Healthcare Management & Leadership, Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor

$70,924 - $99,471 yearly
  • Bellevue College
  • Bellevue, WA, USA
  • Mar 06, 2023
Full time BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy Business: Other Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


Healthcare Management & Leadership, Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor

Job ID: 12455
Location: Bellevue College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Position Summary

We are seeking candidates for the full-time tenure-track position in Bellevue College's award-winning Healthcare Management & Leadership (HCML) program. A typical teaching load consists of three (3) five-credit courses plus office hours. Additional responsibilities include student advising, participating in curriculum development and assessment, participating in college governance, maintaining professional expertise in healthcare management and leadership, and building collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders. In addition to its nationally recognized Bachelor of Applied Science degree, HCML anticipates offering a three-course certificate beginning in academic year 2023. Instruction is currently offered online but may in the future be offered in other formats; the successful candidate will be expected to deliver instruction in modalities that the program determines best meets its goals.

The selected candidate will perform duties and functions under the general direction of the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and will report directly to the Division Dean of the Health, Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute (HSEWI).

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Annual Salary Range: $70,923.89 - $99,471.30

Annual salary is based on a 176-day contract with a minimum of $70,923.89; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $76,047.89 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. Certain positions may also be eligible for assignment/project-based additional compensation, including a High Demand Stipend up to $8,350 annually, prorated based on the discipline and duration of the assignment. All additional compensations are subject to change depending on funding and negotiated agreement.

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 personal leave plan; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.

In addition to teaching, full-time faculty maintains office hours and participate in department and college activities. This position is represented by the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union.

About The College

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 54% students of color and over 1,300 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.

For more information, visit BC Facts at a Glance @ Bellevue College.

About the Department

Bellevue College offers an award-winning Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Healthcare Management & Leadership (HCML). The HCML BAS program enrolled its first students in fall 2016. The program imparts the knowledge, skills and abilities that graduates will need to be effective healthcare managers and leaders. HCML BAS is currently an exclusively online, asynchronous program and enrolls students throughout the United States. Courses include human resources, health law, quality management, strategic operations, global health, finance, project management, and marketing. HCML falls under the Health Sciences, Education & Wellness Institute. The HCML program embraces the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, community involvement, and life-long learning. In addition to the Bachelor of Applied Science, Bellevue College anticipates offering a Certificate in Healthcare Management & Leadership beginning Fall 2023.

HCML BAS has won numerous awards for its curriculum, teaching expertise, and affordability. HCML boasts impressive student success rates, and the program has grown significantly since its inception. HCML has developed a robust field studies program with internship partners across the country. Most out-of-state students are eligible to pay in-state tuition. The HCML Advisory Committee includes C-level executives and other senior healthcare executives as well as program alumni. HCML BAS is a selective admissions program.

Essential Functions

Our tenure-track faculty performs responsibilities under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Dean of Health Sciences, Education and Wellness Institute (HSEWI). This faculty member will:

  • Fulfill an average of 15 credit-hour equivalencies of instruction per quarter
  • Design, instruct, and assess assigned courses in a manner that promotes equity and student success
  • Teach courses offered primarily online with a possible hybrid model, on a variety of days and/or times, with a multi-cultural multi-ability student population
  • Incorporate active student learning, with emphasis on cultural competency and current educational theories/research
  • Provide culturally-responsible advising to students in academic and career pathway planning, 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+, Veterans, English language learners, etc.)
  • Participate in program marketing and student recruitment activities for a diverse and pluralistic population
  • Contribute to program development and curriculum revision that reflect current and future trends in healthcare management and leadership
  • Attend and contribute to regular department and division meetings
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local and regional healthcare organizations, and expand those where appropriate
  • Participate in the life and culture of the department, division, and college, such as the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in healthcare-related field (e.g. MHA, MPH) or - in Business Administration (MBA) with healthcare experience. Any combination of relevant experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis
  • 3-5 years of experience in healthcare leadership role and/or in an educational setting related to healthcare management and leadership
  • Prior experience that shows understanding of the impact of diverse socioeconomic, academic, cultural, ethnic, and ability backgrounds of individuals
  • Experience cultivating a culturally-diverse environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • College-level teaching experience in healthcare management and leadership courses
  • Prior experience that shows knowledge and familiarity with current theories, research, and practice in healthcare management and leadership
  • Experience in management and leadership within a healthcare organization and the supervision of healthcare workers
  • Ability to collaborate with local and regional healthcare organizations for student internship placements and supervise internship placements
  • Ability to use a variety of instructional modalities, including hybrid and online instruction
  • Experience in addressing disproportionate Impact and equity issues
  • Background or prior experience that shows ability to create a positive and caring learning environment, ideal to teach a diverse population of students
  • Background or prior experience that shows commitment to personal and professional development, and participation in state, regional, or national professional organizations for healthcare management and leadership
  • Effective communication and listening skills; effective team player and leader

Application Details

Conditions of Employment

Bellevue College intends to provide a drug-free, healthy, safe, and secure work and educational environment. Each employee is expected to report to work in an appropriate mental and physical condition to perform her/his/their assigned duties.

Bellevue College employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Bellevue College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and your vaccine status will be verified upon hire. Please reach out to the HR Office at 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.

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Reference Check:

Reference checks may include, but are not limited to, contacting references and verification of work experience, and/or past job duties.

Other Information

  • This position is eligible for relocation allowance.
  • Sponsorship for employment-based visa may be an option for full-time tenure-track faculty position only and depending upon applicants qualification.

How To Apply

Applications received by 04/01/2023 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. This position will begin Fall Quarter, 2023.

All 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 not be considered for the position (only submit required documents with the application, additional documents will not be reviewed.) Please review Application Tips before applying. Current Bellevue College employees should apply the position through Employee Self Service.

Required application materials:

  • Attach a Cover Letter (min 1 pg., max 2 pgs.)
  • Attach a Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 2 pages)
  • 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 Diversity Statement must be a separate response from your Teaching Philosophy
  • Attach a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
  • Complete Job Questionnaires if applicable


If you have questions with regards to the application or the hiring process, please contact Office of Human Resources at 425-564-2274 or email to

EEO Statement

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

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact 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 B126.

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