Occupational Therapy Assist (OTA) Program Coordinator

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-033 Position Title: Occupational Therapy Assist (OTA) Program Coordinator Location Penn Valley - Health Science Institute Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Faculty Job Open Date 04/20/2021 Job Close Date 05/24/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: Minimal Qualifications:

• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with at least 18 graduate-level credit hours in field of instruction (Occupational Therapy) or associates degree with industry experience/certifications for technical programs.
• Two years of teaching experience using interactive teaching techniques
• The Program Coordinator: Must have a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, which provides a foundation in the specific subject matter being taught. 5 years of experience and either a current Occupational Therapy or a current Occupational Therapy Assistant license.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:
• Evidence of experience in developing, assessing & revising curriculum.
• Evidence of experience in a professional leadership role.
• Experience in a role that required management of multiple responsibilities with timelines.
• Current experience with learning assessment.
• Evidence of experience working with students to support academic success.
• Evidence of continued education in the profession.
• Experience teaching in either a clinical area or education.

Prefernce Areas of Expertise:
Occupational Therapy

Work Hours Compensation Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants

• The Program Coordinator: Must have a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or a qualifying field that provides a foundation in the specific subject matter being taught. 5 years of experience, and either a current Occupational Therapy or a current Occupational Therapy Assistant License.


Brief Description of Duties:

Deliver effective instruction – Provide quality instruction, which is reflective of current discipline standards and is accurate, relevant, and engaging using college – approved curriculum and resources.
• Assess student learning – Demonstrate reflective practice, including assessment of student learning. This includes ongoing formative assessments, as well as official departmental assessment.
• Manage classes and learning environments – Foster a positive classroom-learning environment by presenting information in a way that is inclusive to all learners, including the assurance of section 508 accessibility.
• Promote continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning.
• Support learning through student engagement – Incorporate pedagogical strategies such as active learning, authentic and problem-based activities, and other successful teaching strategies into classroom instruction.
• Provide student guidance – Help students develop academic habits for college success.
• Pursue professional development – Stay current in academic field.
• Actively participate collegially in department, campus, cross-college, discipline-specific, district, and community service activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned to provide a high quality learning experience for students, including participating in commencement, attending college functions, etc.

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  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Special Requirements:

PLEASE NOTE :

Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application to receive any consideration.
An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:

The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;

The mission of the community college and how you would contribute to the mission;

How your teaching style would reflect the diverse learning style of our students;
Your familiarity with the instructional technology appropriate to your discipline;
The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism as you would apply it to your discipline; and

The methods of assessment you would use to assess student learning outcomes.

A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.
Official or student copies of your transcripts.

Official transcripts are required if selected for interview.

Specific Experience Required:

• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with at least 18 graduate-level credit hours in the field of instruction (Occupational Therapy) or 5 years of experience, and either a current Occupational Therapy Assistant license.

• Two years of teaching experience using interactive teaching techniques

Preferred Areas of Expertise:

Occupational Therapy

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you currently have a Basic Cardiac Life Support certification? (A copy of this document must be attached to the application.)
    • No
    • Yes
  2. What is the highest level of education, in a related field, you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
    • No Answer
  3. How much full-time professional experience do you have in an instructional field or in administering instructional or occupational programs (preferably in a community college setting), as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • Between 1 and 2 years
    • Between 2 and 3 years
    • Between 3 and 4 years
    • Between 4 and 5 years
    • 5 or more years
  4. Do you currently hold State licensure as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant? (You will need to attach a copy to the online application.)
    • No
    • Yes
  5. How much experience in the Occupational Therapy field do you have, as supported by your employment history listed on your application?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • Between 1 and 3 years
    • Between 3 and 5 years
    • Between 5 and 7 years
    • Between 7 and 10 years
    • Ten years or more
  6. How much experience do you have in an academic or occupational field, curriculum and instruction, or education administration, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • None
    • 0 to 3 years
    • 3 to 5 years
    • 5 to 10 years
    • 10 years or more
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. References
  5. Certification
  6. License
  7. Letter of Recommendation 01
  8. Other Document 01
  9. Other Document 02
  10. Other Document 03


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