Medical Office Administration Instructor

Medical Office Administration Instructor


Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Highway
Whiteville, NC 28472
Phone: 910-642-7141

Job Location

Whiteville, NC

Columbus County


In accordance with salary pay plan



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Closes: Friday, March 20, 2020

Target Start Date

Friday, August 7, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M - F, In accordance with class schedule

Reports to

Dean of Academic Affairs

Employment Type

9.5 Month Contract, paid over 12

Minimum Qualifications

  1. An associate’s degree in Medical Office Administration, or a closely related discipline or a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management, public health, or health science related field.
  2. Two or more years of health information technology, medical coding and billing, and records management experience.
  3. Knowledge of current Electronic Health Record (EHR) platforms and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).
  4. Effective communication, both oral and written.
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  6. Ability to teach specific courses included in the medical office and office administration programs.
  7. Willingness to teach in the day, evening, on Saturday, at unconventional times or via distance learning (i.e., Internet) as necessary.
  8. Ability to use technology (e.g. Internet) to facilitate student learning.
  9. Desire to participate in professional development activities, including those related to the use of critical thinking skills in instructional design and in student development.
  10. Commitment to the community college "open door" philosophy and the comprehensive community college concept.
  11. Desire to participate in community service activities.
  12. Willingness to participate in public school and university articulation, advisement, and recruitment programs of the College.
  13. Ability to carry out institutional effectiveness activities and participate in the life of the college (e.g. serve on committees, do advisement, participate in activities).
  14. Excellent references from previous employers.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in healthcare information technology, business administration, or a closely related discipline.
  2. Post-secondary teaching experience.
  3. Certified in Internal Classification of Diseases Clinical Modifications (ICD-10-CM) and Procedure Coding Systems (ICD-10-PCS).
  4. Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications in Access, Excel, and Word.
  5. Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
  6. Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems.

Position Description

Since producing learning is the primary function of the college, it is the principal responsibility of each instructor to effectively and efficiently stimulate learning in every course.  In addition, each faculty member should provide guidance to students through their role as an academic advisor and in more informal ways.  Each faculty member is expected to participate in the governance of the college through committees and divisional meetings, through shared leadership within and across divisions, through personal recommendations to college administrators, and through participation in the Faculty Senate. 

How to Apply

The successful candidate must begin work on August 7, 2020.  Salary is dependent upon qualifications, experience, and labor market. (Contract is for 9.5 months, but will be paid in 12 equal monthly installments.  Part-time/full-time faculty positions may be available for the summer semester.)

A completed Southeastern Community College application (located on the SCC website), a resume, letter of interest addressing the requirements and educational transcripts (unofficial copies of transcripts will be sufficient for the screening process, but official copies must be submitted prior to employment) must be submitted to the college Human Resources Office in order for applicants to be considered for this position. Initial review of applications will begin March 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to the Human Resources Office, Southeastern Community College, P.O. Box 151, Whiteville, NC  28472.  Telephone (910) 642-7141, extension 310.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Job Post Contact

Bill Maultsby