Instructor/Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology
Anne Arundel Community College
A strong candidate should demonstrate a proven ability to teach college-level health information technology courses and demonstrate current experience with a range of health care technology applications. Additionally, demonstrates excellence in oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Teaching assignments are 15 faculty load hours per semester to primarily include all courses Health Information Technology (HIT) courses that are taught on campus, online, hybrid, day, evening and weekends at multiple campus locations as needed to meet the departmental need.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public, two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs help about 49,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.
Anne Arundel Community College has a student body of over 49,000 credit, non-credit, certificate and professional students, including 33 percent of students of color and 1,560 international students from 77 countries.
Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is not far from Washington, D.C. Bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.
AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational and work environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including, but not limited to: teaching, learning, student success, workplace effectiveness, and engagement in partnerships with local and global communities.
Faculty members are expected to serve on department, school and college committees; advise students; engage in professional development activities; and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grant opportunities. Faculty will use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and demonstrate commitment to innovation and teaching excellence. College teaching experience is preferred.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College seeks exceptional teaching faculty who represent a diversity of thought and experience.
Anne Arundel Community College is guided by principles that emphasize student success, especially in learning, and continuous improvement to maintain a progressive and vital learning community. AACC is a premier learning organization that is at the forefront of community college education. As such, faculty will:
- deliver instruction in a variety of formats;\
- integrate learning outcomes assessment techniques in instructional planning, curriculum design and teaching activities;
- apply technology to the teaching and learning process;
- collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem-solving; and
- integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into curricula.
While faculty work of 30 faculty load hours per academic year includes primary responsibilities for teaching and assessing learning and for college, school and department service, advising, and professional development, the college seeks to break the frame that traditionally surrounds faculty assignments. In conjunction with their primary responsibilities, and in various combinations, faculty will:
- mentor students, including those students from specific target groups,
- mentor new full-time faculty and part-time faculty;
- design, format and deliver curriculum in a variety of formats;
- train and consult for workforce initiatives (e.g., for public and corporate partners, etc.);
- develop and implement community education and extended learning programs;
- partner with colleagues to enhance services to students and the community through recruitment and marketing, advising, retention strategies and activities;
- strengthen relations and collaborative activities with K-12 and baccalaureate-granting institutions;
- work with ďat-riskĒ populations; and
- develop multicultural educational environments that affirm the value of cultural diversity.
- Bachelorís degree from a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) accredited college or university
- Current certification as a Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
- A minimum of three years of documented recent practice experience in Health Information Management
- Be able to work in a collaborative environment
- Available to work evening and weekend hours
- Demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and technical proficiency with Health Information Management software, the Internet, Learning Management Systems and Microsoft Office
- Must have personal transportation and be willing to travel to clinical affiliate sites and all campuses
- A minimum of two years of teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting preferred
- Knowledge of CAHIIM standards, accreditation processes and professional credentialing requirements
- Effective leadership, team building skills and a strong commitment to working with diverse students, faculty, administration and community members
- College teaching experience in health and health technologies is preferred
- Development, implementation, and evaluation of academic progression opportunities
- Experience with academic advisement of health information technology and medical coding students enrolled in the curriculum
- Supervision of students in a clinical/practicum setting
- Monitor and collect data regarding student ongoing progression. integrate learning outcomes assessment techniques in instructional planning, curriculum design and teaching activities
- Experience with using technology applications in the teaching and learning process
- Collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem-solving
- Experience with integrating interdisciplinary and global perspectives into curricula or learning environment
- Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods
- Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision
- Evaluate, input and provide feedback of student grades in a timely manner per college standards
- Work with other programs and/or discipline faculty to complete scheduled program reviews and to use the findings to revise the curriculum
- Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in discipline, knowledge and instructional methods
- Maintain current CEUís for certification
- Participate in department/discipline, division, campus, and college meetings and committees
- Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.
- Maintain six office hours each week
- Support the collegeís mission and goals
- Perform other related duties as required or assigned
Hours Per Week: 40
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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