Location: Fall River, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Feb 11 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program is looking for a faculty member to teach didactic and laboratory courses. This individual will perform all functions related to clinical assignments, including creating clinical assignments and correcting detailed care plans, working within the PTA team responsible for instruction in theory and clinical courses, obtaining clinical contracts for student field work rotations, and carrying out other related duties as assigned by the Dean, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement. This individual will also be expected to collaborate with other faculty and administration in duties pertinent to the accreditation of the program (CAPTE).
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Health Sciences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with the Dean of Health Sciences and other appropriate College personnel on the implementation and accreditation of the PTA program.
Obtain the necessary contracts for student field work assignments through collaboration with Program Director.
Prepare syllabi with faculty team.
Develop curricula addressing course and program requirements, as well as General Education competencies.
Recommend suitable instructional material, textbooks, library acquisitions, etc.
Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning as appropriate.
Act as the faculty advisor to assigned students.
Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week.
Serve on College committees as elected or appointed.
Attend Program, Division, and College Committee meetings.
Participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes.
Engage in professional development through participation in conferences, workshops, seminars, and professional associations.
Maintain licensure by participating in appropriate continuing education (CEU's).
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Health Sciences, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Current Massachusetts licensure as a registered physical therapist or physical therapist assistant; Master's degree required; minimum of three years (or equivalent) full-time, post licensure experience including minimum of two years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience; experience as a center coordinator of clinical education or clinical instructor; didactic and/or clinical teaching experience; experience in administration/management; demonstrable teaching skills; strong interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of general computer applications; experience working with clinical teams; experience in high impact practices; evidence of current participation in continuing education; and ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Didactic teaching experience at college level, preferably at a community college; demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning; previous experience with online education and curriculum development; knowledge of CAPTE standards; and ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: Full-time, tenure track, MCCC/MTA unit position with benefits. This position is subject to the 2020 budget appropriation as well as state and accreditation approval.
Appointment contingent upon satisfactory CORI check and Drug screening.
STARTING DATE: Fall 2019
SALARY: Minimum salary $45,996 - $79,782 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Internal Number: 107350
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Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.