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SCH OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES - Occupational Therapy Program Director and Faculty

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Position summary

Founding Program Director of a new doctoral program in occupational therapy (OTD). The Director will lead efforts in developing and supervising the program including leading the accreditation process with the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) and ensureing compliance with the state and professional bodies. Primary responsibility includes developing an innovative program, including crafting the program’s mission, vision, goals and strategic planning, administration, budget, faculty and staff recruitment, and assessment. The Director will provide professional leadership and support for teaching faculty, serve as a mentor and facilitator for faculty, and enable an environment that fosters creativity.

Qualifications summary

Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Duties and responsibilities

OTD Program Director duties include:  

As faculty member duties include:

Supervisory responsibilities


Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Technical competencies

Must be proficient with Microsoft Word Business Suite including excel and access. Knowledge of basic statistical manipulations, financial and accounting processes. Possesses critical inquiry skills and judgment necessary to guide and interact with faculty, staff and students. 

Interpersonal interactions

Must excel in leadership, teamwork and possess a servant heart. Must be effecitve and confident in verbal and written communication, especially in the area of martketing and recruiting for this new program. 

Physical demands

Work environment