Program Manager, Massage Therapy

Location
Nelsonville, OH, 45764
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Program Manager, Massage Therapy
Annual Salary $50,000 - 60,000

Position Purpose

Under the guidance and direction of the Dean of the School of Health and Public Safety, manages the Massage Therapy (MT) program. The Program Manager leads both independent project management and collaborative efforts to create, maintain, and process materials associated with the MT curriculum and program; teaches classes each semester of the year; leads program review and accreditation efforts; and supervises faculty assigned to teach courses within the program. The Program Manager will also coordinate all processes related to the MT department such as student recruitment, enrollment, retention, placement testing, file completion and accreditation requirements; and actively engage with Hocking College’s Leisure Learning programs to promote entrepreneurial ventures and community involvement.

Duties and Responsibilities

PARTICIPATES IN DEPARTMENT ACTVITIES: Program Manager, Massage Therapy


Position Purpose



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide effective day-to-day management and administration of the MT program in the School of Allied Health.
  • Supervises all faculty related to the program.
  • Plan and oversee professional development for program faculty.
  • In cooperation with the Dean of Health and Public Safety maintain accreditation, manage curriculum, create course schedules, assist with faculty and student issues, coordinate adjunct assignments, complete adjunct faculty evaluations and participate in other special projects.
  • Responsible for assuring that College policies are communicated and followed.
  • Manage aspects of grant funding as needed.
  • Serve on committees as assigned by the Dean.
  • Provide effective day-to-day management and administration of the MT program in the School of Allied Health.
  • Supervises all faculty related to the program.
  • Plan and oversee professional development for program faculty.
  • In cooperation with the Dean of Health and Public Safety maintain accreditation, manage curriculum, create course schedules, assist with faculty and student issues, coordinate adjunct assignments, complete adjunct faculty evaluations and participate in other special projects.
  • Responsible for assuring that College policies are communicated and followed.
  • Manage aspects of grant funding as needed.
  • Serve on committees as assigned by the Dean.
  • PERFORMS STUDENT ACADEMIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & ADVISING ACTIVITIES
    • Teaches courses as determined by department needs.
    • Coordinate textbook selection and review process to reduce overall student cost.
    • Work with students and faculty to resolve conflicts and serve as the second step in grade appeals.
    • Encourage students’ involvement in the advising process; Maintains sufficient advising hours compatible with student schedules; meet with advisees at least twice per semester and as often as needed; advise student having difficulty in class / clinical work; maintain appropriate advisee files; direct students to appropriate department and College resources; maintain confidentiality; periodically evaluates graduation progress and completions.
    • Implement the orientation process for new faculty;
    • Duties also include managing student files, including processing of applications, documenting, using spreadsheets, and databases. Keep track of student progress in cross disciplines and updating student records. This will involve working closely with many different offices throughout the College, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, etc.
    • Acts as lead contact for international student needs in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar.
    • Reviews graduation applications prior to final approval by the Dean.
    • Coordinate with CCP Liaison for site visits for College Credit Plus
    • Act as the lead liaison for practicum sites for the MT program in the School of Allied Health.
    • Certify to the accrediting bodies, in a format prescribed by them for each student who is an applicant for licensure in Ohio that each applicant successfully completed the requirements of the program the date the applicant completed program requirements;
  • Teaches courses as determined by department needs.
  • Coordinate textbook selection and review process to reduce overall student cost.
  • Work with students and faculty to resolve conflicts and serve as the second step in grade appeals.
  • Encourage students’ involvement in the advising process; Maintains sufficient advising hours compatible with student schedules; meet with advisees at least twice per semester and as often as needed; advise student having difficulty in class / clinical work; maintain appropriate advisee files; direct students to appropriate department and College resources; maintain confidentiality; periodically evaluates graduation progress and completions.
  • Implement the orientation process for new faculty;
  • Duties also include managing student files, including processing of applications, documenting, using spreadsheets, and databases. Keep track of student progress in cross disciplines and updating student records. This will involve working closely with many different offices throughout the College, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, etc.
  • Acts as lead contact for international student needs in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar.
  • Reviews graduation applications prior to final approval by the Dean.
  • Coordinate with CCP Liaison for site visits for College Credit Plus
  • Act as the lead liaison for practicum sites for the MT program in the School of Allied Health.
