The Faculty/Clinical Coordinator of Surgical Technology is a 9-month full time position that serves the program and students in Union and Anson Counties. Under the direction of the Program Director of Surgical Technology, the Faculty/Clinical Coordinator provides quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Associate in Surgical Technology Program. This individual promotes SPCC’s mission by providing effective individual teaching and learning, curriculum development, advising, supervision and evaluation in the clinical setting, professional development, institutional service, and community relations. The Faculty/Clinical Coordinator of Surgical Technology will teach a minimum of 21 contact hours each term or 42 total contact hours fall and spring terms.
Curriculum and Teaching
- Teach a minimum of 42 SHC per academic year (Typically, 21 SCH in both fall and spring semesters
- Promote quality in learning and instruction by using student-centered principles in leadership, management, hiring, scheduling, evaluation, and professional development.
- Actively support pedagogical innovation in seated and distance instruction; encourage the use of technology within the learning environment.
- Coordinate the development of a student-centered course schedule, ensuring appropriate availability and sequencing of existing courses.
- Provide leadership in program review and student learning outcomes assessment. Annually update and assess program improvement plans.
- Coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of new courses, ensuring appropriate availability and sequencing of new courses.
- Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following locations: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), or in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties)
- Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
- Actively participate in school and college committees and activities and school or college-related community activities and events.
- Actively participate in student recruitment and retention activities, admissions, advising, and registration activities.
- Actively participate in grant prospecting, authoring, editing, evaluation, and reporting.
- Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean/ Dean of the School of Health and Public Services and the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs/Chief Academic Officer.
- Associate’s Degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
- Credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
- Minimum total of three years of experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five years.
- Possess an education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to the program director role.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in a health-related field from a regionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
- Certified Surgical Technologist credentialed by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
- Familiarity with a course management system such as Canvas
- Experience in a regional accreditation process, such as SACSCOC
- Experience in a national accreditation process, such as CAAHEP (ARC/STSA)
- Budgeting experience.
- Experience with class scheduling, and evidence of the ability to create proactive and innovative class scheduling options.
- Experience with goal setting and strategic planning.