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Faculty, Program Director of Respiratory Therapy (201-Day) JOB
GOAL: To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values
and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Under the supervision and direction of the Dean of the Allied
Health department, the Respiratory Therapy program director will be
responsible for teaching program courses, advising students, and
managing the day to day operations of the Dental Technology
program. This includes serving as a resource to faculty, assisting
with the preparation and implementation of the program budget and
strategic plan, and the coordination of ongoing program evaluation
and student learning assessment outcomes with the dean and the
faculty. The lead faculty will work under the supervision of the
dean and in coordination with the department coordinator to create
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to
identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a
willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming,
diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of
adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure program approval and maintain
Assist in the process of requesting and maintaining
instructional equipment and supplies for classroom/laboratory
Manage day-to-day operations for the program and its
Communicate and support the faculty and adjunct faculty.
Effectively organize, teach, and revise course work in
accordance with syllabi; including various delivery formats,
methods, work schedules, and locations.
Evaluate and report student performance and progress.
Regularly engage in professional development activities and
actively seek information about developing trends and ideas.
Meet each semester or as stipulated by a supervisor with
advisees to assist in their goal setting, career exploration,
academic planning, course scheduling, or personal needs in support
of their college experience.
Provide effective leadership for the program including, but not
limited to, responsibility for communication, ongoing program
planning and assessment, and fiscal management.
Advise students regarding admissions, progression and
Participate in departmental and college wide meetings and
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Communicate frequently and effectively
with faculty and dean.
Assume responsibility for day-to-day operations; deal
effectively with student and faculty problems, and exercise
independent judgment when making decisions.
Possess the ability to organize and present various concepts to
a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities,
and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
Manage a classroom setting in a manner that is acceptable and
consistent with department and College objectives, guidelines,
policies and practices.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with students,
colleagues, staff, administrators, and the general public.
Possess strong technology skills.
The PD must have frequent, regular and consistent contact with
students and program faculty regardless of program location.
Be a creative, energetic, and self-motivated individual who
demonstrates leadership and collaborative work habits within the
department the college committees.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds,
perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an
environment that accepts differences.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as
necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and
performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered
an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may
perform other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:
Position involves working in a classroom and an office setting.
Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping.
Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types
of close visual work. Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking,
repetitive motion, talking and hearing.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Successful teaching experience in higher
education, preferably at the community college level.
Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential and current
Four years’ experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
with at least two years in clinical respiratory care.
Two years’ experience teaching either as an appointed faculty
member in a CoARC-accredited respiratory care program or as a
clinical instructor/ preceptor for students of such programs.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Current RRT state license.
Bachelors/Master’s degree and transcripts from accredited
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR
REGISTRATIONS : Administrative experience in healthcare or higher
One year of full time teaching in higher education.
3 years of recent respiratory therapy experience.
ACLS instructor or willing to get.
Advanced credential such as ACCS, NPS, AE-C, etc.
Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow
unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for
employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring
practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees
based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information
or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran
status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance
with the policy, please contact the Vice President of Human
Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301
Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572
, Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the Director of the Office for
Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W.
Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone:
312-730-1560 , Fax: 312-730-1576 , Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.