Instructor/Program Director, Medical Sonography

Instructor/Program Director, Medical Sonography


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

Job Location

Perry Health Sciences Campus




State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Closes: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Department Head, Imaging Programs

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application.  If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Unrestricted license credentialed in Sonography by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist

Two (2) years of   employment, as a general sonographer, cardiac sonographer, pediatric cardiac sonographer and/or vascular sonographer.

Current BLS certification

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree

Proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising.

Experience with Blackboard and online teaching tools

Position Description


This position is responsible for coordinating all instructional and academic activities within the department, and supervising curriculum and continuing education course development. The Medical Sonography Program director is also responsible for providing direct supervision of mammography faculty and providing effective instruction of the Medical Sonography curriculum at a reduced course load. 

 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):*Maintains the structure as well as the daily operation of the program, including organization, administration, periodic review and evaluation, continued development, and general effectiveness of program curricula

*Develops educational programs to achieve the institution's objectives and to meet the standards established by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in Medical Sonography

*Assists with ordering, distribution, storage and management of supplies and equipment for the sonography lab; confers with instructors to determine supply and equipment needs

*Assists Department Head with updates of affiliation agreements and processes to ensure all students and faculty meet credentialing requirements for each agency assigned

*Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner.

*Performs course documentation duties for those courses assigned

*Organizes and maintains laboratory and clinical areas, including physical facilities, equipment and materials in a clean, neat, operating condition

*Maintains accurate scholastic records of students enrolled in classes and submits required reports to the Department Head and to the registrar

*Collaborates with the Imaging Department Head in developing curriculum schedule for the Medical Sonography program.

*Collaborates with the Department Head, student services staff and faculty to develop and implement admission standards for Medical Sonography students

*Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction to maintain currency and rigor and to fully implement and evaluate student learning outcomes and overall program outcomes

*Devises and directs maintenance of a record system of clinical experience, exits and re-entries, grades, and general background information for each student

*Makes budget recommendations

*Plans and conducts monthly program meetings as needed

* Supervises and evaluates assigned staff and faculty  

 *Advises and counsels Medical Sonography program students; evaluates course substitutions

*Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

Recommends Sonography personnel, supplies and equipment to Imaging Department Head as needed

Assists Department Head in hiring Sonography faculty as assigned

Schedules, posts, and maintains regular office hours for consultation with students.

Performs duties incidental to institutional public relations, student registration, recruiting, advising prospective students, and other functions of the College

Maintains contact with area healthcare centers and assists in the placement of graduates

Serves as member of faculty or advisory committees to which assigned

Reviews and recommends additions to library holdings, textbooks and audio-visual or other teaching aids

Participates in continuing professional education and community activities related to Sonography

Participates in ongoing curriculum evaluation and recommends curriculum changes as appropriate to changing needs of the program.

Provides regular and timely feedback to students regarding academic progress

Maintains current knowledge of program policies, procedures and student progress.

Maintains confidentiality of student records and grades

Completes orientation of students entering the sonography program

Participates in graduation exercises

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or a group basis

Job Post Contact

Human Resources