Medical Office Administration Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty/ Program Coordinator

Location
Palatine IL
Posted
Jul 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information:  Program Coordinator teaches a minimum of 30 contact hours per school year with contract-determined reassigned time for program coordination responsibilities according to the Faculty Contract. Maintains 10 office hours per week.

Weeks per fiscal year:  Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Position Description and Duties:

This is a full-time tenure track faculty position in the Medical Office Administration Program with a nine month contract beginning August 2017. Faculty coordinators receive additional compensation for program coordination responsibilities that occur over the summer months. Some availability is required during the months of May through August.

This position is required to provide full-time instruction, lecture and clinical supervision, and program coordination for Medical Office Administration students. The position will closely collaborate with faculty and lab personnel.

Program Coordinator teaches a minimum of 30 contact hours per school year with contract-determined reassigned time for program coordination responsibilities according to the Faculty Contract. Maintains 10 office hours per week.

Program Coordinator plans, organizes, and coordinates the curriculum and practicum sites for the Medical Office Administration program efficiently and in accordance with the policies and regulations set by the Division Dean and the Board of Trustees.

Plans course schedule in collaboration with the Dean.

Establishes and maintains relationships with the Medical Office Administration advisory committee and meets with the committee at least two times per year.

Cooperates with regulatory and accrediting agencies, such as MAERB and CAAHEP in complying with select curriculum design and assessment requirements for curriculum, faculty and students.

Fosters public understanding and support for the goals of the Medical Office Administration program.

Fosters effective channels of communication with faculty, colleagues and division administrators.

Assists with the admission of students to Medical Office Administration programs in cooperation with the faculty, division administrators, counselors, admissions office, registrar and College policies.

Establishes and maintains relationships with cooperating agencies and upholds affiliation agreements.

Participates actively in appropriate administrative meetings and institutional and divisional committees representing the needs of the Medical Office Administration program.

Implements division initiatives and College directives within the Medical Office Administration program.

Meets with appropriate faculty in order to problem-solve and to pursue mutual goals.

Facilitates program informational meetings.

Recruits, screens and recommends adjunct faculty candidates to the division dean.

Schedules and conducts regular meetings of the faculty in the Medical Office Administration program.

Explores new resources for clinical experiences and guides the establishment and utilization of such resources.

Reviews all components of the Medical Office Administration program for compliance with accreditation criteria.

Educational Requirements:  CMA (AAMA) with experience in outpatient healthcare as well as teaching experience required. At least three years of experience in outpatient  health care and two years of teaching experience preferred.

Bachelor's Degree in a health related field is required, Master's Degree preferred.

Experience Requirements:  Work experience relevant to medical assisting in an ambulatory healthcare setting.

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: July 21, 2017

Special Notes:

*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

*Official transcripts required upon hire.

*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check

*Employment Sponsorship is not available