Instructor of Surgical Technology
Priority will be given to application materials received by July 29, 2017, position will remain open until filled.
Master’s Degree in closely related field plus three years of experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five years. Applicants must also possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
The successful candidate should demonstrate familiarity with the integration of educational technology into the curriculum, the ability to collaborate others, and engage students from diverse backgrounds into the learning community.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and provide appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
An Associate degree in Surgical Technology. Two years of college-level teaching experience.
Depending upon the needs of the program, the Instructor is expected to either teach thirty (30) credit hours (subject to collective bargaining) per academic year OR teach twenty-four (24) credit hours per academic year and be responsible for maintaining, evaluating, and assessing the effectiveness of clinical experiences for students enrolled in the Surgical Technology Program. Responsibilities may include didactic laboratory and clinical instruction and provide direction and guidance to clinical instructors.
Additional responsibilities include evaluating and assessing student learning, providing student support and academic advising, assisting with program reviews, developing curriculum, and periodically evaluating teaching materials. Teaching schedule may include both day and evening classes. Courses may be lecture, hybrid and/or online.
The Instructor will be required to serve on assigned committees and/or task forces and attend and participate at convocation and commencement ceremonies, department and special meetings, and state-mandated trainings, which may also include evening and weekend hours.
Housatonic Community College is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected group members are encouraged to apply.
Housatonic Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Theresa Eisenbach, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, 900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport, CT 06604, (203) 332-5013.