Radiologic Technology Instructor - Tenure Track

$64,137 - $98,451 yearly
  • Cabrillo College
  • Cabrillo College, Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003, USA
  • Jan 30, 2023
Full time Vocational & Technical

Job Description


Radiologic Technology Instructor - Tenure Track

Cabrillo College

Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 2022-01535
Closing: 2/7/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Aptos, CA
Department: Radiologic Technology

Employment Opportunity
We need YOU! Cabrillo College is looking for faculty to provide quality programs and services for a diverse student population promoting ever-evolving needs as our students grow toward their individual aspirational goals. Cabrillo is an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a special focus on enhancing the Latinx student experience. Come join our team, valuing high-level and innovative instruction, support services, a welcoming environment, and helping to change the world one student at a time!

Starting Salary Range: $64,137 to $98,451 per year, salary placement determined by documented education and experience; maximum initial salary step placement on the faculty salary schedule is step 9. An annual doctoral stipend of $4,282 is granted to eligible faculty.

Excellent benefits, including quality health insurance at a *LOW COST for you and your family! Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, short and long term, and vision (optional) insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalSTRS Retirement and an Employee Assistance Program. Benefits begin the first day of the second month of employment. *Depending on health plan selections, in many cases full-time employee net out-of-pocket for benefit premiums may be as low as $0. Please see the Benefits link on the HR webpage for more information.

ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY: This full-time, tenure track instructor will enjoy a 175-Day work schedule.

Under the direction of the Radiologic Technology faculty program director, the Clinical Coordinator is a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and program clinical affiliates. This position also includes the opportunity to be an instructor for several of the core program courses such as Radiation Physics, Patient Care, and Professional Ethics.

The position begins on Monday, August 21, 2023 pending Governing Board ratification. Classes may be in a traditional "in class" setting, online, or hybrid format scheduled over summer and/or winter months, and at various campus locations, including days, evenings, and/or weekends.

College Commitment to Equity and Diversity
The ideal candidate will share and participate in Cabrillo's commitment to the values of diversity and equity while serving its socioeconomically and ethnically diverse student community. In the Fall of 2021, 58% of Cabrillo students are members of minoritized populations, identifying themselves as LatinX (48%), Multi Ethnic (5%), Asian (2%), Black Non-Hispanic (1%), Filipino (1%), American Indian/Alaskan Native (<1%) and Pacific Islander (<1%).

Cabrillo is proud to be an Hispanic Serving Institution, enrolling 48% Hispanic students, and recent data from Spring 2021 indicate that the college has closed the achievement gap for graduation success (50% of graduates are Hispanic). The college is also proud of its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, having established Board goals of supporting antiracism efforts and promoting a year-long equity reading certificate program for faculty, staff, and managers.

Guided Pathways
Cabrillo is proud to be a part of the California Guided Pathways project helping students achieve their educational goals by providing a clear roadmap to completion.

About our College: Cabrillo College is highly regarded for its success of transfer and career education, and currently serves over 11,400 students each semester. We transfer many of our students to three nearby universities - the University of California at Santa Cruz, San Jose State University, and California State University at Monterey Bay. Cabrillo's career education is closely connected to the nearby agricultural and farming industries as well as the Silicon Valley business environment.

Want to know more? Check out our web page here!
About our Community: Santa Cruz County is situated on the northern coast of beautiful Monterey Bay. The county has four predominant regions: the northern coast that includes the urban areas of Santa Cruz, Soquel, Capitola, and Aptos; the mountainous north that separates Santa Cruz County from Silicon Valley; the wildly scenic San Lorenzo River Valley that winds from the Santa Cruz mountains to the Monterey Bay; and the agricultural south county that includes Watsonville and Corralitos on the way to Monterey, Carmel, and Salinas. With more than 29 miles of beaches, over 14 state parks, 2 colleges, over 70 wineries, hundreds of places to dine, a symphony, an NBA G League team, museums, a Shakespeare company, and so much more, there's something for everyone here.

Faculty at Cabrillo College actively participate in curriculum development, program planning, and serve on participatory governance committees. Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its diverse student body and community.

About the Department:

The Radiologic Technology Department provides the opportunity for students to obtain a two (2) year Associate in Science Degree in Radiologic Technology and offers appropriate training experiences to become a certified Radiologic Technologist. The department strives to maintain a variety of clinical affiliates to provide a diverse learning environment for our students. Skills taught include patient care, positioning, operating radiographic equipment, image quality assessment, technical factors and interacting with the general public, ancillary workers and physicians.

