Instructor 12 Month/Director of Respiratory Care Technology (Tenure Track)
Title: Instructor 12 Month/Director of Respiratory Care Technology (Tenure Track)
Position Summary: This position is responsible for delivering quality instruction using integrative technologies. Faculty are expected to provide academic advising to students and participate in college, department and community activities related to the College's mission. Direct, supervise, and implement the overall operation of the Respiratory Care Technology program including classroom and online instruction, curriculum development, marketing and recruitment of students, advising, and associated clinical site management. Coordinates all accreditation aspects of the Respiratory Care Technology program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach 28-32 hours per academic year via on ground, online, hybrid or web-enhanced modalities as assigned. Teach evening, weekend, off-campus, dual enrollment and distance-based courses as required. Develop curriculum, evaluate and review of credit and non-credit courses. Evaluate and monitor progress to achieve goals and objectives (and those by any licensing, registering or certifying agency as applicable); assist with affiliation and accreditation efforts. Recruit and advise students and support persistence/progression through graduation. Maintain office hours and availability to students. Complete required College trainings. Complete all required reports such as attendance, Early Alerts, progress reports, grade submissions and administer and return surveys by the required deadlines. Attend college, department, and faculty meetings. Serve on college and department committees. Attend professional development activities. Participate in community service. Comply with all of the College's and TBR's policies and guidelines. Supervises and evaluates faculty. Ensures compliance with Tennessee Board of Regents guidelines, licensure requirements, and other state and federal regulations, maintains the program accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC); supervises and directs required reporting to state and national agencies. Develops department budget; collaborates with other outside agencies to identify new courses and programs. Assists DCE with coordination of clinical sites including scheduling of students, facilitating orientation to sites, functioning as emergency contact, provides line of communications with clinical sites; extensive travel as required. Oversees use of facilities and equipment for day classes offered by the Respiratory Care program. Acts as liaison between students, sponsoring agencies, local medical community and state level certifying/licensing agency; conduct advisory committee meetings at least yearly. Addresses student concerns regarding instruction and evaluation. Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: The program director must: a) hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an academic institution accredited by an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; b) hold a valid Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential; c) hold a license for the state of Tennessee; c) have a minimum of four (4) years' experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two (2) years in clinical respiratory care; d) have a minimum of two (2) years' experience teaching either as an appointed faculty member in a CoARC-accredited respiratory care program or as a clinical instructor/ preceptor for students of such programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited institution.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics: Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Pay Rate: 56,660.00 - 70,820.00 annual salary depending on experience
Open until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Applicants may be subject to a background check.
Volunteer State Community College, an AA/EEO employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law. See the full non-discrimination policy.
The Tennessee Board of Regents does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by the Board. Full Non-Discrimination Policy.
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