• Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Employment Status
    Full Time
    Posted Date
    6 days ago(6 days ago)
    Job Family
    ECPI University
    Virginia Beach
  • Overview

    Do you want to make a difference?  Do you have a passion for learning and sharing you knowledge?  If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you.  We are seeking professionals with the experience and credentials to help transform the lives of our students.


    ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 


    Medical Careers Institute, College of Health Science at ECPI University is currently seeking a Program Director with the desire to share their passion for Occupational Therapy to positively impact the lives of our students.


    • Coordinate ongoing Occupational Therapy program and curriculum planning, assessment and evaluation. 
    • Maintain high standards of teaching; providing innovative, hands-on and relevant education for students.
    • Recruit, hire, train, observe and evaluate faculty.
    • Classroom teaching; student advising.
    • Scheduling faculty and students.
    • Secure and maintain collaborative relationships with clinical sites.
    • Ensure compliance with University and programmatic accreditation, regulations and policies.



    • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or a related field from a regionally accredited institution required.
    • Must be a certified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant who is licensed or credentialed according to regulations of the state of Florida.


    • A minimum of 5 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy required. This experience must include:
      • At least 1 year of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.
      • Clinical practice as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.
      • Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting.
      • Experience working with and managing Occupational Therapy Assistants.
    • Possess the academic and experiential qualifications and background that are necessary to meet program objectives and the mission of the University
    • Proficiency in curriculum development.


    • Proficiency in curriculum design, program administration, evaluation, instruction, and academic advising.
    • Strong academic and professional record.
    • Strong active-learning skills for effective instruction.
    • Experience in a student-centric and hands-on learning environment.
    • The highest levels of integrity at all times.
    • Orientation toward results.
    • Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills.

    What does ECPI University have to offer?

    • Professional work environment
    • Student centered, hands-on learning environment
    • Flexible day and evening schedules
    • Talented and committed co-workers
    • Competitive compensation & benefits plan 


    ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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