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Tenure Track Faculty - Health Information Technology

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TENURE TRACK FACULTY - HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

MALCOLM X COLLEGE

Malcolm X College is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty to teach Health Information Technology for the Fall semester. If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving.

The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • HIM professionals with an RHIT or RHIA credential and a minimum of a baccalaureate degree.
    • Courses HIT 100 - 104 : 2 years of experience (combined teaching, trainer and occupational) in the health information technology field is required for the Medical Billing Program. Courses HIT 105, 108, 109, 203, 201, 221 : 3 years of experience (combined teaching, trainer and occupational) in the health information technology field is required for the Medical Coding Program. Courses HIT 202, 204, 206, 222 : 3 years of experience (combined teaching, trainer and occupational) coupled with RHIT/RHIA credential in the health information technology field is required for the AAS in HIT.

  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System, preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required.

  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.

Malcolm X College is a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.  

MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

WE OFFER: Excellent health benefits at a low cost; Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan; Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition Reimbursement and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. For a more detailed overview of benefits please visit our benefits page.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire. 
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!


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