Manhattan Area Technical College - Allied Health Instructor (Part-Time)

MATC 2017Work Schedule: Varies based on Employment Terms
Compensation: $27.50 Per Hour
Reporting Relationship: Director of Allied Health

Primary Responsibilities:
The Allied Health Part-time Instructor, under the direction of the Director of Allied Health, provides course instruction in a manner that ensures student comprehension, retention of knowledge, and positive effective student engagement towards student’s goal of satisfactory completion of Allied Health programs.

Major Duties:

  • Employs appropriate teaching and learning strategies, and modifies, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Develops and maintains an environment conducive to effective learning through enthusiastic, well-prepared, organized lectures and activities consistent with meeting the competencies and objective of the course outline/syllabus
  • Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments; promotes the development and effective use of skills in areas such as critical and analytical thinking, evaluation, communication, computation, problem solving, and decision-making.
  • Prepares for classes and clinical sites assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Encourages students to meet acceptable performance standards as defined in course syllabi and by state guidelines.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, patients, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students concerning their progress
  • Evaluates and maintains accurate and auditable records of student attendance, progress, and performance as required by state guidelines and college policy through learning management system; and MATC portal
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing Board and college policy and procedure.
  • Prepares course application forms and maintains student enrollment and test registration records.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with college staff and with clinical site staff.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Vice President of Student Succes and/or Director of Allied Health.

Qualifications:

  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) Kansas License is required.
  • Minimum two (2) years Long Term Care experience supervising CNA’s and/or CMA’s required.
  • KDADS instructor approval for CNA and/or CMA classes is required.
  • Associates degree from an accredited 2-year post-secondary institution required; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution preferred.
  • Two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience or; training experience in industry preferred.
  • Strong computer and word processing skills.
  • Experience in working with a Learning Management System preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including public speaking and ability to present MATC in a positive way.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally through both verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with students, staff, and faculty.
  • Display a student-centered approach.
  • Willingness to reinforce all lecture lessons with hands-on experiences when resources permit.
  • Willingness to expand program to meet regional needs.
  • Consistently demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to read computer screens and mail, email, and talk on the phone.
  • Ability to unpack and move supplies up to fifty (50) lbs.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and attend events as required.

Work Environment:

  • Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an educational setting.
  • Interaction with students, staff and guests.

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