Clinical Laboratory Assistant Instructor & Program Director
Clackamas Community College
April 16, 2018
Oregon City, Oregon
Full Time - Experienced
Clinical Laboratory Assistant Instructor & Program Director Clackamas Community College
Salary $55,118.52 - $60,919.32 Annually
Location Milwaukie, OR
Job Type Full-Time, Union, Exempt
Division Technology, Applied Science and Public Services
Job Number 1718-00223
Description This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please ensure your application materials are received by 5:00pm on May 10, 2018.
Instructor will be expected to provide high quality instruction to clinical laboratory assistant students in accordance with college and department mission, vision and values, full-time faculty bargaining agreement, and program accreditation standards. This includes facilitation of student learning in the classroom, laboratory and clinical setting.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a 100%, 175-day faculty assignment.
Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings, nights and/or weekends.
Faculty will be required to meet minimum Oregon Health Authority standards prior to being in the clinical setting, including a criminal background check and drug screen.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA) Instructor & Program Director is responsible for all aspects of the clinical laboratory assistant program including organizing, administering, instructing, evaluating, continually improving thequality of the program, planning and developing curriculum materials, directing other program faculty/staff, maintaining program accreditation/approval, and ensuring general effectiveness of the program. The instructor/program director receives release time to perform administrative duties required by program accreditation (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science, NAACLS).
This position is responsible for ensuring students develop entry level knowledge and skills using instructional activities. As an instructor, this individual exercises independent judgment which is based on subject matter expertise, interpersonal relationships, and teaching theories and methodologies. Instructors will be responsible for meeting classes, instructing, advising, assisting and tutoring students, participating in College assessment processes, and performing other tasks related to instruction as assigned.
The CLA Instructor and Program Director will:
Recruit members for the CLA Advisory Committee and convene annual meetings;
Build and maintain relationships with community partners, including clinical affiliates, higher education institutions and high schools;
Oversee all aspects of the clinical practicum experience, including:
Recruit and maintain agreements with clinical laboratory partner sites;
Organize and assign student practicum sites for Winter and Spring term;
Maintain all student practicum records;
Oversee all records for accreditation/approval process, including, where appropriate:
Review and comply with accreditation/approval duties for the CLA Program Director;
Report program changes to accrediting/approval body, as required;
In collaboration with the Health Sciences Director:
Oversee assignment of adjunct instructors and coach and mentor these instructors
Provide information for CLA adjunct faculty evaluations, including reviewing syllabi and course overviews
Develop and maintain course outlines
Participate in College unit planning and assessment processes as well as monitor program budget
Seek grants and opportunities for program growth or expansion;
Maintain an updated CLA webpage.
Conduct new student advising and outreach activities, which can include Open Houses, high school visits, and meetings with Admissions, Advising, and Education Partnership teams.
Annually update CLA Program student application, handbook, policies and processes
Qualifications The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.
MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: The Program Director must be a medical laboratory professional who has:
Baccalaureate degree or higher;
ASCP-BOC or ASCPi-BOC certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician;
Three (3) years' experience in medical laboratory science education. Preference will be given to candidates who have:
Master's degree or higher;
ASCP?BOC or ASCPi-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist;
Knowledge of education methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures.
Familiarity with or past instructional experience in community colleges.
TECHNICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of the technical standards an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical/Motor Clinical Laboratory Assistant faculty members must have the ability to 1) sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, reach, and manipulate objects, 2) remain on their feet for extended periods of time, 3) have sufficient strength to lift objects and/or assist students in positioning patients and 4) possess adequate manual dexterity and coordination to operate equipment such as standard laboratory, safety and office equipment.
Sensory Clinical Laboratory Assistant faculty members must have the ability to obtain or collect information through observation, listening, touching or smelling.
Cognitive Clinical Laboratory Assistant faculty members must have the ability to 1) recall, collect, analyze, synthesize, and integrate information from a variety of sources, 2) problem-solve and think critically in order to apply knowledge and skill, 3) communicate verbally, and through reading and writing, with individuals from a variety of social, emotional, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds and 4) relay information in oral and written form effectively, accurately, reliably, and intelligibly to individuals and groups, using the English language.
Behavioral Clinical Laboratory Assistant faculty members must have the ability to 1) demonstrate emotional stability to function effectively under stress and adapt to changing environments, 2) maintain effective and sensitive relationships with others, 3) examine and modify their own behavior when it interferes with others or the learning environment, 4) possess attributes that include compassion, empathy, altruism, integrity, honesty, responsibility and tolerance.
Other Job Elements The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc., and may infrequently require moving materials/objects weighing 25 to 60 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as standard laboratory, safety and office equipment.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work environment includes classroom, clinical lab, clinical sites, and community settings.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel, and may assign work to student workers.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general direction of the Associate Dean and Health Sciences Director in the Technology, Applied Science and Public Services Division.
Additional Information Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs. It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.
The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.
Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this position, you must submit:
Completed online application
Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
Current Curriculum Vitae
Document with contact information for three (3) references that can attest to your college-level composition teaching and/or tutoring qualifications
Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.
For assistance with this, please email email@example.com. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration..
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.