Dalton State College delivers a transformational education experience in a diverse, caring community to approximately 5,000 students. We are proud to be recognized in 2020 as one of 79 colleges that are a "Great Colleges to Work For" by ModernThink. A member institution of the University System of Georgia, Dalton State provides broad access to high-quality bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and career certificate programs. Dalton State is nestled in the foothills of Northwest Georgia and surrounded by a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. The college is about 90 minutes from Atlanta and 30 minutes from Chattanooga, TN. Dalton State is Georgia's first and only Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and attracts students from about 40 countries worldwide. Approximately one third of our student body identifies as Hispanic/Latinx. As an HSI, Dalton State administers a Title V program for developing institutions serving Hispanic populations. We are searching for candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and a proven success working in a welcoming and diverse multicultural environment.Job Summary
Dalton State College School of Health Professions seeks a fulltime, tenure track Assistant Professor of Respiratory Therapy & Clinical Coordinator. Position beginning August 1, 2021. Must have a Master's degree in Respiratory Therapy or similar field an accredited program, an active Registered Respiratory Therapist credential, and current (or eligibility) Georgia and Tennessee State licenses to practice Respiratory Therapy required. Candidates should have a minimum of four (4) years' experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, of which at least two (2) years should have been spent in clinical respiratory care and preferably at least two (2) years in a teaching position in an accredited respiratory program. Formal teacher training and experience is recommended. Candidates should have extensive knowledge/ experience working in most areas of respiratory care including pediatrics, intensive care, management, training and education. Excellent spoken/written English communication skills and a commitment to teaching and service excellence.
The Dalton State Respiratory Therapy program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). This position should be a clinician able to teach across the curriculum and specifically monitor students in a clinical setting.
Review of the applicants will begin immediately. Application deadline is May 1, 2021.
Hiring Salary Range: $47,405 - $48,000Responsibilities
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Dalton State College, as determined by Dalton State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.Equal Employment Opportunity
Dalton State College is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Dalton State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact Dalton State College's Office of Human Resources at 706-272-2034. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 706-272-2034.Special Applicant Instructions
Application deadline is May 1, 2021. Review of applicants will begin immediately.
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