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 values 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.
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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.
Vice Provost/Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (Vice Provost/AVPAA)
The Vice Provost/Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (Vice Provost/AVPAA) is responsible for the oversight of academic programs and interprofessional education. The Vice Provost/AVPAA is charged with developing and supporting academic leadership; monitoring and supporting student success; advancing the SCU Model of Interprofessional Education; creating a culture of assessment and continuous quality improvement; championing a faculty research and grant-seeking culture; and identifying and advancing opportunities for innovation. The Vice Provost/AVPAA oversees the Deans of the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, the College of Health Professions, the College of Medical Sciences, and Interprofessional Education. The Vice Provost/AVPAA works closely with colleagues in academic affairs including the AVP of Academic Administration, AVP of Academic Initiatives, AVP of Academic and Online Operations, and AVP of Institutional and Academic Insights.
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.
People and Culture Operations Assistant
People and Culture
As People and Culture Operations Assistant, you will help organize and assist all day-to-day human resources administrative processes for the University. You will directly assist SCU’s faculty and staff in the fulfillment of necessary human resources tasks, actively providing administrative and clerical support to the Office of People and Culture.
Program Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Physical Therapy Program
The Program Director provides academic and strategic leadership for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and serves to support and advocate for the goals and mission of the Program and University.
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
The Maintenance Mechanic at SCU is an integral part of our Physical Plant team responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of our university's infrastructure and grounds. This role includes performing maintenance tasks and grounds work to uphold the appearance and functionality of our campus facilities.
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.
Social Media and Content Marketing Specialist
LACC Chiropractic Education
The Social Media and Content Marketing Specialist plays a pivotal role in developing and executing a dynamic social media strategy to promote SCU's programs and engage our community. This person will also creates graphics, digital assets, and video content including student testimonials and YouTube videos to share on social media and the SCU website.
LACC Assistant Dean – Selectives, Tracks, And Credentials (STAC)
LACC Chiropractic Education
The Assistant Dean is a full-time faculty administrator who reports to the LACC Dean and oversees chiropractic education in the Department of Selectives, Tracks, And Credentials (STAC), including budgeting, staffing, curriculum and scholarly activity. The Assistant Dean is part of the LACC Dean’s Council and oversees all elective courses (currently numbering about 100, including the Sports Medicine Emphasis courses). The Assistant Dean will devote at least half their time per week to STAC Department administration and leadership, with the remainder focused on teaching, service, scholarship, and other duties as assigned.
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.
Program Director and Faculty, Master of Science in Genetic Counseling (MSGC)
Human Genomics & Genetics
The selected candidate will have a cross appointment in the MSHGG program to assist with online asynchronous remote teaching and complete the Application for Candidacy and the New Program Application for Accreditation for the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). The program director will develop an innovative hybrid curriculum (didactic online and experiential learning and clinicals on-ground) that focuses on integrative, whole person health.
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.
Hybrid Remote in Southern California* Our Admissions Advisor role is hybrid remote, where a predetermined schedule will be comprised of select days working remotely and occasional onsite days as needed. Qualified candidates must be located within a reasonable commuting distance to our Whittier, CA campus.