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Part-Time Clinical Instructor

Middle Georgia State University
MGA Cochran

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Health & Medical, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Part-Time Clinical Instructor
Location: MGA Cochran
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 264733
About Us

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses-Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia-and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia's 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia's flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the state.

Job Summary

This position will provide a wide variety of operational, instructional, and administrative laboratory support services for faculty and students. The Laboratory Instructor identifies, enhances, and follows specific processes and procedures to maximize the efficiencies of clinical activities conducted in the laboratory; ensures the correct functioning of facilities and equipment; uses independent judgement, discretion, and advanced technical and operation skill to ensure quality lab experiences for students. Participates in practical examinations and assists with program planning and evaluation when needed.


·Work collaboratively to provide clinical lab instruction and support (60%)

oPrepares classroom and lab materials for classes/labs and clean up/restore classroom and lab areas

oTeach selected OT and Rehab Science skills as assigned by faculty members

oAssists in the development of instruction materials for clinical labs and practical examinations

oAssists in all OT and Rehab Science clinical lab instruction

oCoordinates OT and Rehab Science practical examination schedules

oAssumes the role of the client in OT and Rehab Science practical examinations

oGrades selected OT and Rehab Science lab assignments as requested by faculty

oAssists with scheduling guest speakers for labs

oCoordinates and implement open lab opportunities for OT and Rehab Science students

oPerforms related duties as assigned

·Provides clinical laboratory support services (30%)

oCoordinates clinical activities in an instructional laboratory, providing support services to faculty and students

oDevelops and implements policies, procedures, and standards for lab operations to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of the laboratory

oEvaluates lab equipment as used on a weekly/monthly basis

oCollaborates with faculty to ensure that equipment and operational needs are met

oProvides support and assistance related to facilities and equipment issues and repairs

oInventory relevant lab equipment each semester (i.e. splinting and pediatric labs, etc.)

oAssists with the coordination of clinical fieldtrips; provide supervision on fieldtrips when appropriate

oAssists with the ordering, purchasing, inventory, storage, and maintenance of supplies, lab ware, and instruments essential to the operation of the lab

oOrganizes classrooms an laboratory rooms

oMaintains PPE supply and ensure correct usage

oPerforms related duties as assigned

·Performs a variety of related duties (10%)

oCollaborates on the preparation of a variety of reports, including program evaluation, accreditation reports, graduate surveys, etc.

oAnswers telephone calls and emails; determines nature of requests and responds accordingly

oParticipates in Professional Behavior Assessments as requested

oAssists in student advising

oParticipates in professional development including continuing education for state licensure

oPerforms related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • Currently licensed and certification in Occupational Therapy.
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with 3 years of clinical experience as an OT or OTA.
  • Ability to initiate tasks and work independently in order to complete tasks in a timely manner.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of occupational therapy intervention techniques across the life span
  • Skill in use of occupational therapy equipment and assessment tools
  • Knowledge of the field of rehabilitation science
  • Skill in hands-on instruction
  • High level of professionalism
  • Skill in conflict resolution, interpersonal communication, and time management
  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
  • Skill in prioritizing and organizing work
  • Skill in the use of such office equipment as a computer, scanner, fax machine, and copier
  • Skill in oral and written communication
USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50).

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources.

Other Information
  • The work consists of lab coordination, maintenance, instruction, and related administrative duties. Interactions with students, frequently updated standards of practice, and flexible scheduling contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • This position requires weekend work approximately four times per semester. Travel to fieldtrip and/or fieldwork sites is also required.
  • The purpose of this position is to provide lab instruction and administrative support for the OT and Rehabilitation Science Programs. Successful performance helps ensure the efficiency of those operations.
Background Check

Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Other Information

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning


One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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