Medical Assisting Instructor (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

San Mateo County Community College District

Medical Assisting Instructor (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

Posting Number: 2014155F

Department: Business & Workforce CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: TBD

Percentage of Full Time: The work year is 175 days (10 month of service).

Months per Year: 10

Salary Range: -

Position Type: Faculty

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Canada College seeks employees who value working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve success. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create integrated, interdisciplinary learning experiences. Canada faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods as appropriate to the discipline.

This position will begin: Fall 2017

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience OR any Associate degree and six years of professional experience OR the equivalent (see below)
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Preference will be given to candidates with:
1. Successful work and teaching experience in business administration, medical administration, medical insurance, and medical billing and coding
2. Commitment to and proficiency in creating curricula and methods of delivery that reflect the highest industry standards and practices
3. The ability to motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, ethnic, academic, socioeconomic, abilities, and language backgrounds
4. Experience in computer-based applications and emerging technologies for teaching transcribing, medical billing, and coding
5. Knowledge of law and ethics as applied to the medical field
6. Experience or familiarity with student and program learning outcomes development and assessment for medical assisting courses
7. Experience in collaborating on college-wide and department activities to assess and improve student learning
8. Experience working and collaborating with outside agencies and organizations
9. Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college, including the mission and values of Cañada College
10. The ability to use teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration and engage students actively in their studies, encouraging them to become critical thinkers and independent learners that demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding of interdisciplinary approaches
11. An understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications:


First Review Date: 08/07/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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