- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, September 23, 2022
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Expected Work Hours
- Associate degree in Surgical Technology from a regionally accredited college.
- Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or National Board of Surgical Technology Surgical Association (NBSTSA).
- Minimum of three years’ experience in the operating room scrub role, an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination.
- Travel to designated clinical sites required.
- Must meet minimum SACS criteria and the minimum criteria of other pertinent accrediting, licensing, and credentialing agencies in teaching assignment
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to work effectively and collegially with others.
- Skilled in the use of computers and commitment to use of technology.
- Experience with current version of MS Office or similar programs.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Provide exceptional customer service with people internal and external to the institution.
- Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college.
- Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
- Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
- Collaborating and facilitating
- Creating and innovating
- Anticipating and responding to change
- Providing vision and leadership
- Flexible and adapts to change.
- Ability to multi-task with multiple departments and activities of others.
- A minimum of three calendar years of full-time clinical experience as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is preferred.
- Prior teaching experience in an accredited Surgical Technology Program is preferred.
- A variety of surgical case experience in an operating room scrub role is preferred.
- A minimum of three years’ supervisory experience preferred.
Full-time faculty are professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing high quality learning experiences for all Cleveland Community College students. Faculty report to a dean or vice president and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the college.
- Teach a course load appropriate for assigned field or discipline.
- Work a 35-hour workweek, which includes eight student hours per week.
- Teaching loads may include online, high school, blended or traditional delivery methods.
- Provide equitable course content and student learning outcomes in all courses regardless of location or delivery method.
- Develop course syllabi according to NCCCS (North Carolina Community College System) course descriptions and College standards and adhere to course syllabus.
- Complete end-of-course assessments, formative (on-going) assessments and incorporate adjustments with teaching methods in order to meet learning outcomes.
- Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to academic programs each semester according to established deadlines.
- Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from colleagues, divisions, the College and all academic program needs.
- Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to supervisors and to students through the course syllabus each semester.
- Promote completion of end-of-course student evaluations.
- Allow and encourage participation in other College-required surveys (e.g. CCSSE: Community College Student Survey of Engagement).
- Maintain proficiency with all classroom equipment both on and off campus. Keep equipment secure.
- Participate in student recruitment, advisement, advisory committee meetings, curriculum development, and registration.
- Assist with job placement or possible study assignments, depending upon department need.
- Participate in all graduation ceremonies.
- Participate in required meetings and events.
- Participate in professional development activities and College-required training.
- Participate in the marketing, recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff.
- Record professional development as part of the annual review.
- Establish and cultivate effective relationships with community agencies, employers, and educational partners.
- Remain current on teaching methods with technology and enhance instructional delivery and learning outcomes.
- Demonstrate proficiency of the College Learning Management System to deliver online instruction and enhance on campus and off campus instruction through all courses.
- Make all courses taught accessible to all students.
- Assist with the College’s library collection development by selecting, evaluating, and weeding learning resources in each appropriate discipline as requested.
- Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a collegial environment.
- Faculty will also be responsible for recruiting and advising students and collaborating with 4 year educational partners to ensure transferability of courses.
- Perform other duties as assigned and related assignments incident to the work described herein.
- Additional information is located in the College’s Policies and Procedures Manual.
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