Faculty Lab Instructor (MOT/OTD)

first_imgCustomer Focus – Building strong customer relationships anddelivering customer-centric solutions. The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciencesis the development of professional health care practitionersthrough innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,clinical, and distance education.GENERAL SUMMARYLab Instructors have various responsibilities such asorganizing/maintaining equipment, preparing the lab environment,monitoring student progress and facilitating student participationin learning activities. The lab instructor communicates with thelead instructor regarding student performance or issues that ariseand ensures the delivery of consistent content and testing. Theymay assist with grading practicals and other requiredassignments.The qualified candidate must have an entry-level master’s degree orhigher along with current certification with state board of chosenspecialization. At least 2 years of practical hands-on experienceis required in a patient care setting in the profession. Thesuccessful candidate will have excellent oral communication andorganizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and beable to work collaboratively in a team environment.This is a part-time 15-20 hours per week as scheduled position,weekends may be required.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMay perform other duties and responsibilities that management maydeem necessary from time to time.POSITION IN ORGANIZATIONReports to: Program DirectorPositions Supervised: Not applicableTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired.Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function.Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Master’s degree or higherAt least 2 years of practical hands-on experience in patientcare setting in chosen specializationExcellent organization and time management skillsExcellent oral communication skillsProfessional role modelAble to provide a nurturing, respectful learningenvironmentResponsive to distance education, adult student needsWorking knowledge of educational theory and motor skilldevelopmentAble to work in a team environment Being Resilient – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity whenfacing difficult situations. WORK ENVIRONMENTWork is performed primarily in a standard office environment butmay involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involvesoperation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hoursdaily and includes physical demands associated with a traditionaloffice setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and otherphysical functions as necessary.Physical requirements of this position include the following:Stooping, crawling, kneelingThe University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equalopportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of age, race,religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or nationalorigin. TRAVELMinimal travel requiredBUSINESS COMPETENCIES Collaborates – Building partnerships and workingcollaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.center_img Licensed occupational, physical, or speech therapist from anaccredited university with demonstrated expertise in the area beingtaughtCurrent certification with state board of chosenspecialization Innovation – Creating new and better ways for the organizationto be successful. LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION Prepares lab environmentOrganizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders asneededTeaches lab component of courseMonitors student progress; gives feedback; facilitates studentparticipation in learning activitiesAssesses student performance on practical, oral, writtenexaminationsSupervises lab assistants (when available)Reports student grades at end of term to lead instructorCommunicates with lead instructor to ensure consistent contentand testing and to recommend changes for upcoming semesterServes as student-to-university liaisonUpholds student and part-time faculty handbook policiesPromotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors inside andoutside the classroom settingSelf-evaluates teaching performance; sets goals forimprovement Instills Trust – Gaining the confidence and trust of othersthrough honesty, integrity, and authenticity. Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even undertough circumstances.last_img

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