Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT)
The Department of Allied Health Programs at Santa Fe College is seeking a nine (9) month Assistant Professor for the Nuclear Medicine Technology to act as Program Director to promote and encourage student success through quality instruction and real world learning experiences beginning Fall 2018.
Under general supervision, the Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicine Technology will develop, prepare and teach a variety of NMT coursework. Candidates must have the flexibility to teach at different times and clinical sites throughout the academic year. Full-time faculty have a primary nine (9) month contract based on teaching 15 credit hours in the Fall and 15 credit hours in the Spring; teaching opportunities beyond contractual obligations during the summer may be available for additional compensation based upon departmental need.
Responsibilities and duties include:
- Plan, organize and deliver instruction in didactic, laboratory and/or classroom settings to promote student success within a community college setting.
- Support and promote the college and departmental missions centered on excellence in teaching and learning through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, and service.
- Collaborate with department chair, faculty, and peers to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to cultivate the mastery of course content.
- Evaluate student learning, manage course activities, consult and mentor students and participate in professional development for the improvement of the NMT program.
- Maintain consistent communication with students, clinical assistants, clinical instructors, and clinical sites.
- Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
- Appropriately document student progress and maintain records including attendance, grading and student learning outcomes.
- Document regular scheduled visits to clinical education centers to assess students’ clinical instruction.
- Provide coordination, direction and guidance to clinical instructors.
- Establish and maintain clinical affiliates in order to provide appropriate clinical education experiences for students.
- Maintain clinical records to include student attendance, site evaluation and clinical proficiencies.
- Schedule clinical externship, follow up with program graduates and survey local employers to determine the needs of the program.
- Organize and participate in student recruitment, admissions and advisement initiatives for the NMT program.
- Maintain current knowledge of the discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development.
- Participate in meetings and program advisory committee work as designated.
- Ensure effective program operation and compliance with JRCNMT, SACS, or other regulatory agency requirements.
- Assist in the development of NMT academic policies and procedures.
- Participate in public relations activities for the NMT program and maintain involvement in state and national professional organizations.
- Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional assignment.
- Assist with implementation of college policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with SF college philosophy, values, and mission.
- Strictly honor the privacy, security and confidentiality of student records and other sensitive information according to appropriate state, federal and college regulations, policies and procedures.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Work a flexible schedule at multiple worksites.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Chair, Allied Health Programs
Required: A Master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution, a certification and registration in nuclear medicine technology from a national certification board, a minimum of four years post-certification nuclear medicine technology experience, and have at least one year experience teaching in the didactic and/or clinical setting for a nuclear medicine technology program
Additional Requirements: A criminal background check will be conducted.
Application Process: All applicants must complete the SF Employment Application, submit a letter of intent, an up-to-date resume, relevant certifications, letter of intent, as well as college transcripts through the job portal to be considered for this position. College transcripts are required for any college coursework. If you do not have college coursework, proof of high school completion or equivalent must be uploaded as unofficial transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.