Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Clinical Coordinator) Instructor

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Clinical Coordinator) Instructor

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Clinical Coordinator) Instructor

North Orange County Community College District


Posted: 22-Feb-23

Location: Cypress, California

Type: Full Time


Academic / Research


College / University

Required Education:

4 Year Degree

Internal Number: 3932098

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Clinical Coordinator) Instructor

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2016349FT

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Health Science

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 10 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Full Time, Tenure Track

Job Description:
Serve as clinical coordinator of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program with responsibility for maintaining accreditation standards. This includes supervision and evaluation of a diverse population of students in sonography training at affiliated hospitals.

The Clinical Coordinator is expected to visit and work with the students while training to assess student progress and act as the liaison between the college and hospital affiliates in promoting student success during clinical training.

Maintain communication with Program Director and affiliated hospital personnel.

Maintain and assess all student electronic records pertaining to clinical training such as time logs, exam log, and all evaluations.

Teach assigned lecture and laboratory courses in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Health Science disciplines in a manner consistent with the department's standards, and with the content cited in the approved course outline and plan of instruction.

Acquire/maintain education and skills necessary for competency to teach any course in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Perform professional tasks related to the areas of assignment, in student advisement, curriculum design, evaluation, program review, computer skills and other affairs of the department/division.

Participate in curriculum development and serve on department, division, college and district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities.
Participate in co-curricular activities, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support student success.
Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.
Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.
Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.
Develop culturally relevant course content, culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for engaging students who are diverse and/or are students who are historically underserved. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African American, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students.
Work cooperatively with staff and students.
Evening and/or weekend assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.

Primary Purpose:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

Working Relationships:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.

Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submitted and from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at https://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience directly related to the assignment;


Associate degree or higher and six years of professional experience directly related to the assignment;


Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area.

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) and have completed the examination for the Abdomen and Obstetrics/Gynecology specialty areas.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.

Desirable Qualifications:
Current Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) credential.

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Experience in supervising, evaluating, and counseling sonography students in a clinical training setting.

Teaching experience, in higher education.

Experience using technology in instruction.

Experience working effectively and collaboratively in a team-teaching environment.

Experience designing alternative learning activities that develop and/or modify different training outcomes.

Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Commitment to examine, reflect, and modify instructional, relational, and classroom practices in order to effectively engage and support disproportionately impacted student populations with the goal of closing equity gaps.

Working Conditions:

Salary Range: $77,876 - $116,875 Annually

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting Number: 2016349FT

Open Date: 02/22/2023

Close Date: 4/5/2023

Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19 Notice: Interviews may be held in person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.
The North Orange County Community College District is committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The Board of Trustees adopted a position of strongly recommending, rather than mandating, COVID-19 vaccines and strongly recommending boosters for all employees and students, effective January 1, 2023. More information can be found on our District website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19 . Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within six (6) months.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is five (5).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. References, including a supervisor will be contacted if a candidate is moved forward as a finalist in the recruitment process.
The effective start date (tentatively August 2023) may vary pending the approval of the academic calendar.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit https://www.nocccd.edu/files/7120-10apreviseddcc-08-24-15-_93551.pdf to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/6021

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