Job Description


The Level II Fieldwork Educator OTA is a dynamic clinician with a passion for clinical education.  They are assigned a small group of students and are responsible for the development of their clinical skills and professional behaviors during a 8 week fieldwork experience.  Preceptors must have an interest and motivation in mentoring and developing professional behaviors and attitudes in emerging OTA student learners.


  • Communicate clear and understandable objectives to OTA students for successful functioning in clinical and human services environments.
  • Serve as liaison between the student, the fieldwork site, and the university in order to create and sustain successful learning for the OTA student and advocacy for the population served.
  • Provide constructive feedback for students during the fieldwork experience.
  • Complete a Performance Evaluation with each student.
  • Share results of Performance Evaluation with Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at conclusion of fieldwork experience.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) or registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) OR
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state of TX
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical practice following initial certification.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current occupational therapy practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate using multiple communication platforms (e-mail, video-chat, and teleconference).

Preferred Skills and Competencies:

  • Creative problem-solving and collaboration skills with ability to guide and motivate.
  • High level of professionalism and confidence with a positive and optimistic attitude.
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with student and to promote their success.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

Application Instructions

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