Placement Range: $680 per credit hour
General Description: The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) adjunct instructor is responsible for providing instruction and support to assigned course(s).
Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (USDE) recognized regional or national accrediting body. (ACOTE Standard A.2.10) The bachelor's degree is not limited to a bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. Initially certified Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant (ACOTE Standard A.2.8). Valid (current) license to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Oklahoma (ACOTE Standard A.2.7, 2.8) Three years of combined OT clinical practice and OTA classroom and/or clinical teaching experience that includes supervision of students.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle) Organization and attention to detail Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups Ability to be available for office hours and provide means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the department or division office Must be punctual Must be reliable
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants are required to attach a copy of current license (OT or OTA) under "Other Documents". Applicants are also required to attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring required degree. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
Job Category: Adjunct Faculty