  • Certify to the accrediting bodies, in a format prescribed by them for each student who is an applicant for licensure in Ohio that each applicant successfully completed the requirements of the program the date the applicant completed program requirements;
  • PROACTIVELY IDENTIFY AND IMPLEMENT METHODS FOR PUBLICIZING AND PROMOTING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH
    • Assist the college marketing department in developing materials about the program (e.g., publications, web page, and annual report).
    • Represent the MT program to students, prospective students and other interested parties.
    • Facilitate advisory committee involvement in all programs within the unit.
    • Work with Tech Prep coordinator to develop articulation agreements with Career Technical and traditional secondary schools.
    • Represent program(s) at recruiting events, on and off campus.
    • Collaborate and provide programming for career/program exploration camps.
    • Participate in program relevant community & networking events.
    • Develop and implement Leisure Learning programs for MT.
  • Assist the college marketing department in developing materials about the program (e.g., publications, web page, and annual report).
  • Represent the MT program to students, prospective students and other interested parties.
  • Facilitate advisory committee involvement in all programs within the unit.
  • Work with Tech Prep coordinator to develop articulation agreements with Career Technical and traditional secondary schools.
  • Represent program(s) at recruiting events, on and off campus.
  • Collaborate and provide programming for career/program exploration camps.
  • Participate in program relevant community & networking events.
  • Develop and implement Leisure Learning programs for MT.
  • PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES
    • Is familiar with the mission and philosophy of Hocking College.
    • Follows Hocking College policies and procedures.
    • Promote a positive working relationship across technology, department, and community lines.
    • Participate in Academic Affairs and institutional activities and committees.
    • Participate in student enrollment activities (recruiting and registration), contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement.
  • Is familiar with the mission and philosophy of Hocking College.
  • Follows Hocking College policies and procedures.
  • Promote a positive working relationship across technology, department, and community lines.
  • Participate in Academic Affairs and institutional activities and committees.
  • Participate in student enrollment activities (recruiting and registration), contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement.
  • Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills
    • Completion of an approved Massage Therapy program in a jurisdiction as defined in Administrative Code.
    • Experience for at least three years in the practice as a MT, two of which has been as a faculty member in a MT education program
    • A Master’s degree or 18 hours at a Masters level with a major in the field applying.
    • Current, valid credentials in the relevant field in Ohio
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Strong technology skills including usage of Microsoft Office, email, student information system, and learning management system
    • Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of subject area.
    • Knowledge of educational theory and application.
    • Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
    • Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
    • Educational technology skills.
    • Confidentiality.
    • Caring attitude toward students.
    • Learning and self-motivation skills.
    • Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.
    • Knowledge of College resources available to students.
    • Knowledge of organizational structure.
    • Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.
    • Openness to suggestions for improvement.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Flexibility in dealing with others.
    • Ability to work as a team member.
    • Ability to prioritize work.
    • Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.
    • Positive attitude.
    • Knowledge of safe working conditions.
  • Completion of an approved Massage Therapy program in a jurisdiction as defined in Administrative Code.
  • Experience for at least three years in the practice as a MT, two of which has been as a faculty member in a MT education program
  • A Master’s degree or 18 hours at a Masters level with a major in the field applying.
  • Current, valid credentials in the relevant field in Ohio
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong technology skills including usage of Microsoft Office, email, student information system, and learning management system
  • Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of subject area.
  • Knowledge of educational theory and application.
  • Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
  • Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
  • Educational technology skills.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Caring attitude toward students.
  • Learning and self-motivation skills.
  • Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.
  • Knowledge of College resources available to students.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure.
  • Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.
  • Openness to suggestions for improvement.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility in dealing with others.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of safe working conditions.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations may be requested and reviewed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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