Coordinator, Surgical Technology

Coordinator, Surgical Technology


Craven Community College
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Phone: 252-638-7200

Job Location

 800 College Court

New Bern, North Carolina, 28562




Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 9, 2024
Closes: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, April 15, 2024

Expected Work Hours

40 hours

Reports to

Dean of Health Programs

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree with documented education or experience in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and program planning.

Graduate of an educational program in surgical technology accredited by a nationally recognized programmatic accreditation agency.

Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Five years’ experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, requisite instructor experience, or a combination of each, within the past ten years

Surgical Technician/Technologist certification.

Valid NC drivers’ license.

Preferred Qualifications

Supervisory experience in a college or surgical facility.

Position Description

Occupational Summary

The WFD Coordinator II- Surgical Technology is responsible for managing, directing and promoting the activities of the Surgical Technology program. This position has administrative responsibilities for planning, scheduling, presenting, coordinating and managing of each surgical technology course. This position is responsible for supporting and enhancing the mission of the program as well as supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment. This position is responsible for teaching surgical technology courses as well.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  • Administers, organizes, and supervises the surgical technology program; ensuring continuous quality review and improvement of the program, in accordance with the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Tech in Surgery – Certified (TS-C) procedures and standards to ensure that training is safe and effective
  • Oversees all program operations including but not limited to, curriculum planning and development, course outline preparation and maintenance, registrations, orientation, instruction, grading, and evaluation of all courses in area of responsibility
  • Coordinates the ordering of books, materials, supplies and the availability of facilities for practical experiences
  • Formalizes and schedules the course curriculum in accordance with established curriculum standards
  • Assists with audits to ensure program compliance with certifying agency guidelines
  • Evaluates program data and communicates to appropriate officials
  • Provides coordination for off-site training experiences and oversees the placement of instructional staff and students at those sites
  • Recruits, screens, interviews, hires and evaluates part-time instructors in assigned programs
  • Prepares program reports and monitors budget for all assigned courses; evaluates program data
  • Pursues ongoing formal training designed to maintain and upgrade professional, instructional, and administrative capabilities, with at least one workshop sponsored by ARC/STSA every five years
  • Makes required class visits as outlined in the Accountability and Credibility for Continuing Education guidelines 
  • Participates in appropriate committees and task forces as assigned
  • Performs other job-related duties and projects as assigned in support of the College’s mission, core values and goals

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Be experientially qualified to lead the program to accomplish the mission, goals, and expected program outcomes 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of surgical technology concepts, theories, and practices with the ability to use in complex and/or difficult situations as it pertains to the departmental focus 
  • Current trends in surgical technology programs education and administration
  • Curriculum and program development processes and techniques
  • Academic and business workings of a higher education institution


  • Clinical competency and professional standards of practice in surgical technology programs 
  • Proficiency in creating, adapting, and implementing student-directed, participatory, project-based curriculum 
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills with the ability to balance multiple issues and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in planning work activities, schedules, priorities and utilization of resources
  • Strong problem-solving and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a high degree of initiative and independent judgment; uses discretion within current policies and procedure
  • Quality/Compliance: achieves a standard of excellence with work processes and outcomes, honoring College policies and all regulatory requirements 


  • Perform all aspects of the job with fairness, equity, patience, discretion and ability to maintain poise in crisis situations    
  • Handle confidential information with absolute discretion 
  • Think, reason, and make sound judgments on how responsibilities are completed in compliance with College standards and guidelines
  •  Verbal and written communication; capable to receive and give direction, and establish and promote positive employee, student and public relations 
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities, and socioeconomic levels 
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities, and socioeconomic levels

Job Post Contact

Craven Community College