Yeshiva University, Katz School of Science and Health

Position ID:Yeshiva University-Katz School of Science and Health-OTAFC [#24980]
Position Title: Occupational Therapy Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor)
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:New York, New York 10033, United States
Subject Area: Other
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/06/09, finished 2024/03/12)
Position Description:    

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Occupational Therapy Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor)

Job No: 496829
Work Type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Katz School
Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY
Categories: Clinical Services, Education/Teaching

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Program Director, the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) supports the University in fulfillment of its mission, purpose, and goals. Provides program-specific expertise and is actively engaged in relevant department initiatives. Supports university, campus, and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes that meet student learning, workplace, and placement expectations. Provides professional leadership and support, and serves as an educator, role model, mentor, and facilitator. Serves as a liaison between the occupational therapy program and fieldwork sites and is responsible for the development, selection, orientation, implementation, and evaluation of fieldwork sites, and maintains up-to-date documentation related to fieldwork. Nurtures the ongoing development of professional collaboration with fieldwork sites and fosters professional collegiality with fieldwork educators by providing training, education, and support throughout the fieldwork process. Provides mentorship to students throughout the fieldwork process; fosters and evaluates student performance and ability to integrate didactic knowledge, evidence, theory, professional communication, and reasoning in preparations for, and during fieldwork. Creates an educational environment which fosters innovation, responsiveness, and accountability. Focuses extensively on facilitating student learning associated with prescribed course and program learning outcomes. Actively and substantively participates in assessment of student learning activities to maximize the potential for students to learn what is necessary to meet prescribed outcomes. Vigorously upholds a culture of academic integrity.

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About Us:

Located in the heart of New York City, Yeshiva University is a US News and World Report Top 100 University, having moved up the rankings in the last three consecutive years to number 67.

The Katz School of Science and Health is Yeshiva University's flagship school for STEM. We are research scientists, tech builders and patient-centered clinicians working on problems that matter. We focus on industry sectors that are central to the modern economy: Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Digital Media, and Fintech, as well as Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies and Speech-Language Pathology.

Katz School faculty take an interdisciplinary approach to research and education, fostering the creativity, collaborative thinking and builder mindset required to take on today's toughest problems. Over the last five years, we have launched ten master's and doctoral programs with 92% graduation rates, 100% licensure pass rates, 95% post-graduation employment in high-paying careers, and students and alumni from over 30 countries.

The Katz School is a close-knit community with a big network, nestled in the heart of a big city. We are global in reach, with faculty and students from across the United States and around the world—and also deeply embedded in New York City's rich professional and social fabric. With a vibrant campus life and city at our fingertips, the Katz School is where bold, purpose-driven people come to create, connect and explore. Read about projects at Katz.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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