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Faculty Fellow - Medical Assisting

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Work type: Full Time Faculty
Location: Lafayette, IN
Categories: Faculty

General Description of Position:

To appoint full-time faculty as an entry point into the profession for credentialed individuals with limited or no teaching experience. Rationale is to provide mentoring and an introduction to teaching at the college level for individuals newly entering the profession, both recent graduates and those who changed careers. Formal mentoring is expected to be provided by the hiring campus. Faculty Fellow positions may be funded by recurring or non-recurring sources. Positions are assigned based on academic need up to three years.

Major Responsibilities:

Major Responsibilities
Provide quality and engaging instruction in all delivery methods and formats within specific academic programs; provide timely and meaningful feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; engage students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provide institutional support and community service; participate meaningfully in student retention and completion initiatives; support the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives; conform to regional expectations of faculty performance and engagement.

1. Deliver assigned classes using pedagogy and technology that best support student learning, and in accordance with college loading policy, course objectives and program learning outcomes.
2. Develop and maintain curriculum and supporting course materials in keeping with and furtherance of course objectives and program learning outcomes.
3. Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Manage a classroom environment conducive to student learning and in adherence to federal, state, and college safety standards and practices.
4. Facilitate student achievement of expected program learning outcomes.
5. Use Learning Management System (e.g. Canvas) to facilitate teaching, learning, assessment and communication.
1. Provide academic-related coaching and academic monitoring to assigned student advisees in partnership with professional academic advising staff.
2. Monitor and document student performance throughout the semester, including use of technology for academic advising alerts; provide necessary interventions to include communication with students, tutoring and other academic supports, and referrals to appropriate college resources.
3. Maintain posted office hours in accordance with campus expectations and the faculty loading policy in the Academic Support and Operations Manual (ASOM 7.2).
4. Promote and assist in student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs, including outreach to students by phone, technology tools, and other electronic means.
1. Participate in professional development activities that may include scheduled training, time spent onsite in related business and industries, and self-study to advance instructional and technical skills as well as current knowledge within the field of study.
2. Participate in scholarly activities related to the discipline/focus, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification and licensure.
3. Stay current in contemporary pedagogy, digital technology, and other technology related to teaching that best support student learning.
1. Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college’s relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/division/college.
2. Develop community/industry/business contacts to advance college relationships within service area as appropriate in the department and division.
1. Provide institutional support as requested by college administration such as participation on committees and task forces, projects related to college and program accreditations, and grant-related projects.
2. Participate in mentoring activities as arranged by campus administration.
3. Support and engage with Workforce and Development (Ivy Tech Foundations).
4. Attend commencement and participate as assigned by campus administration.
5. Participate in college/campus-wide meetings and departmental/division/faculty meetings.
6. Adhere to college and campus academic policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

A qualified full time faculty member in medical assisting meets both of the following criteria:
1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution, and
2. Is current and competent in the MAERB Core Curriculum objectives included in their assigned teaching, as evidenced by two years of directly related work experience, and one of the following:
• Completed academic preparation appropriate to the program and/or discipline being taught.
• Current Professional certification in the field

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