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Adjunct Faculty, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Company: Cecil College
Location: North East
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Us:Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College's fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland's most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.Employees of Cecil College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia.Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships. General Description: The term "Adjunct" has a very specific meaning. An Adjunct Faculty is a contract employee hired to teach specific course(s) during an academic term on a part-time basis. An Adjunct Faculty member is not eligible for benefits.Details: 1. For a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30), the Adjunct Faculty Member shall serve as a part-time employee of the College.2. Adjunct Faculty may teach no more than 24 credit hours per fiscal year.3. Adjunct faculty will receive a master adjunct contract, as well as course specific contract. Each course specific contract shall list: 1) the Adjunct Faculty members name, employee number, address and phone number; and 2) the course number, course title, number of credit hours, start date, end date, account code and the payment amount.Responsibilities & Duties: As an instructor, the Adjunct Faculty member's duties are to:1. Convey the course material so that students can attain the instructional objectives of the course.2. If requested to do so by the Department Chairperson, complete a course assessment for courses taught under the terms of this contract.3. Ensure that all course material is available to students the first day of class via Cecil College's Blackboard Learning Management system. If the course is team taught, the faculty member agrees to submit all information required at or prior to the date set by the department or course coordinator.4. Meet program specific requirements for employment and supervision of students in any clinical or practicum setting.5. Hold classes for the full amount of time specified.6. Notify the Academic Programs Office if there is an urgent reason to miss class.7. Be reasonably accessible to students via email or in person, return students' assignments in a timely manner.8. Facilitate quality learning experiences for students.9. Assess and evaluate students' performance, collaboratively, to determine their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning experiences and to progress within the curriculum.10. Teach specific hours or contact hours per week as assigned, or the equivalent in educational requirements and activities.11. Assist with student advisement and remediation.12. Use the Academic Monitoring system as per Cecil College procedures and submit grades and all other end of semester documentation in a timely manner. If the course is team taught, the adjunct faculty member shall submit all grade information to the department or course coordinator by identified due dates.13. Use the College email account assigned to the member shall be used for College communications and shall check that account on a daily basis.14. Actively support Cecil College's the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CCLA) and Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSEE) testing programs by ensuring that designated students are released for these testing programs.Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited PT or PTA program, or deemed equivalent program. Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state where employed (Maryland). Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a PT or PTA. Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and counseling skills. Current knowledge and skill in the use of information and computer technology (e.g., word processing, e-mail, database) or proven ability to learn these skills.Able to work with students with special needs based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Able to meet the faculty requirements as stated in the Standards and Required Elements for the Accreditation of Physical Therapist Assistant Programs. Knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy. Member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Able to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers. Preferred Requirements: of (in no specific order) Wound care experience or specialist certification. Acute hospital or other inpatient experience. Prior teaching experience in PT or PTA program or equivalent coursework. Earned bachelor degree or enrolled in or desire to pursue undergraduate studies. Knowledge of education, management, and adult learning theories and principles. Active in clinical practice, especially as applicable to clinical education. Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Cecil College, Wilmington , Adjunct Faculty, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Other , North East, Delaware

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