Medical Laboratory Technician Instructor/Program Director

Location
Los Altos, Santa Clara County / Los Altos Hills, Santa Clara County
Posted
Mar 28, 2014


Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Medical Laboratory Technician Instructor/Program Director

Announcement #:
14-114
Campus: De Anza College
Required Documents: Resume, Transcript(s), License/Certification
Number of Working Months: 10 Months
Salary: $53,730.00 - $88,243.00 annually
Close Date: 5/9/14
Employment Duration: Full-Time

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of
Medical Laboratory Technician Instructor/Program Director, De Anza College.

De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.

De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college’s Institutional Core Competencies:
• Communication and expression
• Information literacy
• Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
• Global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
• Critical thinking

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
Under the direction of the Division Dean, Biological, Health and Environmental Sciences and Workforce Education, teach courses for Associate Degree Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) and Health Technologies students with diverse learning styles. This includes incorporating cross-cultural knowledge into both theory and laboratory practice. Responsible for all aspects of the MLT program to include but not limited to budget preparation and management; program planning and direction; continued NAACLS accreditation and approval; development, validation, evaluation and revision of program objectives and courses. Monitor and oversee all students in clinical rotations and prepare all clinical schedules. Maintain records both on campus and at clinical sites. Attend college, faculty, professional, and community advisory group and agency meetings. Assist in the coordination and execution of program student recruiting, mentoring and advising.

Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor including teaching courses, supervising applied laboratory learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, formulating policy and procedure, and evaluating program effectiveness. Instructors also have the opportunity to serve on District and college committees and participate in campus extra-curricular activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
• Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or a related discipline.
• Have nationally recognized certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist.
• Three years of experience in clinical laboratory science education that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, formulating policy and procedure and evaluating program effectiveness.
• Experience with educational methods and administration as well as current accreditation and certification procedures.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Doctorate’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or a related discipline.
• Experience in developing MLT curriculum and a commitment to implement culturally inclusive practices while working with academically and culturally diverse students, faculty and staff.
• Experience working with and developing inclusive and highly effective culturally responsive classroom activities.
• The ability to design and apply varied teaching strategies to successfully engage, inspire and retain students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
• Ability to meet physical requirements of Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist in a clinical setting including but not limited to strength, skill, dexterity and ability to lift and transfer medical equipment, hazardous materials, infectious materials and body fluids.
• Participation in community activities and organizations.
• Ability to work well as a member of a team.

LICENSE or CERTIFICATION:
• A current, active license as a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) in California OR the ability to obtain a California CLS license prior to starting employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:
• Indoor, office environment.

Physical Abilities:
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
• Vision sufficient to read various materials.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
• Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
• Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
• Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
• Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.

APPLICATION PACKET:
• A District on-line application to be completed at https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH17/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHDA&cws=1&rid=901 *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
• A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the position.
• A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
• A scanned current license as a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) in California.
• All college transcripts scanned in Word or PDF format. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company, and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant’s expense.

If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not meet minimum qualifications), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. http://fhdafiles.fhda.edu/downloads/employment2/Equivalency.doc

We do not accept JPEG or other file formats for transcripts. Both Foothill De Anza CCD employees and external candidates must submit transcripts. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain and submit transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company, and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant’s expense.

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application materials. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date.

HIRING RANGE: $53,730.00 - $88,243.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience.

For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to: http://fhdafiles.fhda.edu/downloads/personnel/20132016FASalarySchedules.pdf

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Faculty are also eligible for paid sabbatical leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, Tenure-track, 10-months per year

STARTING DATE: Fall 2014

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:
Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
(650) 949-6217
Email: employment@fhda.edu
http://www.fhda.edu

This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial Closing Date. Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request.

To apply, visit: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH17/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FHDA&cws=1&rid=901



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