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Healthcare Teacher Assistant

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Position Title

Healthcare Teacher Assistant

Department

Wrkfc Part/Workforce Dev

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

The Division of Workforce Partnerships is looking for healthcare Teacher Assistants to support instructors in the delivery of proprietary healthcare workforce trainings. Teacher Assistants support instructors in clinical related training and the successful candidate would have expertise in one of the following subject areas: Dental Assisting or Medical Assisting.

The teacher assistant will be responsible for supporting the instructor by ensuring all learning outcomes are successfully achieved by our students and that they are properly prepared for success within the healthcare field.

The teacher assistant will work side-by-side with lead instructors, instructors and program leadership to ensure that programs have successful outcomes and that students receive high quality education.

This role is in response to employer demand and can include day, evening and/or weekend hours. The healthcare teacher assistant will be responsible for communicating what shifts they are available to work and ensure that they are able to work all classes that they agree to instruct.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
  • Communicate class content utilizing a variety of teaching methods so that learning occurs, skills are developed, and students are motivated to learn and achieve their educational and employment objectives.
  • Support the instructor in the delivery of effective lesson and assist in addressing student needs.
  • Assist in the integration of technology and active learning strategies to enhance instruction.
  • Support labs by ensuring stock is properly maintained and prepared for student learning
  • Assist in maintaining detailed and organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress, including a final evaluation.
  • Collaborate with the coordinator and instructors in the program and attend meetings as needed.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional development.
  • Report any issues with lab equipment to the instructor and program coordinator as necessary.
  • Ensure lab environments remain clean and sanitary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Experience in a healthcare environment (dental or medical) for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Interest in preparing and training the next generation of entry-level medical support staff.
  • Intermediate digital communication technology skills (presentation tools, online meetings, etc.)
  • Experience with classroom/team management.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), email, the internet for instruction and program purposes.
  • Creativity and flexibility in the classroom is expected.
Competencies
  • Associates Degree or above
  • Experience in peer training, or on-the-job mentoring
  • Experience working with a diverse student population
  • Experience in an healthcare environment (dental or medical) for 5+ years
Reports To

Director Industry Partnerships

Campus Location

Primarily located at the Warwick Campus

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

TBD

Work Schedule

Calendar

Benefits

Salary/Hourly Rate

$36/Hr

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

ASAP

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

11/28/2022

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an associates degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have Experience in a healthcare environment (dental or medical) for a minimum of 3 years?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have Experience with classroom/team management?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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