Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-line

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 11, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-line

Jamestown Campus


Jamestown Community College, a SUNY institution, is a comprehensive community college with degree granting campuses in Jamestown and Olean, New York. JCC is an innovative, open access institution that meets regional education needs by providing transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and training programs for business and industry. Guided by principles that emphasize student success and continuous improvement, JCC welcomes applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates.


In particular, the college seeks individuals with leadership potential and a vision for the future. As the role of faculty continues to evolve, responsibilities and expectations transform appropriately. Faculty responsibilities include but are not limited to curriculum development, assessment activities, appropriate use of technology to enhance student learning, participation on committees, academic advisement of students, mentoring and collaboration with colleagues, as well as the development and implementation of activities that support student engagement. Faculty members are also expected to have flexible schedules to adjust to the needs of the student population, and to be open to exploring alternative teaching modalities. High-energy candidates with experience and interest in developing and leading innovative recruitment and retention efforts designed to increase enrollment will be given the highest consideration.

Position Description:

Full-time, tenure-line Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) faculty position based on the Jamestown campus. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of OTA courses within the A.A.S. program, advising OTA students, and coordination of OTA student fieldwork. We seek a faculty colleague with a demonstrated commitment to program growth and innovation, along with a desire to work across disciplines. Position available August 2021.


Required: Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Occupational Therapy, with Master’s in OT attained prior to tenure. Current NBCOT certification and registration. NYS license to practice OT. A minimum of five years of clinical experience. Strong written and oral communication skills. 

Preferred: Master’s or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Post-secondary teaching experience. Experience supervising fieldwork students.

Additional Information:

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits package.


Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.


Please note that Jamestown Community College does not sponsor H-1B Visas.


To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a list of three professional references to: www.sunyjcc.edu/jobs.