Jun 10, 2022

Instructor/Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

  • Rockland Community College
  • 145 College Road, Suffern, NY, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Position Announcement 


Position subject to budget consideration and approvals



Position:         Instructor/Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

                  10 Month Tenure Track


To serve students and the College through teaching, advising and developing new courses and programs as well as participating on college/division committees.


Essential Functions:


  1. Plan and teach all levels of Occupational Therapy
  2. Fulfill all full-time faculty responsibilities as stipulated in the faculty contract
  3. Design/develop/evaluate curriculum including the update of Course Activity Proposals/Degree Sheets
  4. Incorporate and utilize technology in the classroom
  5. Provide academic advisement
  6. Serve on at least one (1) college/school committee
  7. Participate in outcomes assessment and activities at the course/department/instructional level
  8. Hold office hours at all times classes are in session
  9. Maintain academic and/or professional currency/credentials
  10. In addition to daytime courses, you may be expected to have evening/weekend assignments
  11. Perform other job-related duties as assigned



Required Qualifications & Education and Certification:

Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a College or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization. 



Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy practitioner in New York State



At least two year’s experience as an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator supervising OTA students.  Must be in an accredited OTA program.  College level teaching experience in the discipline. 


Starting Rank and Salary:  Academic rank and salary are commensurate with credentials and experience.

Submit Resumes to:



Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate. 

Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation. Official transcripts will be required upon employment.  Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed.  Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at www.naces.org to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.  


Application Deadline:   Open until filled


Rockland Community College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Our mission demonstrates a strong public commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus community.




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