Program Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
Southern California University
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Salary: $130,000 - $150,000
Telecommuting is allowed.
Southern California University of Health Sciences is seeking a Program Director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program for a Phoenix Arizona, Campus. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader in Occupational Therapy to develop, launch and administer a new program with an emphasis on integrative health and interprofessional education. This is an administrative position under the supervision of the Assistant Provost of Academic Initiatives. The Program Director for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program will demonstrate the academic and professional qualifications and relevant experience in higher education requisite for providing effective leadership for the program, the program faculty, and the students. The Program Director will also provide effective leadership for the program including, but not limited to, responsibility for program accreditation, communication, program assessment and strategic planning, fiscal management, and faculty evaluation. Target start date is April 15, 2023. The position can offer partial virtual office consideration. Click the following link to apply:
Must hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). The doctoral degree is not limited to a doctorate in occupational therapy.
Must be eligible for occupational therapy licensure in the state of Arizona.
Must have a minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy that includes clinical, administrative, and scholarship experience.
At least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.
Must have working knowledge of the ACOTE Standards and Interpretive Guide.
Must have effective communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and advising skills.
Experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment.
Computer skills in a Windows OS environment; proficiency with TEAMS, Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Founded in 1911, Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) has been a leader in educating students to be competent and caring integrative healthcare practitioners for over 100 years. SCU is a private, non-profit institution. SCU has a history of providing the highest levels of patient care and has gained a reputation for excellence in an evidence-informed curriculum. SCU is the best place to prepare for a successful, significant, and rewarding career. SCU’s rigorous programs lead to tremendous success for our graduates, who gain the knowledge and experience needed to be practice-ready through a combination of SCU’s industry-leading faculty, innovative course design, and exceptional clinical experiences. While at SCU, students from all programs come together for core science classes giving them an appreciation for other types of medical professions. Once they leave SCU, they are thoroughly prepared to thrive in an ever-changing inter-professional healthcare delivery system.