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Adjunct Faculty - Health Care Specialist

Company: Ivy Tech Community College
Location: Valparaiso
Posted on: March 10, 2023

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Adjunct Faculty - Health Care Specialist

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Job no: 500326

Work type: Adjunct Faculty

Location: Valparaiso, IN

Categories: Other

General Description of Position:
Adjunct Faculty positions are temporary, part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed basis. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided by the Division.

Major Responsibilities:

PROGRAM OPERATION: Perform all instructional duties necessary to teach and facilitate student learning in assigned classes. Provide syllabus appropriate to course(s) being taught to students and follows syllabus content and requirements. Maintain student attendance and grading records according to College policy as outlined in the Adjunct Handbook. Submits requested information within established timelines. STUDENTS: Is available to students outside scheduled class time to answer questions/provide assistance. Deal with student concerns and, if necessary, consult with program coordinator to resolve issues. INSTRUCTION: Meet all scheduled classes of contracted course(s). Use technology such as Blackboard, PowerPoint, etc. as appropriate. In event of emergency absence, notifies program/department chair. Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction. A qualified faculty member in Healthcare Specialist meets all three of the following criteria:
1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution; and
2. Has a minimum of 2 years directly related work experience; and
3. Holds certification or licensure in a health care discipline providing care or service directly to patients.
For some specific coursework, an Associate in Applied Science, a minimum of 2 years directly related work experience; and one of the following certifications may be considered:
* Current certification as an electrocardiography technician, or
* Current Indiana Registered Nurse or Respiratory Care Practitioner license, or
* Board Certified Exercise Physiologist
* Current Pharmacy Technician national certification (CPhT)
* Current Phlebotomy Technician American Society Clinical Pathology Certification PBT (ASCP) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) (ASCP) certification.
CNA faculty must meet all of the following:
1. Is a licensed nurse holding an unencumbered license in the state of Indiana, and
2. Has a minimum of one year of licensed nursing experience, and
3. Has completed the required state training session including adult learning theory
A qualified faculty member teaching CPR must possess American Heart Association (AHA-BLS) Instructor Certification.
Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.
Fully supports the College's mission and strategic plan initiatives.
Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Preferred Qualifications:

Other Requirements:

Official college transcripts required upon hiring, and employment contingent on acceptable criminal background checks.

Work Hours:
Day, evening and/or Saturday classes, ask hiring manager for hours

Hiring Range:

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Attach a cover letter, references, and 3 references (names, address, phone number, emails).
Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview. Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Advertised: 06 Jul 2021 US Eastern Daylight Time

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