Founding Chair of the Occupational Therapy Program/Department

Position Details

The Chair will play a key role in the development of a new Doctoral program in Occupational Therapy (OT), with responsibility for overall planning, direction and management of the OT program. The new Chair is expected to lead efforts to secure Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) accreditation for the program. It is expected/desired that the OT Chair will spend roughly 20% of his/her time engaged in clinical practice. The position is a 12-month, administrative faculty appointment, reporting to the Dean of Nursing and Health Studies. The position is on the tenure track, with faculty rank being commensurate with educational attainment and experience.

Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Nominations, Applications, and Inquiries

The search committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made. To ensure fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials by March 9, 2018, and include a letter of interest that directly responds to the Opportunities & Challenges, and Qualifications and Qualities sections of the profile, curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to MUOTChair@agbsearch.com. The search is being assisted by Executive Search Consultant, Dr. Richard A. Wueste (richard.wueste@agbsearch.com).

Monmouth University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer