Occupational Therapy Assist (OTA) Instructor

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-061 Position Title: Occupational Therapy Assist (OTA) Instructor Location Penn Valley - Health Science Institute Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Faculty Job Open Date 06/01/2021 Job Close Date 07/01/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 07/01/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or related field OR
  • Master’s degree in a closely-related discipline with a minimum of 45 credit hours in Occupational Therapy including a minimum of 18 credit hours in Occupational Therapy at the graduate level.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:

Qualifying fields: Occupational Therapy

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

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.


Brief Description of Duties:

Full-Time Faculty position responsible for managing clinical education for the program and provide classroom instruction (duties to include: travel to fieldwork sites, student advisement, committee work, community representation, and others).

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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:
  • Master’s degree
  • Teaching experience including professional development
  • Clinical education experience
  • Five (5) years’ experience as OTR / OTA preferably in rehab/ortho/neuro
  • Experience working with/supervising OTA’s
  • Experience with assessment of student learning
  • Experience with accreditation standards/ accrediting bodies
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
  4. License
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02


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