Instructor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Medical Careers) Grant Funded

Instructor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Medical Careers) Grant Funded


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus 





Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Closes: Monday, November 12, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Central Campus

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Medical Sonography or related field  and be a current Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) 





Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution plus an Associate Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Medical Sonography or related field
  • Two years of full-time experience as a registered sonographer in the professional sonography field
  • Have course work in instructional methodologies, evaluation, and assessment
  • Have proficiency in curriculum development
  • Working knowledge of CAAHEP and JRC-DMS accreditation standards

Position Description

Instructor Diagnostic Medical Sonography position will be located on the Central Campus.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate Degree Program is located on the Central Campus.  The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at CPCC plans to seek accreditation by CAAHEP, upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC DMS). Graduates of an accredited program will be eligible to apply to take examinations in ultrasound physics and instrumentation, and specialty examinations related to individual didactic and clinical concentration administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).

This position is grant funded until June 30, 2019.  This grant funded position may end on or before June 30, 2019  depending on the continued funding of the grant supported position.  The college will be eligible to apply for the extension of the grant.  If awarded employment may be extended for continued work on the grant.  Employment will terminate with the expiration of the grant. Should you be interested in employment with Central Piedmont Community College outside of, or beyond the grant, you will be required to apply and compete for posted position.

We anticipate state approval for this new program in early fall 2018 and are preparing for students to start registering for fall 2019 classes. 


Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment with the College: 


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

I. Mastery of Subject Matter 

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.


II. Teaching Performance 

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.


III. Evaluation of Student Learning 

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.


IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures 

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.


V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities 

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.


VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs 

a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

How to Apply

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CPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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