Physical Therapist Assistant Clinical Educator Coordinator (12 months)

Physical Therapist Assistant Clinical Educator Coordinator (12 months)


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Pittsboro, NC


See position description



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, December 9, 2021
Closes: Monday, January 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

40 hours weekly

Employment Type

Faculty 12M

Minimum Qualifications

Required Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution

Required Certification: 

  • Hold an active, unrestricted PT or PTA license in the state of North Carolina


Required Industry Experience: 

  • Minimum of three years of full time (or equivalent) post-licensure clinical experience in physical therapy as a Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
  • Minimum two years’ clinical practice experience as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) or Clinical Instructor (CI) 
  • Record of institutional or professional service
  • Contemporary expertise and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and student evaluation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited institution
  • Two years of experience in teaching in a PTA program at a community college

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.    

The Clinical Education Coordinator (CEC) at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) is responsible for the planning, coordination, facilitation, administration, monitoring, and assessment of the clinical education component of the curriculum. Their purpose is to instruct students in activities designed to promote intellectual growth. The CEC/instructor accomplishes this by presenting discipline-specific learning outcomes through lecture, demonstration, projects, assignments, appropriate classroom management, etc. and by providing authentic student assessment that documents learning has occurred. The CEC/instructor will teach both the didactic and clinical component of the curriculum designed to help students build knowledge and clinical skills aimed at passing the Physical Therapist Assistant licensure exam.

Salary depends on education and experience.
Bachelor's Degree salary range: $53,827-$67,427
Master's Degree salary range: $56,509-$70,055
Doctoral Degree salary range: $60,376-$73,976

This position is open until filled and may close without notice.  

Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.   

Essential Duties


  • Embrace the institutional goals of Central Carolina Community College by engaging students as full partners in the learning process, removing barriers for student progression in the PTA program, and supporting and assisting students in achieving their educational goals.  
  • Use teaching methodology that incorporates PTA concepts in a dynamic instructional environment that promotes a positive, interactive, and inclusive learning experience for all students.
  • Plan, coordinate, facilitate, monitor, and assess students in the clinical education component of the curriculum.
  • Plan, organize and instruct assigned courses in the day or evening on any CCCC campus, work site, or clinical site (weekend clinical may be required; must be able to work flexible hours).
  • Demonstrate organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving and counseling skills and ability to work with clinical education faculty, Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE) and Clinical Instructors (CIs), to address the diverse needs of the students.
  • Recruit students for PTA program.
  • Prepare and maintain current syllabus for courses teaching.
  • Work with faculty to develop, evaluate, and review curriculum to ensure maximum student competency.
  • Coordinate lab and clinical schedules with faculty as required.
  • Collaborate with healthcare agencies to obtain clinical sites for students and supervise student clinical experiences. Travel to clinical agencies is required.
  • Assist in accreditation process for optimal student and program outcomes.
  • Assist in didactic and practical courses as needed. 
  • Assist in maintaining program procedures and documentation as required by accrediting bodies.
  • Demonstrate contemporary expertise and a commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Assist in implementing college policies, objectives, and functions in accordance with college philosophy and procedures.
  • Serve on committees and participate in college activities.
  • Work the required 35 hours per week, 5 virtual hours per week, and hold 5 office hours per week.
  • Teach 18-28 contact hours per week, in class, lab, and/or clinical as assigned.
  • Actively participate in professional organizations.
  • Maintain current industry licensure and credentials, including annual CEUs and professional development.
  • Complete the five-hour staff development requirement annually.
  • Be responsible for and perform other such duties as may be assigned.

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493