The University of the Pacific is seeking applicants for the founding Program Director for the Doctorate in Occupational Therapy will be responsible for the attainment of accreditation from Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
This position is responsible for program organization, administration, fiscal management, ongoing review and assessment, and planning and development. This is a twelve month non-tenure track appointment.
For additional information, please visit the University of the Pacific careers website (see link below).
Education/Experience/Certifications: • Must be an initially certified occupational therapist who is licensed in the state of California or eligible for licensure within a year of appointment. • Must hold a doctoral degree from an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the US Department of Education (USDE). The doctoral degree is not limited to a doctorate in Occupational Therapy. • Must have a minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy. This experience must include: o Clinical practice in occupational therapy o Interprofessional education engagement/administration o Familiarity with various curriculum delivery modalities o Administrative experience which may include: program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation and budgeting. o Evidence of a substantial record of scholarly publications and research. o At least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postbaccalaureate level.
About University of the Pacific
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.