|Title:||Assistant Professor (Respiratory Therapy)|
|Location:||801 North Capitol Street|
The University of the District of Columbia is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to serve as the Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Education in the department of the Nursing, Allied Health, Life and Physical Sciences. The Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Education for Respiratory teaches various respiratory therapy courses and oversees the clinical education for student majors. The individual reports to the Program Director. This is a 9-month, permanent tenure track position.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: Full-time, Permanent tenure track
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: 04
Salary Range: $41,722 - $65,838
Closing Date: April 18, 2013
Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
The Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Education is responsible for organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of all clinical experiences for students enrolled in the respiratory therapy program. The Assistant Professor teaches courses in respiratory therapy, including the lectures associated with clinical experiences, develops the clinical rotation for all students at each level of the program, assures that all affiliate agreements are signed and current prior to students attending clinical rotation, assures that all students have liability insurance, health physicals, drug screening, and updated CPR card, maintains relationship with affiliates, takes an active role in the review of student progress in the clinical setting, identifies potential adjunct clinical instructors, and provides training for all adjunct instructors to assure consistency across clinical experiences. The Assistant Professor also collaborates with the Program Director to assure adequacy of laboratory supplies and equipment and conduct student surveys, pinning ceremony and annual senior picnic, assists with the recruitment of new students, advises and assists with retention of current students and answers student inquiries (emails and voicemail messages) in a timely manner, engages in scholarly activities and community services, conducts a minimum of five office hours per week, helps to develop and teach appropriate online courses, teaches during the day, evening, and/or weekend; may include more than one campus site, participates in the college governance process and college-wide committees, adheres to college and program policies and procedures, participates fully in curriculum development and revision, recommends selection of textbooks and other instructional materials and have familiarity with and conducts assessments of student learning outcomes (course and program levels) in accordance with the standards of the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), the College and Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
A Master’s degree in Respiratory Therapy and current license. Must have at least two years of teaching experience at the postsecondary level and three or more years of professional, community college teaching is preferred. The applicant must have an understanding of current issues and student demographics, experience with instructional technology and online learning including Blackboard, skill in teaching a diverse student body with various learning styles, familiarity or knowledge of differentiated instruction, possess a high level of professionalism, including collaboration, excellent communication and customer service skills, and commitment to a learner-centered environment and ability to work with colleagues and administrators in the development of goals for the curriculum and the Community College in a fast-paced environment.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia's retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-6769.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.