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Chair, Department Pharmacy Practice SOP

Los Angeles, California Job ID: 201061
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The Department of Pharmacy Practice Chair, is responsible for development and placement of faculty at practice sites, in liaison with the Office of Experiential Education. The Chair is expected to teach in areas of his/her expertise; s/he will provide professional leadership and support for all faculty in the Department, including those without practice responsibilities; the Chair will serve as a mentor and enable an environment which fosters professionalism, a student centric approach, creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility. The Chair is expected to oversee workload distribution of faculty, mediate conflicts, establish annual performance objectives for faculty in the Department, and contribute to the academic administration of the School.


Terminal degree (PhD, EdD, or PharmD) from an accredited college or university which includes substantial course work in pharmacy, a pharmaceutical discipline, education and/or administration required.


State of California:

Current California Registered Pharmacist  License, Pharmacy Board License is preferred or other current professional licensure by state or national board if applicable

If employee does not have a current license, a valid California license to practice pharmacy is required within nine months from date of hire at employee’s own cost.

Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by the California Board of Pharmacy.

Must meet and maintain the qualifications and standards set forth by any accreditation body that West Coast University is accredited by or in process of obtaining accreditation from, for area of expertise and expectations of faculty member as set forth in regulatory documents. 

Must maintain any professional certifications deemed necessary to meet the requirements of the teaching role.


For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Los Angeles, California Campus: WCU Center for Graduate Studies Function: Management

My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


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