Assistant Professor/Fieldwork Coordinator - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

American International College is presently accepting applications for the Assistant Professor/Fieldwork Coordinator position in our Occupational therapy department, School of Health Sciences. The individual will be responsible for the following:

*Coordinates the development of Level I and Level II fieldwork environments that are consistent with the goals of the MSOT program (may involve travel)

*Assists in the procurement, updating and coordination of contracts for student internships

*Analyze data for reporting purposes

*Mentor and advise students on preparation for, and participation in fieldwork placements

*Teach course content related to fieldwork education

*Organize and maintain documentation related to fieldwork education (e.g. packets for sites, fieldwork educator evaluations of students, student evaluations of sites)

*Educate/mentor fieldwork educators on the development and implementation of on-site, clinical fieldwork education

*Participate, in accordance with Departmental and College need, in the ongoing design and continuous implementation of assessment of student learning outcomes and academic program improvement activities in the areas of General Education and the academic major; attend AIC assessment workshops.

*Engage in service to the department, School, and College through committee membership.

*Hold at least four office hours weekly, scheduled to meet needs of students, and be available to meet with students as needed at other times.

*Engage and interact with students in positive ways, such as by guiding student research projects, by serving as the advisor to student clubs and organizations, or by mentoring students in other scholarly activities

*Attend scheduled general faculty, school faculty, and departmental faculty meetings; attend Town meetings and Faculty Assembly meetings

*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.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Master's degree in Occupational Therapy is required

*Doctorate in OT (OTD, PhD) or related field is preferred

*OT clinical practice Preferred Field of Expertise is required

*Required Licensure(s): OTR/L

Essential Functions

*Enthusiastic, committed teacher-scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship

*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 as needed and serve as a resource for faculty using these tools.

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 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.

To Apply

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:

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor/Fieldwork Coordinator
  • Higher dedication
  • Diversity of our community
  • Student-centered
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter