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Chairperson, Physical Therapy Assistant Program (Minimum Requirements revised on 8/29/17)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

1. Start date- As soon as possible; 2. Official transcripts, from a regionally accredited institution, are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer. 3. This job vacancy's minimum requirements were revised on 8/29/17.

Posting Details

Position Summary Information

Position Title Chairperson, Physical Therapy Assistant Program (Minimum Requirements revised on 8/29/17)
Position Type Full Time Regular
Contract Length 12 months
Expected Work Schedule Standard
Anticipated Days Monday - Friday
Anticipated Hours Variable
Anticipated Hours per Week 40
Job Description Summary

The Chair will also be the first FT instructor; an instructor in this position will demonstrate mastery of subject matter sufficient to conduct college courses in the curriculum; develop teaching materials, activities, projects, assignments and assessments for each course taught; prepare lesson plans, deliver instruction (online and face-to-face), and supervise students; abide by policies, standards, goals and objectives of the College, the Division, and the Department.

Will participate in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation activities for continuous improvement of instructional quality; support for work towards accreditation; serve on department, division and college-level committees; student advising; community relations; seek opportunities for ongoing professional development and devote appropriate time to maintaining proficiency in the various sub-fields of the discipline.

Duties

1. Organizes and facilitates activities on a daily basis for the Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Department, including scheduling of classes each term, budget management, and faculty management.
2. Teaches up to six courses per semester, possibly in online, hybrid, ITV, or traditional delivery scheduled in 8 week, 14 week, or 16 week formats.
3. Teaches classes in the evenings and at off-campus locations, as needed.
4. Supervises students in the classroom.
5. Develops, prepares, and delivers course materials and activities for each course assigned.
6. Develops and advances new innovative techniques and technology for instruction in PTA.
7. Participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation activities to improve the instructional quality.
8. Serves a diverse population of students by fostering positive relationships and focusing on retention.
9. Participates in professional development activities especially those related to PTA and best practices.
10. Performs related duties such as advising students and student organizations, modifying existing courses, attending department meetings, and assisting in budgetary decisions as assigned by supervisor.
11. Serves on department, division, and college committees as assigned.
12. Schedules and maintains a minimum number of office hours per week for assisting/advising students.
13. Abides by policies, standards, goals, and objectives of the college and department.
14. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirement: (REQUIRED)

1. Master’s degree in physical therapy; holds a current license/certification to practice as a PT or PTA in any United States jurisdiction;
2. Didactic and/or clinical teaching experience;
3. Minimum of five years (or equivalent), full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience;
4. Experience in administration/management; Demonstrated management of subordinates in PTA.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
(NOT REQUIRED)

1. Five years of teaching experience in a community college setting;
2. Proficiency in Moodle;
3. Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language and/or second language including American Sign Language.

Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Start date- As soon as possible;
2. Official transcripts, from a regionally accredited institution, are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.
3. This job vacancy’s minimum requirements were revised on 8/29/17.

Posting Detail Information

Applicant Review 09/20/2017
Start Date 10/16/2017
Keep Open Until Filled No
Salary Range $54,072 -$56,748 plus a monthly stipend

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • A-B Tech website
    • Current or former A-B Tech employee
    • Family member or friend
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside HigherEd
    • Job Fair
    • LocalJobs.com
    • Mountain Xpress
    • Newspaper
    • Publication
    • Other
    • Western North Carolina Diversity Engagement Coalition
    • Urban News
    • La Voz
  2. Please provide specific details, if Other website or Other was selected in the previous question. If not, enter N/A. You must select one option to move forward with your application.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a minimum of a Master’s degree in physical therapy; and holds a current license/certification to practice as a PT or PTA in any United States jurisdiction?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have didactic and / or teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a minimum of five years (or equivalent), full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience in administration/management; Demonstrated management of subordinates in PTA?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have a minimum of five years of teaching experience in a community college setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you proficient in Moodle?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Have you demonstrated proficiency in a foreign language and/or second language including American Sign Language
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Veterans Preference, if applicable
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2