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Position

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: MEDICAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT


CCP-19, 12 month Tenure Track


Starting Date

August 2014


Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Medical Office Management or similar related field, together with at least five years of clinical experience with one to two years of experience in the supervision and teaching of others, and be credentialed in medical assisting by a credentialing organization accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA); or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties required. Incumbents are expected to have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following areas:
• Professional competence in one or more of the assigned subject disciplines;
• Academic curriculum and course design;
• Assessment and evaluation techniques in academic program effectiveness;
• Strong familiarity with accreditation procedures and strategies;
• Developing and managing operating budgets and plans;
• Leading and directing faculty and staff in a higher education environment;
• Strong information technology literacy skills;
• Effective oral and written communication skills;
• A demonstrated understanding of the community college mission, philosophy, and student population.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.


Responsibilities

Under the direct leadership of the Academic Division Director of Nursing & Allied Health, the Program Director will provide leadership to the Medical Office Management Program. The position’s role includes program needs assessment, development, marketing, program accreditation and administrative oversight of classroom and clinical instruction. The director is also responsible for program development and accreditation, recommendation of employment of part-time faculty; instruction quality, program evaluation and assessment, administrative and resource management, and budget and fiscal management. The Director understands and promotes the goals of community colleges and serves as liaison with faculty, staff, students, and administrative personnel and performs other tasks related to his/her area of competency as assigned.


Minimum Salary

$66,426.00 approximate annual salary and full benefits package.


Application Deadline

August 1, 2014



Norwalk Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or criminal record.   The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Dr. Robert Baer, Title IX/504 Coordinator, rbaer@norwalk.edu (203) 857-7369 and Fran Apfel, ADA Coordinator, fapfel@norwalk.edu, (203) 857-7192, Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854.

 

Norwalk Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, M/F. Protected group members are encouraged to apply.


All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship of eligibility under the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA)

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