Program Director, Orthopedic Technology (9 Month)

Program Director, Orthopedic Technology (9 Month)


Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road
Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-792-1521

Job Location

1161 Kehukee Park Road, Williamston, NC 27892

Designated Clinical Sites


Minimum starting salary is $40,014. Salary is based on relevant work experience.


Benefits Eligible

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Closes: Friday, May 27, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, July 4, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Monday-Friday, occasional nights and/or weekends

Reports to

Division Chair, Allied Health/Public Safety

Employment Type

Full-time (9 Month)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Medical Assisting, Orthopedic Technology, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • At least three years in a healthcare setting and a minimum of forty hours of experience in an ambulatory healthcare setting performing or observing administrative and clinical procedures performed by Orthopedic Tech or Medical Assistant
  • Teaching experience in a postsecondary and/or vocational/technical educational institution
  • Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Program administrative experience
  • Experience/knowledge of the use of computers in course preparation and development, college database software for the purposes of student registration and management and software for online instruction
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Position Description

Under limited supervision, the Program Director of Orthopedic Technology is responsible for all aspects of the program including general instruction, organization, administration, review, planning, development, reporting, and general effectiveness. In addition, this position is responsible for preparing, providing, and updating course content, as well as evaluating students, in a wide variety of Orthopedic Technology program courses. Responsible for organizing, managing, and maintaining the clinical portion of the program to include supervision, assessment, and recruitment.

  • Plans, directs, and participates in the instruction of classes for the Orthopedic Technology program both in classroom and clinical settings
  • Participates in the development, planning, implementation and administration of the goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures regarding the program
  • Maintains detailed records for both classroom and clinical instruction as well as postgraduate employment in alignment with national best standards and NCCCS Office requirements
  • Coordinates and facilitates meetings with the program Advisory Committee
  • Selects and approves practicum sites
  • Serves as the faculty advisor for Orthopedic Technology, Associate in General Education Nursing, and other Allied Health Programs as designated
  • Evaluates and ensures that operations are in accordance with the goals and objects of the College, Industry expectations, and student needs
  • Establishes and monitors program evaluation systems and procedures
  • Assists, coordinates, and participates in the development and administration of the department budget; recommends funds for equipment, materials and supplies; recommends staffing needs and monitors expenditures
  • Coordinates and oversees the Orthopedic Technology program efforts to recruit and retain students; assists with program advertising and promotion; develops and submits program publications, publicity, certification results, and other media articles
  • Oversees and conducts meetings for Orthopedic Technology faculty
  • Participates in the selection, orientation, and evaluation of Orthopedic Technology faculty
  • Provides orientation for on-site supervisors
  • Provides oversight of the practicum experience, including on-site assessment of student experiences and the quality of learning opportunities; at least once during each term students are assigned to site
  • Evaluates student learning and performance
  • Supervises extracurricular activities for students
  • Oversees and participates in the use and care of the Orthopedic Technology lab and classroom
  • Attends required faculty meetings and trainings as assigned by the Division Chair, the Academic Affairs Office, Human Resources, and the College
  • Exercises direct supervision of full-time and part-time faculty teaching within the Orthopedic Technology program
  • Answers questions and provides information to faculty, staff, students and the general public; responds to and resolves sensitive and complex inquiries relative to the program
  • Attends and participates in graduation ceremony
  • Other duties as assigned

How to Apply

  • Electronically complete the application package and submit by email to the MCC Human Resources department.
  • Print the application package and deliver or mail to:
    Office of Human Resources
    Martin Community College
    1161 Kehukee Park Road
    Williamston, NC 27892
  • Completed application packets must consist of a Martin Community College Application, Resume, Cover Letter, and Unofficial Transcripts (if post-secondary degree is required)

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application. Transcripts or other official documentation supporting satisfaction of minimum educational requirement(s) are required. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for application purposes and may be submitted under separate cover if application is submitted electronically. The successful candidate must provide official transcripts at his or her own expense within thirty (30) calendar days of being notified of selection.

Job Post Contact

Morgan H. Roberson, Director of Human Resources

Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road, Williamston, NC 27892
Phone - 252.789.0224