Instructional Faculty / (OTA Program)

Posted: 06/05/2022

Instructional Faculty / (OTA Program)
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Job Summary: An instructional faculty member will be responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in his/her particular discipline. The individual is expected to exercise professionalism and civility in all activities related to the role of academician, including those concerned with the various duties assigned, and any involvement with colleagues, peers, community and students.
Job Description
Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties:
1. Teaches all courses as assigned.
2. Contribute to the OTA curriculum design by participating in the development, evaluation, and revision of instructional materials including syllabi course plans, objectives, laboratory activities, teaching materials, and evaluation tools as well as prepare the course materials, examinations, and establish and complete goals for individual and department
3. Participate in student curriculum development, recruiting, student advising, departmental, divisional, faculty, and college boards and committees as well as accreditation activities.
4. Pursues innovative approaches to instructional delivery, including creative and effective uses of technology and online instruction.
5. Actively participates in the College's sustainability practices and initiatives.
6. Embraces a multicultural environment and supports the College's diversity initiatives.
7. Exhibits the willingness and ability to adapt to an environment of continuous growth and fast-paced change.
8. Maintains a professional appearance at all times.
9. Maintains attendance and punctuality.
10. Prepares, reviews, orders teaching materials, and updates course outlines and syllabi within College guidelines to meet class schedule requirements.
11. Meets all scheduled classes, and uses scheduled classroom time appropriately.
12. Demonstrates a professional attitude, philosophy, compassion and commitment that promotes student growth and learning.
13. Demonstrates commitment to the institutional mission, goals, and objectives.
14. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College policy that govern the educational process.
15. Maintains accurate student records for grading and attendance purposes, submitting grade reports within college deadlines.
16. Schedules and maintains office hours as assigned.
17. Attends departmental and other meetings as designated by the Department Chair or administrative official.
18. Assists with development, implementation, and evaluation of divisional and departmental program goals.
19. Assists with preparation of public relation materials pertaining to the department.
20. Serves on College committees to which elected or appointed.
21. During periods of planned absences, coordinates with the Department Chair of Coordinator for qualified substitute instructors and provides instructional materials, protocols, and directions to ensure consistent and sequential classroom instruction.
22. Performs various tasks as required by the Department Chair/Program Directors for the fulfillment of departmental responsibilities.
23. Promotes and maintains a healthy and safe educational and work environment, free from harassment and discrimination.
24. Participates in professional development activities. (Demonstrates professional growth and development by updating knowledge of subject matter and using effective and innovative teaching techniques.)
25. Develops, maintains and promotes a positive, respectful and civil atmosphere among colleagues and members of the college-wide community to advance the mission of the college.
26. Performs all other duties as assigned by the proper authority.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or experience: Degree and credit hour requirements must be met in accordance with the criteria for accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and specific program accreditation requirements. Must have experience in clinical education with students in the clinical environment. Must be an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant. Must be licensed in the state of Florida. Must hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional or national accrediting body. Minimum of three year work experience as an Occupational Therapist or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Preferred Qualifications
NBCOT Certification preferred Masters degree preferred Teaching experience with a group of individuals, preferably in the field of Occupational Therapy
Special Instructions to Applicants: You will receive a confirmation number indicating when you have completed your application. If you have not received a confirmation number, you have not finished your application. Good luck in the recruiting process!

Public Records: All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. Veteran Preference: This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions. Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

Department Name: Occupational Therapy
Campus: Bradenton
Work Schedule: 9 Month
Requested Start Date: Fall Semester 2022
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: $38,981 - $48,795
FLSA: Exempt
Job Open Date: 06/10/2022
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