Careers at SCU
SCU thrives on the notion that healthcare is essential to changing the world. We are deeply committed to our mission of developing students into caring, competent, and integrative practitioners who are making a world of difference as members of their communities and leaders in the future of integrative healthcare.Our impact is not just here and now, nor is it bound to classrooms and clinics throughout greater Los Angeles. It extends across the world and well into the future as today’s students and alumni are prepared to lead the healthcare system of tomorrow.
Dedication to our core principles of grit, transparency, and a sense of humor; and shared respect for a diversity of ideas, beliefs, and cultures— is the cornerstone of our thriving culture at SCU.
GritWe don’t give up! Our strategic efforts coupled with personal motivation, persistence, and teamwork make us successful in the dynamic healthcare and higher education environments.
HumorWe love our sense of humor which gives us a sense of perspective. Our sense of humor helps us to manage stress and creatively problem solve.
RespectWe welcome, embrace and are strengthened by a diversity of ideas, beliefs, and cultures. We cultivate an environment that is supportive, safe, and welcoming.
A Great Place to WorkRecognized multiple times as a great college to work for, SCU is a place full of fun, passionate faculty, administration and staff. We have good eateries and shopping nearby, and great recreational opportunites and an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance.
Healthy EnvironmentOur on-campus cafe serves up delicious food. We offer fitness classes and on-site yoga weekly. There are nearby hiking trails and the beach is only 30 minutes away.
BenefitsFor full-time positions, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes university-funded pension (defined contribution plan with TIAA-CREF), 403(b) savings plan, medical, dental and vision benefits, life, AD&D, travel-accident coverage, long-term disability, voluntary benefit programs through AFLAC, generous time off policies, on-site gym, and health centers.
Creating and maintaining friendships is an everyday occurrence here at SCU
“What makes me excited about coming to work every day is coming into a community of people who are visionaries, people who are pioneers, and people who truly believe that they’re changing the face of healthcare.”
SCU has been recognized for multiple years as a great college to work for!
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
Work Hard. Have Fun. Make a Difference!
SCU’s mission is to train students to be competent, caring, and successful healthcare practitioners.
Join Our Team
Front Office Supervisor
This position is responsible for ensuring that SCU Health delivers exceptional customer service and maintains efficient operations for the delivery of best-in-class clinical care and student education. The Front Office Supervisor oversees day-to-day front office operations and contributes to the overall strategic direction of SCU Health. The Front Office Supervisor also supports practice growth both patient volume and revenue, while maintaining highest levels of patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes, to make SCU Health offerings more profitable and best meet the needs of the communities it serves.
Financial Aid Counselor
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, this position works as part of a team and is responsible for counseling current and prospective students and families on financial aid requirements, application procedures, aid programs, financing options, and indebtedness. The Financial Aid Counselor also reviews student files and calculates eligibility for federal, state, and institutional financial aid. They must also understand federal, state, and institutional financial aid policies and regulations related to aid eligibility, awarding and disbursement. Performs special projects as directed.
Medical Front Office Receptionist
This position is responsible for providing excellent customer services in front office/patient reception support to the SCU Health University Health Center. This position is involved in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting providers with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Medical Receptionists work closely with one another in a team environment and with patients in our busy healthcare practice to provide information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical services.
Core Faculty, Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT)
The Core Faculty provides leadership in physical therapy education by delivering high-quality instruction and guidance, playing a pivotal role in shaping the educational experiences of Doctor of Physical Therapy Students. Core faculty are responsible for teaching designated courses, crafting and maintaining course materials, incorporating online resources, and fostering an engaging learning environment. Additionally, this role entails active participation in advising, course assessment, and evaluation, with a commitment to continuous improvement in teaching methods and materials. The core faculty member is expected to adhere to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy profession, possess expertise in teaching, communicate effectively both in writing and orally, collaborate successfully with diverse stakeholders, handle detail-oriented tasks while maintaining confidentiality, and manage a wide spectrum of responsibilities within the DPT Program. This position requires licensure in California or their state of residence, along with a comprehensive understanding of higher education and contemporary clinical practice, including legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice-related issues impacting physical therapy education and the profession. Active engagement in professional activities at the local, state, and national levels is essential, in alignment with SCU’s faculty rank requirements.
Adjunct Faculty Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Adjunct faculty support course delivery and assessment, contributing to synchronous class discussions, providing graded feedback for assignments, offering instruction during immersive lab sessions, and ensuring high standards of communication and academic excellence. Adjunct faculty participate in post-course assessments, support the mission and goals of Southern California University of Health Sciences, engage in professional organizations, contribute to special projects, and maintain positive and professional relationships within the university community. Additionally, they adhere to all policies and procedures while fostering their professional development, maintain clinical practice affiliations, and serve as mentors/clinical instructors for DPT students. Adjunct faculty must demonstrate a commitment to the Core Values of the Physical Therapy profession, proficiency in teaching, effective communication, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle a diverse range of responsibilities within the DPT Program.
Southern California University of Health Sciences is seeking passionate, energetic and results-oriented Admissions Advisors. The Admissions role is responsible for increasing institution enrollment by working with prospective students through the enrollment process. The Admissions Advisor position represents SCU in a positive and professional manner while recruiting qualified applicants for admission in accordance with state and federal accreditation and institutional policies and regulations, consistent with the highest ethical standards.
