Director of Clinical Education- IL- Occupational Therapy

Midwestern University
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Midwestern University invites applications for a full-time Fieldwork position as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) in the Occupational Therapy Program. The Program is accredited as an entry-level doctoral degree program with a foundational focus on occupation in all aspects of the curriculum. The DCE responsibilities will include oversight of Level I and Level II Fieldwork experiences, developing and maintaining relationships with clinical sites, and collaborating with University support departments. Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing students for successful FW rotations, and mentoring students in their research and/or Capstone projects. Other responsibilities include engaging in scholarship, fulfilling service within and outside the University consistent with faculty expectations. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications are invited for the position. Successful applicants must possess:

  • an earned doctorate in occupational therapy or a related field;
  • experience in varied occupational therapy practice (e.g., pediatrics, adult rehabilitation, or mental health practice)
  • Illinois licensure as an occupational therapist, or eligibility to secure IL licensure;
  • at least 5 years of experience as an occupational therapist;
  • instructional experience in a college or university academic program; and
  • demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success.
  • Interested applicants should apply online at www. Application packets should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and contact information of 3 professional references. Additional questions may be directed to the OT Faculty Search Committee Chairperson, Gifty Abraham, OTD, OTR/L. at [email protected]

    Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts

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