January 12, 2022

Director of Occupational Therapy (22-25)

Director of Occupational Therapy (22-25)

Francis Marion University invites applications for the position of Director for our Entry Level Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program. The FMU Occupational Therapy Program seeks an experienced, collaborative, innovative leader who will be extensively involved in the development and initial accreditation of this new program. This position is a 12-month, tenure-track appointment. Candidates in all areas of Occupational Therapy will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with academic, leadership, and accreditation experience and/or aspirations to contribute to the leadership of a program. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional in the field of Occupational Therapy to lead a newly established program that will produce qualified Occupational Therapists for northeastern South Carolina and other regions of the state.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a post-professional doctorate in Occupational Therapy or a related field, with a minimum of 8 years experience in the field, including 3 years in a full-time academic appointment. Applicants should be certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and hold or be eligible for current South Carolina licensure. Candidates should have a broad understanding of Occupational Therapy and its role in the health care and educational systems.

Start Date: December, 2022

Materials Needed:

1) Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 22-25);

2) Curriculum vitae;

3) Copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate);

4) The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; and

5) FMU Faculty Application.

To obtain the FMU Faculty Application, please click here.

Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration and Planning, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547, or FAX to (843) 661-1202, or Email to HRAssist@fmarion.edu

For additional information, please contact Dr. Karen Gittings at 843-661-1688; kgittings@fmarion.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


As Francis Marion University has continued to be recognized for its diverse student body, it especially welcomes applicants who can affirm and enhance its mission.


An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution

Applicants honorably discharged from a branch of the United States Armed Forces, who meet the minimum training and experience requirements, are given employment preference by all State agencies and higher education institutions in SC.

To apply for this job please visit www.fmarion.edu.