Program Director, Doctor of Whole Health Leadership Program
Doctor of Whole Health Leadership Program (DWHL)
The first of its kind, the DWHL program is an intellectually rigorous program that incorporates advanced whole health concepts and care models, personal self-exploration, and leadership development. In this two-year program, students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to influence the complex challenges of adopting an integrative, whole health approach to health in the United States. Students engage in the capstone project as the culminating learning experience where they use their expertise and creativity to address real-world challenges and opportunities, customizing their capstone project based on professional goals and interests. Due to the nature of this program, the DWHL will have a part-time externally facing Executive Director and a full-time internally focused Program Director. Reporting to and working hand-in-hand with the DWHL Executive Director, the Program Director will ensure successful day-to-day operations of the DWHL program. The Program Director is the first point of contact in the program for students, faculty and SCU staff.
Auxiliary Services Coordinator
The Auxiliary Services Assistant Director oversees the management of campus mail services, campus physical inventory, event coordination, record retention, historical documents, Campus Store operations and staff. This position serves as the lead coordinator for all auxiliary services and ensures efficient collaboration between Physical Plant and Campus Safety. This position reports directly to the AVP for Auxiliary Operations.
Principal Faculty, Master of Science: Physician Assistant (MSPA) Program
Physician Assistant (MSPA) Program
This position is primarily responsible for serving the Master of Science: Physician Assistant program. This position is subject to an annual Faculty Performance Appraisal (FPA) which consists of an evaluation of teaching and service. The faculty member is responsible for applying their expertise to develop and deliver courses that improve the learning outcomes of our students. In addition, the full-time faculty member will actively participate in departmental and university meetings, student selection, remediation, Physician Assistant Clinical Application (PACA) course series lab sessions, Objective Standardized Clinical Examinations (OSCE), faculty forums, white coat ceremonies, graduation, and perform additional duties as assigned by the Program Director and Assistant Provost.
LACC Full-Time University Faculty - Chiropractic Education
LACC Chiropractic Education
This position is primarily responsible for teaching in the classroom and/or laboratory setting. The faculty member is responsible for applying their expertise to develop and deliver courses that improve the learning outcomes of our students. In addition, the full-time faculty member will actively participate in departmental and general faculty meetings, student remediation, open labs, and perform additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.
Adjunct Faculty, Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) Program
This is a contractual position, as specified in the terms of the appointment letter, to serve as a part-time adjunct instructor for SCU’s inaugural Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) Program, which is scheduled to launch September 2, 2024. The adjunct faculty member is responsible for facilitating the online asynchronous course, providing regular substantive interaction and feedback to learners, and evaluating learners as outlined in the course syllabus. This position is not rank eligible or benefits eligible and does not participate in the Faculty Performance Appraisal process.
Dean, College of Health Professions
College of Health Professions
The Dean, College of Health Professions is one of four Deans reporting to the Vice Provost under a new, multi-college structure (Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, College of Health Professions, College of Medical Sciences, and Center for Interprofessional Education). This is an exciting and key academic leader position for an experienced administrator interested in leading a new College. The ideal candidate is a successful academic leader and a capable business unit manager.
Assistant Controller (Remote)
The Assistant Controller is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Office, including supervising staff. Responsibilities include providing direct assistance in the preparation of the monthly and fiscal year end closing processes, as well as a variety of accounting, tax, and account reconciliation processes, developing and implementing internal control procedures to encourage efficient and effective operations, and developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures for the university
Adjunct Faculty - Accelerated Sciences (Part-Time)
Part-time instructors are responsible for teaching intensive sciences in Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics. Designed for the working professional, Accelerated Science courses are scheduled on two full days a week (Monday/Tuesday, Thursday/Friday and Saturday/Sunday), across 5 weeks (instructors may be assigned to teach both lecture and lab, or just the lecture or just the lab).
Dean of Interprofessional Education
Interprofessional Education Program
The Dean of Interprofessional Education is a proactive, confident, goal-oriented self-starter driven to make a difference in integrative, whole person health. Persuasive, conceptual, independent, and fast-paced, the Dean works with multiple internal constituents, establishes relationships with external constituents, and prioritizes opportunities to position SCU as an industry leader in integrative, whole-person health. The ideal candidate will be an influential and creative leader in the world of integrative health and medicine.
University Faculty (Part-Time), Foundational Health Sciences
Foundational Health Sciences
This position is primarily responsible for teaching or assisting in the classroom and/or laboratory setting in the Foundational Health Sciences section of the curriculum, which includes topics such as Human Anatomy, Biomechanics, Physiology, Pathology, Biochemistry and Immunology & Infection.
Budget & Financial Analyst
Reporting to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, this position will have an active role in supporting preparation of financial reporting and analysis, as well as other special projects as assigned. The ability to perform and evaluate comprehensive analysis will be a key requirement for this position, as is a working knowledge of GAAP.
Director of Tactical Strength and Conditioning
Tactical Sports Medicine
Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitators® (TSAC-F®) apply scientific knowledge to physically train military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, protective services, and other emergency personnel to improve performance, promote wellness, and decrease injury risk. They conduct needs analyses and physical testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs, and provide general information regarding nutrition. Recognizing their area of expertise is separate and distinct, TSAC - Facilitators consult with and refer those they train to other professionals when appropriate. The SCU Director of Tactical Strength And Conditioning must have a TSAC certification from the NSCA. Experience in strength and conditioning is required. Additional certifications such as the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), or Level 1 certifications in track and field or weightlifting are helpful.
Enrollment Support Specialist
The Enrollment Support Specialist is primarily responsible for providing enrollment services for students in Accelerated Sciences by fielding inquiries, supporting students through the registration process, and supporting students to accomplish enrollment plans that satisfy prerequisites for further studies in the health sciences. The Enrollment Advisor will assist with ensuring individual students successfully enroll in any other Accelerated Sciences that fit the student’s needs.