The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN invites candidates for a newly created faculty position in our Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy Program that includes new academic curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and community partnerships. Program growth has provided the opportunity for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a June 2018 (or earlier) targeted start date.

For this teaching position, primary responsibilities include teaching within the occupational therapy curriculum, student advising, pursuit of independent scholarship, and participation in department, college, and community service activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence as an expression of the Benedictine Values of the College.

Candidates should have a post-professional doctoral degree or minimally have a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy with a plan for completing a doctoral degree within the initial years of employment. Continued employment would be contingent upon progress toward the terminal, post-professional doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, Ed.D, or OTD). The candidate must be NBCOT certified, and eligible for OT licensure in Minnesota. A minimum of five years of clinical experience is required. Teaching or clinical practice experience in the areas of adult rehabilitation, work and industry, administration, and community/home health is preferred. Evidence of cultural competence and success in settings with diverse populations is essential.

The successful candidate should demonstrate an ability to present a positive and professional attitude when dealing with students, clinical staff and clients, the local community, and the national professional community. Additionally, the candidate should possess excellent work traits including interpersonal, written and oral communication, organizational, and time management skills.

Apply online at: https://www.csshrjobs.com/postings/7911

About The College of St. Scholastica

CSS was founded in 1912 under the sponsorship of the Benedictine Sisters, with a mission of providing intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work within the context of Catholic Benedictine values. The founding Benedictine Sisters offered courses to a class of six women students on the stately and beautiful Duluth campus. Today CSS programs are offered to more than 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus in Duluth, as well as an online campus and satellite campuses in Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Inver Grove Heights, Rochester, Austin, St. Cloud, and St. Paul. The guiding principles of the Benedictines run deep in the roots of life at CSS. The College’s mission is to develop thoughtful and engaged leaders, sharpened and sensitized by their educational experience who are prepared and committed to serving and transforming the world. The values at the heart of the College mission---community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning---animate the college community experience.

Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up for the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.

For more information and to apply, visit www.css.edu. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.