Adjunct Instructor, Medical Laboratory Technician Program

Springfield Technical Community College

Springfield Technical Community College

Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Springfield Technical Community College Job Posting: Adjunct Instructor, Medical Laboratory Technician Program

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Adjunct Instructor, Medical Laboratory Technician Program
Category: Academic/Adjunct
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Department: School of Health and Patient Simulation
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Oct 24, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: PT No Benefits
Position ID: 169152
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About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.


Job Description:

Springfield Technical Community College seeks applicants for the position of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Adjunct Faculty. Working with and under the supervision of the MLT Department Chair and Dean of the School of Health and Patient Simulation, this adjunct faculty is responsible for planning and delivering instruction to a diverse population of students, assessing academic performance and supporting student success. In line with Accreditation Standards set forth by the National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS), the candidate must be competent to deliver a broad scope of clinical laboratory science practice and have documented expertise in their area(s) of teaching responsibility and knowledge of a variety of content delivery methods including distance learning.

The adjunct faculty will be responsible for collaborating with MLT as well as other health faculty to create intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teaching and learning opportunities. In addition to teaching, this candidate will fulfill the duties of advising and College Service, in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. The MLT adjunct faculty must be nationally certified and possess and maintain a current ASCP-BOC or ASCPi-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist in Massachusetts.

SAMPLE OF DUTIES: Under the supervision of the MLT Department Chair and the Dean of the SHPS, the MLT adjunct faculty will demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

Leadership and Management:

  • Collaborates with the Department Chair to meet the long range and strategic plans of the campus and the MLT program.
  • Works collaborative with Department Chair and faculty to complete annual program evaluation.
  • Submits promptly, and in proper form, all reports and requests as set forth by the Department Chair, Dean of SHPS and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Collaborates with faculty and other college staff on initiatives to increase support for occupational therapy assistant students and faculty.
  • Attend all meetings as required.

Teaching & Assessment:

  • In conjunction with the Department Chair, assesses student progress toward program goals which are consistent with the College's Student Success Plan and the College's mission.
  • Ensures that student learning outcomes for courses are current and assessed regularly, documenting the process and submitting appropriate information to the Department Chair and Dean as requested.
  • Teaches didactic education component of MLT courses to students from a diverse cultural and educational background. The person filling this position believes that all students can learn, and that student engagement in clinical education enhances knowledge of didactic content and leads to higher student success.
  • Evaluates student academic performance in line with department policies and procedures.
  • Provides guidance to students in their learning and educational planning.
  • Advises students.

Personnel:

  • Participates in campus/off-campus events and professional development activities.
  • Abide by the regulations set out in the Massachusetts Community College Council collective bargaining agreement.

Facilities:

  • Ensures utilization and proper maintenance of specialized learning equipment and materials for safe education and client practice.

Fiscal:

  • Forwards recommendations on instructional supply and equipment needs to the Department Chair.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves on college committees and task forces.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

PROJECTED AVAILABLE COURSES:

  • Medical Microbiology (bacteriology)
  • Hematology & Coagulation
  • Phlebotomy and Specimen Handling (7 weeks Spring 1)
  • Urinalysis and Body Fluids (7 weeks Spring 2)


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required.
  • Proof of a current ASCP-BOC or ASCPi-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist. Proof consists of submission of one of the following documents.
  • A copy of the ASCP certification card.
  • A copy of the ACSP certification certificate.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of recent experience as an instructor in laboratory medicine, in the classroom or the laboratory.
  • Knowledge of education methods, administration, current NAACLS accreditation procedures, and current national certification procedures.
  • Experience and proficiency in curriculum design, clinical coordination, evaluation, instruction, program planning, and counseling preferred.
  • Initial and continued employment dependent upon meeting a National Background Check, Drug Testing, a CORI/SORI check, and medical requirements.

EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Additional Information:

Salary: DSCE Contract Adjunct Rates
Benefits: No
Union: MCCC
Grant Funded: No
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.

INFORMATION AWARENESS SECURITY TRAINING:

Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.


Application Instructions:

All available positions are located at: www.stcc.edu/about-stcc/employment which applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references.

**Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DETAILS:

STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.

POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY

Springfield Technical Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Kathryn C. Senie, Ed.D, J.D. at 413.755.5642 or via email at kcsenie@stcc.edu, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Springfield Technical Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.


URL: www.stcc.edu


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