Fieldwork Coordinator/Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Employer
American International College
Location
Springfield, MA

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Category:: Faculty
Department:: Occupational Therapy
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Jul 21, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 2991
Position ID:: 133969

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 3200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Assists in the development of Level I and Level II fieldwork environments that are consistent with the goals of the MSOT program (may involve travel)

  • Assists in the procurement, updating and coordination of contracts for student internships

  • Collect and analyze data for reporting purposes

  • Mentor and advise students on preparation for, and participation in fieldwork placements. .Engage and interact with students in positive ways, such as by guiding student research projects, by serving as the advisor to student clubs and organizations, or by mentoring students in other scholarly activities

  • Educate/mentor fieldwork educators on the development and implementation of on-site, clinical fieldwork education.

  • Teach course content related to fieldwork education & other courses as assigned by program director.

  • Organize and maintain documentation related to fieldwork education including fieldwork educator evaluations of students, student evaluation sites and compiling preliminary student data.

  • Participate, in accordance with departmental and College need, in the ongoing design and continuous implementation of assessment of student learning outcomes and academic program improvement activities in the areas of General Education and the academic major; attend AIC assessment workshops.

  • Hold and schedule a minimum of four office hours weekly to meet needs of students, and be available to meet with students as needed at other times.

  • Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and developmental faculty meetings; attend College Town Meetings and Faculty Assembly meetings. Attend required convocation, commencement, academic awards ceremonies, and workshop and be available to participate in activities that promote the College in a positive manner both on and off campus.

  • Participate in professional development activities related to one's faculty role, including maintaining up-to-date knowledge of evidence-based practice in area of clinical expertise and specialized clinical credentials.

  • Engage in service to the department, School and College through committee membership.

  • Other duties as assigned by Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Chair/Director or Dean.



Requirements:


  • Required Degree(s): Master degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Preferred Degree(s): Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy (OTD, PhD) or related field

  • Required Field of Expertise: 3 years of clinical practice in occupational therapy

  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Previous experience as a Fieldwork Educator


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship with proven history of professional communication skills and high level of multi-modal communication skills.
  • Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds.

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an interprofessional setting.

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, staff and clinical sites within a diverse environment.

  • Experience using data management systems as well as Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools



Additional Information:


Work Schedule


This is a full time, 10-month (end of August through end of June), exempt level, benefit eligible position with hours flexible to the needs of the department.



AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


Organization

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Business, Arts and Sciences; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Graduate and Adult Education.

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