- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
• Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study – or willing to obtain one within ONE (1) year of hire date. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
• Have at least two (2) years of documented, relevant, post-certification work experience in radiography.
• Be appropriately credentialed in radiography (ARRT).
• Have a current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) certification through the American Heart Association.
• Be competent in computer skills that include Microsoft Office Suite and Internet use.
• Successful teaching experience in a radiography clinical setting.
• Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of the Health Technologies programs and the College.
The Clinical Education Coordinator, Radiography (RAD) is the full-time faculty member responsible for a course and/or courses that include a clinical education component and will recruit, mentor, supervise, and evaluate part-time faculty and students in the allied health Radiography Program and will work directly for the Program Coordinator of the RAD program. Both will be overseen by the Director of Imaging. In addition, this individual also has all of the duties and responsibilities of a full-time instructor. Other duties include budget oversight and long-term planning. Specifically, this person oversees all Radiography clinical courses, testing, clinical training, clinical competency, clinical scheduling for both students and clinical instructors, communication/supervision for 8+ part-time RAD clinical instructors, final grade calculations for clinical courses, organization of all clinical files, clinical orientations and onboarding all students and RAD faculty to 19 different clinical sites.
• Highly motivated, organized, establishes clear lines of communication between self and students/self and Program Coordinator, demonstrates positive leadership.
• Treat others respectfully, speak to others courteously, and behave in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
• Model an understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
Teaching and Learning:
• Assist in recruiting part-time faculty and make recommendations to the program coordinator and/or the Director of Imaging
• Mentor and train part-time faculty and implement instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
• Assume responsibility for clinic management as recommended and approved by the program coordinator and the director.
• Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chairperson and approved by the dean.
• Serve as the designated clinical education coordinator for a course or courses that include a clinical education component.
• Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
• Coordinate didactic lab and/or clinical learning experiences.
• Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
• Assist the department chair in obtaining appropriate clinical facilities.
• Assign students to clinical sites and/or lab.
• Supervise faculty who teach at clinical sites and/or in labs
• Order supplies and materials for labs, supervise labs and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed.
• Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
• Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
• Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
• Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
• Perform all other administrative and instructional duties required of a clinical education coordinator by the agency or association that certifies, accredits, or approves the program and/or course(s) for which this individual has responsibility.
• Meet with students regarding their academic progress.
• Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
• Make recommendations to department chairperson for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, capital improvements, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
• Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
• Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.
• Provide assistance to advisees.
• Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
• Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
• Use the computer and the college=s student information system to assist advisees.
• Follow up on all assigned advisees.
• Attend training sessions relative to advising.
• Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the department chair and the dean and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
• Maintain current license, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
• Participate in professional organizations.
• Read professional literature.
• Keep abreast of current technology. Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
• Participate in on-campus professional development activities.
• Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
• Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
• Serve on committees as required
• Participate in college-wide activities.
• Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
• Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
• Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Is frequently required to stand and walk.
• Is able to hear audible equipment indicators and verbal communications in the environment.
• Is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
• Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
• Must see with sufficient close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and focus adjustment to differentiate light/color intensity and evaluate perceivable changes in the environment.
• Has moderate sense of smell to determine danger indicators such as smoke.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Encounters low to moderate exposure to toxic or caustic materials.
• Encounters low to moderate noise levels in the work environment.