Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
Duties and Responsibilities Serve as program director of the PTA program;Provide effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for communication, program assessment and planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation;Teach physical therapy courses; Maintain scheduled office, classroom and laboratory hours as required; Lead program accreditation activities; Advise students; Participate in Health Careers and Pierpont programs, committees and meetings; Conduct program review and assessment; Maintain mutually respectful relationships with peers, staff and students; Participate in recruitment and retention of students; andAssume other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the School of Health Careers/Health Sciences.
Minimum Required Education Master's degree
Required Licenses and/or Certifications Physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who holds current license/certification to practice as a PT or PTA in any United States jurisdiction.
Type and Amount of Experience Needed Minimum of five years (or equivalent), full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experienceDidactic and/or clinical teaching experience;Experience in administration/management; andExperience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment; including the equivalent of nine academic credits of coursework in educational foundations.
Special Conditions If additional month is added to contract, it will be paid as a stipend equivalent to one month's salary.
Notes To Applicants All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted. Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.Each applicant will be required to do a 15 minute presentation on the "Current Physical Therapy treatments for concussion management." Please include an interactive session with focus on neurological assessment. In addition, please submit two questions for a test from the presentation.