Occupational Therapy Assistant-Program Chair

Position: Occupational Therapy Assistant
Department: Academic Affairs
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Ozark, AR
Deadline: 6/14/2013
Hire Date: 7/1/2013

Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus invites applications for the position of Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Chair, Workforce Education Instructor.  The Ozark Campus is located on I-40 between Fort Smith and Russellville in the city of Ozark, Arkansas.  This position reports to the Chief Academic Officer on the Ozark Campus.  The Program Chair will instruct and direct the Associate of Applied Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant.  The Program Chair of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program will be responsible for the management and administration of the program and students to include:  planning, evaluation, budgeting, selection of faculty and staff, accreditation maintenance, a commitment to professional development, classroom and lab instruction, development of curriculum, maintenance of classroom records, advisement of students, service on campus committees, and communication with representatives in the field.
Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s Degree and an Arkansas license to practice Occupational Therapy, minimum 5 years in the field practice.

Preferred 1 year experience in teaching.   Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package.  Position start date:  July 1, 2013. 

Send an Ozark Campus application (available online at https://www.atu.edu/hr/applicationEEOC.shtml), your letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:  Bruce Sikes, Chief Academic Officer, Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus, 1700 Helberg Lane, Ozark, Arkansas 72949.  The deadline for receiving applications will be June 14, 2013.  Arkansas Tech University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.