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Occupational Therapy - Fieldwork Coordinator - Education Sector

Occupational Therapy - Fieldwork Coordinator - Education Sector

Job Description

COTA / Occupational Therapist Assistant or OT / Occupational Therapist  for Education Sector

. Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, to create activities which support lesson objectives, and to deliver the instruction as approved. 

. Enables the achievement of pre-described exit competencies for student achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction which fosters competencies and establish student performance criteria and evaluation. 

. Delivers learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success. 

. Promotes student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process. 

. Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies. 

. Contributes to a learning culture by participating on curriculum and system task forces, supporting local campus events such as orientation and graduation, and participating in various other workshops and meetings. 

. Relates professional/life/industry experience to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities. 

. Establish and coordinate all rotations of students through clinical sites, as well as serve as liaison between the occupational therapy assistant program and fieldwork sites. Maintain responsibility for the implementation of fieldwork site selection and fostering development. 

. Engages in student advisement, university committee work, program planning, evaluation, recruitment, and assists with program marketing activities. 

COTA / Occupational Therapist Assistant or OT / Occupational Therapist  for Education Sector

Our Allied Health Programs have been helping students change their lives through education for the past 120 years. With over 25 locations nationwide and six career-focused areas of study, we're here to help you get the education you need to start a healthcare career.

The following purposes are integral to our daily mission:

  • To offer sound business, technical, legal, and allied health education through bachelor's degree, associate's degree, and diploma programs.
  • To provide in degree programs appropriate general education courses that stimulate and develop each student's individual and professional growth, including written and interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving competencies.
  • To minimize economic disadvantages as a barrier to higher education by providing financial aid services and by accepting students without regard to age, sex, religion, race, physical challenges, or economic or social background.
  • To attract and retain qualified instructors who are effective in the classroom and familiar with appropriate current business, medical, legal, and/or technical practices.
  • To maintain a dynamic organization that is responsible and responsive to its constituencies.
  • To develop in students a professional attitude and an awareness of contemporary career practices through exposure to pragmatic course content and to faculty currently engaged in enterprise.
  • To assist graduates in finding positions for which they are educated.
  • To provide ongoing assessment and planning procedures to ensure that the college's mission continues to be accomplished.

COTA / Occupational Therapist Assistant or OT / Occupational Therapist  for Education Sector

Job Requirements

COTA / Occupational Therapist Assistant or OT / Occupational Therapist  for Education Sector


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the classes to be taught with a Master's degree preferred.
  • Zero to two years experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
  • Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction preferred.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
  • Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills
  • Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report writing skills)


  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
  • Ability to develop a professional rapport with diverse school/campus constituents.
  • Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision
  • Ability to learn from students' participation, demonstrates fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and shows compassion without being ineffectual

COTA / Occupational Therapist Assistant or OT / Occupational Therapist  for Education Sector

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Education, Training, Health Care
Education Graduate Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation Yes
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 13894
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Occupational Therapy - Fieldwork Coordinator - Education Sector

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