Surgical Technology Instructor

Kilbuck, Allegheny County / Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Aug 08, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

The primary responsibilities of the faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines, in learning theory, and in pedagogy. Faculty portfolios will include contributions and program development and show evidence of ongoing professional development.

Job Duties
1. The primary responsibilities of faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. Prepare and provide students with course outlines that support learning objectives set forth in the course syllabus. Develop and measure learning outcomes. Assess student performance and maintain grade records.
2. Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods.
3. Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.
4. Work with other program and/or discipline faculty to complete scheduled program reviews and to use the findings to revise the curriculum.
5. Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in both discipline, knowledge and instructional methods.
6. Participate in department/discipline, division, campus, and college meetings and committees.
7. Participate in college projects, surveys, studies, and reports that relate to the discipline or program.
8. Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.
9. Maintain five office hours each week.
10. Support the college's goals.
11. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Job Specifications
Bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in education, science or related field or an associate degree in science with appropriate certification will be considered; current NCCA certification (CST or CST/CSFA); minimum three years full-time experience in the operating room in the scrub role or three years of experience as an instructor of surgical technology or a combination of both within the past five years. Must be willing to become CRCST certified within four months of hiring date. Community college teaching experience preferred. Must be knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and assessment of students and knowledgeable concerning current national curricula, national accreditation, and national certification and have proficiency in curriculum development. Must be willing to coordinate clinical education with didactic education; evaluate and ensure the effectiveness of the affiliate clinical sites; and organize, administer, review, and develop the effectiveness of the clinical experiences for students. Must have current Healthcare Provider certification in CPR/AED. Must have personal transportation and be willing to travel to clinical affiliate sites.

Applicants are expected to utilize best practices and innovation, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodologies, the ability to retain students and work with a diverse student population and have strong communication skills. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.

Work location and additional information
Applicants must electronically attach scanable unofficial transcripts when applying to this posting.

This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than August 25, 2014. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

This is a regular full-time tenure-track instructor-level 10 month position with benefits.

Anticipated start date of this position is August 2014.

Job Category
Faculty/Counselor/Librarian/Ed Tech

Job Type

Boyce Campus

Surgical Technology

All applicants must apply online at: The College's online application system will allow you to complete a college application, apply online, answer screening questions, and attach a resume, cover letter and other documents.