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Chair of the Medical Laboratory Technology Program/Full Time Faculty

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Posted: 09/15/2019

Mount Wachusett Community College – 115860 Chair of the Medical Laboratory Technology Program/Full Time Faculty

Job Description:
General Statement of Duties
Mount Wachusett Community College seeks an educator who believes that engaging and authentic teaching matters more than anything else in the pursuit of student success. This educator designs an innovative classroom culture that embraces diversity and fosters student empowerment. Building positive connections, the Chair of this Program will create a sense of belonging that motivates students and strengthens their desire to learn.
The Chair of the Medical Laboratory Technology Program provides oversight of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) approved Medical Laboratory Technology Degree Program. This position will provide leadership and instruction for a broad variety of medical laboratory technology courses within the newly constructed, state-of-the-art classroom/laboratory. The faculty member will possess communication and technological skills, academic credentials and the expertise to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to enter this allied health field.
Faculty Member Duties
  • Provides classroom and laboratory instruction in Medical Laboratory Technology and academic advisement for approximately 18 students;
  •  Serves on college committees as elected or appointed;
  • Attends regularly scheduled departmental, divisional and college meetings;
  • Teaches courses as assigned by the Dean;
  • Participates in student assistance/advisement;
  • Maintains office hours;
  • Participates in college service activities (i.e., college committees, meetings, activities, etc.);
  • Participates in community service and engages in a minimum of 36 hours of documented continuing professional development every 3 years;
  • Maintains clinical expertise; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Program Chair Duties
  • The faculty member will prepare the annual program budget and make purchases based on faculty recommendations;
  • Set the agenda and conduct program faculty and advisory board meetings;
  • Maintain external accreditation through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS);
  • Prepare other reports as requested by the college administration and committees;
  • Assist in the recruitment and orientation of new faculty;
  • Maintain all contracts with agencies being utilized for clinical practice;
  • Seek out new sites as needed; and
  • Visit facilities as needed.

  • Must be a Medical Laboratory Professional;
  • Must hold a Master's Degree, Doctoral degree preferred;
  • Holds ASCP-BOC or ASCPi-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist;
  • Must have 3 years of teaching experience;
  • Must have knowledge of education methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation procedures and certification procedures; and
  • Must be proficient in oral and written communication.
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: $44,874.00-$86,280.00
Actual Salary will be determined in accordance with the classification system of MCCC/MTA commensurate with education & experience and therefore it is unlikely the salary will be at or near the top of the range.
Employee Status: Full Time Faculty
Benefits: Yes

Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran 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 Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:
The following documents are required:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

Anticipated Effective Date: Spring 2020
Applications accepted up to and including October 29,2019
Applications received after October 29, 2019  MAY be considered until the position is filled.
Candidates may be subject to employment screening to include both a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) request and a Sexual Offender Registry Information (SORI).

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