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School of Health Professions Pharmacy Technician Adjuncts

About University of Providence

The University of Providence is a four-year, private, Catholic liberal arts university with a main campus located in Great Falls, Montana offering both face to face and online programs. The University is committed to its mission of preparing students for living and making a living. Founded by the Sisters of Providence, the University is a ministry of Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) and continues to create academic programs to address current and future workforce needs for the healthcare system and industry. Shared values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship shape the missions of both the University and PSJH.

Position Summary

Adjunct professors in the School of Health Professions Pharmacy Technician program at the University of Providence fulfill the university mission by providing a quality education for students. They act as a leader, teacher, advisor, and facilitator on learning in an online environment. Adjunct faculty members are responsible to a Program Director and Health Programs Division Chair.


  • Teaching Load: able to teach between one – six courses during each calendar year (over 12 months) resulting in a level of documented learner satisfaction and demonstrated success in achieving program and student learning outcomes.
  • The instructor must have a reliable personal computer with internet access to enter the University’s learning management system and other university software programs related to academic programs and grading.
  • Teaching responsibilities are conducted in a manner that is in compliance with the University employment agreement, University policies, procedures, Code of Conduct, and applicable laws and regulations.

Essential Position Competencies and Requirements

  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the philosophy, mission, core values, and goals of the University and PSJH, including:
  • The university’s mission, as a private Catholic liberal arts institution that prepares students for living and for making a living.
  • The ability to integrate values of justice, respect, compassion, excellence, and stewardship into programs and services.
  • Previous work record demonstrates personal integrity, veracity, and trust.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Independent judgment, decision making capacity, and the ability to make sound and supported recommendations to other faculty members.
  • Is reflective and instills trust through openness and honesty with others.
  • Has self-knowledge of personal talents and non-talents and acknowledges and utilizes others for balance. Works with the team to ensure the same.


  • Associates degree (AS or AAS) required from an accredited school; Bachelor degree highly preferred from an accredited school.
  • Certification in Pharmacy Technician
  • Appropriate state licensure or registration to practice as Pharmacy Technician


  • Three (3) years’ experience as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Previous on-line teaching experience in a healthcare related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience reviewing and/or developing online curriculum is preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Current knowledge of professional issues in healthcare, research, and large healthcare organizations.

Position Details

Position Type: Contract-Term

FLSA: Exempt

Location: Telework/On-line

To apply, please send cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, UP application and three professional references to hr.up@uprovidence.edu.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer covered by the Montana Veterans’ and Handicapped Persons’ Employment Preference Act

Employment Application (PDF)

Summary of Benefits (PDF)

The University of Providence is a Catholic, student-centered, mission-focused university.

For more information, please contact Human Resources