Laramie County Community College

  • Program Director, Radiography

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 11:39 AM)
    ID
    2018-2338
    # of Openings
    1
  • 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 and copy of official/unofficial transcripts are required in order to be considered for this position.  These documents can be uploaded when you create your applicant profile.

     

    Job Summary: 

    The Radiography Program Director is a full-time benefited position that is responsible for program operation, assessment, accreditation, student support, supervision, leadership, community outreach and maintenance of internal and external partnerships.

    This position is responsible for the coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of the Radiography   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 Radiography program, instruction; instructional counseling; 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 an 11-month faculty position with faculty having 206 assigned duty days

    Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community college faculty.  The College’s 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 faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Faculty Academy within the Center for Excellence in Teaching.

     

    Other duties may be assigned based on institutional need.

     

     

    Salary: This is an 11-Month position. Starting salary: $75,585-$90,702.

     

    Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by February 1st, 2019.

     

    Starting Date: August 14th, 2019.

     

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    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions: 

     

    Program Administration (30-35% of your work time is spent on the Administration of the related program and is calculated within your required instructional workload; the dean will determine in collaboration with the faculty when responsibilities in an academic year require application of the higher percentage, i.e. accreditation self-study)

     

    Program Directors oversee their respective programs to insure the quality and rigor of the program of study while also working with students and faculty to provide the best opportunity for student success. Responsibilities with this administrative function of their role includes but is not limited to the following:

    Accreditation and Assessment:

    • Develop and maintain program compliance and accreditation records, as needed
    • Submit annual survey/periodic reports to accreditation association and governmental regulatory boards, including notification of any significant college/programmatic changes affecting accreditation
    • Coordinate program review activities and maintain program assessment materials including student, course, and program areas
    • Oversee and develop maintenance procedures for program facilities and equipment to meet all applicable state and federal regulatory requirements
    • Maintain student compliance and records for clinical/program requirements
    • Provide overall program and accreditation status updates to the School Dean as requested

    Leadership:

    • Provide leadership in developing, collecting, analyzing and reporting program, course, and student outcomes for college, advisory committee, state boards, and regulatory entities
    • Provide mentorship, development, and timely feedback for all full and part-time employees in the program
    • Oversight and guidance of student clinical evaluation and ensure the effectiveness of clinical experience
    • Mediate employee, student, class, and clinical issues and/or potential appeals to resolve student, faculty, or employee conflicts
    • Establish effective and professional relationships with and provide leadership to program advisory committee, community members, and stakeholders per college and regulatory entities
    • Establish and maintain affiliation agreements
    • Assist in the recruitment, selection, supervision, training, mentoring, and evaluation of program full-time and part-time staff and faculty
    • Collaborate with School Dean to align program operations, budget, and resources with college initiatives and strategic plan
    • Oversee and mentor student club(s) to ensure that program funds are spent appropriately and activities are appropriate and in accordance with college policy

    General Program Administration:

    • Oversee and lead the Program to compliance with College, Department, and Program level policies and procedures
    • Oversight of developing, maintaining, and procuring extramural facilities and program laboratory facilities
    • Assure all equipment is in safe working order and meets all applicable state and federal regulatory requirements
    • Audit students for graduation, licensing, and certification and submit documentation to internal and external stakeholders
    • Maintain currency of legislative, regulatory, legal and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the respective profession
    • Analyze, implement, and update quality assurance policies, procedures and practices
    • Initiate, review and update program policies and procedures, and initiate department in-service for OSHA, HIPAA, Hazardous Communication, FERPA, state law, practice standards and college policy, compliance
    • Coordinate graduate recognition ceremony
    • Maintain and develop program information to align with College and Department standards while ensuring accessibility for employees and students; this includes program and student handbooks, syllabi, program website, catalog descriptions, graduation and promotional materials, etc
    • Plan and assign the program schedule to meet student needs; including faculty workloads, clinical schedule, clinical placements, program meetings, and student program placements in accordance with College policy and procedure
    • Participate in program articulation with other colleges, universities, and businesses
    • Manage, support, and monitor student recruitment, admissions, selection and advising processes
    • Initiate, review and manage software, equipment, service, and externship contracts
    • Participate in regular meetings with HSW Dean and with HSW Program Directors
    • Teach, as needed, within the program

    Facilitate Learning (50-55% of your total work time is spent on your assigned instructional work load per policy or employee contract)

    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 supervisor in accordance with College policy and procedure
    • Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 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)

    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:

    • 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 spent on Professional Development)

    Program Directors 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

    Nonessential Functions:  

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

    • Assists in development of annual program budgets; and works closely with the School Dean on the development of annual school budgets when appropriate
    • Assists in the design and implementation of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate
    • Assists the College in local, state, regional, or national projects and programs, board, or groups when appropriate
    • Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from students and peers
    • Keeps informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction via professional development activities
    • As required, attends college, division, program, and professional trainings/meetings; may require overnight travel
    • Full participation in the Faculty Academy

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    All LCCC faculty 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.

    • Knowledge of educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation, and outcome assessment, including the equivalent of nine credits of coursework in educational foundations
    • 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 the public, students, colleagues and staff in both the classroom and campus settings
    • Ability to represent the college at appropriate meetings and planning sessions as they relate to the assigned area of responsibility
    • Ability to develop and facilitate clinical partnerships with clinical sites
    • Skill in applying the appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom and/or online instruction
    • 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 activities
    • 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 and learning management systems (LMS).
    • 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
    • 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
    • Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine other’s needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested

     

    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    • The essential functions of this position require the ability to work in a medical setting with potential exposure to bodily fluids and blood borne pathogens; Personal Protective Equipment and safety procedures must be utilized as required
    • Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of a Radiography professional
    • 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 workdays, 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 50 pounds to perform essential position functions. For lifts beyond 50 pounds a team lift technique is required
    • 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
    • Able to function in an environment with substantial latex and/or nitrile material exposure and without an allergic reaction

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a closely related field of study (e.g. Education, Health Administration, Radiology) or the ability to obtain this educational requirement within one year of the start of employment
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist registration or equivalent
    • Current unrestricted Wyoming Radiologic Technologist License
    • Three years of clinical experience in the professional discipline
    • Two years of teaching experience in a JRCERT-accredited program
    • Two years of experience in use of varying instructional methodology; curriculum design and development; online teaching; and program planning

    Preferred:

    • Five years of teaching experience in a JRCERT-accredited program
    • Five years of experience in instruction, curriculum design, program planning, accreditation, service learning, and in academic/clinical coordination

     

     

    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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