Program Director, Health Professions (Physical Therapist Assistant)

Posted: 11/12/2023

Program Director, Health Professions (Physical Therapist Assistant) Top Message Join our SCF Physical Therapy team! SCF offers many benefits to our employees: obtaining tuition scholarship for employees and eligible dependents, paid Life Insurance, matching Florida Retirement System (FRS) contribution, complimentary access to Wellness activities, paid sick, access for eligible dependents to our on-campus Collegiate School, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and many more! Visit our for benefit details. Job Summary: The Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director serves as the program administrator and as a core faculty member with the PTA program. The program director provides effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for communication, program assessment and planning, fiscal management, faculty evaluation, and student development. This position is responsible for providing high quality leadership as both an academician and administrator of departmental programming. The Program Director is responsible for ensuring compliance with Accreditation Standards as delineated by the appropriate accrediting agency. The Program Director must demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, and a willingness to work within the administrative structure. The Program Director position is a 12-month faculty appointment with teaching and administrative responsibilities during the Fall and Spring semesters and administrative responsibilities during the summer. The position receives 50% release time annually, totaling 15 ILH divided over the Fall and Spring semesters to allow for the completion of administrative functions inherent in the position. Job Description 1. Encourages professional growth and development of departmental faculty and staff. 2. Schedules and assigns faculty teaching loads. 3. Develops and implements appropriate program policies and procedures. 4. Serves on College committees as required. 5. Recruits, provides orientation, supervises, mentors, and evaluates adjunct faculty. 6. Assists class coverage for absent faculty as needed. 7. Supervises and evaluates, staff assistants and other career employees who are assigned department responsibilities. 8. Provides supervision and evaluation of departmental faculty. 9. Develops short and long-term goals and objectives for the department. 10. Develops, implements, and evaluates courses and programs within the department. 11. Develops and monitors department class schedules. 12. Prepares and administers the department budget. 13. Works cooperatively with the various college departments and the SCF Foundation to pursue alternate sources of funding. 14. Promotes an environment to enhance morale within the department and college. 15. Conducts department faculty meetings. 16. Attends scheduled administrative meetings. 17. Serves to enhance communication between various college offices as it relates to department interests. 18. Assists in preparation of College catalog, brochures, and other public relations materials pertaining to the department. 19. Monitors trends in contemporary healthcare and education practice as related to student enrollment, delivery of the academic program and clinical education. 20. Recommends and maintains equipment, materials and supplies inventories to maintain state of the art classroom and laboratory areas. 21. Monitors student admission, retention and recruitment activities for the department. 22. Completes advising of students enrolled in the academic program 23. Serves as a liaison for the department to other colleges, local schools, community agencies, businesses, and industries. 24. Supervises and facilitates communication between the academic program and various stake-holders as appropriate. 25. Provides leadership in the effective utilization of instructional technology. 26. Utilizes administrative computer systems for effective management of the department. 27. Prepares official college forms. 28. Evaluates and recommends administrative action on faculty and staff requests and applications (such as leave, purchases, and promotion). 29. Analyzes and reports department effectiveness. 30. Makes oneself available to all members of the department. 31. Addresses all student and faculty concerns as appropriate. 32. Maintains SACS and the appropriate health program accreditation standards (includes all required accreditation reports, self-studies, site visits, etc.). 33. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Active, unrestricted PT licensure or PTA licensure/certification in Florida. A minimum of a master’s degree. A minimum of five years of full-time, post-licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years of full-time clinical experience within any US jurisdiction. Didactic and clinical teaching experience. Nine credits or more in educational theory and methodology to include: Instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in administration management. Experience with accreditation. Special Instructions to Applicants All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. 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: Physical Therapy Campus: Bradenton Work Schedule: 12 month Work Hours From: Work Hours To: Total Hours Per Week: 35 Requested Start Date: 1/04/2024 Job Type: Faculty Benefits Eligible: Yes Hiring Range: Initial Rank and salary will be determined at the time of offer. FLSA: Exempt Job Open Date: 09/12/2023 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes To apply, visit State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services and activities, including admission and employment. Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5323, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207. Copyright ©2022 Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-f882b23f17226340803b345f9c01ddd1

Position Type: Part-time

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
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