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Adjunct Faculty, Sterile Processing Technician Certification Course
Category: Academic/Adjunct
Department: School of Health and Patient Simulation
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Oct 24, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: PT No Benefits
Position ID: 169151

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:

The Sterile processing course at Springfield Technical Community Colleges is a credit-bearing offering in the evening and is offered during the evening three times per year (fall, spring, and summer). The successful candidate will need to have the ability to teach the Sterile Processing to meet CBSPD and IASCHMM Standards. This includes, but is not limited to Central Service overview, human anatomy and physiology, microbiology, contamination control sterilization, storage and distribution are some of the subject materials needed. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible to prepare students for the National exam.

Instructors in the Sterile Processing program provide students with the knowledge, technical skills, computer information processing skills, and work habits necessary for entry-level employment as a Sterile Processing Employee.


  • Providing hands-on classroom instruction.
  • Maintaining and updating course syllabi; assisting in the development of new curricula.
  • Cover all material in depth and scope as described in syllabi.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching styles and methods to accommodate diverse learning styles of students.
  • Preparing and utilizing approved lesson plans.
  • Evaluating student competence based on program philosophy and objectives.
  • Preparing student progress reports and grade reports; maintaining accurate and timely attendance records.
  • Review and ensure the STCC program meets all CBSPD and IASCHMM standards.
  • Attending faculty meetings.
  • Follow the school academic policies at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Abide by the regulations set out in the Massachusetts Community College Council collective bargaining agreement.


  • Ensures utilization and proper use of learning equipment and materials

Instructors work on a contract/part-time basis and are responsible for facilitating video presentations, instructor lectures, skills demonstrations, testing/grading students, answering questions, and completing post-course rosters/paperwork.


  • Current CSPT Certification
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in the field of Central Sterile Processing
  • Ability to teach in front 10-24 students
  • Meets all college CORI, SORI, and national background checks requirements
  • Meets all Immunization and Vaccination Requirements, Including COVID-19
  • Current American Heart Association BLS CPR certification
  • Friendly and outgoing attitude to keep students engaged
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships
  • Motivated, self-starter
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work flow
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate in Science or Bachelor in Science degree
  • Previous college level teaching experience
  • Supervisory/management training experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, WebEx or Zoom, and Blackboard


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: According to DCE 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.


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: 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.


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.


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, 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.


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.


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