Medical Assisting Program Director

Company Name:
Delta Career Education Corporation
Miller-Motte Technical College in Gulfport, MS is looking for a Medical Assisting Program Director. The Program Director works to fulfill school objectives by providing leadership in curriculum development, planning, coordinating, staffing, and training in the assigned program area under the guidance of the Director of Education. Program Directors must also meet and fulfill the duties and responsibilities of Instructors.
Bachelor's degree required
2 + years clinical experience
2 + years teaching experience preferred
Previous educational or related supervisory experience strongly desired.
Meet requirements of Instructor and capable of teaching a majority of the courses within the program area.
Knowledge and understanding of the professional career paths and demands of the training field.
Ability to inspire students to the highest level of achievement in preparation for meeting employer expectations.
Ability to organize, problem solve, handle multiple tasks, and function as a team member within established school, state, federal, and accrediting agency regulations, policies, and procedures.
Teamwork/Oversight/Professional Development
1. Assist the Director of Education in the hiring, development, evaluation, and termination of program area instructors.
2. Orient, monitor, supervise, mentor, and assist new instructors.
3. Ensure that all program area Instructors adhere to required administrative and classroom delivery duties and requirements as outlined in the job description for Instructor.
4. Ensure completeness of faculty files and documentation of official transcripts, professional development, observations, and performance reviews.
5. Provide leadership and support to full-time and part-time day and evening instructors and supervise their instructional and program needs.
6. In coordination with the Director of Education, observe classes within program area and coach instructors to continually improve instructional presentation and classroom management skills.
1. Maintain regular contact with all day and evening students within program area and be available to respond to their questions and/or concerns. Post student office hours.
2. Provide student advising for scheduling and program-specific guidance.
3. Refer students to appropriate staff for non-academic problem resolution.
4. Participate in each term's New Student Orientation Program; also orient re-entering students returning to school.
5. Call students who miss two consecutive days from class or whose absence during the week results in more than four absences during the term. Record the results of those calls.
Curriculum and Instructional Materials
1. Provide leadership in the development, implementation, evaluation, review, maintenance, and effectiveness of the program's curriculum.
2. Assist the Director of Education to ensure that the curriculum meets employer needs and course performance objectives are current.
3. Assist the Director of Education and coordinate the Advisory Board activities of local industry representatives to provide external curricula feedback.
4. Assist the Instructors to ensure all course objectives are met as outlined on the school's official syllabus and course outline.
5. Keep well informed and current on course requirements to ensure that the correct textbooks are being ordered and used in the classroom.
Date: 2014-04-22
Country: US
State: MS
City: Gulfport
Postal Code: 39503
Category: Academics/Education

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