St.  Catherine University

Director of Graduate Occupational Therapy Programs

Location
St Paul, MN
Posted
Jan 23, 2023
Closes
Feb 22, 2023
Ref
2-20220147-FAC
Contact
St. Catherine University
Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Director of Graduate Occupational Therapy ProgramsDivision: Academic AffairsDepartment/Office: MA Occupational TherapyAdvertisement:St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time Director of Graduate Occupational Therapy Programs.St. Catherine University offers master's, doctoral, and post-professional degrees in occupational therapy. We seek a dynamic leader to serve as the next program director to build on our track record of success and innovation within occupational therapy education. The graduate occupational therapy programs are part of the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health Sciences (HSSHS). With 17 degree programs, approximately 100 faculty, and a focus on interprofessional education, the program director will find an environment that facilities transformative collaboration. The Institute of Simulation and Interprofessional Learning (I-SAIL) provides resources and expertise to support the development and implementation of high-impact educational activities within HSSHS and the School of Nursing. This is 12-month, tenure-track position will start June 1, 2023. Dependent on the applicant's qualifications and experiences, the initial appointment may be at the assistant or associate professor level.Responsibilities include: Establish and renew program policies, maintain a system of program evaluation for all programs and prepare annual reports for accreditation and the university Oversee the development, maintenance, and evaluation of the curriculum design, fieldwork processes, capstone processes, and curriculum evaluation. Develop, administer, and manage program budgets for personnel, equipment, supplies, consultants, travel, accreditation, and program endowed funds Monitor and enforce University and department position descriptions, policies, and procedures for faculty and maintain program faculty records Develops and carries out scholarly activities in collaboration with faculty, students, and the community in an area of interest aligned with the departmental strategic plan Advocate to the University for the needs of the OT program, students, and faculty and facilitate cooperative faculty efforts across academic programs Hire, supervise, and evaluate administrative assistants Collaborates with other faculty to teach in areas of content expertise. Attend chairs and directors meetings within the university, graduate college, and HSSHS Designs, teaches, evaluates, and revises course content to reflect evidence-based practice and most current knowledge in the field. Participate in University wide activities such as commencement ceremonies, convocations, faculty meetings and hearings, and faculty development events.Employees at St. Kate's feel a deep connection to the University's Mission and Vision, and they live their values at work. Benefits available to full-time employees include: Three weeks of accrued vacation time as well as fourteen (14) paid holidays and six paid "gift" days when the university is closed. Accrued sick time. Free tuition for employees and discounted tuition for their families after one year of service Health, dental, and vision insurance 403b retirement plan access Six weeks of paid parental leave after one year of serviceSt. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral Degree8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy including: Clinical practice as an occupational therapist Administrative experience (including program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting) Scholarship (scholarship of teaching and learning or application) Understanding of the role of the occupational therapy assistant A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post baccalaureate level Must be licensed as an OT in Minnesota and have NBCOT certificationPreferred Qualifications: Experience in leadership roles within higher education and/or OT programsWe seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the universitys commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.Application instructions:Posting Number: 20220147-FACPosting Start Date: 12/14/2022Application Deadline: 3/1/2023To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3726021St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to "love of neighbor without distinction" and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at hr%20@stkate.edu or 651-690-6565.Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. 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