Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Chair
US- Memphis, TN
If you’re a self-motivated, experienced education manager with a passion for the healthcare field and you have a desire to help others succeed, we want to hear from you! We’re looking for a dedicated Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Chair to join our Memphis Campus and assist the Director of Campus Administration in leading the Campus’s occupational therapy assistant educational program.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:Education/Experience Needed:
•Helps to develop the curriculum for his or her department.
•Assists in the recruitment, orientation, and training of faculty.
•Provides suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, discipline, or any other change of status for an employee under his or her direct supervision to the Director of Education; suggestions and recommendations are given particular weight.
•Exercises discretion and independent judgment with respect to specific subject matter areas under his or her administrative guidance.
•Assists in organizing student orientations and graduation ceremonies, and participates in such activities.
•Assists in organizing Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meetings in his or her department, and attends such meetings.
•Monitors students’ attendance and attrition.
•Controls attrition for his or her department.
•Researches and implements technological changes in his or her field.
•Completes CPR training or the relevant refresher course, if required.
•Supervises, coordinates, and customarily and regularly directs the work of all employees in his or her academic program.
•Provides assistance and support to the Director of Education in the implementation of academic program objectives and for positive outcomes.
•Teaches courses as required.
•Travels as required.
•Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.
·Must be a certified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant
·Hold a Master’s Degree or higher in a related field
•A minimum of five (5) years of related experience
•At least one (1) year of experience in a full-time academic position
•Excellent communication skills