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Program Director - Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company:
Baker College
Job Location:
Owosso, Michigan
Category:
Physical and Occupational Therapy

Location: Baker College of Owosso

Compensation: Compensation based on education and existing rates for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc.

Start Date: TBD

Reports To: Director of Academic Affairs

Work Schedule: Standard-Academic Contract, flex

Application Deadline: June 14, 2021

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Available To: All Applicants

Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire an individual to be assigned to the position of PROGRAM DIRECTOR - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT (FULL-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Owosso.

General Statement of Duties:

The Program Director - provides leadership and management of all aspects of an academic program by providing discipline-specific expertise, supervising staff and faculty members, addressing students' needs, and maintaining a required teaching load.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Master's Degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional or national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of Occupational Therapy is required.
  • Experience must include:
    • Clinical practice as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant;
    • Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting
    • Understanding of and experience with occupational therapy assistants; and
    • At least 1 year of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level
Licenses/Certifications:
  • Active Licensure in the State of Michigan
  • Licensed by Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
  • Current certification with NBCOT
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide service to the program: Participate in recruiting, hiring, supervising, staffing, and coaching of faculty; Lead and participate in curriculum development; Coordinate divisional meetings; Comply with accreditation mandates, supervise site visits, and provide notification of any substantive changes within the program or any change in accreditation status; Mentor others; Participate in program, campus, and system meetings; Develop and maintain external partnerships
  • Manage class and learning environments: Coordinate with the Director of Academic Affairs to assist and maintain schedule of course offerings and staff courses with credentialed faculty
  • Deliver effective instruction: Teach a specified number of classes; Submit grades on time, and provide constructive student feedback; utilize the College's Learning Management System in accordance with the usage expectations. Assume primary responsibility and exercise oversight of the required curriculum, ensuring both rigor for course/program and the quality of instruction; Design and support a range of learning activities to engage all learners; Use technology appropriate to the nature and objectives of the course/program outcomes and communicate clearly the expectations concerning the use to students
  • Assess student learning: Lead continuous improvement discussions utilizing student learning assessment results; Complete Direct Measure Assessments; Use a variety of techniques to assess student learning; Coordinate continuous cycle of program assessment & annual assessment plan; Communicate assessment results to students regularly and identify learning opportunities for students
  • Maintain professional expertise and/or professional proficiencies: Pursue professional development; Encourage faculty to participate in professional development; Stay current in academic fields (belonging to professional societies, participating in pedagogical professional development, attending conferences, and working or volunteering in the field); Maintain required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as discipline standard dictates
  • Engage in scholarly activities (as determined by program or campus requirements).
Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email by June 14th, 2021 in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.
Human Resource Department
E-mail: jobpostings@baker.edu
www.baker.edu

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