Adjunct Faculty, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Adjunct Faculty, Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Job Description:POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Union
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Adjunct Faculty
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Refer to the 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.

Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a normal load.This position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, or Saturday.

1.Teach introductory and advanced classes, including a clinical practicum in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
2.Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
3.Regularly meet with the Program Coordinator to discuss student progression.
4.Strongly encouraged to attend the meetings and events related to the program, such as the New Student Orientation and the DMS Advisory Committee meetings.
5.Be willing to teach online and/or blended courses.
6.Participate in appropriate departmental meetings.
7.Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning as well as to the achievement of the program's goals and outcomes.
8.Demonstrate a strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
9.Possess and maintain a thorough knowledge of the subject matter necessary to the assigned course load, and keep informed of current trends in the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and health care.
10.Teach classes during non-traditional times (evenings and weekends) and at clinical and other campus sitesas needed.
11.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
12.Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Possess an academic degree no lower than an Associate degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and at least equal to that for which the graduates are being prepared.
2. Possess appropriate credentials specific to the concentrations offered. Must be ARDMS certified at least in one specialty: Abdomen, OB/GYN, or RVT, and be in good standing. May have the opportunity to teach specialty courses if appropriate ARDMS certification is held. These certifications must be maintained on a continuous basis.
3. Have a minimum of at least one year of clinical experience as a Register Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in the professional sonography field.
4. 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.
5.Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation, and quality.
6. Possess current registration in the discipline.
7. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
8. Valid driver's license with reliable transportation.

1.Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
2.ARDMS... 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.

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Job Posting: 11986632

Posted On: Jun 18, 2024

Updated On: Jul 18, 2024

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