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Instructor - Health Information Management Technology

Compensation Type: Salaried

Compensation: $49,560.00

Job Summary

Full-time members of the faculty are professional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the Colleges’ mission, vision, values, strategic plan, President’s & Board of Trustees’ charges and educational philosophy, and primary goal of providing a quality education for all students attending the College. Faculty members are classified according to the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Faculty members are subject to Board policies, including academic freedom, and are also bound by its accompanying responsibilities. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. This position is intended to be in Health Information Management Technology (HIMT) instruction.

Instruction & Student Learning
  • Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction.
  • Designs curriculum embracing diversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies, with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues of traditionally underrepresented groups.
  • Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities.
  • Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource.
  • Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology.
  • Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with the Faculty Handbook and departmental policies.
  • Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely, and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Create and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
  • Participates in the selection of appropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with the College’s guidelines.
  • Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.
  • Employs and assists in the design and development of appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in a virtual environment.
Student Engagement & Advisement
  • Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners.
  • Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the College.
  • Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion.
  • Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.

Continuous Improvement
  • Promotes continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning by: assisting, as appropriate, in the maintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities; contributing, as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement of instructional materials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidance in the development, maintenance, and design of course description, course outlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to the curriculum and participating in the design of new curricula.
  • Completes all mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limits and participates in all required training by the College.
  • Shares best practices with colleagues in formal or informal settings.
  • Participates in instructional, departmental, or institutional research to improve educational effectiveness.
  • Evaluates teaching and assessment practices to continue improving them.
  • Provides feedback, as appropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division and the College.
  • Participates, as appropriate, in the interviewing, selection, and orientation processes of department faculty and staff.
  • Provides advice and/or assistance to faculty within the department, division, or College.
  • Attends faculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean or Department Chairperson; and participates, as appropriate, on departmental and divisional committees.
Professional Development
  • Maintains a personal portfolio for tenure and promotion review and other career-related needs.
  • Employs student, administrative and self-appraisals to establish goals and objectives for professional development and participates in professional development activities.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professional development programs.
  • Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion - Ongoing
  • Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
  • Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences.
  • Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.
  • Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides consultative assistance to and advises, as appropriate, student organizations and groups.
  • Contributes to the community and/or the profession as a representative of the College.
  • Participates in local, statewide, or national levels in the advancement of the discipline and/or the two-year college mission.
  • Works a varying schedule, including nights & weekends to meet departmental needs.
  • Teaches Health Information Management Technology (HIMT) college-credit plus courses offered in central Ohio high schools.
  • Collects program and student data required for CAHIIM accreditation requirements, college assessment, and other quality measures.
  • Participates in career fairs and other events to promote and recruit for the HIMT programs.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management, Health Informatics or other relevant educational or health discipline; Prior experience and current knowledge of Health Information Management, as well as teaching experience in the specific teaching assignment.
  • Available to teach in-person, online, and blended.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in HIM, Health Informatics, or other relevant educational or health discipline
  • Minimum of three years of documented practical experience in the health information management field.
  • Teaching experience in a community college setting in-person, online, and/or blended.
  • Experience with Blackboard or other Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • Working knowledge of revenue cycle, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding.
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Application Requirements:
  • Must attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and appropriate transcripts with application.
Salary Details:
  • 9-month Instructor Salary (AU & SP): $49,560 - $55,507
  • Optional Summer Semester (Full load): $15,257.65
  • Optional Overload (maximum amounts shown):
--Autumn Semester (12 contact hours): $11,520.00 --Spring Semester (12 contact hours): $11,520.00 --Summer Semester (9 contact hours): $8,640.00

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Columbus State Education Association

Scheduled Hours:


Additional Information

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