Instructor for Occupational Therapy and Fieldwork Coordinator Part time - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with the instruction of students in fieldwork education courses on designated days/times. Assist with the supervision of students on Level I Fieldwork on designated days/times. Assist with coordination of the academic fieldwork component of the program (e.g. establish new sites, insure student compliance with medical/CORI requirements, conduct site visits, and establish fieldwork contacts as the basis for contractural relationships). Assist in the implementation of fieldwork education policy and procedures. Assist in the initial and on-going communication with fieldwork educators regarding the program's philosophy, curriculum expectations, fieldwork objectives and student progress. Assist in the supervision and advisement of students regarding the fieldwork experience, the site selection process, and conflict resolution during fieldwork assignments. Assist with the documentation of student performance on fieldwork and the verification that educational outcomes have been met. Assists with the collection and compilation of pertinent fieldwork data and information required for assigning students to sites, program evaluation and curriculum decisions. Assist to educate/mentor clinical educators regarding fieldwork issues. Participate in division of occupational therapy and school of health sciences meetings and college events as appropriate. · Attend required convocations, meetings, commencement, academic awards ceremonies, and workshops and be available to participate in activities that promote the College in a positive manner both on and off campus. · Participate in professional development activities related to one's faculty role, including maintain up-to-date knowledge of evidence-based practice in area of clinical expertise and specialized clinical credentials Engage in service to the department, School, and College through committee membership. Other duties as assigned by chair/director or dean.


Required Degree(s):Master's degree in OT Preferred Degree(s):Doctorate in OT (OTD, PhD) or related field Required Field of Expertise: 3 years of OT clinical practice Preferred Field of Expertise: 3-5 years of practice experience; preference given to applicants with expertise in pediatrics Required Training/Cert: Preferred Training/Cert:
Required Licensure(s): OTR/L

Essential Functions

Enthusiastic, committed teacher-practitioner Strong commitment to high quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in an inter-professional setting Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students, faculty, and staff Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the use of instructional technology to teach traditional, hybrid or online courses highly preferred.

About AIC

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:

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AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Higher dedication
  • Diversity of our community
  • Student-centered
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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