Site Coordinator and Lab Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program (9 month-Instructor)

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Dec 18, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Site Coordinator and Lab Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program (9 month-Instructor)

Position Number: 298F0085
Department: HEALTH PROFESSIONS (Lord Fairfax)
Posting Open Date: 12/18/2020
Posting Close Date: 
Open Until Filled: 
Yes

Job Description
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is partnering with Germanna Community College (GCC) to offer an expansion site for GCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program and is searching for an experienced physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to serve as the Site Coordinator and lab instructor for the LFCC location, in collaboration with the GCC team. The initial appointment is a 9-month, faculty-ranked position. The Coordinator will be primarily responsible for teaching the laboratory portions of all courses in the curriculum and ensuring integrity of the learning experiences at the LFCC site. The Coordinator will also assist in management of clinical education at the LFCC site and oversee student participation in distance education provided by Germanna faculty. The program will be offered at the Page/Luray Center and at the Page Memorial Valley Health Hospital system. This position is a one-year 9-month appointment with additional years contingent upon enrollment and accreditation approval for the expansion site. The salary for the nine-month faculty position is commensurate with rank and credentials plus state benefits.

Compensation
Faculty Positions: The minimum salary for the position is $43,776.00 per year, however, actual starting salary will commensurate with education and/or experience. The position is a 9 month faculty role and as such is eligible for the benefits package offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia for state agencies and the Virginia Community College System. For more information, please visit www.dhrm.virginia.gov and www.vccs.edu.

About Lord Fairfax Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is a comprehensive, nonresidential, two-year public institution of higher education with 4 locations-the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses, the Luray-Page County Center and the Vint Hill Site and outreach sites throughout the College’s service region. The service region includes the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, and Warren and the city of Winchester.

LFCC’s Middletown Campus and Luray-Page County Center are nestled within the Shenandoah Valley with easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, historical sites, and a welcoming network of towns and cities where families grow and diverse business thrive. LFCC’s Fauquier Campus and Vint Hill Site are located within the Upper Piedmont region of Virginia. Situated in Fauquier County, and located just 40 miles west of Washington, D.C., this area offers the beauty of country living with easy access to the international community of our nation’s capital.

LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC offers a variety of day, evening, weekend and distance learning classes. As one of the fastest growing community colleges of the

Virginia Community Colleges, LFCC serves over 9,100 unduplicated credit students and approximately 1,200 employers with business and professional development through Workforce Solutions. In terms of student enrollment, LFCC is the seventh largest of the 23 colleges of the Virginia Community Colleges.

Celebrate with Us
LFCC is embarking on the celebration of our 50 Years of Impact. In the fall of 1970, LFCC first opened its doors at the Middletown Campus to begin classes with 577 students. Beginning, January 2020, LFCC will celebrate 50 years of cultivating educational opportunity and economic vitality within our community. We look forward to reflecting on our past, celebrating the present and moving forward with a renewed dedication to our community and student achievement.

Fiscal year 2020 was one of the strongest years for higher education in state budget recent history. There were no increases to tuition or fees for students, $4 million statewide increase to training grants, compensation increases for employees and health premiums remained unchanged. LFCC ranks 8 out of Virginia’s 23 Community Colleges in the amount of performance based funding received.

LFCC continues to prepare for the future; our facilities and campus improvement projects include new construction of the Luray Page County Center in Luray, VA as well as the anticipated Hazel Hall Building at our Fauquier Campus in Warrenton, VA.

Lord Fairfax Community College, located in the Northern Shenandoah Valley is accepting applications for adjunct, part-time faculty (day, evening and weekend) positions for Adjunct Faculty. Positions are appointed on a course-by-course, semester basis as needed. Responsibilities include teaching college level courses, which may include distance learning on and off campus courses during the day, evening and weekends.

Additional Information
Your Expertise. Our Inspiring Culture. Enriching Lives and Community Vitality. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), LFCC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. 1-800-906-5322 ext. 7226

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. LFCC shall promote and maintain equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification), status as a veteran, national origin, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy or physical therapist assistant program
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure as a PT or PTA in the state of Virginia
  • Demonstrated clinical physical therapy practice
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a related field, OR associates degree with considerable clinical physical therapy practice
  • Broad experience with the delivery of physical therapy across the continuum of care, including orthopedics, neurorehabilitation, and acute/sub-acute care
  • Teaching experience (academic, clinical, continuing education, in-service)
  • Strong communication, writing, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills
  • Information and computer technology skills, or proven ability to learn these skills
  • Able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers
  • Able to travel as needed
  • Available for a work schedule that includes evenings and weekends for labs at the Valley Health site, and weekdays as needed for oversight of distance education courses.

Preferred Qualification

  • Prior teaching experience in a physical therapist assistant/physical therapist academic program
  • Knowledge of education, management, and adult learning theories and principles
  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Active in professional activities at the local, state, and/or national levels
  • Prior experience with coordination of clinical and laboratory schedules and activities
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Apply online at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/27610

Virginia’s Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.