Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for a
full-time, tenure track position of Coordinator/Instructor in the
Medical Assistant degree program within the Business, Health
Sciences & Homeland Security division. The anticipated
start date is November 16, 2021.
The successful applicant will serve as the program coordinator and
instructor in the Medical Assistant program. As coordinator,
the individual will be responsible for the organization,
administration, periodic review, continued development, and overall
effectiveness of the educational program throughout the
district. As an instructor, the individual will teach Medical
Assistant courses in both the traditional and computerized
environment. The individual will also assess student
performance and collaborate with Medical Assistant faculty to
evaluate the effectiveness of instruction in the programs.
Opportunities exist for participation in professional development
activities and service on departmental, divisional, and/or
- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with a minimum of three (3)
years professional experience in a healthcare facility.
- Associate’s degree in a professionally related area. Bachelor’s
- Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in Medical
- Qualified through education and/or experience to assure
proficiency in, but not limited to, the following areas:
- Curriculum design
- Program administration/evaluation
- Instructional methodology
- Testing and evaluation
- Educational psychology
- Must meet and continue to maintain the professional standards
established by the program’s accrediting agencies.
- Background in administrative activities including staffing,
long-range planning, quality assessment/performance improvement,
and evaluation of staff, preferred.
- Experience in accreditation activities, preferred.
- Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers, applicable
software, and Internet required.
- Shall meet the minimum standards of instruction established by
the Administration and the Board of Trustees for any assigned
SALARY: This is a
nine-month teaching position with the salary determined by
placement on the base salary schedule. For example, the
minimum 2021-2022 starting salary at Step 1 on the Below Master’s
degree scale is $48,011. The actual starting salary is
determined by educational attainment level and experience.
Additional compensation will be provided for required summer
coordinator duties. Optional overload and summer teaching
assignments may be available, which can increase the annual
compensation. The college offers a comprehensive flexible benefits
WORK LOCATION: Medical Assistant
instructional responsibilities at the Belleville campus with
district-wide coordination responsibilities. Driving may be
required to reach off-campus sites, visit clinical facilities
throughout the region and to attend professional functions within
the state of Illinois.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: This
position will remain open until filled.
You must submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references
and college transcripts.
Required application materials, such as resume, cover letter and
references, should be attached to your application. Other required
application materials i.e., transcripts, etc., should be attached
after your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job
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