Lab Instructor - Occupational Therapy Asst
We are seeking OTs or OTAs for a part-time position teaching clinical skills labs (schedule varies per semester). You will have the opportunity to work with students who are enrolled in an online OTA program. You will teach the lab portion of courses in skills labs. As part of your teaching responsibilities, you will grade student performance in lab, prepare for lab, maintain equipment and provide feedback to students to facilitate development of clinical and professional skills. This position is approximately 30-40 hours per semester, including preparation, skills labs, grading and monthly meetings.
What you will have:
COTA or OTR with state licensure
Minimum bachelor's degree or previous teaching experience
Five years clinical work experience
Professional role model with a desire to mentor and teach OTA students
What you will do:
Teach lab portion of courses, in collaboration with online course instructor during skills labs (schedule varies per semester).
Establish positive relationships with students to engage, encourage and mentor students to prepare them for success
Evaluate student performance and provide direct quality feedback
Grade lab activities according to grading policies of the University and course requirements
Utilize online course management system to assume responsibility for lab content and knowledge of course materials, as well as to communicate with students and course instructors
Participate in monthly adjunct faculty meetings and continuing education online in the evenings
Maintain lab equipment through proper storage, identification of need for equipment orders and respect for lab facility policies