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Program Chair - Occupational Therapy Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: Concord, NC, US

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 183542

Position Number: 00124184

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Masters Occupational Therapy

Location: Cabarrus College Hlth Sciences

Location Details: 

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Job Summary
Provides academic and administrative leadership for the department. Plans, implements, and assesses program outcomes; designs, implements, and evaluates curriculum; and recruits, selects, and advises students. Anticipates and recommends program resource needs; recruits qualified faculty, and assigns faculty workloads, responsible for program budgets.  Ensures program compliance with accreditation standards.

Essential Functions



  • Responsible for quality management of the program.
  • Oversees planning, development, and implementation of curriculum in accordance with emerging trends and approval/accrediting agencies.
  • Teaches at least one course per semester.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors program budgets
  • Collaborates with Admissions and Student Affairs staff to recruit, select, and retain students.
  • Anticipates and recommends needed resources.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures.
  • Actively engages as a role model in College activities and on College committees.
  • Continually develops knowledge of pedagogy, the academic discipline, program management, and the clinical profession.


Physical Requirements
Normal or corrected auditory and visual acuity. Able to use standard office equipment, including computers.  Moderate amounts of balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching as well as UE motor control and coordination and finger work.  Environment is climate controlled with occasional exposure to inclement weather when travelling between buildings. Occasional driving to other locations. Generally works days with occasional weekends and evenings.

Education, Experience and Certifications


Doctoral degree from regionally accredited college or university required. Certified Occupational Therapist, eligible for licensure in North Carolina. Minimum 8 years experience in field of occupational therapy, including clinical practice, management experience, proven scholarship, and at least 3 years of full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-baccalaureate level.  Strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills. New program development skills preferred.





At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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