Detailed Job Description
Under the direction of the Dean of Health Sciences and the Director of Occupational Therapy, the Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy assists with the instruction of students in fieldwork education courses on designated days/times, as well as the supervision of students on Level I Fieldwork on designated days/times.
Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy required
Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD, PhD) or related field preferred
3 years of occupational therapy clinical practice required
3-5 years of practical experience preferred
Preference given to applicants with expertise in pediatrics
OTR/L licensure required
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 interprofessional 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
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 contractual 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.
Assist with the collection and compilation of pertinent fieldwork data and information required for assigning students to sites, program evaluation and curriculum decisions.
Assist with education/mentoring of 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 maintaining 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 director or dean.
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 Graduate and Adult 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.
Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application: