Director for the Occupational Therapy Program 

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU), a private, Catholic institution, is accepting applications for the position of Director for their new Occupational Therapy program.  Notre Dame of Maryland University challenges women and men to strive for professional excellence, to build inclusive communities, to engage in service to others, and to promote social responsibility. NDMU, located in the lovely Homeland neighborhood, offers Maryland’s only women’s college, as well as co-educational certificate, undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs for women and men. The Occupational Therapy Program Director will report directly to the provost and work closely with academic administrators and faculty.  In the time leading up to the program opening in 2021, the Director will be providing leadership in curriculum development in accordance with the mission of the University and to meet accreditation standards for the profession. The Director will also be involved in hiring experienced, effective faculty who will bring both established and innovative teaching practices and methods to the program.  As the program grows, the Director will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of the program and for seeking and attaining appropriate professional accreditation.


The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in OT or in a related field; licensed or eligible for licensure in a recognized jurisdiction; at least 8 years experience as an Occupational Therapist; at least 3 years experience in a full-time academic institution with teaching responsibilities; administrative and organizational experience; and experience with ACOTE guidelines and accreditation standards. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. Submit materials to Cheryl Hyatt at  

For additional information contact:

Cheryl Hyatt


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