Program Director - Occupational Therapy Assistant
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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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
- Active Licensure in the State of Michigan
- Licensed by Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
- Current certification with NBCOT
- 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).
Please submit cover letter and resume via email by June 14th, 2021 in care of:
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