Physical Therapist Assistant Adjunct Faculty

Union County College • Cranford, NJ 07016

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Job Announcement Position Information Position Title Physical Therapist Assistant Adjunct Faculty

Campus Cranford, Elizabeth and Plainfield

Department Physical Therapist Assistant

Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Adjunct

Exempt or Non-Exempt Exempt

Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular

General Description

Faculty members responsibilities shall be teaching courses as assigned.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in catalog and the approved course syllabus, in accordance with schedule of classes and incorporating interactive approaches, technologies and methods when possible.

Incorporates an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and national perspectives into courses.

Incorporates the use of the library into courses, uses writing as an instructional method, and utilizes computing and other academic technologies in courses when possible.

Meets all scheduled class meetings.

Advises Department Chairperson/Program Director of absences in a timely manner.

Maintains accurate grade and attendance records for students enrolled in classes and submits required reports to Department Chairperson/Program Director and/or Student Records Office.

Submits grades per published deadline.

Participates in assessment of learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in course planning.

Plans in advance to ensure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to successful teaching of assigned classes.

Submits progress reports on students for counseling, athletic oversight, and record keeping purposes and discusses with counselors and other appropriate personnel any problems of students which may require special attention.

Adheres to College policies and procedures.

Education Requirements

Masters Degree required.

Some teaching experience is required.

Official college transcripts must be submitted prior to interview.

Masters Degree in Physical Therapy or higher is required.

Current N.J. Physical Therapy license


Teaching experience at the community college level.

Med/Surg, Cardiopulmonary and Pediatric experience

Minimum of 3 years clinical experience, and/or at least 1 year of instructional experience in a physical therapy education program within the past 5 years.

Competencies and Skills Required

Certification or license as needed and appropriate.

Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduates.

Willingness to use alternatives educational delivery systems and instructional techniques.

Commitment to incorporation of library, computers, writing and culturally diverse perspective into the curriculum.

Knowledge of competency-based education.

Commitment to the practice of providing for out-of-class interaction with students.

Fundamental competency in the use of information technology.

Commitment to continued assessment of the teaching-learning process and its outcomes.

Commitment to continual professional growth and development.

Demonstrated mastery of subject matter of discipline.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This positions duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Some travel required.

Additional Information

Union County College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to maintaining an academic and work environment for students, faculty and staff which is conducive to the achievement of educational and career goals on the basis of ability and performance, and which is free of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or marital status.

Terms of Employment

Part time. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

Adjunct classroom and skills instructor, Mondays 4:30-7:30pm and Tuesdays/Thursdays 3-6:00pm

Posting Detail Information Open Date 03/04/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes


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