Department Head, Imaging Programs

Department Head, Imaging Programs


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Health Sciences Campus




State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 22, 2021
Closes: Friday, February 5, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, March 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Dean of Health Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's  degree
Three years clinical experience in the professional discipline
One year experience as an instructor of an Imaging Program.
Current certification by the  American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)in an imaging field.
Supervisory or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree

Two years experience as an instructor in an accredited program
Five years supervisory or leadership experience

Position Description

This position is responsible for coordinating all instructional and academic activities within the department, and supervising curriculum course development.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

 *Develops educational programs to achieve the institution's objectives and to meet the standards established by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
*Provides leadership and supervision of a managerial team that may consist of associate department head, program directors, and lead instructors and provides oversight over substantive, multiple imaging disciplines
*Represents the department regarding strategic planning issues and assists in the achievement of division goals

 *Guides faculty and staff in the development of the imaging programs curriculum design to maintain currency and rigor and to fully implement and evaluate student learning outcomes nd overall program outcomes
 *Analyzes, evaluates, revises and maintains an educational program consistent with current imaging  trends, policies, and procedures
 *Prepares and submits to the Dean of Health Sciences, departmental goals and prioritized budget requests annually with faculty input
 *Validates faculty certifications and credentials annually
 *Monitors the departmental budget; reviews requisitions for equipment, supplies and materials needed for the department
 *Reviews affiliation agreements and processes to ensure all students and faculty meet credentialing requirements for each agency assigned
 Collaborates with student services staff and imaging department faculty and staff to develop and implement admission standards for Imaging  students
 Collaborates with program directors and lead instructors to ensure currency and maintenance of lab equipment and adequacy of supplies
 Holds periodic conferences with faculty and staff to interpret objectives and policies of the school, to indicate changes in methods or procedures, and to coordinate all phases of the educational process
 Participates in  advisory board meetings at least two times per year
 Prepares periodic reports concerning department activities, progress and achievement of students
 Conducts yearly evaluation of faculty and staff members using input from students, peers, and faculty self-evaluations
 Interviews faculty, recommends appointment and termination of employment of faculty members and shares in responsibility for orientation of new faculty through assignment of mentors
 Ensures new faculty participates in required college wide and departmental orientation
 Conducts scheduled department meetings, and participates in professional meetings and community activities
 Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis 

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