Faculty Lab Instructor (Flex DPT)

first_imgOTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMay perform other duties and responsibilities thatmanagement maydeem necessary from time to time.POSITION IN ORGANIZATIONReports to: Program DirectorPositions Supervised: Not applicableTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEEntry-level Masters of Physical Therapy Degree or higherAt least 2 years of practical hands-onexperience in patientcare setting in chosen specializationExcellent organization and time management skillsExcellent oral communication skillsProfessional role modelAble to provide a nurturing, respectful learningenvironmentResponsive to distance education, adult student needsWorking knowledge of educational theory and motor skilldevelopmentAble to work in a team environment LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION Licensed occupational or physical therapist froman accrediteduniversity with demonstrated expertise in the area beingtaughtCurrent certification with state board of chosenspecialization The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciencesis the development of professional health care practitionersthrough innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,clinical, and distance education. GENERAL SUMMARYLab Instructorshave various responsibilities such asorganizing/maintaining equipment,preparing the lab environment,monitoring student progress and facilitatingstudent participationin learning activities. The lab instructorcommunicates with thelead instructor regarding student performance or issuesthat ariseand ensures the delivery of consistent content and testing. Theymay assist with grading practicals and other requiredassignments.The qualified candidate must have anentry-level Masters of PhysicalTherapy Degree or higher along with currentcertification with stateboard of chosen specialization. At least 2 yearsof practicalhands-on experience is required in a patient care setting intheprofession. The successful candidate will have excellentoralcommunication and organizational skills, be responsive to adultstudent needs,and be able to work collaboratively in a teamenvironment.This is apart-time 15-20 hours per week as scheduledposition.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepares lab environmentOrganizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders asneededTeaches lab component of courseMonitors student progress; gives feedback; facilitates studentparticipation in learning activitiesAssesses student performance on practical, oral, writtenexaminationsSupervises lab assistants (when available)Reports student grades at end of term to lead instructorCommunicates with lead instructor to ensure consistent contentand 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 andoutside the classroom settingSelf-evaluates teaching performance; sets goals forimprovement TRAVELMinimal travel requiredBUSINESS COMPETENCIESCollaborates – Building partnerships andworkingcollaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.Being Resilient – Rebounding fromsetbacks and adversity whenfacing difficult situations.Instills Trust – Gaining the confidenceand trust of othersthrough honesty, integrity, and authenticity.Drives Results – Consistently achievingresults, even undertough circumstances.Innovation – Creating new and better waysfor theorganization to be successful.Customer Focus – Building strong customerrelationships anddelivering customer-centric solutions.WORK ENVIRONMENTWork is performed primarily in a standard office environment butmay involveexposure to moderate noise levels. Work involvesoperation of personal computerequipment for six to eight hoursdaily and includes physical demands associatedwith a traditionaloffice setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, andotherphysical functions as necessary.The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equalopportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of age, race,religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or nationalorigin.last_img

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