ElectroNeurodiagnostic Technology (EDT) Program Director

ElectroNeurodiagnostic Technology (EDT) Program Director


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

Hickory, NC


See Position Description


Full-time benefits; see job posting for details.

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Closes: Monday, October 16, 2017

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Typically M - F; hours may vary

Employment Type

Full-time, 9-month

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) accredited Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Program OR a Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. Education, Public Health, Health Science, Administration, Organizational Psychology) is required.  

1.    Active *R. EEG T. credential required. Any of the following credentials within the neurodiagnostic profession are preferred: *R. EP T., *CLTM, *CNIM, **R.NCS. T., ***RPSGT, and ****DABNM.
2.    Minimum of five years clinical and/or teaching experience performing neurodiagnostic procedures.
3.    Current BLS certification.
*This credential is offered by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists, Inc. (ABRET).
**This credential is offered by the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists (AAET). The R.NCS. T. credential has replaced the R. ED T. credential.
***This credential is offered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).
****This credential is offered by the American Board of Neurophysiologic Monitoring (ABNM).


  • Organizational and management practices as applied to the planning, analysis, and evaluation of division programs, policies, and operational needs.
  • Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
  • Principles and techniques of classroom instruction.
  • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Advanced principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and administration in the area of assignment.
  • Advanced principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional strategies.
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regu¬lations.
  • Interpret and apply college and assigned division goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.


  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Effectively direct the provisions of the academic division to which assigned in support of the college programs.
  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.
  • Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
  • Conduct committee meetings in an effective and efficient manner.

Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:

  • making observations
  • reading and writing
  • operating assigned equipment
  • communicating with others
  • handling varied tasks simultaneously.

Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:

  • standing or sitting for extended periods of time
  • some moderate lifting
  • operating assigned equipment.

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Maintain mental capacity which permits:

  • making sound decisions and using good judgment
  • demonstrating intellectual capabilities
  • evaluating the effectiveness of programs and personnel.

Effectively handle a work environment and conditions which involve:

  • working closely with others
  • periodically working irregular hours.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

This is a 9-month teaching position. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Minimum monthly base salary is:

$4,728 for a bachelor's degree
$4,964 for a master's degree

The salary will also include a $200 monthly stipend, annualized at an amount of $2,400.

To direct, plan, coordinate, and review the educational services of the Electroneurodiagnostics Technology program; to instruct classes within the assigned division; to coordinate activities with other college programs, divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and to provide administrative support to the chief academic officer or the Dean.

The ElectroNeurodiagnostic Technology Program Director provides administrative and educational direction for the ElectroNeurodiagnostic Technology program. The program director is responsible for the supervision of instructional personnel, curriculum design and implementation, development and management of cost center budgets, and maintaining program accreditation with national agencies. The program director is directly responsible for the continuous review, planning, development, and the general effectiveness of the program. The program director assures that the professional content of the program is kept current, and that all of the program's goals and outcomes are achieved. The program director has an in-depth understanding of current neurodiagnostic practices, required competencies, CAAHEP and Coa-NDT accreditation standards, program organization and planning, committed to student success and motivation, and applies professional expertise to assist students toward successful program completion.

Active credentialing in electroneurodiagnostics can include and but is not limited to: electroencephalography (EEG), evoked potentials (EP), nerve conduction studies (NCS), polysomnography (PSG), long-term monitoring of EEG (LTME) in the neuromonitoring and intensive care units, and intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM). The program director provides a supportive and professional environment for students and personnel, and sets a positive example with membership/participation in professional organizations. Strong, well-developed grammar and communication skills are essential for this position.

Receives general direction from the chief academic officer and the Dean of the School of Health and Public Services.

Exercises direct and indirect supervision over clerical staff, full and part-time faculty, laboratory staff, and/or work study students.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246
Email:  rirvin@cvcc.edu