American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) has been providing excellence in holistic health distance education since 1978 and is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). ACHS specializes in accredited online graduate and undergraduate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and continuing education courses in integrative medicine fields including aromatherapy, herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, and more.
Our mission is to provide leadership in holistic health education through comprehensive professional online and on-campus education and high-quality natural products with a commitment to sustainable practices and principles.
The Herbal Medicine Program Chair will teach as well as oversee program quality and integrity through participation in program reviews, collaboration with program advisory councils, and outreach to industry and credentialing organizations and employers in collaboration with the ACHS Center for Excellence in Teaching, Technology, and Assessment (CETTA). This position provides academic advising including support of current and prospective students as needed and faculty who teach herbal medicine. This position requires strong interpersonal communication, particularly via email and other virtual technologies (webinars, Slack, Zoom, video) and an understanding and commitment to academic excellence and student success.
This position operates within business professional environments. This may be on-campus or in a remote office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is largely a sedentary role; position requires prolonged standing or sitting. Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
American College of Healthcare Sciences is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for all qualified individuals. The College does not discriminate nor will it tolerate discrimination against any person because of age, gender, gender-identity, color, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law in its programs and activities.
ACHS complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, including but not limited to all forms of sexual harassment and sexual violence. Any person who files a complaint or participates in an investigation is protected from retaliation to the full extent of the law. For questions regarding Title IX, please contact Brooke Pillsbury, ACHS Title IX Coordinator, Chief Operating Officer; office located at 5005 S. Macadam Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97239; 503.244.0726. For further information, you may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights,
through its website http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm, or by calling 1.800.421.3481.