Director of All-Women Division of Occupational Therapy

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn | US-NY-Central Islip
TUNY - School of Health Sciences
Position Type
Schedule Shift
Hours Per Week
As needed
FLSA Status
Location : Country


The Director of the All-women division of the Occupational Therapy Program is responsible for the management, administration, and productivity of courses and fieldwork (FW) of the All-women division, as well as teaching assigned reduced course load, scholarship, and service, to the University, profession, and community


The responsibilities of the Director include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Administration/management:
    • Supervise and mentor professional development of faculty and staff
    • Hire adjunct faculty with demonstrated expertise in content to teach
    • Manage the budget, including overseeing the budgeting and purchasing process
    • Oversee student recruitment and admission procedures
    • Oversee student registration, deregistration, academic standing, and graduation
    • Contribute to OT program evaluation, ACOTE accreditation, and other for regulating bodies and Touro University
    • Provide coverage for the academic fieldwork coordinator when not available
  • Teaching
    • Teach reduced credit load of 6 credits per academic year
    • Provide assigned number of lecture, laboratory, and examination hours for course(s)
    • Provide the Occupational Therapy office with a list of required texts, supplies, and equipment needed for coursework (a minimum of six weeks prior to the semester beginning)
    • Prepare course descriptions, according to department format
    • Submit grades in compliance with policies and procedures established by the University
    • Schedule office hours on a weekly basis
    • Utilize the learning management system (ie: Canvas) in accordance with the policies for use of technology in the School of Health Sciences.
  • Scholarship and Service Activities:
    • Participate in scholarly activities such as, research projects, publications, presentations, grant writing, development of innovative teaching and/or initiatives, & mentorship of student research (related to area of expertise)
    • Maintain professionally related competence according to the guidelines and standards of professional accrediting bodies, and/or professional credentialing bodies and licensing entities
    • Participates in leadership and/or service to the community and University


Education/ Experience

  • Doctorate Degree required.
  • Initial certification as an Occupational Therapist
  • Professional license from New York State Department of Education Office or Professional Licensing
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of occupational therapy including experience in a full-time academic appointment with supervisory and teaching responsibilities at the post-baccalaureate level
  • Earned Doctorate in Occupational Therapy or a related discipline awarded by an institution that holds a regional accreditation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Strong leadership, supervisory, and management skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with curricula design and development, program evaluation processes, and accreditation standards
  • Scholarly work and activities
  • Knowledge of and the skills and abilities required for teaching
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, & Outlook), Internet Research, and other platforms

Physical Demands

  • Extensive use of computers
  • Extensive time sitting and standing
  • Ability to lift 5 pounds


  • Travel between campuses periodically
  • Travel to fieldwork site visits

Maximum Salary

USD $120,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $96,000.00/Yr.


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