at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States
Position Title:Adjunct Instructor, Medical Assisting
Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Instructor, Medical Assisting
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.
1. Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude.
2. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications.
3. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
4. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide in-class instruction/lecture and hands-on training that meets the program and course objectives. (In two-four hour sessions).
2. Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
3. Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.
4. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
5. Return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
6. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations.
7. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
8. Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to the assigned course load; and keep informed of current trends in the medical assisting field and health care.
9. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
10. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence
11. Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at clinical and other campus sites as needed.
12. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
13. Participate in appropriate departmental meetings.
14. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
15. Perform other duties as assigned.
1. Associate degree and be a Graduate of accredited Medical Assisting, or related program recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Medical Assisting, or related field; or
2. Associate degree and be a Graduate of otherwise recognized training entity in Medical Assisting, or related field; or
3. Associate degree and be a Graduate of institution located outside of the United States and its territories in Medical Assisting, or related field.
4. Three (3) years of occupational experience in Medical Assisting or related field.
5. Hold a current certification or other credential from AAMA, AMT, NCCT, or NHA.
6. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
7. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
8. Demonstrated commitment to... For full info follow application link.
Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.