The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health and rehabilitative science education through innovative classroom and distance education, and offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, education and health science, as well as continuing education programs. Founded in 1979, USAHS has campuses in San Marcos, California; Miami and St. Augustine, Florida;and Austin, Texas. USAHS is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission.
St. Augustine, Florida, Campus:
Located along the Intracoastal Waterway in the country’s oldest city, our St. Augustine campus is just minutes from beaches and the city’s historic downtown district. Just an hour’s drive south of Jacksonville, our St. Augustine campus is known for its outstanding facilities including large open classrooms and labs, research spaces, and outdoor areas enabling students and faculty to enjoy Florida’s beautiful weather. Aligned with our core values of health and well-being, a wellness center featuring an indoor pool and outdoor obstacle course are available for students, employees, and community members to enjoy. The campus also features a faculty-owned rehabilitation clinic, a vibrant community, and many clinical connection opportunities.
What’s it like to work for USAHS?
As an employee of the University of St. Augustine, you will add energy and excitement to the entry-level Occupational Therapy programs. “Clinical Excellence” is our focus, and every day is an opportunity for you to live the mission of developing professional health care practitioners through innovative, individualized and quality teaching methods. Together with the support of fellow faculty and clinical partners, you will contribute toUSAHS’s dedication to delivering excellence and innovation in education for our students.
The Occupational Therapy Program Director is a full-time academic administrator reporting to the Program Chair and who will work closely withthe school's academic administrators and administrative staff, as well as full-time and part-time faculty. In this dynamic role, the Program Director will provide leadership and management for the Occupational Therapy residential and flex programs at the St. Augustine campus. The Program Director assures delivery of the curriculum in a manner that meets program goals, educational effectiveness, consistency and institutional expectations. TheProgram Director works with the accreditation team and leads programmatic accreditation to assure all standards are met and reports are appropriately filed. Candidate’s Background Requirements:
The successful candidate will have a Doctoral degree (terminal degree) and at least five years’ experience teaching in the field of occupational therapy as an Associate Professor or Professor, with at least three years’ experience in a leadership role in an accredited program. Online and blended learning teaching experience is preferred.
Florida State Licensure for Occupational Therapy is required.