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Program Director/Instructor, Health Information Technology and Management

Program Director/Instructor, Health Information Technology and Management

ID 
2017-2176
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
10/12/2017

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile.

 

Job Summary: 

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The Health Information Technology and Management Program Director is a fulltime-benefited position that is responsible for the coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of the Health Information Technology and Management program. The program director/faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include administration of the Health Information Technology and Management program, instruction; instructional counseling; academic advising; serving on various committees; coordinating and/or participating in school based community events and service-learning activities and participating in local, state, regional, or national professional activities and organizations. A program director/faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the School Dean, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President or designee. This is a 12-month faculty position; employee will accrue 14 hours paid vacation per month of employment.

Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community   college faculty.  The College's instructional faculty positions have the primary responsibilities of teaching assigned   courses, holding regular office hours, being available for students, advising, and collaborating on departmental   objectives. In addition, all faculty work in alignment with the College's mission, vision, and values to continuously   improve as professional educators and experts in their field.

Faculty further serve the College in collaborative and collegial relationships across the institution. Full-time program director/ faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Faculty Academy within the Center for Teaching & Learning.

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

Benefits: For full listing of benefits, visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanResources/benefits.aspx

 

Compensation: This is a 12-month per year, faculty position. For salary schedules visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanResources/benefits.aspx

 

Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by November 19th, 2017.                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Starting Date: January 3rd, 2018.

 

For information about Cheyenne, visit http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/about/welcome

 

Essential Functions

Essential Functions:  

Facilitate Learning - (50-55% of your total work time is spent on your assigned instructional work load)

 

Faculty employ effective teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate educational materials, delivery strategies, and effective assessment practices. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

Teaching:

  • Teach assigned classes as per course schedule and meet required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student need
  • Teach classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and provide a current course syllabus for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor
  • Post and maintain office hours or maintain regular hours in the Student Success Center, Writing & Communication Center, or other areas approved by the Dean in accordance with College policy and procedure
  • Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 faculty work days)

Curriculum  Development:

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and review of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate
  • Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to course and program competencies
  • Develop and maintain instructional materials to support course and program competencies as applicable
  • Coordinate with and provide input to appropriate subject librarian to assist in selecting, evaluating, and deselecting library resources as applicable

Instructional Delivery:

  • Foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success Incorporate current subject matter expertise into instruction
  • Utilize varied learning activities to maximize student engagement and success
  • Employ relevant teaching tools, strategies, and classroom technologies

Assessment of Student Learning and Continuous Improvement:

  • Support student learning with timely and on-going feedback on progress and provide assistance towards meeting the course competencies
  • Evaluate student progress through cycles of formative and summative assessment
  • Comply with College procedures and practices related to instructional delivery, assessment, and reporting requirements to include records management
  • Engage with colleagues in the course, program, and institutional level assessment cycle of student learning for college data collection and continuous improvement

Service to the College - (5-10% of your total work time is spent on service to the College)

Faculty contribute to the College by engaging in activities that support, stimulate, and sustain the institution and the community. Responsibilities associated with this function include:
Align with Core Values:

  • Faculty demonstrate a commitment to the College by involvement in one or more of the following:
  • Serving on recognized College committees
  • Participating in student, College, or community-sponsored activities
  • Advise student clubs or groups

Build Relationships:

  • Engage in active and productive collaboration with colleagues through department, school, and College-wide initiatives such as attending faculty and department meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, etc.
  • Assist with program promotion and recruitment of students through collaborative relationships with external stakeholders such as four-year partners in transfer and/or articulation, industry, high schools, etc.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as Advising, Admissions, Student Success, Financial Aid, and the Career Center to promote student success
  • Provide collegial assistance and mentoring for colleagues

Professional Development - (5-10% of your total work time is spend on Professional Development)

Faculty are knowledgeable about their subject matter and maintain relevancy in their field through activities such as research, publications, presentations, professional association memberships, and/or conference attendance. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

  • Maintain current subject matter expertise and expand knowledge through professional development
  • Comply with the minimum faculty qualifications and credentials, and, if applicable, maintain required certification or licensure per Administrative Procedure 2.7P (Minimum Faculty Qualifications Procedure)
  • Engage in professional development activities in order to incorporate best practices to instruction
  • Develop communities and professional relationships that are relative to teaching assignments such as advisory committees, industry partners, and other external stakeholders
  • Share knowledge gained through professional development with internal and external stakeholders

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

All LCCC Program Directors are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P. In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include:

  • Professional Knowledge and ability within the discipline of assigned instruction
  • Ability to continuously monitor and research changes in the industry and field of study and to adapt program offerings to meet these standards
  • Ability to work in an environment of collaboration, cooperation, sensitivity and confidentiality in working with patients, students, colleagues and staff in both the clinical and campus
  • Ability to represent the college at appropriate meetings and planning sessions as they relate to the assigned area of
  • Ability to develop and facilitate clinical partnerships with clinical
  • Skill in applying the appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom and/or online
  • Ability Teach course content that is consistent with the official course outline of record and use pertinent course materials at an appropriate level
  • Ability to establish a student-instructor relationship conducive to learning and promote active involvement of students in learning
  • Advanced working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process)
  • Ability to read, interpret and consider possible applications of business literature and legal documents
  • Skills and abilities to perform as an organized, self-starter, and able to handle expeditiously, accurately, and confidentially the rapid receipt of communications from all sources—written, email, voice mail, one-on-one with attention to detail; able to act on own initiative while exercising reasonable judgment
  • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with people; proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, with courtesy and tact, to accurately determine others needs, collect necessary information, and follow-through when requested
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Physical/Mental Demands: 

·         To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors

  • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
  • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long work days, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations

·         While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities

  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor

·         An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions

·         Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds
  • Able to manipulate instruments, supplies, and equipment with speed, dexterity, and exceptional hand-eye coordination
  • Must be able to travel between the college and other regional laboratory/clinical sites
  • Function in an environment with substantial latex exposure and without an allergic reactions

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree from an accredited institution in Health Information Technology Management or a related field of study
  • Five years’ of experience in HITM or related field
  • One year of experience in teaching
  • Must be a certified coder (AHIMA or AAPC)  or hold an HIM related credential (RHIT, RHIA)

Although some faculty positions may necessitate specific education and/or experience requirements, all LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.7P.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years’ of experience in teaching including online instruction with learning management systems
  • One year of experience in instructional methodology, curriculum design and development, online teaching, and program planning
  • Industry related credentials and certifications: RHIT or RHIA

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

  

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

 

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