Academic Fieldwork Coordinator 

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame of Maryland University seeks applications for a full-time 12-month Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) position, beginning June 15, 2020, for the developing entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program (OTD).  This is a full time, 12 month, core faculty position.  The AFWC will be responsible for the coordination, management, and compliance of the Level I and Level II fieldwork experiences required by the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).  The AFWC will ensure the quality and integrity of the fieldwork experience and creates a fieldwork program that meets ACOTE standards.  The AFWC will contribute to teaching assigned instructional components of the entry-level program related to fieldwork.  The AFWC works collaboratively with the OTD Program Director to advance the program's mission.  Inspired by the longstanding commitment of the founding School Sisters of Notre Dame to the underserved, the School of Occupational Therapy will work to improve the health of the Baltimore metropolitan area's most vulnerable residents through outreach and service. 



Education and Experience:

  • Earned clinical or post-professional doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy or related field (OTD, DrOT, DSc, EdD, ScD).

  • Current Professional Occupational Therapy License in Maryland.

  • Current NBCOT Certification

  • Minimum of 2 years of post-licensure clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist..

  • Previous experience as an AFWC in an Occupational Therapy program desired.

  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Serve as a role model of good written and oral communication skills.

  • Good time management.

  • Shows flexibility including the acceptance of and willingness to change; sees change as an opportunity for growth.

  • Accepts responsibility for professional and personal growth.

  • Demonstrates commitment to be a productive and supportive member of the School of Occupational Therapy and University community.

  • Ability to handle conflict with students, faculty and staff appropriately and effectively.


About Notre Dame of Maryland University:
Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is a private, independent institution anchored in the lovely Homeland neighborhood of Baltimore City with outreach programs in the state serving central and southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore.  Founded as a Catholic women's college in 1895, NDMU, now a comprehensive university, offers baccalaureate degrees in the Women's  College and co-ed undergraduate programs for adults, and graduate programs through the School of Arts, Sciences, and Business; School of Education, School of Nursing, and School of Pharmacy.  

NDMU is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt-Fennell, Executive Search.  Submit nominations and application materials to Cheryl Hyatt at  Applications include a cover letter briefly describing reason(s) for applying for this position, as well as teaching experience in an academic setting and current and/or future research interests, a current résumé/cv, contact information for five professional references and a statement of teaching philosophy, in separate documents. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.  Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer.

For additional information contact:

Cheryl Hyatt


Notre Dame of Maryland University is an EEO/AA employer.

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