Position Summary: The Occupational Therapy Department was founded in 1941, with a mission of providing a professional education resulting in skilled hands-on practitioners who are client-centered and occupation-centered in their approach to practice. The department offers a professional-entry MSOT program, as well as post-professional M.S. and OTD programs. An Academic Fieldwork Coordinator in Occupational Therapy is a core faculty member responsible for the coordination, oversight, and management of fieldwork placements for students in the professional entry program (75% release time for duties) and teaching of graduate courses (25% of duties), as well as supervising and advising students, and engaging in scholarly activity.
- Coordinate, oversee, and manage fieldwork placements for professional entry occupational therapy students
- Teach graduate courses
- Supervise students
- Advise students
- Engage in scholarly activities
- Perform other duties, responsibilities, attend meetings, or work on special projects as assigned
Skills and Experience:
- Strong occupational therapy clinical practice experience; 3 years of experience minimum
- Previous experience teaching in higher education strongly preferred; may consider other relevant teaching experience
- Documented occupational therapy expertise in area(s) of teaching responsibility and knowledge of the content delivery method provided
- Terminal degree in Occupational Therapy or related field strongly preferred; may consider candidates with progress towards a terminal degree
- Wisconsin state licensure in Occupational Therapy required or eligibility for a Wisconsin state license
- Strong working knowledge and understanding of established professional codes of ethics and best practices for faculty in higher education required
- Demonstrated commitment to promoting inclusiveness and cultural competence; experience working with underrepresented students and students from at-risk backgrounds
- Experience and understanding of current issues and developments in higher education
- Outstanding verbal, writing, and presentation skills; must be able to communicate and interact effectively with Mount Mary students, employees, and alumnae
- Exceptional ability to multitask and prioritize projects
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to work with diverse groups, facilitate group process and foster collaborative decision making
- Current occupational therapy clinical practice experience of at least three years.
- Previous higher education teaching experience, but will consider other relevant teaching experience.
- Occupational therapist with an earned post-professional doctoral degree.
- Wisconsin state licensure in occupational therapy or eligibility for Wisconsin licensure.
- May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
- Must reach, bend, stoop, lift
- Must sit, walk or stand
- Some repetitive motion may be required
- Varying workflow; sometimes stressful with high workload times of the year
- Complete work required within a limited space
- Complete work required within a limited time
Mount Mary University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is vitally committed to all aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates and all will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information or any other groups protected by law. Mount Mary seeks to hire and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its mission, vision and values.
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