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Program Coordinator, Respiratory Care Program


The Respiratory Care undergraduate program in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions at Gwynedd Mercy University invites applications for a full-time faculty Program Coordinator position. The Program Coordinator position is a 11-month appointment.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.



The Program Coordinator provides leadership and vision for the Respiratory Care program.  Primary responsibilities are both administrative and teaching and include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum development and oversight; teaching in the program; and promoting inter-professional initiatives in the School and University.

  • Student advisement and supporting student success.

  • Faculty hiring, promoting faculty professional development.

  • Work with the Director of Clinical Education on the continued growth of optimal clinical sites and progress of student placement and attainment of competencies,

  • Collaborate with Admissions to participate and manage enrollment.

  • Collaborate with Marketing to promote the program and move it through innovation.

  • Assist in developing and managing the School’s annual budget.

  • Prepare annual program reports for accreditation body (CoARC) and the School.

  • Assemble and assist Advisory Board and Standing Committees in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities.

  • Monitor program-related strategic planning goals, objectives, and action steps.

  • Attend and participate in university and school related meetings, committees and events and foster community involvement of students and faculty.


Qualified candidates must hold a minimum of:

  • A Master’s degree

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • Active license to practice respiratory care in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 

To meet CoARC standards, candidates must have also have a minimum of:

  • 4 years of experience as an RRT, with at least 2 years in clinical respiratory care

  • 2 years teaching experience in an accredited CoARC accredited respiratory care program or serve as a clinical instructor/preceptor for respiratory care students in an approved program

  • Candidates should have a proven record of academic leadership



All application materials must be submitted through the University careers webpage at

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressed to John Bindo, OTD, OTR/L, MHA, LNHA.  Along with the cover letter, the candidate needs to submit a current curriculum vitae; a statement on teaching experience; a vision statement for a Respiratory Care program over the next 10 years; and list of three references, including contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions about these openings, please contact: John Bindo, Assistant Professor, MSOT program at:

Gwynedd Mercy University:

The Respiratory Care Program is CoARC accredited program located within the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions.  Gwynedd Mercy University is a Catholic University in the Mercy tradition of service to society. Gwynedd Mercy University believes that diversity in our campus community enriches the educational experience of its students by providing them with the opportunity to learn from individuals of various backgrounds. The University strongly encourages individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.

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