The Doctoral Coordinator has an essential role in ensuring the consistency and quality of the doctoral projects for students enrolled in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. The Doctoral Coordinator will review all project proposals and help OTD students select their doctoral committee, which will include the coordinator, a content expert, and the doctoral experience mentor. The coordinator will organize the student’s defense of their proposal, review IRB submissions when necessary, and establish appropriate doctoral experiential goals in collaboration with the student and the committee. The coordinator will be the person in communication with the site mentor, the program director, and the AFWC about the student’s performance concerning their residency and their doctoral project.
The Doctoral Coordinator is a hybrid role and requires an on-campus presence a minimum of 5 days per month to support students in all aspects of the doctoral preparation and project.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESTeaching: provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching activities
Scholarship: actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge
Service: supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession
Administration: supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs
Professionalism: displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline-specific Code of Ethics
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOther responsibilities as assigned by the Academic Program Director
POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
Reports to: Academic Program Director/Assistant Academic Program Director
Positions Supervised: Contributing Faculty, Lab Assistants when assigned to courses
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on the performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country’s ministry of education in occupational therapy, and be licensed or license-eligible in the state in which the program is located, in order to teach in specific programs.
TRAVEL/ CAMPUS REQUIREMENTS