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Instructor of Radiologic Technology

Arkansas State University - Newport
Newport, AR

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Community College

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Instructor of Radiologic Technology

Arkansas State University-Newport

Arkansas State University- Newport invites applications for the Instructor of Radiologic Technology position. This is a 12-month faculty position on the Newport campus. The Instructor of Radiologic Technology will be responsible for providing high-quality instruction to students enrolled in the Radiologic Technology program, preparing them for successful careers in radiologic technology. The instructor will also contribute to curriculum development, student advising, and program accreditation efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instruction:
    • Deliver engaging and effective classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction in radiologic technology.
    • Utilize a variety of teaching methods and techniques to accommodate different learning styles and ensure student comprehension.
    • Develop and implement lesson plans, assignments, and assessments aligned with program objectives and certification standards.
    • Maintain updated knowledge of radiologic technology advancements and integrate relevant updates into the curriculum.
  • Curriculum Development:
    • Collaborate with Dean to continuously review and enhance the radiologic technology curriculum.
    • Participate in the development and revision of course materials, syllabi, and instructional resources.
    • Ensure curriculum meets certification standards and prepares students for certification exams and professional practice.
  • Student Advising and Support:
    • Provide academic advising and career guidance to students.
    • Monitor and evaluate student progress, offering constructive feedback and support to facilitate academic success.
    • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that encourages student engagement and retention.
  • Clinical Coordination:
    • Assist in coordinating clinical placements and ensure students gain practical, hands-on experience.
    • Supervise students during clinical rotations, ensuring compliance with clinical site policies and radiologic technology best practices.
    • Liaise with clinical site personnel to maintain strong partnerships and ensure high-quality clinical education.
  • Program Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with certification standards and regulatory requirements.
    • Participate in program assessment and evaluation activities to maintain high educational standards.
  • Professional Development:
    • Engage in continuous professional development to stay current in the field of radiologic technology.
    • Attend relevant conferences, workshops, and training sessions to enhance instructional skills and program quality.


  • Education and Certification:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
    • Current ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) certification in Radiography.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of two years of clinical experience in radiologic technology.
    • Prior teaching experience in a radiologic technology program or related healthcare education setting is highly desirable.
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to create an engaging and effective learning environment.
    • Proficiency in instructional technology and learning management systems.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.


    When an individual accepts a teaching appointment at the college, he or she also accepts responsibilities and obligations as a professional educator. Under the supervision of the Division Dean, the faculty has as their chief duty the instruction of assigned classes. These duties take precedence over all others. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, faculty should assume responsibility for professional development, service to the college, and other duties as assigned by their supervisors. They are also obligated to abide by and support college policies. Faculty must be committed to the learning college philosophy as well as the goals and objectives of the university.

    Each semester's instructional load will be assigned by the faculty member's supervisor, which will be determined by the nature of the position, the needs of the department, and workload guidelines established by college policy. Evening, weekend, as well as on-line instruction may be required.

    Development of and participation in special college projects, development of new instructional techniques, development of an assessment plan in the discipline, student advising, and participation in other college and community service activities consistent with the mission of the college.

    Shares responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of the laboratory facilities.


    Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

    Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    Under general direction of Dean for Nursing and Health Professions, working from policies and general directives. Rarely refers specific cases to supervisor unless clarification or interpretation of the organization's policy is required.

    Considerable responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work, in addition, the work operations of a group of students.

    Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

    Regular use office equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software).


    Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


    The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


    Regular contacts with students, faculty and staff. Regular contact with other university employees at all levels within the organization.

    ARRT Certification in Radiology

    Knowledgeable in related program and software.



    The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

    While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to stand; frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to climb or balance.

    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

    There are no harmful environmental conditions that are present for this position. Some equipment may be hazardous.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.



    ASU-Newport will be the driving force that revitalizes the Delta and restores the American Dream in the communities we serve. 

    ASUN Photo1Mission

    ASU-Newport provides an accessible, affordable, quality education that transforms the lives of our students, enriches our communities and strengthens the regional economy. 


    Community | Diversity | Innovation | Integrity | Student-Centeredness | Trust

    Where you're going depends on where you've been. 

    Over the years, ASU-Newport has grown from one campus to three and now boasts enrollment exceeding 2,000 students. The milestones of our past have made us the institution we are today.  

    1976 - Arkansas State University-Newport (ASUN) founded as White River Vocational Technical School.

    1992 - ASUN merged with Arkansas State University-Beebe to become ASU Beebe/Newport. 

    2000 - Arkansas Board of Higher Education approved ASUN to be its own, stand-alone campus.

    2001 - ASUN hired its first Chancellor, Dr. Larry Williams.

    2002 - Gift received from Arkansas Steel and Associates of $250,000 to endow cultural programs.

    2002 - ASUN received initial national accreditation by Higher Learning Commission. 

    2002 - Jackson County residents voted to support ASUN through local sales taxASUN Photo3

    2003 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 1,000 students.

    2004 - Gift received from Walton Family Foundation in the amount of $1 million, in honor of Lindley and Kaneaster Hodges Jr.

    2004 - Ground broke on a Student Community Center.

    2004 - The high voltage lineman technology program was created from a partnership between ASUN and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.

    2005 - Named by Community College Week magazine as one of the top ten fastest-growing public two-year colleges.

    2006 - Ten-year accreditation granted by Higher Learning Commission of North Central Accreditation.

    2006 - First fully online degree program offered - Associate of Arts in Business.

    2007 - ASUN assumed operational oversight for the technical centers in both Jonesboro and Marked Tree.

    2009 - ASUN enrollment exceeds 2,000 students.

    2012 - ASUN hosts "First Decade Celebration" in Newport, Marked Tree and Jonesboro. 

    2012 - ASUN student receives first and only Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) granted to a community college student.ASUN Photo4

    2012 - $1 million gift received from Fowler Family in support of Hospitality Services program.

    2013 - Dr. Sandra Massey named ASUN's second Chancellor.

    2014 - ASUN becomes fifth largest community college in Arkansas in headcount enrollment.

    2015 - 2500 STRONG - In Fall 2015 beat it's all-time enrollment record with 2,533 students. 

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