Occupational Therapy Assistant Program - Adjunct Faculty & Lab Instructor

Jefferson College is seeking qualified and motivated Adjunct Faculty & Lab Instructors for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. These individuals must be student-centered and committed to innovative teaching, academic advising, institutional service, and community service. The candidates selected will demonstrate dedication to the development of future leaders in occupational therapy and promote effective learning processes for students in the program and associated fieldwork education.

Job Summary: Work with the program director to provide academic preparation of OTA students and prepare them for successful fieldwork experience. Assist in developing course objectives, course materials, and educational experiences for optimal learning for students. Jefferson College OTA Adjunct Faculty will be expected to sit on OTA program committees, participate in program development as necessary, and may require on-site support of students while on fieldwork with travel to clinical sites.

Qualifications: Must possess a current license to practice occupational therapy (OT) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) in Missouri (or current license with eligibility for Missouri license). Applicants must hold an Associate’s degree by an accredited institution. Previous adjunct, assistant teaching or lab instruction in an accredited program is preferred. Applicant must possess content expertise in one or more of the following areas:
• Physical Dysfunction
• Pediatrics
• Assistive Technology

Skills:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
• Computer based skills (i.e., MS Word and PowerPoint)

Abilities:
• Ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse school/campus constituents
• Project a positive image of the program both internally (within the college) and externally (within the community)
• Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines
• Effectively mentor students in relation to education issues
• Demonstrate positive interactions with diverse faculty, students, fieldwork educators, and practitioners

To Apply:  Submit a letter of intent, resume, list of three references, and copies of applicable transcripts to: Office of Human Resources, Jefferson College, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050 or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Jefferson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 September 2013 )