Responsibilities: The Program Director for Diagnostic Medical Sonography oversees the academic and administrative goals and outcomes of the program. Implements a program effectiveness planning and evaluation process to pursue continuous improvement. Leads efforts in obtaining and maintaining CAAHEP programmatic accreditation. Manages hiring and development of part-time faculty to promote continuous improvement didactic and clinical components. Conducts classroom observations and provide performance feedback for part-time faculty. Develops and communicates program policies and procedures to staff and students. Assures the integrity of the established standards and procedures. Provides academic and behavioral advising to students to facilitate successful outcomes. Manages program curriculum development, review, evaluation, updates, and revisions. Oversees curriculum delivery via proper scheduling and staffing of courses, managing textbook/lab supplies, and licensing/maintenance of equipment.Teaching: Teach day, evening, weekend, and/or distance courses in accordance with approved course of study or outline utilizing traditional and alternative methods of instruction (including computer-aided, on-line, distance learning, self-paced, interdisciplinary, etc.) where appropriate. Coordinate class structure and organization, prepare course materials, demonstrate and maintain currency in the discipline and in teaching methodology, present instructional material effectively, maintain professional and courteous interaction with students and employees, and demonstrate sensitivity to different learning styles. Hold regular office hours, encourage student engagement and student achievement, utilize assessment data to facilitate student learning, document teaching and curriculum changes based on assessment results, incorporate course, program, and college student learning outcomes into teaching, utilize student retention strategies, integrate technology into course work as appropriate to the discipline. Assist with program and plan development and maintenance, coordinate instructional programs as assigned, review, coordinate, and recommend textbooks and/or class materials. Comply with college procedures pertaining to grading and record keeping, assist in maintaining inventory control of equipment, tools, and supplies required for classes, and in requesting repair and/or replacement for the equipment according to division regulations. Participate in various college, system, and/or professional activities intended to develop the faculty member and enhance his/her ability to teach effectively.Service: Service includes fulfilling the mission and goals of the college outside of the classroom. Components may include but are not limited to: departmental service, including curriculum coordination and development, developing and evaluating curriculum in relation to community needs and recommending changes as appropriate; assisting in class scheduling and college catalog review; assisting with or assuming department chair duties; conducting advising and outreach activities; assisting with concurrent enrollment; undertaking administrative assignments and committee work; attending departmental meetings and, when appropriate planning and attending advisory meetings; participating in system, college-wide and campus committee work including assisting in recruiting and interviewing potential full-time faculty and part-time instructors; sponsoring and participating in student activities; and attending college activities and events. Additional activities may include but are not limited to: serving as the college representative on a local board or commission; making community or professional presentations; serving as a liaison to local schools; and serving as an elected or appointed member of local boards. Participation in various college, system, and/or professional activities intended to develop the faculty member and enhance his/her ability to contribute to the mission and goals of the department and institution.To Apply – This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. To apply for this position please create and submit a single document (Word or PDF) containing your cover letter and resume by clicking the link below. Your cover letter should address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. Failure to submit a both a resume and cover letter will most likely result in the rejection of your application.Compensation - $61,412 annualized (This is a 220 day faculty appointment). You will admire the friendly culture of our campus and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:•Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.•An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.For a complete overview of our benefits, please visit the benefits section of our website. www.rrcc.edu/human-resources/benefits-informationImportant NotesNote: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your application materials.Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex/gender, sexual orientation gender identity, religion, age, national/ ethnic origin, pregnancy status, veteran’s status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by applicable law, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.RRCC has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.RRCC conducts pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.For information regarding Red Rocks Community College security, including crime statistics for the Red Rocks Community College Lakewood and Arvada campuses, please see the Red Rocks Community College campus security website at: http://www.rrcc.edu/police/. For a hard copy report please contact 303.914.6494.
Required Qualifications:•Baccalaureate degree from an academic institution accredited by an agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)•Current ARDMS Licensure in at least one of the following areas: Abdomen (AB) Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Registered Vascular Technology (RVT)•2 years full-time experience as a registered sonographer in the professional sonography field (Full-time is defined as 35+ hrs per week)Preferred Qualifications:•Master’s degree from an academic institution accredited by an agency that is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).•Current ARDMS Licensure in two or more of the following areas: Abdomen (AB), Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Registered Vascular Technology (RVT), Adult Echocardiography (AE)•Licensure in other medical imaging modalities such as radiologic technology, mammography, cardiovascular interventional, CT and/or MRI•Experience in at least one of the following areas: Teaching in the classroom and/or clinical setting, Acting as a professional society educator, Education coursework, Higher education conference/seminars, Internal faculty mentoring and development, Clinical educator seminars•Experience with a wide range of students at the community college level or in a comparable setting. A strong commitment to effective teaching at the community college and an understanding of its philosophy, role and mission. Experience working with diverse populations•Demonstrated ability and willingness to teach students using traditional and alternative methods of instruction. Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the classroom where appropriate
Additional Salary Information: This is 220 day faculty appointment