Faculty Lab Instructor (DPT Dallas)

The University of St. Augustine for Health Science...

Job Description
IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATIONAnyone accessing a USAHS campus will be asked to voluntarily disclose and agree to provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated* for COVID-19. *Effective Monday, February 14, USAHS will include boosters as part of its Entry Protocols.Those who are not fully vaccinated or do not wish to disclose their vaccination status will be required to submit proof of a valid negative COVID-19 test taken within seven days prior to each campus entry.The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.GENERAL SUMMARYLabInstructors have various responsibilities such asorganizing/maintaining equipment, preparing the lab environment,monitoring student progress and facilitating student participation inlearning activities. The lab instructor communicates with the leadinstructor regarding student performance or issues that arise andensures the delivery of consistent content and testing. They may assistwith grading practicals and other required assignments.Thequalified candidate must have an entry-levelDoctorate of PhysicalTherapy Degree or higher along with current certification with stateboard of chosen specialization. At least 2 years of practical hands-onexperience is 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 be ableto work collaboratively in a team environment.This is a part-time 15-20 hours per week as scheduled position.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepares lab environmentOrganizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders as neededTeaches lab component of courseMonitors student progress; gives feedback; facilitates student participation in learning activitiesAssesses student performance on practical, oral, written examinationsSupervises lab assistants (when available)Reports student grades at end of term to lead instructorCommunicates with lead instructor to ensure consistent content and 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 and outside the classroom settingSelf-evaluates teaching performance; sets goals for improvementTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEEntry-levelDoctorate of Physical Therapy Degree or higherAt least 2 years of practical hands-on experience in patient care setting in chosen specializationExcellent organization and time management skillsExcellent oral communication skillsProfessional role modelAble to provide a nurturing, respectful learning environmentResponsive to distance education, adult student needsWorking knowledge of educational theory and motor skill developmentAble to work in a team environmentLICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATIONLicensed physical therapist from an accredited university with demonstrated expertise in the area being taughtCurrent certification with state board of chosen specializationThe University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.