Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Occupational Therapy Assistant

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job Description:

The Primary responsibility for this position is teaching Occupational Therapy undergraduate students.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • This position requires didactic instruction in the discipline. The instructor must be knowledgeable of current trends in occupational therapy and must provide high quality instruction. The instructor must have a demonstrated knowledge of and integration of appropriate practices for teaching diverse learners.

  • This position requires the individual to have strong skills in the following: 1. Written and oral communication 2. Problem solving 3. Critical thinking 4. Computer use, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or other required programs, BlackBoard, and Owens e-mail. 5. Excellent clinical and assessment skills

  • This position requires the individual to have the ability to: 1. Work with a diverse group of students 2. Integrate diverse methodologies in order to facilitate student learning. 3. Understand the needs of community college students. 4. Manage a classroom, including organizing and presenting material, demonstrating skills and activities that will facilitate student learning, and monitoring student behavior and performance. 5. Follow instructions and meet deadlines. 6. Recognize students’ strengths and weaknesses in the discipline and provide constructive feedback in such a way as to facilitate learning and growth.

Essential Functions:

  • Adjunct faculty for OTA courses. May have teaching responsibilities for lecture and/or labs.

Other Characteristics:

  • This position requires the following other characteristics: 1. Abides by the OT Code of Ethics 2. Embodiment of the Owens Core Values: Service, Learning, Innovation, Collaboration, and Excellence. 3. Enthusiasm for teaching. 4. Excellent interpersonal skills. 5. Strong organizational skills. 6. Patience and flexibility.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Associate degree or two-year technical certificate

  • Associate degree in Occupational Therapy and (1) year of clinical work experience with demonstrated competency in treatment of at least one (1) of the following: Musculoskeletal problems, Neurological problems, Mental Health, Community Based, Pediatrics, or Geriatrics. Must be familiar with emerging areas of practice in Northwest Ohio and the profession of occupational therapy.

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FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

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Retirement System:

STRS - STRS (Retirement System Classification)