This announcement has been updated with a new application deadline date of 5/31/17 for first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter 2017.
Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
Essential Functions/Typical Duties
The Diagnostic Technology (DUTEC) faculty performs duties and responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of the Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute (HSEWI). This position works in close collaboration with the DUTEC Program Chair.
The faculty member is responsible for:
- Promote equitable teaching and learning with a diverse student body, both on-campus and in clinical setting.
- Utilize a variety of teaching and learning strategies/techniques, including integration of technology to assist students in the achievement and assessment of learning outcomes and outcomes assessment.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge and practical skills in cultural competency.
- Maintain strong commitment to student success through fostering a positive and caring learning environment.
- Assist with planning clinical experiences and finding new clinical sites.
- Provide timely verbal and written assessments of student performance.
- Mentor part-time/adjunct clinical faculty.
- Maintain effective communication with faculty, staff, students, and clinical partners from diverse background.
- Actively and effectively participate in faculty group processes.
- Review content of assigned courses and integrate content relevant to the latest research developments, recommendations, and practices in the profession.
- Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and program evaluation/assessment that incorporate the principles of diversity and inclusion.
- Participate in the advising and mentoring of students enrolled in the program and of prospective students, including navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.).
- Participate in professional development activities in order to maintain professional qualifications and clinical competency in nursing education.
- Participate in community organizations, events, or in related projects and promote collaborative relationships with high schools and four-year colleges/universities (develop articulation agreements).
- Participate in college governance, decision making, and initiatives, such as the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations.
- Perform other pertinent contractual duties and functions that may be assigned.
SPECIFIC POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Diagnostic Ultrasound instructors must have the following abilities:
- The gross and fine motor skills required to assist students with providing safe and effective diagnostic ultrasound.
- The physical endurance and ability to work in a clinical setting with students for 4-6 hours.
- The physical endurance and strength sufficient to assist students with providing diagnostic ultrasound. For example, moving objects weighing 10-25 lbs or greater.
- Ability to assist students with performing skills requiring the use of sight, smell, touch and hearing.