Occupational Therapy Assistant Annually Contracted faculty position

Dayton, Montgomery County
May 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Position Summary: Sinclair Community College is a comprehensive community college serving the Miami Valley region and beyond. Over 20,000 students pursue career and transfer programs that lead to associate degrees and certificates. Sinclair seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty that carries out the mission of the college with dedication, innovation and a commitment to the success of each student. The College invites applications for a full time faculty position in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program that will begin August 16, 2014. Review Date: 5/23/14.

Principle Accountabilities: Responsibilities of the position include fulfilling the six critical performance areas that define a tenure track faculty position at Sinclair Community College: *Scholarship and Professional Growth: Maintain and seek to improve currency and competence in the discipline and as a teacher. *Teaching and Learning Facilitation: Participate in the continuing development and implementation of the department's curriculum through teaching that reflects a strong commitment to fostering student success. *Assessment and Evaluation: Implement evaluations according to established standards and use assessment data to continuously improve teaching and learning. *Student Development: Through in-class and out-of-class initiatives, actively seek to advance the development of individual students and their capacity to meet their educational goals. *Curriculum Design: In collaboration with colleagues, actively contribute to the continuous review and revision of the department's curriculum. *Workplace and Community Service: Contribute to the operation and advancement of the college through committee service and other activities. Extend professional expertise to the community served by the college. *The incumbent will also serve as The academic fieldwork coordinator, who is responsible to the department chair. The academic fieldwork coordinator is specifically responsible for the program's compliance with the fieldwork requirements of Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Standards

Requirements: *Minimum of a baccalaureate degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional or national accrediting body. *Prior teaching experience in a university or community college in at least one of the disciplines included within the department and successful administrative/supervisory experience. *Must be a licensed or otherwise regulated occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant. *Demonstrates; Creative and innovative in approach to management; Leadership and professional development; Works with colleagues effectively; Ability to maintain positive attitudes toward profession, colleagues, and College. PLEASE NOTE: To apply, submit through the college's online application system the following: * a cover letter that describes teaching experience * a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy * a resume or vita that describes relevant academic and professional experience, recent professional development activities, and professional goals * transcripts for all postsecondary degrees * three letters of recommendation * licensure or certification verification, if required above Applicants who do not have an electronic version of transcripts or letters of recommendation may mail or fax those documents to the Office of Human Resources, Sinclair Community College, 444 W. Third Street. Dayton, OH 45402. FAX: (937) 512-2777. Only transcripts and letters will be accepted in paper form; all cover letters and resumes/vitas must be attached to the online posting. **All finalists must complete a background check prior to employment. **A contract for employment cannot be issued without official transcripts of all postsecondary degrees received from the issuing institution by Sinclair's Human Resources Department.