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Occupational Therapy, Adjunct

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Position Details

Classification Information

Position Classification Title Adjunct Faculty
FLSA Exempt
Position Class (Extract From Banner or PA) 99999
EPA Postion Type Faculty
JCAT 206000

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of the Position

Currently, the Department of Occupational Therapy seeks applicants to teach courses in the School of Health Sciences for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.
The Mission of the Occupational Therapy Program is to produce graduates who are clinically, professionally, and culturally competent in occupational therapy. Graduates will engage in evidence-based scholarship and service to promote equitable care that contributes to the quality of life for individuals and communities.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Our program places a strong emphasis on immersive experiences with diverse cultures, ethnic groups and opportunities for regional, community and international service and learning. We offer an integrated curriculum that highlights “hands on” applications and fundamental courses that prepares students in their role as occupational therapy practitioner, administrator, educator-learner and researcher in traditional and emerging areas of practice. Courses are delivered in an engaging manner that cultivates learning while stimulating creativity, critical reasoning and evidence-based practice. The primary function of the academic unit is to prepared graduates to become entry-level occupational therapy practitioners.

Position Information

Working Position Title Occupational Therapy, Adjunct
Building and Room No.

F.L. Atkins, Room 439

Appointment Type Time limited
If Time Limited. Yes
Appointment Length. 4 months up to 10 months
Position Number SH9003

Requirements and Preferences

Position required to work during periods of adverse weather or other emergencies No
Minimum Experience/Education

Must be a licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of North Carolina.

Must hold a minimum of Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.

Three (3) years clinical experience in area(s) assigned for teaching such as physical disabilities, pediatrics, mental health, or other OT practice or emerging area.

Must have two years supervising students.

Normal Work Schedule

2-3 days per week depending on course load

Department Required Skills

Adhere to and enforce departmental policies and procedures.

Prepare teaching – laboratory environments for learning experiences.

Participate in meetings with faculty/course coordinator regarding course objectives and
Assignments.

Instruct and assist students individually, or in small groups in order to reinforce learning,
and to master assignments and techniques.

Model, demonstrate, and coach students through proper techniques as necessary to
support course objectives and skill development..

Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of educational and therapeutic
equipment and modalities.

Observe students’ performance, and record relevant data to assess performance and
progress.

Grade assignments in accordance the grading criteria

Promote and enforce safety with students, consumers, and others both in the
university and other settings..

Track and monitor equipment use, acquisition and inventory.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

1 year part time or full time
teaching experience

Three (3) years clinical experience in area(s) assigned for teaching such as physical disabilities, pediatrics, mental health, or other OT practice or emerging area.

Required License or Certification

Must be a licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of North Carolina.

Valid US Driver's License Yes
Commercial Driver's License Required No
Physical Required No
List any other medical/drug tests required

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Describe the specific job duties related to this competency

Adjunct Faculty serves as instructor of the teaching-learning process to deliver course content, direct skill laboratories, and/or related fieldwork experiences. Responsibilities may include providing instruction, engaging students in the demonstration and practice of assessment and treatment techniques, and providing the supervision necessary to ensure safe and effective performance.

Percentage Of Time 100

Posting Details

Posting Details

Internal Posting Only No
Position Type Faculty
Time Limited Position Yes
Appointment Length

4 months up to 10 months

Salary 4500 - 6000 per 3 credit hour course
Open Date 04/05/2017
Close Date 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Please Note: This Position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and T&E requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.
Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position.

Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Document
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript