Location: Fall River, MA Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Tue Jul 30 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Adjunct Faculty - Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) will be responsible for teaching Occupational Therapy courses. A list of potential courses can be found online in the Course Catalog.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach Occupational Therapy Assistant courses, labs, and/or fieldwork as assigned.
Select specific course content consistent with students' educational needs, students' varied learning styles, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) standards, and emerging trends in Occupational Therapy.
Collaborate with program director, academic fieldwork coordinator, and faculty to ensure that the curricular experiences strengthen the ties between didactic and fieldwork education.
Complete required trainings, such as Title IX and Cybersecurity.
Adhere to workload as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, to include duties such as completing book orders, creating syllabi, verifying student enrollment, and submitting final grades by the contractual deadline.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Master's degree in occupational therapy.
National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) required.
College level teaching experience.
Proven technological proficiency.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Evidence of scholarship.
Experience using High Impact Practices.
Experience teaching at a community college.
Graduate of Bristol's Adjunct Certificate Program
Prior online teaching experience.
Prior online teaching, using Blackboard or any Learning Management System.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: MCCC/DCE unit position, non-benefitted.
Adjunct Faculty are part time instructors hired on an as needed basis. The OTA program is located at Bristol's New Bedford campus. Courses and laboratory sections are offered as face-to-face sections in New Bedford only. Courses may also be offered as online or hybrid sections. Courses may be held during the day, in the evening, and on weekends (Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays). Some courses include fieldwork supervision, which students attend onsite in New Bedford, in the community, and in clinical settings. Level II fieldwork courses may require travel to off-site clinical agencies.
Please note: Positions will be available pending sufficient enrollment.
STARTING DATE: Academic Year 2019-2020
SALARY: Salary is commensurate with the DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
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