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Program Chair Physical Therapist Assistant Program

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Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: Sellersburg, IN
Categories: Faculty

General Description of Position:

Manage all elements of the designated academic program, including accreditation compliance and reporting, coordinate with statewide curriculum committee, enrollment management, program administration, instructional quality, and human resource management ensuring coordination with academic and non-academic departments. Provide quality and engaging instruction in all delivery methods and formats within specific academic programs; provide timely and meaningful feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; engage students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provide institutional support and community service; participate meaningfully in student retention and completion initiatives; support the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives; conform to campus expectations of faculty performance and engagement.

Major Responsibilities:

Instruction: Deliver assigned classes in accordance with college loading policy and course objectives. Develop and maintain course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and other course materials. Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Maintain a safe, quality classroom/ lab, including equipment, supplies, inventory and maintenance.

Professional Development: Participates in professional development or other activities that may include in-services, courses, or seminars to advance instructional and technical skills as well as knowledge within the field of study.

Community Service: Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college's relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/division.

Institutional Support: Provide institutional support as expected by college administration that may include curriculum development, classroom management, accreditation efforts, committee and task force assignments, attendance at commencement or other activities that are college-wide or specific to the division/department of the faculty member.

Advising: Provide student advising support as expected by college administration that may include assistance during pre-and regular registration periods and during posted office hours.

Program Management: Maintain office hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines. Assist in the recruitment of students. Develop community/industry contacts.

Tools/Equipment Needed: Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction.

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director Standard:

A qualified program director in the Physical Therapist Assistant program meets all of the following criteria:

  1. Possesses an earned master’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution; and
  2. Holds professional licensure or certification in the field; and
  3. Has work experience in all of the following:
    • Has a minimum of five years of full-time post-licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years full-time clinical experience; and
    • Didactic and clinical teaching experience; and
    • Administration/management experience; and
    • Educational theory and methodology (curricular design, development, implementation, and evaluation); instructional design and methodology; and experience in student evaluation and outcomes assessment.
Has the equivalent of 9 credits of coursework in educational foundation (unless previously grandfathered in by CAPTE).
Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:


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Team Ivy Referral: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested professionals who lack the educational theory and methodology background should still consider applying to this position.


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