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VOCATIONAL LECTURER - PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

MALCOLM X COLLEGE



Malcolm X College is currently seeking Vocational Lecturers to teach Physical Therapy Assistant. If you have passion for teaching and learning and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the students in critical thinking and problem-solving.



The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.



The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Malcolm X College, a contemporary institution, offers an innovative and career-focused education to students of diverse backgrounds. The program aspires to equip learners with the competencies to become licensed physical therapist assistants committed to excellence and caring in clinical practice and inspired to respond to the needs of a dynamic society.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Must demonstrate excellence in teaching, commitment to integrating new technologies in the learning process and the ability to inspire, motivate and empower students to succeed.
  • Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students. Development and revision of courses and instructional materials as necessary.
  • Post syllabi and grades
  • Proctor students in a hands-on lab setting


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must have a current Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) or Physical Therapist (PT) license in Illinois
  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System or similar Learning Management System, preferred
  • Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online teaching certification is strongly preferred
  • Scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant work is highly considered
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students, required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college


When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and include any scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant engagements in your cover letter.



Malcolm X College has been named a2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! NISOD joinsDiverse: Issues in Higher Education in recognizing Malcolm X College ’s best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.



We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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