Adjunct, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Salt Lake Community College
Position Title: Adjunct, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Open Internally or Externally: External
If faculty, tenure track status: Not Applicable
Reports to (title): Associate Dean
Department: Div. of Health Professions (School of Health Science)-2H3
Requisition Number: A21042
Position Type: One Semester Temporary
Job Category: Adjunct - Variable
Initial Work Location: Jordan Campus
Starting Salary: $22.23 - $46.97 per hour
Job Open Date: 05/03/2023
Job Close Date: 05/03/2024
Open Until Filled: Yes
Priority Review Date:
Job Summary: The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at SLCC offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree enabling the graduate to work in settings like acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers/clinics, outpatient departments, community living facilities, home health agencies, and long-term care centers.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 1. Prepare and teach various PTA classes, courses, clinics, and assist full-time faculty in assessments while striving for excellence.
2. Teach to all course learning objectives as listed by the program in existing syllabi from the course curriculum outline (CCO).
3. Maintain assignments as full-time faculty and the program have outlined unless otherwise directed by the program coordinator.
4. Prepare course syllabi, calendar, outlines, daily lesson plans, and associated materials for courses assigned.
5. Assist in providing input to upgrade existing classes and courses including curriculum development and review in collaboration with the program coordinator.
6. Be present and on time for all scheduled teaching assignments, meetings, and scheduled events.
7. Report to both the program coordinator and associate dean all teaching anticipated and immediate absences in a timely nature.
8. Post and maintain office hour availability and provide new and continuing student advisement regarding coursework taught.
9. Attend regularly scheduled program, division, and school meetings as invited.
10. Participate in workshops, credentialing, trainings, and committee work as assigned and approved.
11. Maintain attendance and grades of student performance on Canvas.
12. Meet college and department deadlines and evaluate student work in a timely manner (1-2 days or at a minimum by the next scheduled class) including submitting final grades on time.
13. Request all program-based needs such as equipment and supplies to the program coordinator.
14. Use active learning and electronic media in the classroom.
15. Participate in maintaining program and college accreditation status, adhering to national accreditation standards.
16. Teach concurrently enrolled students as assigned.
17. Submit hourly timesheet by due date within payroll period as instructed.
18. Complete all mandatory trainings before or by the due date.
19. Accept other duties as assigned.1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1-2 days)
12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
13. Completes all required employee trainings
14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested
16. Other job related duties as needed
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued: 1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1-2 days)12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure13. Completes all required employee trainings14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested16. Other job related duties as needed
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree from a United States Department of Education (USDE) regionally accredited college or university.
Three (3) years of recent, paid, clinical experience in health care settings as a PT or PTA practitioner.
Physical Therapy or Physical Therapist Assistant degree from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council for Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Holds a current PT or PTA license in the state of Utah by the Department of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL).
Is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Utah Chapter.
Currently or recently employed in a neurological rehab setting
Preferred Qualifications: Master or doctorate degree from a United States Department of Education (USDE) regionally accredited college or university.Five (5) years of recent, paid, clinical experience in health care settings as an PT or PTA practitioner.Evidence of post-secondary teaching experience in physical therapy
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 1. Demonstrate distinctive promise as a teacher with expected pursuit of excellence in teaching.2. Be technologically literate, knowledgeable, and innovative in the use of a variety of modern teaching technologies including the use of computers and multi-media in lectures, laboratories, and distance learning environments.3. Provide leadership and professional contributions to the program, division, school and college.4. Participate in discipline-specific and academic-teaching professional development as required by the professions accreditation standards for teaching.5. Depth of understanding in the chosen field and can contribute to current knowledge of the discipline.6. Maintain a positive attitude toward work, students, colleagues and administration.7. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College.8. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Special Instructions: This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States.2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.3. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire.4. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCCs Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.
SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.This position will require the successful completion of a criminal background check.This position will require a drug test and maintenance of clinical immunization and certification compliances equivalent to what is required of students in the PTA program if work includes participation in the clinics or clinical visits.
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/55579
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