Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Blinn College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2020071F Position Title Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program Salary Range DOQ DBM Rating NA Job Type Full Time Job Category Faculty Anticipated Start Date 01/04/2021 Campus RELLIS Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Status Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm M - F with variations depending on the semester

This position is responsible for the administration of the Physical Therapist Program at Blinn College and functions as one of the faculty. This is a 12 – month position.

Essential Duties

1. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all programmatic accreditation standards as well as those with CAPTE, WECM, THECB, and SACS .
2. Update curriculum to include evaluation and revision of course syllabi in Concourse and website to include catalog.
3. Maintain liaison with advisory committees, clinical agencies, and accrediting bodies.
4. Ensure that new faculty have proper documentation, orientation, and mentoring to successfully meet student needs.
5. Coordinate recruitment, orientation, advising, and placement of students in the program.
6. Collect, evaluate and assess programmatic and course outcomes to include annual reports and assessments.
7. Provide instruction in the classroom/or laboratory, create examinations, quizzes, and grading rubrics.
8. Provide oversight and monitor annual budget.
9. Maintain professional competency through practice, continuing education and professional activities. Actively participate in Texas Alliance of PTA Educators, Texas Physical Therapy Association, and American Physical Therapy Association.
10. Evaluate full-time, part-time faculty and staff employees. Lead hiring committees for all areas.
11. Serve on committees in service to Blinn College and other duties as assigned.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Master’s degree or higher with current PT license
2. Minimum of 5 years field experience.
3. Have experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment, including the equivalent of nine academic semester credits of coursework in educational foundations (comparable to those listed above).

Preferred Experience and Training

1. DPT or terminal academic degree with current PT license.
2. Didactic and/or clinical teaching experience.
3. Experience in administration/management of educational or other multi-faceted program.

Physical Requirements

1. Light lifting
2. Reaching above shoulder
3. Simple Grasping
4. Walking
5. Standing
6. Sitting
7. Climbing stairs

Required Degree, License or Certifications

1. Master’s degree or higher with current PT license

Special Notes To Applicants

This is a 12 – month, benefits eligible position. Blinn College pays
100% of health insurance for full time employees, 50% for dependents, and
two times your annual salary in life insurance benefits. Optional coverage’s
can begin on your first active duty date. If you would like to review insurance
benefits in advance, you can access the New Employee Benefits Guide
Leave time includes 16 hours personal each year and 8 hours sick each
month. Paid leave for college designated holiday’s, spring break,
Thanksgiving and Christmas break (approx. 25 days per year)
• Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that
you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
• A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to
better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if
you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and
employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered. Please include
contact information from previous employers.
• A résumé is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment
• Responses to the supplemental questions are used for initial screening
• Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial
interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.


The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL -X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of related work experience do you have?
    • None
    • 1-2 years
    • 2 -3 years
    • 3 - 4 years
    • 5 + years
  3. * Do you have the equivalent of nine academic semester credits of coursework in education foundations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Discuss the teaching experience you have, particularly community college experience, that would prepare you for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe your experience with program accreditation.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your administrative experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  9. * If in the previous question you selected 'Advertisement', 'Internet Site', or 'Other', please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition:
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence (“sponsor”) an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called “sponsorship” for an employment-based visa status.
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. License
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  5. DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  6. DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)

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