Faculty Lab Instructor (MOT/OTD)

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


Job Description
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 SUMMARY Lab Instructors have various responsibilities such as organizing/maintaining equipment, preparing the lab environment, monitoring student progress and facilitating student participation in learning activities. The lab instructor communicates with the lead instructor regarding student performance or issues that arise and ensures the delivery of consistent content and testing. They may assist with grading practicals and other required assignments. The qualified candidate must have an entry-level master's degree or higher along with current certification with state board of chosen specialization. At least 2 years of practical hands-on experience is required in a patient care setting in the profession. The successful candidate will have excellent oral communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and be able 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 Prepares 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 improvementOTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMay perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.POSITION IN ORGANIZATION Reports to:Program Director Positions Supervised: Not applicable TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED To 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 EXPERIENCE Master's 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 CERTIFICATION Licensed occupational, physical, or speech therapist from an accredited university with demonstrated expertise in the area being taughtCurrent certification with state board of chosen specializationTRAVEL Minimal travel requiredBUSINESS COMPETENCIES Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.WORK ENVIRONMENT Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary. Physical requirements of this position include the following:Stooping, crawling, kneelingThe 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. Other details Job Family Part Time Faculty Pay Type Hourly Apply Now
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