Clinical Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Katz School
Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching, Student Services

Position Summary: We seek a full-time Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor to serve as the program coordinator for our partnership with the Sara Schenirer Institute.

The partnership with the Sarah Schenirer Institute trains Orthodox Jewish women to become doctorally qualified OT scholar-practitioners, who are caring, competent, and uncompromising on their values. We teach students to develop and deliver evidence-driven services, through the integration of theory, research, and practice. In state-of-the-art laboratories, alongside faculty, students apply didactic content and build skills to promote health, well-being, and resilience through occupational engagement.
Position Responsibilities: 
  • This is a 12-month, on-campus position with responsibilities that include: liaising with our partners at the Sara Schenirer Institute; supporting student recruitment; student advisement and mentorship; clinical placements; course and program outcomes assessment; student success and retention; committee service as well as scholarly activities, course development, and teaching.
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience & Education Background:
  • PhD or Occupational Therapy Doctorate from an accredited university.
  • Experience and cultural competence in working with the Orthodox Jewish community, a plus.
  • Experience working with students who are balancing full-time graduate study with full-time family commitments preferred.
  • Teaching experience at the graduate level (2+ years); experience with online learning management systems preferred.
  • Experience in clinical practice (4+ years), with experience in supervising fieldwork students preferred. Expertise in the areas of child/adolescent practice, older adult/adult practice, mental health, or research is preferred, with documented experience or certification(s) in area(s) of specialization (neurorehabilitation, or mental health, or orthopedic/hand rehabilitation, or pediatrics).
  • OT licensure in NYS and current NBCOT certification required.
  • American Occupational Therapy Association membership required.
  • Use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Skills & Competencies:
  • Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and their regulatory standards
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical competency
  • Ability to maintain academic standards
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough, accurate and practical knowledge of their field or discipline
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline
  • Ability to effectively operate related equipment and machines for instructional purposes
  • Ability to manage and work effectively in a highly ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community
  • Ability to use effective communication skills, both oral and written, including presentations and effective listening skills
  • Ability to use creative facilitation and conflict resolution skills to resolve difficult and sensitive issues
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Suite Products, especially Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and other MS office products as needed
Salary Range: $75,000 - $90,000
About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

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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