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Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Lake-Sumter State College
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 15, 2023

Job Summary

We have an i mmediate opening for a Program Director to develop, implement, update and promote the Medical Laboratory Technician program. The Director assists the Dean of Allied Health in the supervision and assessment of faculty members; initiate, recommend, and coordinate courses, and instructors for the program; assist with planning and coordination of adjunct faculty orientation. Ensure programs meet all requirements of the accreditation agency and federal/state requirements. Incumbent reports Dean of Allied Health. Teaches wherever and whenever assigned as determined by instructional needs including branch centers and College off-site locations as necessary.
The Director serves as a supervisor, leader, mentor, and role model to students and personnel in the MLT Program. The Director is responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of MLT curriculum. Collaborates with LSSC governing agencies to promote positive outcomes for the program, college, and community.

The Medical Laboratory Program Director Consult is responsible for the assisting in the development, assessment, and implementation of the MLT curriculum. The Director develops relationships with local employers and community partners to promote the program and its value to the community. Responsible for demonstrating LSSC’s values of learning, people, student success, forward thinking, commitment to excellence, accessibility, diversity, partnerships, and sound management practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist with the development of the curriculum.
  • Participate in the accreditation process for the MLT program.
  • Meet regularly with the Dean of Allied Health and other MLT community member as needed.
  • Participate in the search and interview committee for MLT faculty and staff.
  • Suggest and review classroom and laboratory equipment.
  • Meet with students as needed.
  • Create and review program operational handbook with policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the development and recruitment of students, faculty and clinical sites.
  • Participate in ongoing continuing education as required by accreditation agency.
  • Perform other duties as requested.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of curriculum development and design.
  • Exceptional interpersonal. communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of professional development design.
  • Ability to effectively manage faculty.
  • Possess superior language skills, including verbal and written communications.
  • Possess public speaking ability to communicate in group settings with students, administrators, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the College’s standards of ethical conduct.
  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated College goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the College’s standards of ethical conduct.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.
Minimum Qualifications & Education

Education Required:
Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Medical Laboratory Sciences or a related discipline, or combination of degree/licensure/experience to consider alternative credentialing.
Experience Required:
Previous college-level teaching experience preferred. Experience teaching in online and/or hybrid environments for laboratory programs preferred. Previous management and leadership experience highly desirable, especially in higher education.
Minimum Certifications /Licenses:
Certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification to meet the accreditation standards of the program accrediting body, the National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

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