Adjunct Faculty - Occupational Therapy Assistant - Mental Health - Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College
July 11, 2018
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Location: New Bedford, MA Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Tue Jul 10 2018 Job Description:
THIS POOL IS VALID THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019, AT WHICH TIME APPLICANTS WISHING TO REMAIN IN THE POOL MUST REAPPLY AND UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bristol Community College is seeking qualified applicants as part-time instructors in the Division IV: Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program, located in New Bedford. There is an open adjunct position to teach the eHealth mental health courses and labs beginning Fall 2018.
The courses are hybrid courses- taught online with 1-2 face to face meetings/semester and weekly face to face labs (2 hours.) The Fall 2018 course OTA 117 Psychosocial Performance lab is currently scheduled for Thursday mornings; however, this is open to change. (The schedule may change on a semester basis.) The Spring 2019 mental health course OTA 127 Psychosocial Therapeutic Modalities includes community fieldwork, which is arranged by the program's Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and incorporated into the course content. The courses are well developed and the syllabus and course materials will be shared with the new adjunct instructor.
Teaches occupational therapy assistant courses and/or labs and/or fieldwork as assigned; prepares written course syllabi, including course objectives, assignments and assessments; utilizes competency-based learning principles that focus on student outcomes reflected in instructional strategies, course objectives, evaluation criteria, assignments, and assessments; selects specific course content consistent with students' educational needs, students' varied learning styles, ACOTE accreditation standards, and emerging trends in Occupational Therapy. Develops knowledge in content area and instructional delivery method as demonstrated in Faculty Professional Development Plan. Collaborates with program director, academic fieldwork coordinator and faculty to ensure that the curricular experiences strengthen the ties between didactic and fieldwork education. Recommends to the department chairperson suitable instructional material, textbooks, library acquisitions, lab supplies, etc.; attends annual faculty meeting.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Current Massachusetts licensure as a registered occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; master's degree; minimum of demonstrable teaching skills; three years (or equivalent) full-time, post licensure clinical experience; didactic and/or clinical teaching experience; expertise in area of teaching responsibility, knowledge of general computer applications; strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience working with teams; and ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Didactic teaching experience at college level, preferably at a community college; demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning; previous experience with online education and curriculum development; and knowledge of ACOTE Standards and the ability to speak a language in addition to English.
Travel to off site clinical agencies is required occasionally in courses that include fieldwork. Appointment contingent upon satisfactory CORI/SORI check.
POSITION STATUS: MCCC/MTA position.
SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Internal Number: 99895
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.