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Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Education (Respiratory Therapy)
Title:Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Education (Respiratory Therapy)
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: $42,974 - $77,985

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant Professor (Director of Clinical Education for Respiratory Therapy) 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, tenure track position. The Director of Clinical Education (DCE) is responsible for organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of all clinical experiences for students enrolled in the respiratory therapy program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teaches courses in respiratory therapy, including the lectures associated with clinical experiences
  2. The DCE develops the clinical rotation for all students at each level of the program. The clinical rotation must be equitable for all students.
  3. The DCE assures that all affiliate agreements are signed and current prior to students attending clinical rotation
  4. The DCE assures that all students have their liability insurance, health physicals, drug screening, and updated CPR card prior to assigning the student to a clinical site each semester (including summer)
  5. The DCE maintains a relationship with all affiliates and addresses any student-related problems or concerns in a timely fashion
  6. The DCE takes an active role in the review of student progress in the clinical setting by reviewing weekly reflective notes submitted on Blackboard by all students in clinical rotations
  7. The DCE assures ongoing communications with clinical instructors and feedback from Respiratory Therapy Department Directors
  8. The DCE identifies potential adjunct clinical instructors and recommends to the Program Director clinical instructors that are available on a semester-by-semester basis
  9. The DCE schedules as-needed meetings with clinical instructors to assure an equitable evaluation of students by clinical instructors
  10. The DCE provides training for all adjunct clinical faculty to assure consistency across clinical experiences

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. Master’s degree in Respiratory Therapy and current license.
  2. Three (3) years of full-time teaching experience.
  3. Two (2) years in an institution of higher education. Community College experience preferred.

A candidate for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor shall be required to meet the

following qualifications:

  • An appropriate terminal degree or agree to complete this degree within a period of time to be specified in the terms of the initial contract; and

  • At least three (3) years of full-time teaching experience, including two (2) years in an institution of higher education.

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, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an 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, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, 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 may 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) 274-5380.

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: opportunity/.

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