Preceptor, Radiography

Cleveland, OH
Jul 15, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Radiologic Technology

Campus or Location Western Campus

Vacancy Number 035-18

Reports To Program Manager II

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Professional

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Manages and coordinates the organization, administration, planning, development, assessment and general effectiveness of the clinical components of the radiography and mammography programs to ensure compliance with accreditation and professional standards. May serve in the role of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology ( JRCERT )-mandated position of Clinical Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities


May function as the primary clinical preceptor in the clinical visitation team

Manages and coordinates the clinical components of the radiography and mammography programs

Ensures student and clinical affiliate compliance with program, professional and accreditation policies and standards

Creates, reviews and maintains student clinical rotation schedules

Conducts regular clinical affiliate visits including evening visits to students in evening/weekend program track

Investigates and resolves conflicts with students and/or clinical affiliates

Performs didactic instruction (which may include web-based instruction) for components of clinically-related program courses

Supports the Program Manager to ensure effective program operation

Participates in admission, curriculum and assessment processes

Assists with advising and providing guidance to students

Maintains effective communication with applicants, students, graduates, faculty, instructors and outside stakeholders

Serves as liaison between College and community healthcare agencies, professional organizations and other entities vital to the radiography and mammography programs

Maintains required Bureau of Criminal Investigation background check and current immunization data for all students

Maintains office hours

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in radiologic science or a related field

Current certification in radiography through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Current Ohio radiologic license

Minimum of one year of demonstrated experience as an instructor (e.g. adjunct instructor, full-time faculty, clinical instructor, etc.) in a JRCERT-accredited program

Minimum four years of demonstrated clinical experience in the professional discipline

Must successfully complete a Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) background check to include fingerprinting, social security number trace, county record search, state search and a check of Federal Bureau of Investigation records

Must provide proof of required immunizations as specified at:

Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team

Demonstrated experience requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations


Proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction, evaluation and academic advising

Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to use appropriate language, judgement and professionalism when handling sensitive matters

Ability to investigate and resolve conflicts

Ability to travel to all clinical affiliates

Ability to organize and coordinate large amounts of data

Ability to promote student success

Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Demonstrated intermediate project management skills

Demonstrated flexibility and prioritizing ability

Possess working knowledge of clinical and/or didactic education concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Blackboard and Banner (or equivalent programs)

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail

Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population


• Service Focus
• Communication
• Adaptability

• Time Utilization
• Quality of Work

• Collaboration
• Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications



Master's degree in radiologic science, education, health science or related field from an accredited institution

Post-primary ARRT certification in one or more additional imaging modalities (e.g. mammography, CT, MR, etc.)

Experience as a clinical instructor or preceptor in a JRCERT-accredited program

Experience with program accreditation

Experience with various educational and online instructional tools (e.g. Blackboard, Banner, curriculum planning programs, etc.)

Experience with recruiting clinical affiliates and/or students

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of operation, Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Posting Open Date 07/13/2017

Posting Close Date 07/28/2017

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • LinkedIn
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in radiologic science or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a current certification in radiography through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a current Ohio radiologic license?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess a minimum of one year of demonstrated experience as an instructor (e.g. adjunct instructor, full-time faculty, clinical instructor, etc.) in a JRCERT-accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you possess a minimum four years of demonstrated clinical experience in the professional discipline?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents


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