Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking a part-time Physical Therapy Lab Director to work with the core faculty members in the entry level physical therapy program. This individual will be a Laboratory subject matter expert responsible for tasks assigned by the core faculty including teaching and assessment of clinical skills and competencies of the entry level students within the DPT program.
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Primary responsibilities include:
1. Assist core faculty in Laboratory instruction in entry level skills for the DPT students enrolled in the professional program. 2. Provide open lab hours as determined by the department chair to review and assess clinical skill competencies. 3. Participate in proctoring exams. 4. Maintain clinical labs and available storage area with course specific equipment and supplies. 5. Maintain an inventory list of clinical lab equipment and supplies and order lab supplies necessary for providing the curricular outcomes. 6. Develop and maintain budget for supplies, routine maintenance and equipment updates. 7. Schedule routine calibration of maintenance of equipment, recommending updates when appropriate. 8. Recommend to the Department Chair the hire of work study students for laundry and lab maintenance. 9. Supervise work study students for lab related tasks. 10. May perform other duties as assigned by the department chair.
•Doctor in Physical Therapy degree or higher. • Minimum of 3 years of physical therapy musculoskeletcal-related clinical experience. • Current NYS Physical therapy license.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, NYS Registration & License to Practice, and a diversity statement. All positions at Utica College support the College’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be checked for candidates invited to campus.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.