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  • New York City


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Position Information

Job TitleChair and Program Director of Occupational TherapyPosting NumberFac 2014000706FLSAExemptLevelFull-time/ Part-timeFull-timeIs this a temporary Position?No Position Summary Information

Job Description SummaryThe Chair and Program Director will be responsible for all operations related to the Occupational Therapy program and will report to the Dean of the Lewis School of Health Sciences.

In administrative matters:
•Lead and guide operations of the Department.
•Oversee and provide control of Department finances.
•Support the mission and goals of the Department, School, and University.
•Represent the Department to the School and University.
•Plan for, recruit and hire Department faculty in accordance with University rules.
•Participate in administrative governance as appropriate to further functions of the Department, School, and University.
•Develop and participate in activities that represent the Department, School, and University.

In curricular matters:
•Maintain compliance with current accreditation standards
•Complete yearly reports required by accrediting body
•Transition program from entry-level MS to entry-level OTD
•Guide and participate in on-going review and modification of the overall curriculum plan
•Support and develop experiential learning opportunities
•Support and develop interprofessional learning opportunities

In department matters:
•Guide the Department in identifying appropriate faculty and staff personnel needs.
•Guide recruitment and hiring of appropriate Department with regard to curriculum, policies, and procedures.
•Guide and foster Department faculty development in teaching, practice, and research.

In student matters:
•Develop marketing strategies, policies, and procedures for recruitment of graduate students
•Participate in the active recruitment of undergraduate and graduate students interested in a career as an Occupational Therapist or another Health Professional program.
•Participate in other tasks as required by the Dean, Provost, or President

Minimum Qualifications•8 years of experience as an occupational therapy clinician;
•3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-baccalaureate level;
•Administrative experience (preferably academic);
•An OT degree from an accredited program, and a doctorate degree in OT or a related field of study;
•Licensure, or eligible for licensure, to practice in the state of New York at the time of appointment; and
•A record of scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications•Demonstrated experience in developing curriculum and clinical programs
•Demonstrated ability to recruit, develop and lead a diverse team of faculty and to supervise staff effectively;
•Demonstrated ability to create interdisciplinary programs with other academic areas
•Outstanding skills related to problem solving and oral and written communications;
•Strong entrepreneurial drive and spirit
•Demonstrated commitment to diversity;
•Strong collaborative interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive and effective relationships across campus with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and external constituents as required; and
•Demonstrated skills in financial management and budgeting.

Physical DemandsAbility to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date12/02/2019Close Date06/01/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions for this PostingApplications received by January 31, 2020 will receive full consideration.

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Reference Request Details

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- * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
- High School Diploma/GED
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- All But Dissertation (ABD)
- Clinical Doctorate Degree (MD, DPT, OTD, DC, or similar)
- PhD

Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents
- Teaching Statement
- Research Statement
- List of Publications
- Teaching Evaluations
- Other
- Diversity Statement

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