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Instructor. Medical Assisting

Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH

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Education, Teacher Education, Health & Medical, Medicine
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Institution Type
Community College

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Requisition ID: req3773

Job Title: Instructor. Medical Assisting

Department: Allied Health

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Faculty

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: CSEA(Faculty)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Two Semester

Compensation Range: 43,460.00 - 48,675.00


End Date(if applicable): 


Full-time members of the faculty areprofessional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the Colleges’ mission, vision, values, strategic plan,President’s & Board of Trustees’ charges and educational philosophy, and primary goal of providing a quality education forall students attending the College. Faculty members are classified according tothe ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, andProfessor. Faculty members are subject to Board policies, including academicfreedom, and are also bound by its accompanying responsibilities. Therelationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher,adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. This position is intended to bein Medical Assisting instruction.


Instruction & Student Learning - 60%

Teaches assigned courses as scheduledand assumes primary responsibility for andexercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and thequality of instruction. Designs curriculum embracing diversity, in all forms,to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies, withan understanding of the sociocultural issues of traditionally underrepresentedgroups. Considers individual differences of students in order to design andsupport a range of appropriate learning activities. Participates in theidentification of students with academic or other needs and responds byutilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate tothe nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly tostudents the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurateand appropriate records in accordance with the Faculty Handbook anddepartmental policies.

Maintains attendance records,determines and submits grades timely, and in accordance with establishedpolicies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback aswell as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Createand maintain accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college,cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in the selection ofappropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with theCollege’s guidelines. Conducts classes
punctually and in accordance with theprescribed meeting schedule. Employs and assists in the design and developmentof appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance inachieving course goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in avirtual environment.

Student Engagement & Advisement - 15%

Creates a positive classroom atmospherethat encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academicchallenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintainsposted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of theCollege. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages asense of community
among students for learning both insideand outside the classroom.

Advises potential or current students within thediscipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assistwith degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academicsupport services available at the College or in the community.

Continuous Improvement - 10%

Promotes continual improvement as partof the cycle of teaching and learning by: assisting, as appropriate, in themaintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities; contributing,as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement of instructionalmaterials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidancein the development, maintenance, and design of course description, courseoutlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to the curriculum andparticipating in the design of new curricula.

Completes all mandatory performanceevaluation measures within specified time limits and participates in allrequired training by the College. Shares best practices with colleagues informal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, orinstitutional research to improve educational effectiveness. Evaluates teachingand assessment practices to continue improving them. Provides feedback, asappropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division andthe College. Participates, as appropriate, in the interviewing, selection, andorientation processes of department faculty and staff. Provides advice and/orassistance to faculty within the department, division, or College. Attendsfaculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of AcademicAffairs, Dean or Department Chairperson; and participates, as appropriate, ondepartmental and divisional committees.

Professional Development - 10%

Maintains a personal portfolio fortenure and promotion review and other career-related needs. Employs student, administrative andself-appraisals to establish goals and objectives for professional developmentand participates in professional development activities. Contributes, asappropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of collegeprofessional development programs. Maintains required professional credentials,licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Ongoing

Helpsto ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunityand systemic concerns, while reporting complaints alleging discrimination. Createsa welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment,where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and ableto contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensuresaccessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specificallypromotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating adiverse and equitable learning environment. Fosters and maintains a safeenvironment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and membersof the community.

Additional Duties - 5%

Provides consultative assistance to and advises, as appropriate, student organizations and groups. Contributes to the community and/or the profession as a representative of the College. Participates in local, statewide, or national levels in the advancement of the discipline and/or the two-year college mission. Works a varying schedule, including nights & weekends to meet departmental needs.


Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Leadership


Knowledge of: digital course development and delivery; on-line instruction techniques and methods computers, software, including cloud applications, to include Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); instructional best practices; global issues and a genuine curiosity for societal and world affairs, specifically in higher education.

Skill in: strong verbal and written communications; maintaining good public relations; customer service; creative problem-solving; excellent judgement; conflict resolution; general typing; application of job software programs; course design and development; digital course development and delivery; social media; providing quality instruction, including active and collaborative teaching techniques, and support to a diverse student body; learning technologies and use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication, and other general education outcomes in course content.

Ability to: collaborate with the College’s community partners, including K-12 organizations, higher education institutions, as well as business and industry; demonstrate collegiality and collaboration across all college divisions; manage curriculum development projects perform student learning outcomes assessments; demonstrate teaching strategies that focus on student-centered learning; demonstrate a commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aid student success and retention and reflect current educational trends; adapt to multi-campus organizational work environments, as well as changes in discipline; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA; perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects; develop, plan and implement goals; work independently.


Bachelor’s degree in education or a health related major
Certifiedas a Medical Assistance that is accredited by either the National Commissionfor Certifying Agencies
(NCCA),American National Standards Institute (ANSI) or under InternationalOrganization for Standardization (ISO)
At least 1 year of medical or allied health education teaching or training
At least 1 year of medical assisting experience
Documented education in instructional methodology through CEUs, course workfrom an accredited university

State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

NOTE: Instructional methodology education may be demonstrated by documentation of completed workshops, in-service sessions, seminars, or completed college courses on topics including, but not limited to, learning theory, curriculum design, test construction, teaching methodology, or assessment techniques.


Masters degree in education or health related major
3 years of medical or allied health education teaching or training
3 years of medical assisting experience

Must attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and appropriatetranscripts with application.

9 Month Instructor Salary $43,460--$48,675
Optional Summer Semester (Full load): $13,413--$15,023
Optional Overload (maximum amounts shown):
           --Autumn Semester(12 contact hours): $10,368
           --Spring Semester(12 contact hours): $10,368
           --Summer Semester(9 contact hours): $7,776


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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