Program Director/Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Assistant (Tenure Eligible)

  • McLennan Community College
  • 1400 College Dr, Waco, TX 76708
  • Feb 03, 2021
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Job Description

Responsible for providing direction and coordination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; instructing courses in the OTA program at the level of required occupational therapy knowledge and skills (includes lecture and lab); curriculum development and assessment; providing leadership in meeting all accreditation requirements and bringing the Occupational Therapy program into compliance with ACOTE and maintaining accreditation of the program; program review and planning; creation and administration of program budget; student recruitment and retention, including academic advising for program majors and pre-majors; selecting appropriate textbooks for program courses; maintaining office hours; participating in college committees; facilitating community awareness of the program; participating in professional development and evaluation; working across departments to develop student potential; faculty recruitment, assignment, mentoring, and evaluation; exercising supervision over full-time faculty and part-time faculty.  Candidate should be prepared to receive training and teach in non-traditional venues such as internet, hybrid, two-way interactive, etc.  May include evening or weekend classes and/or off campus teaching.  This is a full-time tenure track eligible faculty position that is responsible to and receives general direction from the Dean, Health Professions as designated in the organizational plan of the division. NOTE:  This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

Restricted: Sustained posture or intense attentiveness for prolonged periods. Light lifting (less than 30 lbs.) some walking, pushing, pulling on a regular basis.  Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting.  At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Education:    Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant educational program and a Master’s degree related in an educational field.
Experience:   Minimum five years clinical experience in Occupational Therapy and a minimum of two years of experience in a full timacademic appointment with teaching responsibilities. 
Special Requirements: Must be currently licensed in the state of Texas as an OT or OTA, or eligible to obtain licensure within 90 days of hire.

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