Job Title Instructor/Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Assistant
and Chair of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, College of Nursing
and Health Professions - F21032F3
Full-time or Part-time? Full Time
Job Description Summary
The University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions
seeks applications for an Instructor/Assistant Professor and Chair of the
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. This is a 12-month, clinical track or
tenure track eligible position.
The Program Chair is responsible for overall program leadership and
administration, including program policy development, accreditation
activities, curriculum development and evaluation, budget development and
management, course scheduling and teaching assignments, faculty and staff
recruitment and selection, professional development, evaluation, and student
recruitment and admissions activities. Responsibilities also include teaching
in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
The successful candidate must have hold the minimum of a masters degree
awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional or national
accrediting body recognized by the USDE. Successful candidates must be a
Certified Occupational Therapist. Preference will be given to a COTA.
The program chair must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as an
occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; administrative
experience, understanding of and experience with occupational therapy
assistants, and at least 2 years of experience in a full-time academic
appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.
Additionally, the successful candidate should have evidence of effective
administrative and clinical experience as well as an established record of
scholarship and service.
All college clinical programs are fully accredited and have an exemplary
record of student licensure successes.
To apply, please follow the directions on our www. usi.edu/hr/employment page
to log in or set up an account. When you select the Apply to this Job link
near the top of this page, you will be prompted to complete the appropriate
Faculty/Administration application. When completing the application, you will
be given the opportunity to attach the additional documents required for this
position, which include: (1) letter of application; (2) current curriculum
vitae; (3) names and full contact information including e-mail addresses for
three (3) professional references; (4) valid unencumbered Indiana license;
(5) unofficial/official transcripts. Materials should be provided
electronically within this web-based applicant system to the attention of Dr.
Julie McCullough, Search Committee Chair. Official transcripts will be
required at a later stage and should be mailed to Dr. Ann White, Dean. Review
of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of
Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national
origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected
by law or identified by the University as a protected class.
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