaching experience
  • Ability to make decisions, work collaboratively and problem-solving skills
  • In-depth knowledge of developing curriculum required
  • Demonstrated ability with a proven record of success in working with all levels of leadership, faculty, and staff in a rapidly changing organization
  • Knowledge and use of a Learning Management System (LMS) such as Blackboard, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of distance learning educational models, adult learning styles, and technology-assisted instruction
  • Close attention to detail, work efficiently in a complex/fast- paced environment and have the ability to adapt to an ever-changing climate
  • Excellent verbal, oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task and have the ability/courage to address matters head on
  • Gather, analyze, evaluate, and integrate information electronically.
  • Be proficient in MS Office