Arcadia University

Job Description: The Hybrid Program Support Specialist is responsible for the overall administrative support of the physical therapy program.

Location: Glenside

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Program Director Hybrid DPT, DPT Program Director and DPT Program Manager in all aspects of implementation of the program.
  • Coordinate and communicate with students, faculty and associated faculty.
  • Coordinate and communicate with Hybrid and Residential Program Support specialists.
  • Create and maintain processes to assist with management and assessment of DPT program.
  • Manage learning management systems
  • Set up and manipulate media between learning platforms
  • Hybrid student point of contact
  • Support and maintain documents for program administration and accreditation
  • Document meeting minutes
    Marginal Functions:
  • Post student announcements
  • Maintain Communication database
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of one year of previous professional experience working in an academic or high-level administrative office
  • Strong PC skills including demonstrated expertise in using Microsoft Office applications, Google applications, and other curriculum-related software
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, superior judgment and discretion in handling confidential information, and strong organizational aptitude
  • Previous office experience and ability to work as a committed team member with a willingness to help out where and when needed
  • Must possess mature judgment, professional demeanor and appearance, and possess cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently
  • Candidate must also be very detail-oriented, with the ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and to work efficiently and accurately within deadlines
  • Must be a self-starter; possess a positive working attitude, excellent prioritization, problem-solving and decision-making skills; confidentiality, tact, patience, willingness to help and diplomacy are critical features of this position
  • Ability to move about campus and other locations, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical ability to include standing and/or walking for long periods, bending, kneeling and stooping, manual dexterity, and ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office applications and Google applications.
  • Skilled user of educational platforms and learning management systems as well as ability to apply those skills to new technology as needed.

Application Instructions:

  • Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.
  • Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a values-based educational experience by placing students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 13 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for eight consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which cites Arcadia for being among the top study abroad programs and among the "most innovative," and "best value" colleges. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice and commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and to combating anti-Black Racism, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority. Learn more about our vibrant community at

Our belief and experience is that there is strength in diversity and we are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and employees alike. We are a community built on varied experiences and perspectives that beneļ¬ts from open-minded discussion and cultural humility. Guided by our University's values, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are working towards dismantling anti-Black racism/white supremacy and other forms of interpersonal and systemic discrimination and oppression.

We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The successful candidate will demonstrate examples of ways they will incorporate our values. in their work.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are the foundation of our highly regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

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