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Assistant Professor and OTD Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Location: Huntington, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Faculty Careers - Health Professions
Huntington University has an opening at our Fort Wayne, IN location for an Assistant Professor/Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy, Doctoral program.
Faculty members of the occupational therapy program provide structured learning and laboratory experiences for students in compliance with ACOTE 2018 Standards. Faculty aligns teaching with university and department mission statements, strategic plan, curricular philosophy, design, and level of expertise. Faculty administer evaluations of the students, supports learning with application in areas of fieldwork, research, and experiential components. Faculty provide ongoing program evaluation and professional development for the continued success of the academic program.
Strong personal faith in Jesus Christ and an understanding of the relationship of faith and professional practice
Commitment to stewardship and a desire to serve others
Must have at least 2 years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist and hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized institutional accrediting agency
Must maintain current or ability to attain an occupational therapy license in Indiana
Commitment to occupational therapy practice curriculum, based on the mission of the university that exemplifies Christian ethics, compassion, and service
Successful teaching and curriculum development experience in graduate-level institutions, with program development experience strongly preferred
Evidence of clinical practice and research activities in professional healthcare organizations and the ability to work successfully with a broad range of organizations
Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills and a keen sense of organizational excellence, ensuring effective coordination and collaboration among faculty, the university, clinical partners, and students.
Ability to learn and maintain fieldwork-related databases and use multiple dashboards
Demonstrates professional writing skills and attention to detail in overseeing legal documents
Experience as a clinical Fieldwork Educator, supervising Level I and Level II students preferred.
General Information: Huntington University is an independent, Christian liberal arts university. Employees of Huntington University subscribe to the Statement of Faith that is identical to that of the National Association of Evangelicals. Statement of Faith
Work Schedule: This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt faculty position.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian university of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations, including our most popular programs in film and animation, nursing, psychology and social work. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana, in northeast Indiana with additional locations in Peoria, Arizona and Fort Wayne, Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).