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Medical Assisting Program Head/Instructor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Early application is strongly encouraged. Review of applications and interviews may begin prior to the close date.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00224
Executive Level Academic Affairs
Department Health Sciences
Employment Type Full Time
Position Title Medical Assisting Program Head/Instructor
Location Franklin
Employment Contract Period 12 Months
FLSA Exempt
Position Purpose

Under the supervision of the appropriate Academic/Campus Dean, the Program Head/instructor is responsible for course content and syllabi for all assigned courses. Each instructor will provide effective instruction in all classes by implementing active learning strategies and focusing on student learning outcomes. The program head/ instructor must work in compliance with the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) guidelines and must collaborate to maintain the highest level of accreditation. The program head/instructor is responsible for collaborative efforts with the faculty and deans on the budget of the program. In addition, the program head/ instructor is responsible for the collaborative efforts with the faculty on the relationship for the clinical affiliations of the program.

Vance-Granville supports a four county area including Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin. This position could be requested to support any of our four campuses.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in the discipline.
Credentialed in good standing in Medical assisting, by an organization whose credentialing exam is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Be competent in the MAERB Core Curriculum objectives included in their assigned teaching, as evidenced by education and/or experience, and have instruction in education theory and techniques.
Have a minimum of two years of employment in a healthcare facility, including a minimum of 160 hours in an ambulatory healthcare setting performing or observing administrative and clinical procedures as performed by medical assistants.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Associate degree in the discipline.
Credentialed in good standing in Medical assisting, by an organization whose credentialing exam is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Be competent in the MAERB Core Curriculum objectives included in their assigned teaching, as evidenced by education and/or experience, and have instruction in education theory and techniques.
Have a minimum of three years of employment in a healthcare facility, including a minimum of 160 hours in an ambulatory healthcare setting performing or observing administrative and clinical procedures as performed by medical assistants. Have a minimum of one year teaching experience in postsecondary and/or vocational/technical education.

Physical Demands

1. Includes periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, lifting.
2. Must be able to lift 10 – 20 pounds.
3. Work will include extended periods of time viewing a computer screen.
4. Includes ease of mobility within the work environment and other college locations.
5. Travel between campus locations may be required.
6. Effective use of all forms of communication including verbally and in writing.

Essential Duties

Assists in the design of the organization structure and coordinates all instructional activities within the program to include but not be limited to:
1) Developing core course syllabi and ongoing maintenance to ensure that syllabi are current and forwarded to Academic Dean for approval and posting to the department’s network folder and Adjunct Faculty Portal.
2) Developing of course evaluations.
3) Preparing semester class schedules in collaboration with all constituents served.
4) Selecting and requisitioning of textbooks and related materials for all campuses.
5) Preparing and administering of program budget.
6) Requisitioning and accounting for supplies, materials, equipment and repairs to equipment used by the program at all campuses in collaboration with Campus Dean and Program Head.
7) Maintaining appropriate records on students and faculty supervised.
8) Making recommendations to the Academic/Campus Dean concerning the development and expansion of courses and/or the program and the supervision of any expansion.
9) Recommending new books, magazines, materials, and equipment for use in the LRC when requested by the Director of the LRC.
10) Encouraging and supporting innovative teaching techniques among program faculty.
11) Coordinates and participates in activities with Student Services, Student Learning and Success, and Enrollment and Outreach in the recruitment, screening and selection of students for the program/department.
12) Responsible for program effectiveness, including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, planning, and development.
13) Assists in the selection, orientation, and supervision of new full-time and part-time faculty at all campus locations.
14) Maintains frequent contact with part-time instructors.
15) Regularly participates as a member of assigned institutional committees.
16) Select and approve appropriate Practicum sites.
17) Provide orientation for the on-site supervisors.
18) Provide oversight of the Practicum experience; including on-site assessment of student experience and the quality of learning opportunities at least once during each term students are assigned to the practicum site.
19) Ensure appropriate and sufficient evaluation of student achievement in the practicum experience.
20) At all times, instructional personnel should be aware of the need to continue the personal and professional growth necessary in the performance of a faculty member’s duties.

Salary Range Minimum of $4400 monthly; qualifying applicant selected for hire may be eligible for a one time hiring bonus
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 11/03/2017
Close Date 12/03/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Early application is strongly encouraged. Review of applications and interviews may begin prior to the close date.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Vance-Granville Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * Please list previous community college experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please list in no more than 300 words what knowledge, skills and or abilities you possess that makes you the ideal candidate for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Document
  5. Professional Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Resume