Clarkson University

Director/Chair, Occupational Therapy Program

Clarkson University seeks an experienced and innovative professional with a record of successful leadership for the position of director/chair of the occupational therapy program. With its main campus in Potsdam, New York, Clarkson is the institution of choice for more than 4,300 enterprising, high-ability undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in 90+ rigorous academic programs of study. Home to roughly 15,000+ year-round residents, the Village of Potsdam is nestled along the Raquette River and maintains an active downtown corridor. With four other universities in the immediate region, Potsdam is truly “a college town.”

The Position

The director/chair will possess the ability to build relationships in the community and work collaboratively in a larger university context. The next director/chair will strengthen and expand existing programs, with the goal of increasing and sustaining program enrollments. To be the administrative leader for the program, candidates should have exceptional communication skills, a high degree of professionalism, considerable financial acumen and a clear understanding of what it takes to help grow enrollment and advance all academic programs in a competitive higher education environment. For more details on Clarkson and the position, visit the search profile.

Nominations & Inquiries

Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in occupational therapy, a PhD or equivalent terminal degree, as well as achievement in educational, research and/or clinical pursuits that would warrant appointment as a tenured professor.

This search is being assisted by AGB Search Inc. and welcomes nominators and prospective candidates to contact Dr. Richard A. Wueste at richard.wueste@agbsearch.com or (540) 431-5131, or Dr. Concetta M. Stewart at concetta.stewart@agbsearch.com or (908) 341-2178.

Clarkson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).