Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.
Health Occupations, Physical Education and Business is a vital academic division at Shoreline Community College. The Health Occupations area offers degrees and certifications in Dental Hygiene, Health Care Information, Medical Lab Technology and Nursing. This position manages Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) and Phlebotomy and reports directly to the Dean of HO/PE, Business. The MLT program is a NAACLS accredited program. This position provides support to faculty, clinical affiliates, current and prospective students in the MLT and Phlebotomy programs and will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administration committed to furthering the College's vision, mission, core themes and strategic plan.
Typical duties include the following:
Teach MLT program courses in Clinical Microbiology, Immunology, Parasitology & Mycology Establish clinical affiliation agreements, placement of students in clinical sites and supervise students in practicum rotations
Review and update curriculum for MLT and Phlebotomy courses Advise current and prospective students, evaluate student achievement and formulate policy and procedures
Evaluate program effectiveness and play an active role in recruiting for and assisting the program advisory committee
In addition to teaching, this position serves as the Director of the MLT Program, and assists in marketing and recruitment of the program, selection of students, participates in college governance, division and campus-wide activities and involves travel to practicum teaching assignments at off-site locations.
NOTE: Upon hire, NAACLS approval is required for this position as well as ongoing professional vocational certification.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS (ASCP)
Master's degree in clinical laboratory science, related sciences or education disciplines
Five (5) years' current work experience in a Clinical Microbiology laboratory OR five (5) years' Generalist work experience and two years in Clinical Microbiology
Learning management systems and other appropriate instructional technologies
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) standards and accreditation, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Microsoft Office programs, learning management systems and other appropriate instructional technologies
Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into the teaching of Medical Laboratory Technology courses
Experience or willingness to gain experience with teaching and developing coursework online
Developing and/or modifying curriculum
Adapting to a variety of teaching strategies in lecture, laboratory and practicum settings
Communicating effectively in oral and written English in a classroom and with other professionals
Working/interacting effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
Handling difficult or sensitive situations using sound independent judgment
Internal Number: SCC-MLT1
About Shoreline Community College
Founded in 1964, Shoreline Community College offers more than 100 rigorous academic and professional/technical degrees and certificates to meet the lifelong learning needs of its diverse students and communities. Dedicated faculty and staff are committed to the educational success of its 10,000+ students who hail from across the United States and over 50 countries.
Located 10 miles north of downtown Seattle, Shoreline’s campus is one of the most strikingly beautiful college campuses in Washington state. The grounds once served as a special place to the Duwamish people for gathering traditional foods in ways that increased the bounty of the land.