LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION Committed to Mission and Values – Has a clear understanding ofinstitution’s mission and values. Has a passion for facilitatinglearning and for enabling students to navigate their own learningjourney.Contribute Knowledge to the Discipline – Compelled by theopportunity to contribute through research, scholarshipprofessional practice or creativity.Accountable – Takes personal responsibility for own goals andoutcomes to ensure student success. Establishes clear expectations,follows through on commitments to students and holds themaccountable for assignments and performanceCollaborative – Works cooperatively with others across theinstitution and beyond, including the community and throughpartnerships. Represents own interests while being inclusive andfair to others.Communicates Effectively – Adapts oral and writtencommunication approach and style to the audience and based on themessage. Also listens attentively to others.Drives Engagement – Makes students feel welcome, understood andvalued. Creates a learning environment that is compelling,challenging and productive.Academic Discipline Expertise – Has sufficient credentials,industry expertise and/or experience in the discipline to teachaccording to the standards and qualifications required.Education Design – Designs learning experiences closely linkedto learning outcomes including lesson planning, design of project,work integrated, group learning experiences, or interactivelearning objects. Has depth of expertise in pedagogy, andragogy andoverall learning effectiveness.Teaching Delivery/Learning Facilitation Skills – Manages small,large, blended, hybrid and/or online classrooms, monitoring andensuring participation, managing one’s own and students’ time andattention effectively.Drives Engagement – Creating a climate where people aremotivated to do their best to help the organization achieve itsobjectives.People Leadership – Leads by example when it comes to findingand developing talent, with a focus on talent acquisitionstrategies, setting performance targets that raises standards anddevelopment of high potential talent. WORK ENVIRONMENTWork is performed primarily in a standard office environment butmay involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involvesoperation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hoursdaily and includes physical demands associated with a traditionaloffice setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and otherphysical functions as necessary. Demonstrates excellent communication, time management andorganizational skills to faculty, students, outsideconstituentsIs able to work independently with numerous projects/tasks withlittle or no supervision.Is able to work in a team environment and promotecollaborationModels core values and takes an active role in enforcingUniversity policiesDemonstrates effective interactions with University supportservicesDemonstrates the ability to manage changeHas the ability to travel to off-site locations for marketingand community/professional activities The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciencesis the development of professional health care practitionersthrough innovation, individualized, and quality classroom,clinical, and distance education. GENERAL SUMMARYSupports the Program Director with administrative leadership foraspects of program operation.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESResponsibilities include: Implement strategies to achieve goals, both locally and acrossthe academic program that are consistent with the goals andpolicies of the UniversityCollect, prepare and furnish outcome data and relevantinformation about the program as required by the UniversityParticipate, as requested, in Program Director Council tocontribute to the development and implementation of policies andproceduresOversee and evaluate contributing faculty in areas related tothe professional programSupervise students of the program by dealing with studentissues such as complaints, appeals, and misconduct.Reduced teaching workload not to exceed 0.5 FTEService and scholarly activitiesParticipate in marketing activities and other activities as arepresentative of the UniversityOther duties as assigned by the program director EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE BUSINESS COMPETENCIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstratethe following competencies to perform the essential functions ofthe position: Current state license (or eligible) as a therapist in academicprogram State licensed (or eligible) therapist in academicprogramAn advanced doctoral degreeDemonstrated leadership abilityPrior entry-level therapy education teaching required; graduatelevel education administration preferredProven organizational skillsDemonstrated data analysis skillsExperience with collaboration, facilitation, and teambuilding OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMay perform other duties and responsibilities that management maydeem necessary from time to time.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTSPosition may require local driving and/or overnight travel to othercampuses.*A valid driver’s license for State of residence and at leastminimum liability insurance required by State.MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESMay supervise faculty and/or student workersPOSITION IN ORGANIZATIONREPORTS TO: Academic Program DirectorPOSITIONS SUPERVISED: Contributing Faculty as delegatedTECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIREDTo perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function. Appropriate reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform essential functions. The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equalopportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of age, race,religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or nationalorigin.
Assistant Academic Program Director – Occupational Therapy Program