Instructor-In-Charge Health Sciences Associate in Science Degree Program

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Instructor-In-Charge Health Sciences Associate in Science Degree Program
St. Petersburg College

Compensation: Faculty Entry Salary
Hours: 36 ECH
Openings: 1
PeopleSoft ID: 3090
Formal review of applications begins: Oct 14, 2020
Department: College of Health Sciences
Location: Health Education Center

Key Position Information:
The College of Health Sciences is the hiring department for this position. The Health Sciences Associate in Science Program, within the College of Health Sciences, prepares students to work in the non-clinical health care field. This program supports the College by providing opportunities for the students to learn about the basic management and administrative side of health care while empowering the students to achieve success.

The Instructor-In-Charge is a full-time faculty member with the primary functions of program administration, student instruction and assessment, and utilization of various technologies to engage students and promote student retention and success. Secondary functions include assisting the College in developing and maintaining a quality program of instruction, providing service to the College and continuing professional development.

A distinguished record of excellence in a professional or teaching career is required for this position. The demonstrated ability to work with Industry, faculty, staff and the community is essential for this position. Excellent computer skills and experience in distance education are required. Strong written and oral communication skills and managerial experience are preferred.

Position Summary:
A faculty member at SPC has the primary function of instruction, coaching and student development. Secondary functions include assisting the college in developing and maintaining a quality program of instruction, providing service to the college and continuing professional development.

Master's Degree in Allied Health, Health Sciences or related field. Doctorate preferred.

Experience in college/university teaching, for a minimum of two years. Online teaching experience required. Distinguished record of excellence in a professional or teaching career.

• Managerial principles and practices
• Academic program requirements
• Customer service principles
• Presentation principles and practices
• Diverse populations and cultures
• Computers and related software applications

• Demonstrated ability to work with industry, faculty, staff and the community
• Background in distance education
• Experience in online instruction or technology enhanced instruction
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Using a computer and related software applications

At least five years of practical experience (certification and/or licensure) in an allied health or human services field is preferred.

• Teaches undergraduate level courses in the Health Services Administration and other related programs
• Develops innovative methods, adopts interactive teaching/instructional methods and collaborative learning experience to deliver quality education
• Motivates students, encourages learning and achievement
• Designs, analyzes, and improves the program curriculum
• Develops and enhances courses to meet program goals and course objectives
• Provides counseling and advising to students for curriculum support and career enhancement
• Maintains positive working relationships with faculty, staff and administration.
• Mentors new adjunct/full-time faculty
• Facilitates active programs of student-professional development
• Practices and promotes academic excellence and scholarship
• Supports collaboration with other schools, key industries and executes programs with industry partners
• Participates on college committees to enhance the quality of SPC's environment
• Works flexible hours with willingness to travel and communicate with students on evenings and weekends
• Fosters academic excellence in teaching and learning
• Supports the community college philosophy through commitment to success of students with diverse goals, backgrounds and learning styles
• Instructs students in accordance with college policies, procedures and approved curricula
• Uses out-of-class duty hours effectively for class preparation, assisting students and participating in department/college activities
• Serves the college through any of the following: (a) committee membership, (b) curriculum development, (c) development of innovative instruction, (d) sponsorship of student organizations, (e) representation of the college in professionally related community activities, and (f) special projects
• Supports college extracurricular functions
• Maintains currency in teaching field(s) through professional development and scholarly activities
• Demonstrates a professional, cooperative and considerate attitude toward students, colleagues and staff
• Performs related duties as required

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Equal Access/Equal Opportunity
The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at