Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

State University, Craighead County
Aug 16, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Position Summary: The Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy (tenure-track) is responsible for the management and administration of the program, including planning, evaluation, budgeting, selection of faculty and staff, maintenance of accreditation, and commitment to strategies for professional development.

Minimum Qualifications: Must hold a minimum of a master's degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). The master's degree is not limited to a master's in occupational therapy. The program director must be initially certified occupational therapist or occupational therapist assistant who is licensed or otherwise regulated according to regulations in the state of Arkansas. Must have a minimum of 5 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy. This experience must include (a) clinical practice as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, (b) administrative experience including but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation and budgeting, (c) understanding of and experience with occupational therapy assistants, and (d) at least 1 year of experience in a full time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.

Desired Qualifications:

Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Arkansas State University is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.