|Hearing Instrument Specialist Instructor - Tenure Track |
|See Position Description |
|Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W Ft George Wright Dr, Spokane, Washington |
|SFCC Applied Health Science |
Note: This recruitment has been updated to modify the closing date to open until filled with an application review date of February 24, 2017.
Spokane Falls Community College seeks qualified candidates for consideration of employment in this annually contracted, tenure track position beginning Fall Quarter (September 18, 2017).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Prepares for and instructs, through traditional classroom and distance education modes, classes in the discipline of Hearing Instrument Specialist; Examples of the types of courses typically assigned include: Hearing Instrument Sciences, Hearing Physiology and Anatomy, Healthcare and Business Ethics, Basic/Advanced Audiometrics, Auditory Disorders, Hearing Healthcare Management, Hearing Instrument Technologies, Earmolds and ALDS, Hearing Instrument Specialist Laboratory, Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Clinical Methods, Marketing/Sales, and Perspectives on Disabilities; Assignments may be at off-campus centers and may also include evening and/or weekend classes.
- Provides availability and accessibility to students for purpose of academic consulting and support, in a manner appropriate to meet student needs, through a combination of scheduled office hours, e-mail accessibility or other effective means of responsive and timely communication;
- Communicates expectations and establishes clear grading criteria through appropriate instructional means, to include but not limited to developing course syllabi, handouts, and materials supporting the instructional process; evaluates student progress and provides clear, timely feedback;
- Participates in district, division, department, or general faculty meetings; in-service training; curriculum development; academic consulting; workshops or seminars; service on district or college councils or committees, or other activities within the scope of the position;
- Complies with state and federal law applicable to professional duties and responsibilities; Follows established procedures in areas such as printing, turning in grades, bookstore orders, office support, student financial aid requirements, safety and health issues and related administrative processes;
- Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned;
- Any additional duties or responsibilities specific to this position
- In addition, faculty may:
- Instruct courses in related disciplines based upon individual qualifications and expertise.
- Supervise paraprofessional employees or direct the work of assigned work-study students. Responsible for ensuring assigned staff adhere to acceptable behavior and performance standards. Demonstrate that assigned staff have been informed how behavior and performance will be assessed, receive timely and accurate feedback regarding performance, and any observed performance and behavioral problems are corrected promptly.
- Advise student clubs or associations.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (Minimum Qualifications)
- An earned Bachelor's degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from an accredited institution.
- Two or more years of recent full-time experience with hearing aid selection/fitting and audiological testing (including real-ear) procedure.
- Washington State licensed (or eligible to be licensed) audiologist or licensed fitter/dispenser and be "In Good Standing".
- Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
- Acceptance of and willingness to support the role that community colleges serve in higher education, and specifically the mission, values, goals and objectives of the Community Colleges of Spokane.
- Ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution and the community/technical college system.
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES (Desirable Qualifications)
- An earned Master's degree (or higher) in Audiology.
- Five years recent full-time experience with hearing aid selection/fitting and audiological testing (including real-ear) procedure.
- Experience teaching
- Experience teaching via distance learning.
- Business Experience
- CCC is a plus
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is a full-time, tenure track position with an entry level base salary (for a 175-day academic year contract) of $48,303 - $51,105 / year. * Base salary increases to maximum of $72,803, advancement based upon years of service and professional development activity.
Faculty have potential to earn up to $108,241 (average annual salary paid to our 20 highest earning faculty during FY2014/15). FY 2014/15 average annual faculty salary (all faculty) was $70,544. Annual salary is comprised of base salary plus any combination of academic year overload contracts, summer effort contracts, project stipends, student club advising stipends, and/or department chair /program lead faculty stipends consistent with the provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement between CCS and the Association for Higher Education (AHE).
* Total compensation: $62,794 - $66,437. Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates and median retirement fund contributions. The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.
CCS reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice. Academic employees are represented by the Association of Higher Education (AHE), which is affiliated with NEA and WEA. AHE membership or payment of representation fee is required. Anticipated date of employment is Fall 2017.
CONDITIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT
An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. Requires Criminal background check. If using personal vehicle for travel, proof of driver's license and car insurance required.