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Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Chair in Memphis, TN at Remington College

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job Description

Job Overview

Job Title:            Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Chair

Job Type:             Full-Time

Location:            US- Memphis, TN

Department:        Academics

Supervisory:       Yes

Travel Req’d:      Minimal

Job Description

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:

  • 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.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience Needed:

•         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

We offer a competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, disability, life, vision, 401K, and flexible spending accounts, for full-time employees.


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