Job Description Summary: Design and meet learning outcomes, and promote students' active participation in their own learning. Create an effective learning environment that fosters students' intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies. Utilize a variety of teaching styles and methods to accommodate the diverse learning styles of students. Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes of the course.
Help students reach their academic, personal, and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student's ability to learn. Contribute to and provide leadership in the students' academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities. Comply with all institutional, accrediting, and regulatory agency policies and procedures.
Required Qualifications: Phlebotomy Technician Certificate and/or B.A. B.S. in Medical Laboratory Technology. Current National Board Certification 3 years work experience in the field
Preferred Qualifications: At least one year teaching/training experience in phlebotomy Experience in the lecture setting
Other Information: Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning and Curriculum o Participates in department and discipline curriculum activities. o Plans thoroughly on a daily, weekly, and semester time period to ensure implementation of the established curriculum and provides strong support for students in their pursuit of established expectations. o Develops plans that promote the development of higher-order thinking skills in the instructional process. o Contributes to the growth and development of the academic area and the college by participating in team-based committee work, academic area planning, and other academic area-related and college-related activities. o Supports the academic area and college through other work normally expected of faculty members. Instruction and Advising o Assure the implementation of curricular change as indicated by the continuous systematic plan of evaluation. o Provide leadership in planning for and obtaining instructional materials, equipment and other student experiences necessary to facilitate high quality instruction. o Direct course and/or program offerings in accordance with pertinent regulations and policies of appropriate external accrediting agencies. o Provides motivation to learn via thorough planning, facilitating an appropriate climate for learning. o Provides remediation as deemed appropriate and possible. o Coaches, mentors, teaches, and evaluate students as assigned according to all course objectives. o Conveys the goals and outcomes of the course; reflects curriculum adopted by the discipline for course and establishes and communicates challenging expectations for students. o Assist in the effective scheduling of the courses assigned. o Assist in the recruitment of students in coordination with the Enrollment Management Department. o Assure that course and program performances are aligned with the College requirements including issues related to budgeting, efficiencies and scheduling. General Responsibilities o Reviews orientation content. o Advises students on curriculum, academic programs, employment and career goals, and other matters as appropriate. o Responds to requests by discipline leaders, department heads, committee chairs in a timely and appropriate manner. o Consistently meets instructional schedule and other assignments and commitments in support of the college. o Establishes and maintains regular office hours. o Treats all members of the college community with dignity and respect. o Works through established channels to resolve problems. o Participates in college-sponsored events, student recruitment events, discipline planning and improvement activities as teaching schedule permits. o Formally upholds all college policies. o Develops and nurtures positive professional relationships with program clinical partners and staff. o Provide students with a complete course syllabus that clearly states learning outcomes, assessment and evaluation methods and criteria, and classroom management policies. o Hold classes at scheduled times and follow college procedures when needing to change or cancel class meeting times. o Supplement courses appropriately with technology, most significantly the learning management system. o Help students to use college resources, ranging from the library and tutoring to academic and financial aid advising. o Is expected that all faculty comply with the administrative requirements and comply with all deadlines for submission of required information. o Engage in textbook selection and submit textbook orders on time.
Professional Growth o Maintains a current knowledge in subject area(s) of instruction. o Maintains a current knowledge of evidenced based practice relevant to the theory and clinical teaching environment. o Incorporates new knowledge in the planning and instruction process in collaboration with the curriculum committee. o Demonstrates a continuing engagement with the learning and scholarship of their area of expertise. o Is fully committed to the mission and values of Southwestern Michigan College, and participates actively in the governance. Professional Qualities and Abilities o Serves as a role model of good written and oral communication skills and management skills o Possesses a positive attitude; able to see good in self and others. o Shows flexibility including the acceptance of and willingness to change; sees opportunity for growth. o Knows and acknowledges personal limits. o Displays self-discipline and a strong work ethic. o Accepts responsibility for professional and personal growth. o Demonstrates commitment to be a productive and supportive member of the college community. o Successfully organizes, executes and follows up on projects; sets specific objectives and measures to achieve results. o Accepts criticism gracefully and uses it as an opportunity for growth. o Handles conflict effectively. o Inspires others; sets example of professionalism both within the college and the community. o Leads and/or follows as circumstances require. The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.
Southwestern Michigan College has two beautiful campuses to help support the mission of providing Know for All. We are located in the heart of America, in Dowagiac, MI, a community who welcomes all and has a vibrant and alive downtown.