Location: College-wide, based on the North Mankato campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Unlimited
South Central College is accepting applications for an unlimited, full-time Surgical Technology Instructor who will also function as the Program Director of the Surgical Technology program.
This position will assume responsibility for creation and modification of SCC’s new Surgical Technology Program curriculum. The position will be based on the North Mankato campus. Beginning in Fall Semester 2021, he/she will be responsible for student instruction and is expected to have the ability to work with a diverse population of learners. The individual will be expected to work as a team member in maintaining a learning environment that meets the educational requirements of the post-secondary student and provide frequent assessments of the students’ progress in achieving acceptable program requirements.
This position will assume all faculty responsibilities as provided by the MSCF Contract. As the Program Director, due to accreditation, this individual must be responsible for all aspects of the program, including but not limited to:
the organization, administration, and supervision of the educational program.
the continuous review and improvement of the educational program.
long range planning and ongoing development of the program.
the effectiveness of the program.
Education Requirement: Associate degree and a graduate of a CAAHEP accredited program in surgical technology or an associate degree in nursing.
Occupational Experience Requirement: Four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified operating room experience as a practicing surgical technologist (scrub role) or an operating room nurse including scrub experience.
Program accreditation requires the program director have five years experience in a scrub role OR as an instructor of surgical technology OR a combination of both, within the past 10 years.
Recency Requirement: One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Professional Requirement: Certified Surgical Technologist by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA formerly LCC-ST).
Demonstrated proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and program planning.
South Central College is a comprehensive community and technical college that is part of the Minnesota State system, with campuses in Faribault and North Mankato. To meet the educational needs of students and our communities, SCC provides lifelong learning opportunities.
SCC is committed to fostering a campus environment of inclusion, knowledge, and understanding in which faculty, staff, and students learn to value diversity and to respect individual differences that enrich our college community.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a robust retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, and professional development funds, among a variety of other benefits.