Surgical Technology, SFA, SPT Instructor / Program Coordinator
Location: University Center, Michigan
Internal Number: 5537
Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions:
Delta College is seeking faculty members committed to the college's philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidates for faculty positions understand that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people's lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in pedagogy and relationships with students, other faculty, and staff are hallmarks of an educator who has been called to the profession. We are seeking colleagues who embrace the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approach academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative.
Delta believes that faculty are the heart of the institution. We are seeking faculty members who are energized by the community college pathways and inclusivity/equity initiatives, and see it as their job to support a diverse set of learners inside and outside the classroom. Delta embraces the notion of life-long learning and continuous improvement, and so is looking for those with a sincere desire to self-reflect on personal instructional practices and work collaboratively with colleagues to improve teaching and learning for all students. The faculty members that Delta seeks to hire live a daily work-commitment to the democratic ideal espoused in Delta's mission.
Demonstrate ability to teach in both a classroom and clinical setting.
Promote student growth and success.
Demonstrate ability to relate to a variety of constituents along with solid pedagogy skills that promote learning.
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Delta College.
Demonstrate a philosophy of teaching that provides learning opportunities that meet the needs of all students.
Establish and promote an engaging and inclusive learning environment to maximize student learning in both face-to-face and online classroom learning environments
Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement to promote student success.
Actively support student retention initiatives that promote program completion.
Develop innovative, dynamic, and engaging learning environments that support student learning and success.
Collaborate voluntarily and enthusiastically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college's commitment to belonging, equity, diversity and inclusion.
Serve the community through outreach activities.
Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
Engage fully in course, discipline, program development, curriculum development and assessment.
Attend and actively participate in discipline, division, and college meetings.
Demonstrate capability to use a learning management system to deliver course material.
Demonstrate teaching effectiveness which supports student learning and encompasses pedagogies for student success to meet course and/or program requirements.
Maintain professional development to assure currency within field of practice.
Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Have availability to work evenings, weekends, and spring/summer.
Associate's degree in Surgical Technology.
Graduate of an education program in surgical technology accredited by a nationally recognized programmatic accreditation agency.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
Minimum total of five 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 ten years
Health-related Bachelor's degree.
Certified Surgical Assistant (CSA) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA).
Minimum of two years full-time equivalency work experience (4000 hours).
Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and program planning.
Experience/training as an educator.
Current or obtainable BLS Certification.
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research and/or course delivery will be informed by issues of race, gender, marginalized groups, and equity, supported by experience from professional practice that connects with these area(s).
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!