Non-Credit Instructor - HCOP Medical Assisting

Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH

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Health & Medical, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
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Community College

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3590

Job Title: Non-Credit Instructor - HCOP Medical Assisting

Department: Vet., Imaging & Surgical Tech

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation: $53.88

Schedule: Dependent on class schedule

End Date(if applicable): 8/13/2022

Position Summary

The Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) offers two virtual summer experiences: the Health Science Summer Camp and the Health Science Summer Bridge Program. These programs assist students with healthcare exploration and building fundamental skills that prepare them for college coursework and a career. The HCOP Non-Credit Instructor plays an essential role in helping students to connect concepts with real world applications. This position helps students navigate potential course obstacles and gain an understanding of how classroom content is applied directly to the health field.

Core Competencies Required

Professionalism, Communication, Managing Work, Positive Approach, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Planning & Organizing, Collaboration, Adaptability, Guiding Interactions, Earning Trust, Quality Orientation


Instruction & Program Support

Assists in developing, designing, and leading program components that result in positive academic outcomes for HCOP participants. Provides engaging, ongoing opportunities for HCOP participants to experience success through academic activities. Develops and maintains a safe, supportive learning environment to achieve positive results. Builds strong, positive relationships with HCOP participants. Creates and maintains discussions for program and participant improvement. Provides student group management while facilitating workshops. Provides mentoring to HCOP Summer Camp participants and incoming freshmen participating in the HCOP Summer Bridge Program.

Customer Service & Classroom Support

Reports to site on time and prepared as directed. Assists with needs of the HCOP Health Science Summer Camp and the HCOP Health Science Summer Bridge Program. Models professional behavior with participants, parents, and staff. Handles disruptive behavior with respect, follows guidelines, processes and procedures, and reports any issues to the HCOP Project Coordinator. Monitors participant participation and attendance.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.

Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Actively participates in staff development workshops which contribute to personal and professional growth. Attends all required department meetings and trainings.

Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

Normal office working conditions. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Knowledge of: mastery level of adult learning theory; delivering adult instruction; communication and computer; organizing and coordinating training programs.

Skilled in: communication, verbal, non-verbal and written: ensures understanding, adjusting to audience; maintaining the audience's attention; present in logical manner and summarize information to audience; defining clear goals.

Ability to: focus on the customer; educate and understand customer's needs and concerns; follow a logical sequence; use learning aids; build collaborative relationships; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; problem solve effectively; exhibit a pleasant public manner; originate correspondence; work independently demonstrating initiative; maintain accurate and complete work records; apply analytical thinking; maintain good public relations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in field of discipline. One (1) year of experience in both clinical and administrative medical assistant duties. Certified Medical Assistant. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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