Professor, Health Information Management (260 Contract)

Employer
Collin College
Location
McKinney Campus

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Primary Location:

2200 W. University Drive, McKinney, Texas, 75071

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Job Summary:

Teach assigned workforce courses, including linked courses (credit/non-credit), in accordance with the course syllabus and college policy. Continue to update and revise course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance in the respective industry. Maintain familiarity with current texts, materials, teaching aids and techniques relative to courses within the discipline and recommend their adoption when appropriate. Establish professional relationships with respective industry partners to enhance student job and career readiness.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Remain current in industry certification, designation, and state license(s) if required.
  • Requests classroom and lab supplies as needed by following college procedures.
  • Actively seek ways to improve instruction.
  • Provide advice and/or assistance to associate faculty regarding course content and instructional materials.
  • Post and observe a minimum of six office hours per week for purposes of academic advising and student consultation at times that will be most convenient for students. Meet with students as needed by appointment.
  • Advise and assist students during the ongoing registration process and as needed to improve program completion and success.
  • Actively participate in the discipline, division, and college-wide task forces and committees for an average of two hours per week.
  • Attend scheduled discipline, division, and college-wide meetings and participate in official graduation ceremonies and department-level recognition events.
  • Actively participate in initiatives to maintain college-wide accreditation as well as maintaining standards required for discipline program review, accreditation, and/or approval.
  • Work with Library staff in the selection of print and non-print materials in the overall collection development of the Library.
  • Establish annual objectives mutually determined with the division associate dean or director, including personal and professional growth plans.
  • Maintain current knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic or workforce disciplines by engaging in industry networking events, meetings, job site visits, and conferences.
  • Participate in program advisory committee meetings.
  • Contribute to and participate in staff development programs.
  • Participate in community activities and services.
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards by college policies, procedures, and Core Values.
  • Perform other duties as determined in consultation with the division associate dean, dean, or director.

For Lab Courses:

  • Assist in maintaining a clean and organized laboratory environment and laboratory storage to optimize facility/equipment utilization and safety.
  • Conduct initial troubleshooting measures on equipment and promptly labels and report all equipment in need of repair. Ensure compliance with warranty requirements as needed and preventative maintenance on equipment as scheduled.
  • Provide adequate safety and security measures to ensure student safety and protection of laboratory equipment.


Supplemental Functions

Teaching assignments may be on one or more of the college's campuses or off-site locations and may include concurrent enrollment, distance education, evening and weekend programs, online instruction, and other instructional modalities. Non-teaching assignments include instructional development, academic advising and assisting students, registration assignments, participating in college-wide activities and task forces, and other appropriate responsibilities. These responsibilities may be scheduled within the 260-day full-time workday calendar.

Requirements
Associate degree from an accredited institution and demonstrated competencies in health information management. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is preferred.

Five (5) years of health information management workforce experience is required. Additional coding credentials (Certified Coding Specialist and Certified Professional Coder) for content specific-courses are a plus.

Community college or university teaching experience is desired.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:

Salary

Employment Type:

Full time

Compensation Range:

to

For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or send an email to: employment@collin.edu

Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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