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Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor for Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For consideration, a completed Holmes Community College on-line employment application is required. In order to complete the application process, please be prepared to upload a copy of your official college transcript(s). You will have the opportunity to attach a resume and cover letter if you wish. In the event you are determined to be the candidate of choice, you will be required to submit official transcripts as part of finalizing your employment status.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2010303
Position Title Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor for Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology Instructor
General Statement of Function

The duties and responsibilities of the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor are to assist the Program Director to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate the educational program. The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor will be responsible for teaching courses in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program curriculum, facilitate the Clinical Fieldwork training and perform other duties. The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor reports to the Program Director who reports to the Center Director for Technical and Career Education.

Qualifications/Skills

1. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred, from an accredited university or college in Occupational Therapy.
2. Must meet requirements for Southern Association of Colleges (SACSCOC) in the instructional area of Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology.
3. Current licensure in MS as an Occupational Therapist.
4. Minimum of two years of work experience in the Occupational Therapy field required, three-five years of work experience preferred
5. Teaching experience preferred.
6. Member of both MSOTA and AOTA.
7. An understanding and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy.
8. Excellent references from previous employers and/or professors.

(All applicants will be considered; however, only selected applicants may be interviewed.)

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Perform the duties and functions of an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor relative to instruction of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.
2. Perform all instructional duties. Prepare course materials, organize classes, keep student records, advise students, maintain classrooms, labs, equipment, and other duties related to the instructional process.
3. Secure and maintain appropriate fieldwork sites for students. Identify clinical fieldwork sites, initiate agreements and work with relevant stakeholder at the sites and within the college to execute the agreements.
4. Communicate with fieldwork educators in a timely manner to reserve fieldwork slots and maintain current records on all sites. Maintain and update all fieldwork files and materials.
5. Place students in all Level I and Level II Fieldwork; establish, coordinate and place all rotations of students at fieldwork sites and serve as liaison between the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and the fieldwork sites, including, but not limited to, site visits and disseminating fieldwork materials to sites and students in a timely manner.
6. Represent the college and the Occupational Therapy Assistant program in a professional manner at all times when communicating with students, fieldwork sites, or industry representatives.
7. Participate in and assist with educational, professional, community and school activities.
8. Perform other duties as assigned by the director or institution.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For consideration, a completed Holmes Community College on-line employment application is required. In order to complete the application process, please be prepared to upload a copy of your official college transcript(s). You will have the opportunity to attach a resume and cover letter if you wish.
In the event you are determined to be the candidate of choice, you will be required to submit official transcripts as part of finalizing your employment status.

Location Ridgeland
Posting Date 10/03/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Classification Faculty
Position Category Full-time
Position Type Day
Proposed Pay Range/Minimum Salary
Contact(s)

Amy Whittington
Director Career-Technical Education
Holmes Community College
412 W. Ridgeland Avenue
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your highest level of education.
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Education Specialist
    • Ph.D/Ed.D
    • Other
  2. * If you have a degree in progress or additional course work that you would like for us to consider, please provide pertinent information. If there is no additional information, please indicate N/A for not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Transcript 2
  5. Transcript 3
  6. Other Document