The Program Director of the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program will work alongside University administration, including the Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and other members of the School leadership team, to develop and launch the newly established program in occupational therapy. The director will also spearhead the accreditation for the program, working with Accrediation Council for Occupational Therapy Education to establish the parameters for accreditation and bring the school through this longitudinal process. This position includes responsibility for program administration, building a faculty and administrative team and teaching within the OTD program. The position is a tenure-track, 11 month appointment at the rank of associate professor or above.
1.A Masters in occupational therapy and earned doctorate in a health related field
2.At least three years of experience teaching within a occupational therapy program.
3.Record of accomplishment in scholarship, teaching and/or service eligible for academic appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.
4.Evidence of leadership and innovation within the field of occupational therapy or a closely aligned discipline.
5.Experience with the occupational therapy accreditation process, including a familiarity with the self-study process, submission guidelines and timelines for accreditation.
6.Academic experience with skills and experience with instructional design and course development.
7.Ability to handle multiple priorities; excellent organizational skills.
8.Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with faculty.
9.Ability to develop and maintain effective and constructive collaborative relationships with faculty and administration in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and throughout the University.
10.Ability to handle multiple priorities; excellent organizational skills.
11.Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.
12.Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.
Campus: Florham Campus, Madison, NJ
Hiring Manager: Anastasia Rivkin
Department: School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-Florham
Internal Number: 6296
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