Adjunct Faculty - Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Mountain View
Oct 19, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College
Adjunct Faculty - Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Job no: 498929
Work type: Part-time
Location: Mountain View
Work Schedule: Varies (No more than 19.5 hours per week)

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$48.42 per hour


Position Type

Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. Must be currently licensed in the state of Texas as a Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) and hold a valid driver's license in the state of Texas. Minimum of three years documented teaching experience in area of responsibility. Official transcripts and licenses will be required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements

For OTRs: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy required; Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy with teaching experience or a Doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy from a regionally accredited university and teaching experience, preferred.

For COTAs: Minimum of Associate’s degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited university, preferred.

1. Minimum of three years as an occupational therapist or certified occupational therapist assistant, required.

2. Minimum of one year experience supervising OT and/or OTA students in the field, required; minimum of two years supervisory experience, preferred.

3. Zero to two years of experience in instruction or a formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System’s calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

Advertised: 17 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Dec 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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