Doctoral Capstone Coordinator (Occupational Therapy)

Northern Kentucky University

United States

December 20, 2021

Description

Posting Details Working Title Doctoral Capstone Coordinator (Occupational Therapy)

Department School of Kinesiology, Counseling, and Rehabilitative Sciences Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

Northern Kentucky University, 7 miles from downtown Cincinnati is seeking an innovative, collaborative, visionary Doctoral Capstone Coordinator (DCC). Northern Kentucky University is a university known to its faculty and students for its commitment to diversity (82% of students and 71% of faculty have rated NKU as being very dedicated to diversity), and we are looking for a culturally competent team member to contribute to this tradition.

As a founding core faculty member of the entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program, the DCC is in a unique position to design and initiate doctoral capstone experiences that develop occupational therapy leaders committed to the program's mission of facilitating excellence in academics, entry-level occupation-based practice, collaborative engagement, professionalism, and leadership within a global context to promote health through occupational engagement. As a member of the School of Kinesiology, Counseling, and Rehabilitative Sciences, the DCC will be part of a multi- disciplinary environment and collaborate with a diverse team of faculty and students.

NKU is committed to assembling a diverse faculty team with a global perspective and a student-focused mindset. The DCC is responsible for the coordination, management, and compliance of the Doctoral Capstone Experience as required by section D in the ACOTE standards. In addition, the DCC ensures the quality and integrity of the doctoral capstone and creates a program that meets ACOTE standards, manages faculty, staff, student, and community relationships to support the doctoral experience, and works collaboratively with the OTD Program Director to advance the program's mission. The DCC also teaches courses in the OTD curriculum. The DCC also serves on departmental, school, college, and university committees, and provides service in various areas. The position is full-time, Academic Year, non-tenure-track renewable with a competitive salary.

Primary Responsibilities

The DCC is responsible for the coordination, management, and compliance of the Doctoral Capstone Experience as required by section D in the ACOTE standards. In addition, the DCC ensures the quality and integrity of the doctoral capstone and experience and creates a program that meets ACOTE standards, manages faculty, staff, student and community relationships to support the doctoral experience, and works collaboratively with the OTD Program Director to advance the program's mission.

The DCC also teaches courses in the OTD curriculum with responsibilities in course and curriculum design and delivery, program evaluation, scholarship, mentoring students, and meeting accreditation requirements. The DCC also serves on departmental, school, college, and university committees, and provide service in various areas. The position is full-time, Academic Year, non-tenure-track renewable with a competitive salary.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a doctorate degree from an accredited institution, NBCOT certification, and experience in research embedded in occupational therapy evidence-based practice. Candidates should demonstrate a student- centered focus and commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Kentucky.

Preferred Qualifications: Strengths in collaborative engagement, effective teamworking, self-motivation, attention to detailed, approachability, capstone or clinical research development and instruction, clinical perspective based on occupation-based practice models, dedication to an inclusive and student-centered learning environment, experience in occupational therapy curriculum development and ACOTE accreditation processes.

If you meet these qualifications, please submit an application, letter of interest, current CV, names and contact information of 3 professional references, copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted at the initial stage), and your personal teaching philosophy on occupation as intervention, as well as your personal philosophy on the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education.

If you have additional questions, you may contact Dr. Terrance Anderson, Inaugural Program Director, Occupational Therapy, Andersont13@nku.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive. The position starts October 2020.

Minimum Education Doctorate Preferred Education Doctorate

Requisition Number 2021F568

Job Open Date 10/18/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link https: // jobs.nku.edu/postings/11007

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement 1
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Other
  • Scholarly Work
  • Evidence of teaching style and effectiveness
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