WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGinvites applications for the position of: Program Director/Instructor of Physical Therapy Assistant

SALARY: $51,391.00 $64,808.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 04/25/17

CLOSING DATE: 05/16/17 10:00 AM


Pay for this position is based on a 10.5 month contract.

The program director is directly responsible for ensuring and maintaining compliance with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education accreditation standards. The permanent responsibility of a faculty member is to provide the most effective instruction possible in his/her discipline. Supervision is received from appropriate supervisor. The faculty member works to ensure that his/her instruction is meeting the educational needs of students.


This position requires the incumbent to be a graduate of an accredited program for the physical therapist or is a graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant program with a minimum of a Masters degree and 9 credit hours of educational methodology. This position requires a valid unencumbered Physical Therapist License or Physical Therapist Assistant License in the State of Texas or eligible for state licensure. A minimum of five years experience with the physical therapist/ physical therapist assistant relationship in the clinical setting is required for this position. This position requires currency in contemporary physical therapy practice and knowledge of curricular content for the education of the physical therapist assistant and a background which includes experience in a variety of areas of teaching (academic, clinical, continuing education) along with experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design and experience in student evaluation and outcomes assessment. This position also requires experience in administration, academic governance, fiscal management, and human resource management and experience using computers and computer software. A criminal background check is also required.

To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents:

  1. Copy of college transcript(s) showing completion of a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant Program and a Masters Degree (with a minimum of 9 credit hours of Educational Methodology)
  2. Copy of valid and unencumbered Texas Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist AssistanLicense
  3. Curriculum Vitae/Resume outlining work experience

All documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please reopen your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.

Apply online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcjc/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1719600

Wharton County Junior College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.