Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology (DUTEC), Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor R21096

  • Bellevue College
  • Bellevue, WA, USA
  • Nov 10, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology (DUTEC), Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor R21096

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Bellevue WA, WA
Job Type: Full Time
Division: Academic Affairs
Job Number: R21096
Job Status: Full-TimeRepresentedTenure-Track

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology (DUTEC) faculty performs duties and responsibilities under the general direction of the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Dean of the Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute (HSEWI). This position works in close collaboration with the DUTEC Program Chair.

Full-time instructors demonstrate commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence, including directing student learning in assigned courses, establishing and assessing student learning outcomes, and collaborating with colleagues across campus in the on-going development of program curriculum and activities; and through advising of students; participating in college governance and decision making; maintaining current knowledge and skills in area of assignment; building collaborative relationships within the Bellevue College community and the community at large; and fostering a positive, caring learning environment in which diversity and equity are valued.

Annual salary is based on a 176-day contract with a minimum of $66,580.43; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $71,390.63 unless exceptional circumstances prevail.

We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, temporary housing, etc.

For more details about Bellevue College's excellent employee benefits, please visit Benefits section, next to Description section.


Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

The Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute (HSEWI) fosters successful completion of our diverse students' education goals, as well as advocates life-long wellness, learning, teaching, and service excellence. We provide a wide variety of accessible, rigorous, and engaging professional/technical courses, programs, and credentials that are responsive to individual, institutional, and community needs, prospects, and opportunities. Our Institute is comprised of sixteen unique programs which focus on providing excellent education and training for many professions in healthcare, education, and wellness.


  • Promote equitable teaching and learning with a diverse student body, both on-campus and in clinical setting.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching and learning strategies/techniques, including integration of technology to assist students in the achievement and assessment of learning outcomes.
  • Maintain strong commitment to student success through fostering a positive and caring learning environment.
  • Clinical coordination to include planning clinical experiences, maintaining clinical site visits and finding new clinical sites.
  • Provide timely verbal and written assessments of student performance.
  • Mentor part-time/adjunct clinical faculty.
  • Maintain effective communication with faculty, staff, students, and clinical partners from diverse background.
  • Actively and effectively participate in faculty group processes.
  • Review content of assigned courses and integrate content relevant to the latest research developments, recommendations, and practices in the profession.
  • Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and program evaluation/assessment that incorporate the principles of diversity and inclusion.
  • Participate in Clinical Consortium Day (CCD) and DUTEC Information Sessions.
  • Participate in the advising and mentoring of students enrolled in the program and of prospective students, including navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.).
  • Participate in professional development activities in order to maintain professional qualifications and clinical competency in nursing education.
  • Participate in community organizations, events, or in related projects and promote collaborative relationships with high schools and four-year colleges/universities (develop articulation agreements).
  • Participate in college governance, decision making, and initiatives, such as the collegewide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations.
  • Perform other pertinent contractual duties and functions that may be assigned.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Current American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or equivalent Board-certification in Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)
  • Ability to connect and build relationships with students and colleagues from various ethnicities, ages, backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities
  • Two (2) years of recent clinical experience in diagnostic ultrasound
  • Intermediate level literacy in Microsoft Office suite and internet navigation
  • Philosophy of education appropriate to teach in a diverse (multi-cultural, multi-ability) classroom and an advocate for pluralism

POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Diagnostic Ultrasound instructors must have the following abilities:

  • The gross and fine motor skills required to assist students with providing safe and effective diagnostic ultrasound
  • The physical endurance and ability to work in a clinical setting with students for 4-6 hours
  • The physical endurance and strength sufficient to assist students with providing diagnostic ultrasound. For example, moving objects weighing 10-25 lbs or greater
  • Ability to assist students with performing skills requiring the use of sight, smell, touch and hearing


  • Bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • Additional certification in echocardiography and/or general ultrasound
  • Ability to implement concepts related to teaching and learning theory, curriculum development, and assessment of learning outcomes
  • Experience in integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into teaching and learning, or equivalent transferable skills to do so
  • Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues in an institutional setting
  • Knowledge of current trends/issues related to the profession, and be active in community and professional organizations
  • Prior classroom and clinical teaching experience in a community college setting

Application Details

Applications received by 11/14/2021 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. This position will begin Fall Quarter, 2022.

Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty positions are eligible for relocation allowance.

Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, state employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified upon hire. Please reach out to the HR Office at jobs@bellevuecollege.edu if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.

Sexual Misconduct and Background Check:
Prior to start of employment, finalists(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington State Law.

How To Apply:
Click on the word Apply at the top right corner of the job announcement.

Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position (only submit required documents with the application, additional documents are submitted will not be reviewed.)

  • Complete an online Application
  • Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet minimum and preferred qualifications (max 2 pgs)
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
  • Attach a Diversity Statement (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs) that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College. Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)

To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bellevuecollege/jobs/3270536/diagnostic-medical-sonography-technology-dutec-assistant-tenure-track-profes

Bellevue College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination to applicants and employees without regard to race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or whether a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Please see policy 4100 at www.bellevuecollege.edu/policies/. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact hr@bellevuecollege.edu or 425-564-2271. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564- 2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564- 2178, Office R130.

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