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Program Director for Physical Therapist Assistant

Allegany College of Maryland
Job Location:
Cumberland, 21502
Physical Therapy

Division Chairs/Program Directors are full-time, budgeted faculty who work collaboratively with the Dean of Arts and Science or Dean of Career Education in the Office of Instructional and Student Affairs for preparing, teaching, and evaluating courses; participating with other faculty in developing and maintaining courses, curricula, and academic policy; contributing to the work of the college as it affects instruction; coordinating and supervising faculty, programs, and activities within the division assigned; teaching according to Faculty Release and Stipend Policy and facilitating student learning through adherence to the College’s Strategic PlanEducational Master PlanVision, Mission, and Values. These standards are consistent with those detailed in the faculty job description. This position is a 12-month contract. The role of the DC/PD is to provide effective and innovative leadership of a discipline specific department.

The DC/PD can be expected to be released at least 3 credits per semester (Fall and Spring) and released credits accordingly for Summer if appointed to a 12-month contract. Teaching requirements are different for each DC/PC based on the Faculty Release and Stipend Policy. In addition to teaching, DC/PC are expected to maintain office hours every week while class is in session as covered in the Teaching Faculty Job Description, adhere to regular attendance on campus and accept other duties as described below.

Teaching and learning is the primary activity of faculty. As such, Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) cultivates a climate that enhances teaching and learning, and that supports the activities that foster a learning centered college. At ACM, our vision of teaching excellence is one that: motivates students to develop pride, passion, and personal responsibility in their education; demonstrates content expertise; creates academic processes and experiences that positively impact student learning; engages students in meaningful learning; and that connects students, faculty and staff in an academic community that fosters lifelong learning and student success.The primary responsibility of Faculty is to effectively teach courses within their discipline area(s). An effective, professional educator will plan, organize, teach, assess, advise, remediate, and provide timely feedback to promote and guide student learning in alignment with Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) learning-college values. Additionally, faculty will meet their obligations to their department/division, and will be empowered to choose opportunities relevant to their professional development and service to the institution and/or community.

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