Job no: 492357
Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Arnold/Main Campus
Categories: Full-Time Staff
Title: Radiologic Technology Program Director (RAD)
Department: Radiologic Technology
Campus Location: Arnold/Main Campus
Salary Range: $69,674 to $87,093
Work Mode: This position requires a full-time in-person presence.
Hours Per Week: 40
Individual teaching schedules are developed each semester based on the needs of students, and department with the opportunity to teach daytime, evening, and weekend classes and at offsite locations.
Position Type: Full-Time Staff
Anne Arundel Community College is seeking a full-time Program Director for the Radiologic Technology Program (RAD) as defined by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT). We are seeking an exceptional candidate who is committed to the college’s philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidate for this position understands that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people’s lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in pedagogy and relationships with students, other faculty, and staff are hallmarks of an educator who has been called to the profession. We are seeking colleagues who embrace the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approach academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative. The preferred candidate has a master's degree however a bachelor's degree will be accepted if the candidate agrees to enroll in a master's degree program upon hire to meet the JRCERT eligibility requirements for Program Director. The college supports and offers tuition reimbursement to full-time employees to assist with this transition.
AACC believes that quality teaching and student engagement are the heart of the institution. We are seeking a candidate who is energized by the community college pathways and inclusivity/equity initiatives, and see it as their job to support a diverse set of learners inside and outside the classroom. AACC embraces the notion of life-long learning and continuous improvement, and so is looking for those with a sincere desire to self-reflect on personal instructional practices and work collaboratively with colleagues to improve teaching and learning for all students. AACC seeks to hire employees who espouse the ideals in AACC’s mission and those who will collaborate with their department colleagues to bring AACC’s vision and strategic plan to reality.
A strong radiologic technology program director candidate should demonstrate a proven ability to teach introductory and upper college-level radiologic technology (RAD) students who are part of diverse student population. Experience in radiologic technology accreditation guidelines for quality assurance, regulations, proficiency testing, is required. Additionally, radiologic technology skills, and the ability to troubleshoot laboratory equipment as well as excellence in oral, written and interpersonal communication skills is expected. The position includes extensive collaboration with local affiliated clinical sites to find placements for the RAD students as well as coordinating the clinical experience for the students. The position will require in state travel to affiliate clinical sites. Candidates should be committed to student-centered, outcomes-based education with experience incorporating multiple instructional strategies and the use of technology in teaching and learning. RAD courses to be instructed include lecture (including online), lab, and activity classes in the RAD program. The Program Director is expected to participate on committees in the department, school of health sciences, and the college. Candidates should be committed to student-centered, outcomes-based education with experience incorporating multiple instructional strategies that engages the student, including the use of technology. Strong candidates will demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based teaching practices, commitment to inclusive teaching practices, and application of these practices in a college classroom to help students succeed.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.
In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Instructional Program Management Duties and Responsibilities:Oversee and administer the instructional program.Maintain appropriate files, records, follow-up studies, course outlines, syllabi and student records.In conjunction with the RAD Faculty, serve as liaison with appropriate clinical agencies to evaluate relevance of curriculum content and to communicate and evaluate clinical teaching objectives.Guided by principles that emphasize equity and student success, especially in learning, and continuous improvement for a progressive and vital learning community, we envision AACC as a premier learning organization that is in the vanguard of community college education. As a consequence, we welcome qualified candidates who demonstrate:Commitment to teaching excellence with a diverse student body and in a variety of teaching formatsCommitment to engaging with students inside and outside of the classroomCommitment to AACC’s valuesCommitment to eliminating equity gaps in all aspects of the RAD program at the program and course levelCommitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Anti-racism and Access
- Administrative Duties and Responsibilities:
- Present to the Assistant Dean recommendations concerning course offerings, maximum class size, length of class times, number of class sessions per week, faculty load and overload, etc. With input from the faculty, identify textbooks and instructional materials for RAD courses.
- Assist in the promotion, retention, evaluation and professional development of program faculty.
- Prepare a coordinated schedule of classes for program offerings for the fall, spring, and summer terms for the RAD Program.
- Assist in implementing appropriate program content for program handbooks, admission materials, web-page and the college catalog. Assist the SHS Admissions in recruiting program students including holding program Information Sessions.
- Review and revise the RAD curriculum as necessary to comply with JRCERT and industry standards.
- Develop, revise and maintain all course and program learning outcomes
- Adhere to all College, State and Federal Compliance Regulations.
- Serve as the chair of the RAD Advisory Committee and conduct at least one Advisory Committee meeting per academic year.
- Participate in state and national professional education activities to promote the program and maintain curriculum currency.
- Ensure the program and RAD Lab is in compliance with all required standards including but not limited to OSHA and/or Department of Health and Human Services and JRCERT standards.
- Develop and maintain a course and program map that provides evidence of meeting accreditation standards. Responsible for writing accreditation reports to include but not limited to annual reports and self-study reports. Prepare for JRCERT site visits and other required inspections
Coordinate and utilize the distance and on-line learning technology for RAD course delivery as appropriate.Maintain a roster of part-time faculty who are qualified to teach program courses.Assign part-time faculty to teach program courses and provide administrative support, including ensuring the availability of course outlines, textbooks, instructional and audio-visual materials, and training aids.Serve as the liaison with part-time faculty to ensure communication regarding their responsibility for providing administrative support to the program by administering student evaluations, completing and submitting grade rosters, etc.Evaluate part-time faculty annually to determine and document teaching effectiveness, response on student evaluations, and general suitability for teaching assignment(s).Consult with program faculty concerning all matters relating to instruction to the greatest extent possible.Advise the Assistant Dean on matters concerning the administration of the program, educational policies and decisions related to the morale and welfare of the program’s faculty and students.Schedule and participate in information and orientation seminars for students pursuing a career in RAD.Student advisingRecruiting and managing clinical sites and affiliation agreementsMaintaining program accreditation
Teaching Duties and Responsibilities:Serve as an instructor in the program with a full-time load that includes administrative release time.Instruction in courses includes lecture (face to face and online), lab, open lab and clinicalInstructors must use AACC’s learning management platform which is currently CANVASStrong candidates will demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based teaching practices, commitment to inclusive teaching practices, and application of these practices in a college classroom to help students succeed and prevent equity gaps at the course levelHold a minimum of 6 office hours per week for students
- A minimum of a bachelor's degree but the selected candididate must enroll in a master's degree program upon hire to meet the JRCERT eligibility requirements for Program Director;
- Proficient at overseeing the daily program operations including budget planning, accreditation compliance and the assessment processes
- Minimum of two years’ experience as an instructor in a JRCERT-accredited program with proficiency in didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction;
- Proficient in curriculum design, evaluation, instruction, program administration, and academic advising;
- Minimum of three years’ clinical experience in the field of Radiologic Technology
- Holds current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification and registration, or equivalent, in radiography
- Demonstrate eligibility for a Maryland radiographer license which must be attained prior to starting the position.
- Masters Degree
- Two or more years of teaching at the college level
- Experience or knowledge of JCERT accreditation process for new or ongoing programs
- Experience or knowledge of ARRT certification examination process and application for Maryland Licensure
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing in Spanish or another language
Advertised: 07 Mar 2023 Eastern Standard Time