Instructional Assistant, Massage Therapy Program


Job title: Instructional Assistant, Massage Therapy Program

Company: Stark State College

Job description: Diverse clinical background is preferred. Prior teaching in discipline is also preferred.

Position Description

The instructional assistant for the massage therapy program is a position that requires a highly trained and skilled licensed massage therapist licensed in the state of Ohio. This position is in direct support of the College’s mission and strategic plan. The instructional assistant duties support the lead instructor in classroom, lab and/or clinical settings.

Position Duties

The support of this position may vary depending on setting and include duties such as:
1. provide instruction and remediation to students in the clinical practice setting in support of program faculty and program curriculum.
2. provide instruction and remediation to students in the laboratory setting in support of program faculty and program curriculum.
3. assist lead faculty in classroom instruction of specialized content
4. provide individual and group tutoring in support of program faculty and program curriculum
5. perform competency/practical testing in laboratory and clinical setting
6. grade competency/practical testing and lab exercises
7. perform student evaluations for clinical experiences
8. assist faculty in simulation competencies and/or demonstrations
9. assist in preparation of equipment and materials for labs
10. support faculty in preparation of equipment and materials for clinical practice settings
11. monitor the safety and condition of equipment
12. monitor and organize inventory of equipment and supplies
13. provide basic maintenance of equipment
14. collect and maintain data related to program assessment for college and accreditation requirements

Education, Experience and Licensure/Certification Requirements

Certificate or Associate degree in Massage Therapy from a nationally recognized accrediting institution.

Licensed as Massage Therapist by State Medical Board of Ohio, minimum 3 years

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required

Must have current knowledge of the massage therapy discipline including current trends and direction of profession, clinical knowledge in interventions, procedures, and treatments, and must have thorough knowledge of critical care as it relates to massage therapy.

Must be able to effectively communicate with diverse student populations, and must have strong organizational skills.

Must have demonstrated ability of critical thinking and decision-making.
Diverse clinical background is preferred.

Prior teaching in discipline is also preferred.

Expected salary: $36.3 per hour

Location: North Canton, OH

Job date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 07:33:50 GMT

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