OTA Adjunct Instructor at Oklahoma City Community College in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Adjunct Professor

Working Title:

OTA Adjunct Instructor

Datatel Position ID:


Annual Hours:

As needed or assigned.

Placement Range:

$740 per Credit Hour

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

General Description:

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) adjunct instructor is responsible for providing instruction and support to assigned course(s).

What position does this position report to?:

OTA Program Director/Professor

What position(s) reports to this position?:


Minimum Education/Experience:

Associate degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant awarded by a U.S. Department of Education (USDE) recognized regional or national accrediting body.

Initially certified Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant (ACOTE Standard A.2.8).

Valid (current) license to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Oklahoma (ACOTE Standard A.2.7, 2.8)

Minimum of three (3) years of combined OT clinical practice and OTA classroom and/or clinical teaching experience that includes supervision of students.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle)

Organization and attention to detail

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system

Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups

Ability to be available for office hours and provide means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the department or division office

Must be punctual

Must be reliable

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to administration, students, faculty, staff, administration, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to operate a computer, other office machinery, and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to access materials that may be above head or at ground level.

This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, classroom and office setting.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Hours:

As identified for assigned classes to include morning, afternoon or evening schedules.

Additionally, required on-campus office hours must be met.


Division of Health Prof.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


HR Contact:

Jennifer Allenwood

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring required degree.

In addition, Applicants are required to attach a copy of current license (OT or OTA) under "Other Documents".

Applicants who fail to attach the required documents, as listed above, will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

Essential Functions:

Participate in the adjunct orientation each semester.

Ensure that students receive quality education and are provided with every possible learning opportunity.

Exhibit appropriate professional attire (business casual) and behavior.
Use Person First language.

Serve as an appropriate mentor and role model for students.

Provide a safe learning environment for students.

Follow all course objectives and stated learning experiences as outlined in the course syllabus.

Document and notify OTA Program Director of any classroom management problems or excessive student absences that occur.

Utilize the College resources in support of student success as needed.

Timely submission of student reports required by OCCC and/or OTA program.

Timely submission of requested information supporting OTA program needs.

Maintain regular communication with the OTA Program Director via College email.

Timely preparation of classroom materials utilizing the College print management system.

Adhere to posted office hours.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC's established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

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