The Health and Wellness facilities house all of the Allied Health programs, including a Radiologic Technology (RT) classroom and a five (5) station laboratory with two (2) radiologic and fluoroscopic digital systems. The RT Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and approved by the State of California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch.
See our website for information about our department and program:

Examples of Duties

  • Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments
  • Ensure clinical education effectiveness through a schedule of regular site visits to the clinical education centers
  • Ensure students are rotated to and within clinical education centers to meet clinical education objectives
  • Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways
  • Attend advisory committee, department, clinical instructor and division meetings
  • Develop agendas and meeting announcements for regularly scheduled clinical instructor meetings
  • Contribute toward curriculum development/revision
  • Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress
  • Maintain records in online student tracking system for clinical education
  • On-going maintenance of student clinical documentation in compliance with the California Department of Public Health - Radiation Health Branch (CDPH-RHB), and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • Serve as the Radiation Safety Officer for the RT department in compliance with the approved (CDPH-RHB) Radiation Safety Plan
  • Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours
  • Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
  • Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.
  • Maintain current knowledge of program policies and procedures
  • Assist with maintenance plan for equipment and facilities


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Required Education from a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accredited organization and licensure qualifications:

  • Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation, of community college students, faculty, and staff AND
  • Any Bachelor's degree or higher AND two (2) years of professional experience OR
  • Any Associate degree AND six (6) years of professional experience OR
  • The *equivalent OR
  • A lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in one of the above required fields

*Equivalency Application Form and Process link

Why would I complete the Equivalency Form when I am already completing an application and have a relevant degree? To determine whether your current education, or exact discipline, and/or experience is "equivalent," you must submit an Equivalency Form to initiate a review by the Equivalency Committee at Cabrillo College and so that your application can move forward and be considered by the search committee.

Please note the Equivalency Committee will consider only those applicants who formally request equivalency consideration by submitting the Completed Equivalency Form with their application by the closing date stated in the job announcement. Be sure to attach detailed evidence such as unofficial transcripts and/or other certifications that support the equivalency.

Still working on completing your degree? Applicants currently working on the required degree(s) for the position are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they must complete the Equivalency Form and attach supporting documentation with their application.

For additional information, please review our Applicant FAQ's here.

Required Professional Expertise:

  • Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field, curriculum development, review and assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of programs such as Guided Pathways, that address commitment to equity-minded and culturally responsive teaching strategies enhancing student success
  • Work cooperatively and demonstrate sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students, administrators, faculty, and staff
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and effective use of technology
  • Evidence of professional activities and service beyond primary teaching assignments

Required Discipline Specific Requirements/Licensure:

  • Possession of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) current registration in radiography AND
  • Possession of a current California State Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) Certificate AND
  • Possession of a current California State Fluoroscopy permit

Required Qualifications/Performance Expectations:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills and effective use of technology
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable professional field, curriculum development and assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Proficiency in supervision, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising in the Radiation Science area
  • Knowledge of Radiologic Technology program goals, program assessment and understand didactic, laboratory and clinical competency objectives
  • Two (2) years recent clinical experience in the professional discipline
  • Minimum of one (1) year recent experience as an instructor in a JRCERT- accredited program
  • Possession of and ability to maintain a valid California driver's license and safe driving record during the course of employment in order to drive to various locations, including but not limited to hospitals and clinical sites.
  • Maintain competency in the professional discipline and in instructional and evaluative techniques through continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the community college philosophy, including Guided Pathways
  • Knowledge of and commitment to equity-minded and culturally responsive teaching strategies and practices that enhance student success
  • Understanding of, demonstrated responsiveness to, and ability to communicate with, the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning)

Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:

  • Successful teaching experience in radiologic technology
  • Successful teaching experience in the subject area at the community college level
  • Successful online teaching experience.
  • Ability to employ innovative teaching techniques and methodologies
  • Expertise and interest in teaching the full spectrum of community college radiology technology courses
  • Experience with or willingness to explore innovative teaching methodologies
  • ARRT certifications in additional modalities such as: Mammography certification, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) certification, and Computed Tomography (CT)


Application Details

Additional Information

  1. Complete the Application and answer ALL Supplemental Questions
    • You must list your information on your American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) current registration in radiography AND your current California State Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) Certificate AND your current California State Fluoroscopy permit in the Certificates and Licenses section of your application
  2. Attach Resume or CV detailing teaching and professional work experience
  3. Attach one of the following:
    • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended displaying any degrees conferred (copies, and downloads are acceptable). Foreign transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency at the applicant's expense - click here for more information OR
    • Copy of lifetime California Community College Instructor credential in Radiology/Radiologic Technology, front and back (if applicable) OR
    • Equivalency Form - click here Submit this form with supporting materials if you do not possess the minimum qualifications as listed in the job announcement and feel you have the equivalent education and/or experience. Unofficial transcripts must accompany this form. Graduate students currently working on the required degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2023.

Please note:

  • Cabrillo College is closed for the Winter Break Friday, December 22, 2022 through Monday, January 3, 2023; all college staff are unavailable during this time
  • All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date indicated above.

Attention Applicants
Only completed applications with the above required documents will be reviewed by the committee. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be reviewed. Remove personally identifiable information such as personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and gender from your application materials. Expenses related to the recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant. Cabrillo is unable to sponsor work visas.

Selection Procedure
Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an interview. A teaching demonstration / presentation may be a part of the interview, and finalists will be invited to return for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and by accessing your application profile. First round interviews are tentatively slated for March, 2023.

Conditions of Employment
Selected candidates given a conditional offer of employment are required to submit tuberculosis screening clearance results, official transcripts, proof of eligibility to work in the United States, and present their Social Security card upon hire (for payroll purposes).

EEO Statement
Cabrillo College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

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