Chairperson, Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Chairperson, Physical Therapy Assistant Program


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina


$54,072 -$56,748 plus a monthly stipend



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 28, 2017
Closes: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, September 11, 2017

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, Variable

Reports to

Interim Dean, Allied Health

Employment Type

Full Time Regular

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in physical therapy; holds a current license/certification to practice as a PT or PTA in any United States jurisdiction;
2. Experience teaching PTA in a college setting; didactic and/or clinical teaching experience;
3. Minimum of five years (or equivalent), full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years (or equivalent) of full-time clinical experience;
4. Experience in administration/management; Demonstrated management of subordinates in PTA.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Five years of teaching experience in a community college setting;
2. Proficiency in Moodle;
3. Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language and/or second language including American Sign Language.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

The Chair will also be the first FT instructor; an instructor in this position will demonstrate mastery of subject matter sufficient to conduct college courses in the curriculum; develop teaching materials, activities, projects, assignments and assessments for each course taught; prepare lesson plans, deliver instruction (online and face-to-face), and supervise students; abide by policies, standards, goals and objectives of the College, the Division, and the Department.

Will participate in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation activities for continuous improvement of instructional quality; support for work towards accreditation; serve on department, division and college-level committees; student advising; community relations; seek opportunities for ongoing professional development and devote appropriate time to maintaining proficiency in the various sub-fields of the discipline.


1. Organizes and facilitates activities on a daily basis for the Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Department, including scheduling of classes each term, budget management, and faculty management.
2. Teaches up to six courses per semester, possibly in online, hybrid, ITV, or traditional delivery scheduled in 8 week, 14 week, or 16 week formats.
3. Teaches classes in the evenings and at off-campus locations, as needed.
4. Supervises students in the classroom.
5. Develops, prepares, and delivers course materials and activities for each course assigned.
6. Develops and advances new innovative techniques and technology for instruction in PTA.
7. Participates in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation activities to improve the instructional quality.
8. Serves a diverse population of students by fostering positive relationships and focusing on retention.
9. Participates in professional development activities especially those related to PTA and best practices.
10. Performs related duties such as advising students and student organizations, modifying existing courses, attending department meetings, and assisting in budgetary decisions as assigned by supervisor.
11. Serves on department, division, and college committees as assigned.
12. Schedules and maintains a minimum number of office hours per week for assisting/advising students.
13. Abides by policies, standards, goals, and objectives of the college and department.
14. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

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HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114