St. Augustine, FL United States

Occupational Therapy - Core Faculty

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Job Title: Occupational Therapy - Core Faculty
Job Location: St. Augustine , FL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Date Posted: 2021-08-09
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions, through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. The faculty member is responsible for academic advising and overseeing final program projects. They provide service to the University through committee, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for the profession. The faculty are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for advancement of the profession and the University.


Teaching: Provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching activities

  • Optimizes class/lab/online environment that is conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities

  • Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals

  • Provides current, organized, error free instructional materials

  • Maintains all components of the learning environment including online course portal management


Scholarship: Actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge

  • Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standards

  • Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise and professional growth

  • Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations


Service: Supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession

  • Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned

  • Actively participates in his/her professional association

  • Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities

  • Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g. - clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) as approved by the program director

  • Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution


Administration: Supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs

  • Performs course coordinator and lead instructor roles as assigned; works collaboratively with members of the team

  • Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate

  • Provides other administrative duties as assigned

  • Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the program director; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals


Professionalism: Displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics

  • Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting

  • Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values

  • Actively engages in inter-professional collaboration activities

  • Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures



Reports to: Academic Program Director/Assistant Academic Program Director

Positions Supervised: Contributing Faculty, Lab Assistants when assigned to courses



Some travel may be requested up to 20% of the time



Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.


Job Requirements

Preferred and Required Qualifications as appropriate for the positions.

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