West Virginia Northern is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine (9) month, Faculty / Program Director for the Medical Laboratory Technician program. This is an on-campus position.
Salary / Benefits: Salary will be based on the current faculty salary scale, plus a supplemental appointment for Program Director. Full benefits package which includes but is not limited to retirement with employer matching, health insurance, life insurance, social security, and Northern tuition waivers.
NOTICE: If you claim post high-school education, license or special training, you MUST attach or provide by mail a legible copy of your educational transcript, license or training record. No application will be considered until said documents are received. Upon hire, you MUST provide an official transcript within 30 days of hire date.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Under the supervision of the Division Chair, and the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the President of the College, faculty perform the following duties for their respective programs or disciplines, and the College:
Develop the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program.
Direct the MLT program.
Follow the rules and regulations of the College.
Develop a syllabus for each course he/she teaches following the College guidelines for syllabus construction. Submit each syllabus electronically to the Division Chair by the first day of class.
Maintain a workload of 30 credit hours or 600 (Health Sciences) contact hours during day and/or evening per academic year. The Division Chair and/or Vice President of Academic Affairs may make adjustments as necessary.
Notify the Division Chair of the intent to travel on college business well in advance of the date of the expected absence. Complete the Absence Form. Submit your completed Absence Form to your Division Chair.
Notify the Division Secretary of unexpected absence(s) so appropriate arrangements can be made for your class(es). Submit your completed Absence Form upon return to your Division Chair.
Maintain a minimum of ten (10) office hours per week, two (2) may be by appointment only, distributed over five (5) days, to include the week before classes begin and final exam week. The Faculty Teaching and Office Schedule Form must be completed and filed with the Division Secretary within the first week of classes.
Report first week attendance and final grades at the end of the term via NOW and within established deadlines.
Advise students in her/his program(s) which may include:
aid in scheduling courses
career guidance and preparation.
Participate in commencement ceremonies.
Assist the Division Chair with preparation of the program review, annual report, part-time faculty evaluations, self-study reports for accreditation, course and program assessment reports, and other reports and projects associated with the program.
Assist the Division Chair in the maintenance of equipment and in the recommendations for the purchase of equipment.
Assist the Division Chair in preparing semester schedules.
Assist in the selection of textbook(s) for courses taught.
Assist the Division Chair in proposals and development of new courses, programs, and certificates.
Assist the Division Chair in student recruitment at high schools, college fairs, as well as business, industry, and agencies related to the program/major or discipline.
Participate in service and/or advising during periods designed for pre-registration, registration, new student orientation and other special College events.
Assist in the evaluation and supervision of students serving as lab assistants and in other workstudy capacities as applicable.
Participate in institutional activities such as College-wide events, college standing committees, ad hoc committees, internal and external marketing and promotional activities, and public service activities.
Attend Faculty Assembly meetings, academic division meetings, advisory committee meetings, and other faculty related events as identified by the administration.
Participate in professional development activities and professional organizations.
Integrate writing, technology, computer applications, and oral presentation requirements into assigned courses where applicable.
Work with the workforce development and/or Campus Managers, as appropriate, to provide credit or non-credit courses, seminars, workshops, etc.
Assume a positive and active role as a representative of Northern, including support of institutional goals and initiatives.
Instruct courses in the Medical Laboratory Technician Program (didactic, laboratory, clinical; primarily urinalysis, phlebotomy, clinical microbiology, immunohematology, immunology, and medical terminology.)
Schedule student rotations at clinical sites and monitor student progress at the clinical affiliates.
Members of the full-time teaching faculty have three primary areas of responsibility:
academic advising / professional development
institutional and community service
Master's Degree in Biological, Chemical, Physical or related science (primarily urinalysis, phlebotomy, clinical microbiology, immunohematology, immunology, and medical terminology.)
Three (3) years full time experience working in all areas of the medical laboratory
Certified as a medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist, ASCP-Boc or ASCPi-BOC or equivalent
One (1) year full-time teaching experience
Three (3) years teaching experience
Must be NAALS certified, or eligible for certification and have knowledge of education methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures.
One (1) year full- time teaching experience at a community college.
Program director experience for an MLT program or equivalent.
Internal Number: 201900193
About West Virginia Northern Community College
As a comprehensive community college, Northern offers a wide variety of programs and courses in the arts and sciences, career-technical education, developmental studies and community service. Under an open-door enrollment policy, the College admits all adults desiring postsecondary education. High school students recommended by their schools for early entrance are also admitted. Graduates receive Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Science degrees, Associate in Applied Science degrees and Certificates.