Employment

MTTI is accepting applications for the following positions:

 


Teaching Position: Anatomy & Physiology Instructor

This is a part-time teaching position where instruction occurs 5.25 hours a day, two days a week, for 24 consecutive weeks not including official MTTI holidays.

Educational Requirements: Be a Registered Massage Therapy Instructor with the NM Massage Therapy Board, OR have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the area of science of human physiology. A Masters Degree in related areas or higher preferable. Teaching experience is highly preferable.

Course work to be taught: Anatomy, Kineseology, Physiology, Pathology, General Theory of Massage Therapy, Contraindications of Massage Therapy, Hydrotherapy, Business, Professional Ethics, Functional Assessment, Asian Medicine and Energy Modalities and Pharmacology, and Applied Psycology.

Textbooks utilized are:

Massage Therapy: Principles & Practice
The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual
Musculoskeletal Anatomy Coloring Book

These courses utilize a variety of video tapes both produced in-house and professionally.

All faculty are required to do student evaluations at the end of each month to monitor and help assure that students are functioning at the level of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and attend brief Monthly Faculty Meetings. All faculty are required to participate in and be part of the Curriculum Review Committee (CRC), the school’s Advisory Board and attend required In-Service and Professional Development meetings. All faculty are required to be evaluated by the students using the Student Evaluation of Faculty, Courses and School forms 3 times during the course of the program. The director/administrator will conduct at least one formal Classroom Observation/Evaluation per year that will be based on classroom observation, student evaluation, position descriptions, and achievement of any existing goals, if any.

 


Teaching Position: Hands On Massage Therapy Instructor

This is a part-time teaching position where instruction occurs 5.25 hours a day, two days a week, for 24 consecutive weeks plus nine scheduled Fridays not including official MTTI holidays.

Educational Requirements: Be a Registered Massage Therapy Instructor with the NM Massage Therapy Board and have a working/teaching knowledge of the following massage and exercise modalities, all of which constitute the hands-on curriculum.

Course work to be taught: Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Side-Lying Massage, Side-Lying – similar to Trager, Prenatal & Infant Massage, Chair Massage, Clinical Practicum, Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), Elderly Massage (& Diabetic), Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Muscle Energy Techniques (MET), Structural Assessment w/Prescriptive Exercises, Positional Release Techniques (PRT), Myofascial Release (MFR), Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) I – IV, Orthopedic Massage Therapy and Applied Psychology.

Textbooks utilized are:
Massage Therapy: Principles & Practice
Basic Clinical Massage Therapy: Integrating Anatomy and Treatment
Functional Assessment In Massage Therapy
The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion
Structureal Bodywork
Ortho-Bionomy: A Practical Manual

These courses utilize a variety of video tapes both produced in-house and professionally.

All faculty are required to do student evaluations at the end of each month to monitor and help assure that students are functioning at the level of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and attend brief Monthly Faculty Meetings. All faculty are required to participate in and be part of the Curriculum Review Committee (CRC), the school’s Advisory Board and attend required In-Service and Professional Development meetings. All faculty are required to be evaluated by the students using the Student Evaluation of Faculty, Courses and School forms 3 times during the course of the program. The director/administrator will conduct at least one formal Classroom Observation/Evaluation per year that will be based on classroom observation, student evaluation, position descriptions, and achievement of any existing goals, if any.

 


Faculty/Staff Position: Clinical Residency Supervisor (CRS) of MTTI’s Student Clinic

The Clinical Residency Supervisor (CRS) will assist the Clinical Residency Instructor (CRI) in the smooth running of the Student Clinic. Clinical Residency is the third class in the student’s Massage Training Program, and a crucial step to integrating anatomy, massage theory and practice, professionalism and interacting with the general public.

The Clinical Residency Supervisor will:

  • Interface with the CRI and Administrators regarding weekly tasks and schedules.
  • Assist reception staff to ensure the smooth functioning of the Student Clinic, including scheduling clients and taking payments when necessary.
  • Supervise student behavior (in reception area, hall, study and treatment rooms, etc.) to maintain professional demeanor as specified in the Clinical Residency Textbook.
  • Supervise student therapists and client interaction, monitoring how students greet and interview clients for health history. **Critical: student therapist must inform client that an instructor may be coming in during massage.** There needs to be supervision for a minimum of 15 minutes before and after massages each day.
  • Assist student therapists with contraindications, medical issues or unusual situations that clients may present.
  • Check in frequently with student therapists during massage sessions to observe client assessments, application of learned techniques, use of modalities, and proper body mechanics.
  • Be available as needed to assist students with SOAP notes upon completion of session.
  • Assist the Clinical Residency Instructor with anything he/she requires to ensure proper support of the students and clients in the Student Clinic, including weekly attendance and reports, grading and SAPs, and occasional classroom instruction.
  • CRS work schedule and days off will vary and be based around holidays, CRI’s schedule, staff meetings and cycles of class schedules.
  • The majority of the CRS schedule will fall within our clinic operating hours, which are from 10am – 7pm, seven days a week.

Requirements:

  • Must have been a licensed massage therapist for at least the last two years.
  • If licensed in another state, must meet the requirements for massage therapy license in New Mexico.
  • Be available to work 25-30 hours/week, including a minimum of one weekend day on average.
  • Must work well in a collaborative setting.