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Lab Assistant- Rehabilitative Sciences (OTA)

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Position Title

Lab Assistant- Rehabilitative Sciences (OTA)

Department

Rehab Health - Occupational Therapy Program

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

The Lab Assistant is appointed and has administrative and academic responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the College and Rehab Program. This individual demonstrates competence in clinical skills; lab, and clinic; and administration. The Lab Assistant is responsible to the Program Director/Assistant Dean, but is directly supervised by the Faculty for each course in which the Lab Assistant is assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Lab Assistant are to:
  • Assist with presenting laboratory content as developed by the faculty,
  • Observe student performance in the lab,
  • Assist with setting up and breaking down the lab,
  • Report maintenance needs of laboratory equipment,
  • Inventory laboratory supplies and equipment and report need to Lab Coordinator
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are observed to protect the rights and safety to enhance teaching and learning for faculty and students,
  • Perform other laboratory duties as needed.
Minimum Requirements
  • Graduate of an accredited OTA program
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) in OTA in Rhode Island.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in the community or professional organizations.
  • Current skill and knowledge in the use of information technology.
  • Strong communication, organization, teaching, interpersonal, and counseling skills.
Competencies

Reports To

Assistant Dean of Allied Health

Campus Location

Primarily located at the Newport County Campus

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Part-Time (up to 19 hours per week)

Work Schedule

Varies

Benefits

No

Salary/Hourly Rate

$18.00 per hour

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

ASAP

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

03/24/2021

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a graduate of an accredited OTA program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you licensed (or eligible for licensure) in OTA in the state of Rhode Island?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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