Medical Office Administration Faculty/Program Lead

Medical Office Administration Faculty/Program Lead


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair of Business and Public Service Technology

Employment Type

Full-Time 9-Months

Minimum Qualifications

• A minimum of: 
a) A Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Information Management, or related healthcare field, or 
b) An Associate’s degree in Health Sciences, Health Information Management, or related healthcare field from an accredited institution that is recognized by the United States Department of Education, certification by AHIMA or AAPC in coding and/or billing, and five (5) or more years of full-time equivalent experience in the discipline field, or 
c) Documentation of significant and extensive experience or contributions to the discipline demonstrated through: certification by AHIMA or AAPC in coding and/or billing, work experience, technical and performance competency, records of publications, or other qualifying credentials 
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing 
• Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications

·         Certification by AHIMA or AAPC in coding and/or billing

·         Certification by the AAMA as a Certified Medical Assistant with at least 3 years’ clinical experience 

·         Minimum of the equivalent of one academic year of full-time teaching experience at the community college level

·         Familiarity with a course management such as Moodle

·         Experience with electronic medical records software

·         Knowledge and/or experience with learning outcomes assessment

·         Demonstrated innovation within the field of education and/or technology

·         Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills

·         Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments

·         Evidence of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth

Position Description

Job Description

The Medical Office Administration Faculty/Program Lead is a full-time, 9-month faculty position located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the Department Chair of Business and Public Services Technology, the Medical Office Administration Faculty/Program Lead assumes primary responsibility for curriculum and assessment of the Medical Office Administration program of study within the College of Applied Science and Technology. This individual is an academically qualified faculty who holds degree credentials or other qualifications appropriate to the program. They are responsible for coordination of curriculum development and review. They ensure that the program contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Job responsibilities of the Program Lead are considered additional duties beyond those of curriculum faculty.

Job Duties

·         Create classroom activities and learning environments that meet the needs of all learners, including high school students, adult learners, and senior populations.

·         Get and/or maintain coding certification or AHIMA certification within 12-months of employment

·         Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services

·         Acts as chief advocate for the program and presents a positive image of the program and the college to both internal and external customers

·         Leads the recruitment effort for the program and assures that promotional literature is current, accurate, and available

·         Assures that all faculty members in the program are assisting with student advising and providing current, accurate information

·         Assists the Department Chair in maintaining a roster of qualified adjunct faculty for the program

·         Works with the Department Chair in recruitment, orientation, and mentoring  of adjunct faculty

·         Performs classroom observations of adjunct faculty in the program

·         Makes recommendations to the Department Chair and Dean of Applied Science and Technology for curriculum changes

·         Leads program faculty in  the area of outcomes and assessment as required for SACS‑COC accreditation

·         Maintains and updates all master course syllabi specific to the program 

·         Coordinates the selection of textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency

·         Leads the program’s advisory committee process, program review, and program improvement plans

·         Coordinates class scheduling for the program as directed by the Department Chair

·         Assists the Department Chair and Dean of Applied Science and Technology in other ways as needed

·         Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college

·         Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position

·         Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college

·         Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in high school and community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)

·         Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online

·         Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation

·         Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled with an anticipated Spring 2022 start. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135