Detailed Job Description
The Instructor for the Physical Assistant Therapy Program are 12 month faculty contracted positions. The individual will serve as full-time faculty in the online and on-campus accredited Physical Therapist Programs with each cohort enrollment of 15-20 students/year.
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching course work in the online and on-campus programs. Responsibilities will also include general advising of students; assessing student learning; curriculum development and enhancement; setting up and teaching laboratory exercises for the online and on-campus programs; working with various college committees as assigned; and assisting with the PTA
club and reaccreditation process. The PTA
Instructor is responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the online and on-campus PTA
curriculum and to aid the PTA
Director and Associate Director in the establishment and maintenance of contracts with new and developed clinical sites. Duties may include traveling to local and/or statewide clinical facilities as needed when the ACCE
is unable to conduct clinical site visits. Maintaining a positive, collaborative working relationship with clinical partners and College colleagues is important to this position. The PTA
Instructor is responsible for coordinating and supervising assigned instructional programs, answers directly to the PTA
Program Director, and carries out all duties in consort with the mission of the college and in cooperation with the other program directors and college departments. Will assist the Program Director in related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapy program is required; a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred or applicant must be willing to pursue this degree and complete it in 3-5 years. PTA or PT board licensed in the state of New Mexico and keeping license current on an annual basis by attending seminars, continuing education, book review, etc… also required. Teaching experience is a plus. Candidates should have experience in a clinical practice for a minimum of two years and some expertise with computers and WORD preferred. The successful candidate will value diversity and have a multicultural perspective with adult/minority students; and, have a high energy level along with a strong commitment to the community college philosophy and to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
Salary Commensurate with level of degree and years of teaching experience.