Preceptor, Occupational Therapy

Job description

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Department: Assoc Dean Health & Sci

Location: Metropolitan Campus

Reports To: Assoc Dean, Hlth Careers & Sci

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req774

Employment Type: Administration and Professionals

Vacancy Number: 130-19

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Standard College Hours: M-F, 8:30am-5pm.

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


Manages and coordinates the organization, administration, periodic review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the clinical phase of the Occupational Therapy program.


• Manages and coordinates the clinical phase of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program

• Creates and maintains clinical schedules for student learning

• Conducts regular clinical site visits

• Investigates and resolves conflicts with students and /or clinical sites

• Performs didactic instruction (including web-based instruction) of various Occupational Therapy courses as needed

• Assists in the development of policies related to the Occupational Therapy program

• Assists with the admissions process

• Assists with program recruitment and marketing

• Assists with counseling and guidance to students

• Participates in program course preparations and evaluations

• Establishes an effective record-keeping system to ensure program and students meet and maintain accreditation standards

• Maintains office hours

• Maintains effective communication with applicants, students, graduates, faculty, instructors, and outside stakeholders

• Serves as liaison between College and community health care agencies, professional organizations and other network entities vital to the Occupational Therapy program

• Maintains required BCI and up to date immunizations

• Responsible for the successful completion of an annual drug screen

• Performs other duties as assigned




• Bachelor's degree in a related field

• Occupational Therapist and/or Occupational Therapy Assistant professional certification and license to practice in the state of OH

• Must have at least 2 years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.

• Must successfully complete a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) background check to include fingerprinting, social security number trace, county record search, state search and a check of Federal Bureau of Investigation records

Must provide proof of required immunizations as specified at:

• Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team

• Demonstrated experience requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations


• Proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, evaluation and academic advising

• Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to travel to all clinical affiliates

• Ability to organize and coordinate large amounts of data

• Ability to promote student success

• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

• Demonstrated intermediate project management skills

• Demonstrated flexibility and prioritizing ability

• Possess working knowledge of clinical and/or didactic education concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

• Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Blackboard and Banner (or equivalent programs)

• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

• Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

• Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

• Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail

• Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population



• Service Focus

• Communication

• Quality of Work


• Time Utilization

• Adaptability


• Collaboration

• Continuous Improvement



• Master's degree


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

• The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;

• The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;

• Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;

• Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to clinical affiliates and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

Special Note:

Special Note:

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.





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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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