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Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) – Orthopedic Experience

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Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) – Orthopedic Experience Reports To and Evaluated by Associate Dean of Allied Health/Director of Physical Therapist Assistant Program Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy (PT) or equivalent academic credential, or an Associate’s degree in PTA . The candidate will be licensed, or licensure eligible, in the State of Illinois as a PT or PTA commensurate with his/her earned degree from an accredited PT or PTA program. The candidate will have Orthopedic Experience. The candidate will have a minimum of one year of clinical experience beyond entry-level. The candidate will have clinical and/or academic teaching experience. The candidate will have excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, as well as basic computer literacy.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth. Preferred Qualifications
Associate’s degree in PTA with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study, Entry-level MPT, entry-level DPT, post-graduate advanced degree work in PT or a related field of study, and/or clinical specialist certification in the field of instruction. Academic preparation and teaching experience in PTA clinical practice and education. Experience working with culturally diverse students. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and oral communication skills. Ability to use computer-assisted technology to enhance teaching and learning. Bilingual skills English/Spanish. Be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of truth, compassion, fairness, responsibility, and respect. Job Summary
The PTA Instructor will teach designated PTA Program courses to a diverse student population. The Instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment. Specific Job Duties
• To instruct students in the facts, skills and appreciations pertaining to the assigned courses.
• To consider the needs of the students, and assist them by seeking help from other college services.
• To submit personalized course syllabus to Deans’ Office in electronic format one (1) week prior to course start date.
• To distribute and review comprehensive course syllabus to students no later than the first week of the course.
• To receive, understand, and follow Course Data Form as distributed by Deans’ Office.
• To adhere to printed course schedule meeting times and locations.
• To obtain prior approval for any substitute teachers or guest speakers from Deans’ Office.
• To maintain grade book in electronic or hard copy format.
• To take and record student Attendance each day.
• To submit accurate and certified Tenth (10th) Day Attendance Verification and Mid-Semester Class Roster or other report to Deans’ Office
• To give final exam at the time and date indicated on the college’s Final Exam Schedule.
• To respond to e-mails from students, staff, and college administrators in a timely manner while classes are in session using assigned college designated e-mail.
• To check assigned college mailbox regularly.
• To distribute to all students a course syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and course objectives.
• To assist the Associate Dean in development of the curriculum, in the preparation of the outlines and selection of textbooks.
• To submit midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records and any other reports pertaining to the assigned courses.
• To participate on faculty committees when indicated.
• To participate in academic advising when indicated.
• To stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends and issues in physical therapist assistant program instruction at the community college.
• To participate in course and program assessment.
• To perform other duties and special projects as assigned Salary Range Per CBA
Posting Details

Posting Detail

Posting Number ADJ00132PU Desired Start Date 01/02/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 08/25/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
Morton College is dedicated to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best diverse talent to join our team. Minorities, women, individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for employment opportunities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Morton "careers" website
    • Internal posting
    • Monster
    • Careerbuilder
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed jobs
    • HACU
    • newspaper/trade journal
    • LinkedIn
  2. * Are you licensure eligible as a PT/PTA?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you at State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant, currently receiving a monthly annuity, or plan to apply for a retirement annuity under SURS within the next three (3) months?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is the highest degree completed?
    • H.S. Diploma
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • PhD
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Recommendation
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Specialized Certifications
  4. Evaluations (for Faculty)
  5. Other
  6. Letters of Recommendation (2)

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