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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.

Our Culture

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.

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Grit

We 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.
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Humor

We 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.
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Respect

We welcome, embrace and are strengthened by a diversity of ideas, beliefs, and cultures. We cultivate an environment that is supportive, safe, and welcoming.
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A Great Place to Work

Recognized 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.
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Healthy Environment

Our 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.
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Benefits

For 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.”

We have an on-site University Health Center capable of taking care of your bumps, bruises and strains!


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.

Breaking the box of the curriculum. Yoga practice as a lab in neuroscience education. Learn more about how Dr. Schmalzl is walking the integrative practitioner walk

Join Our Team



Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

The Director of Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible for ensuring the preparation and analysis, and maintenance of financial reports and dissemination of reporting to appropriate campus constituents. Responsibilities include partnering with functional business area management in consolidating, modeling, and analyzing financial related data to measure and report on the performance of university business segments, especially return on investment (ROI); supporting the program launch process (PLP) team in evaluating new programs; using advanced modeling techniques generating and maintaining overall financial forecast; working closely with other members of the Accounting team to provide accounting, budget management, reporting, and training to the campus community; maintaining development, maintenance, and reporting of the University’s multi-year forecasting tools in alignment with the strategic direction of the institution. This position leads the annual planning and budgeting process in a fluid and transparent manner, reporting ROI for new initiatives.

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Dean, College of Medical Sciences

The Dean, College of Medical Sciences is one of four Deans reporting to the Vice Provost under a new, multicollege structure (Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, College of Health Professions, College of Medical Sciences, and Center for Interprofessional Education). This is an inaugural position as the University’s growth has prompted the re-organization to a college-based structure. The Dean role 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. The Dean is responsible for enhancing the quality, visibility, reputation, innovation, marketability, and operational effectiveness of the College and its programs. Current programs include Master of Science: Physician Assistant, Master of Science in Medical Science, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, Health Education Certificate, Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomics, Human Genetics and Counseling Certificate, PreGenetics Counseling Certificate, and future programs including Doctor of Medical Science and Master of Genetics Counseling.

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MSMS Fellow / Classroom Moderator

The SCU Master of Science in Medical Science (MSMS) program offers a Post-MSMS Fellowship/Moderator program allowing two SCU MSMS students to apply for the 11-month fellowship, including moderator activities. The MSMS Fellowship is a part-time position allowing Fellows to receive further education, research experience, and professional academia experience as MSMS Moderators.

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DPT Assistant Director of Clinical Education
Physical Therapy

The Assistant Director of Clinical Education for the developing DPT program will support the Director of Clinical Education in the overall planning and administration of the clinical education program. This is a core faculty position and as a core faculty member, the successful candidate will provide 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 active, unrestricted PT 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.

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Core Faculty, Doctor Of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Physical Therapy

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.

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Adjunct Faculty Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Physical Therapy

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.

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Admissions Advisor
Admissions

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.

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Adjunct Faculty - Accelerated Sciences (Part-Time)
Accelerated Sciences

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).

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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.

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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.

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