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Adjunct Instructor - Medical Assistant (Semester Pool)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Medical Assistant (Semester Pool)
Department Medical Assistant
Position Type Part Time/Temp
Position Grade
Position Level (Faculty Only)
Step Range
Salary Range $700
Pay Basis Per Semester Hour Equivalent
Hours Per Week
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Program Director, Dean of Health Science, or Vice President for Instruction in area in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use current skills and knowledge to promote student learning and active participation.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Participate in the assessment of instructional needs of the designated Medical Assistant Program. Plan, evaluate, and revise as well as develop and implement curriculum needs, course syllabi and outcomes to assure the completion of program goals and requirements. Ensure instructional quality for the student as assessed by content mastery and competency-based skills.
2. Maintain current licensure, level of expertise, and be aware of current changes in discipline by work experience, conferences, continuing education units, course work, journals, etc.
3. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute departmental syllabus which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.
4. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely (l week) manner to inform students about their progress and to provide opportunities which allows students to succeed. Use multiple measures of assessment. Include opportunities for research and outside assignments when appropriate.
5. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
6. Inform the student through written information, email or website course requirements, grade determination, testing and other assignments as well as information regarding other departmental policies. This information is to be supplied to the student for each course a faculty member is assigned to teach.
7. Compile, administer and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner so that the student is aware of his/her progress and allow time for the development of a plan that will promote student success and a positive outcome. Use computer and internet programs to disseminate information to students, prepare exams, and prepare class presentations as pertinent.
8. Maintain FERPA standards as applied to public institution of higher learning.
9. Work the required teaching load assigned with required designated office hours as deemed necessary to meet the student’s needs for tutoring purposes.
10. Provide information and/or data to administration so that the proper reports may be completed and filed with the proper educational agency, funding agency, or accrediting agency.
11. Follow the procedures related to the Registrar’s Office, including grade reports and deadlines, attendance record reports, withdrawal deadlines, mid-semester progress reports, and the like.
12. Follow Laredo Community College’s course, faculty, and student evaluation procedures.
13. Prepare, assign and direct the students in library research and/or outside assignments.
14. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the LCC Board of Trustees.
15. Use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, overhead projectors, PowerPoint, DVD/VCR equipment, and the like.
16. Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Dean of Health Science, Vice President for Instruction, or by the President.

Position Reports To Medical Assistant Program Director
Required Qualifications

Minimum of an Associates Degree with a credential in a health science profession.

Preferred Qualifications

Three years clinical/hospital experience in the teaching field and/or teaching experience at a community college and/or senior college level.

Certificates/Licenses and Skills

Health Science related credential

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Good writing skills, vocabulary skills, and computer skills. The educator must be able to operate medical office equipment and audio-visual instructional materials. Must be able to develop and use laboratory/lecture strategies that enhance teaching effectiveness and promote student learning. The educator must have word processing skills. In addition, must be willing to work days, evenings, and weekends as needed according to clinical space availability.

Physical Demands

Must be able to walk, sit, bend and lift at least 50 pounds. The adjunct faculty must have good hearing and speaking abilities. Vision must be 20/20 or be correctable to no less than 20/20.

Supervision Exercised

Students

Work Environment

Work inside a well lighted and air conditioned area most of the time

Or

Outside will be exposed to all types of weather, noise, and vibration from equipment.

Safety

Required to work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices

Special Conditions

Immediate supervisor may assign other duties. May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed. May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PT00040
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 12/01/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please ensure that you remove/hide all personal information from any attachments that you upload into the system. This includes social security number and date of birth.

Requesting hiring departments will have access to your application and will contact you directly with specific job details should a position become available.

Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required work experience in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts/Certificates
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae