Gannon University’s Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences invites applications for an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator in the entry-level master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. The appointment for this twelve-month notice appointment position begins August 2017. The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of Level II Fieldwork selection and placement. Release time is available to fulfill the administrative responsibilities of the position. Candidates with expertise in general rehabilitation are preferred. Specifically, we are looking for expertise to teach the following courses within our curriculum: OCCT 441: Analysis of Human Movement as well as foundational courses such as OCCT 201: Introduction to Occupational Therapy Practice, OCCT 313: Occupational Science and Analysis, and GOCCT 730: Professional Issues Seminar. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues, advise students, develop and maintain a scholarship program, and participate in service activities to support the University, community, and profession.
Qualified candidates are required to have an earned master’s, doctorate, or terminal degree (MSOT, MOT, Ph.D., Ed.D., D.H.S., D.Sc., O.T.D., etc.) granted by an institution accredited by a US Department of Education-recognized regional accrediting body is required and five years of clinical experience. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania as an Occupational Therapy is required; NBCOT certification or eligibility for certification is required. Candidates who are able to provide evidence of effective teaching and scholarship in higher education are preferred. Ideally, candidates will have experience using course management systems for purposes of instruction and advising. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
Gannon University is a Masters L institution committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For,” Gannon is located in the heart of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, along the shores of Lake Erie and close to businesses, organizations, and government agencies that are active partners in helping our students receive a hands-on education. Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, a wide variety of seasonal activities, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume/C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.