Faculty, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
Dean, Health Sciences
Health Sciences Education
Full or Part-time:
Provides instruction, outreach, and other professional
contributions aligned with the mission and strategic goals of the
College and the Academic Services Unit. Develops, implements, and
maintains currency of courses, programs, and curricula in assigned
program/discipline. Creates an innovative and engaging learning
environment. Provide program-level oversight, including management
of the Physical Therapy Assisting program, oversight of program
accreditation, and continuous program improvement activities.
1. Designs and delivers effective instruction as assigned through
traditional, online, and hybrid formats, using course outlines
approved by the College Curriculum Council.
2. Advises students within academic discipline (or closely related
field) and holds posted office hours, as required by the faculty
3. In collaboration with departmental colleagues, designs/selects
and implements appropriate assessment of student learning at the
course and program level.
4. Assists department chair in developing class schedules and
department budget, when appropriate.
5. In collaboration with department chair or chair’s designee,
selects and orders course textbooks in a timely fashion.
6. Submits contract, grades, and other required paperwork within
7. Assists program chair in orienting and mentoring new full-time
and adjunct faculty, as needed.
8. Contributes to the College’s governance by serving on
instructional committees, task forces, or other College-wide
workgroups and attends departmental, divisional, and college-wide
9. Recommends equipment and software needs to Instructional
10. Develops and maintains relationships with appropriate external
constituencies (e.g., area high schools, community agencies,
11. Collaborates with instructional administration in conducting
program/discipline area reviews and other continuous improvement
activities in teaching and learning, including periodic curriculum
12. Effectively integrates the use of instructional technology in
instruction, when appropriate.
13. Remains current in the discipline taught as well as in current
trends in teaching methodologies for their specific
14. Participates in graduation exercises.
15. Contributes to decision-making in a productive manner.
16. Participates, as requested by instructional administration, in
the interviewing and selection process for full-time faculty.
17. Maintains the highest ethical standards in relationships with
constituencies, research activities, and business dealings with and
on behalf of the College, per College policy.
18. Performs other duties as assigned.
Under the limited supervision of the Dean of Health Sciences,
faculty are responsible for providing quality instruction, program
development, continuous program improvement and academic support
services. Interacts with Registrar, Financial Aid, and other
college personnel to promote and achieve student success.
The qualified candidate will possess a Masters degree in physical
therapy (MPT or MSPT); Doctorate of physical therapy (DPT)
preferred; an unrestricted license to practice as a PT or PTA; a
minimum of five (5) years (or equivalent), full-time, post
licensure experience that includes a minimum of three (3) years (or
equivalent) of full-time clinical experience; didactic and/or
clinical teaching experience; experience in
administration/management; experience in educational theory and
methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome
assessment, including the equivalent of nine (9) credits of
coursework in educational foundations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
By completing this application, your information will be added to
the candidate pool. Should review of your qualifications result in
a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by Human
Monday - Thursday summer work schedule applies.
To apply, visit https://lmc.simplehire.com/postings/3765
About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a community college in southwest Michigan.
We have three campuses --two of which are located ten minutes from
our namesake’s breathtaking shoreline.
Like other community colleges, we offer associate degrees,
certificates, and even a baccalaureate degree. But what sets us
apart from our peers is our seemingly limitless potential and our
people - people who care deeply about our region’s future and who
are committed to student success and exemplary educational
programs, strong alignments with both established and emerging
industries, and productive partnerships with the
communities we serve
Faculty and staff at LMC enjoy excellent benefits and a supportive
and friendly work environment. LMC recently received a Capital
Outlay grant from the State of Michigan and a new millage from the
southwest Michigan community, so the college’s facilities will be
getting innovative, sustainable upgrades in the next few years that
will contribute to the comfort, productivity and collaborative
environment for all employees.
Living in Southwest Michigan
Southwest Michigan attracts millions of tourists who come for our
and nationally acclaimed golf courses
many who visit, choose to stay for our
great schools, low cost of living, and high quality of
LMC’s main campus is nestled in a watery and wooded wildlife
sanctuary, yet it’s less than a half-day’s drive from major metro
areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, and