Director of Surgical Technology Program
Company: Elgin Community College
Posted on: May 16, 2019
Elgin Community College Elgin, IL Director of Surgical Technology
Program Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every
stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer
programs, career and technical education, continuing education
classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride
ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every
person-students, staff members, faculty members, and campus
visitors-feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to
the college's mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a
positive environment through professional challenges, excellent
benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.
Function: The Surgical Technology Program Director is an
administrative position responsible for the organization,
administration, periodic review, continued development, and general
effectiveness of the Surgical Technology program. Essential
Responsibilities: 1. Develops, implements, and evaluates the
strategic plan, program outcomes, curriculum, and overall
effectiveness of the SGT program. 2. Maintains the SGT D2L website
for online/hybrid instruction. 3. Develops, implements, and
coordinates the SGT program admission policy and procedure. 4.
Hires and supervises FT & PT faculty. Advises academic and clinical
faculty on curriculum changes, course objectives, and evaluation
procedures. Evaluates faculty and clinical instructors teaching
effectiveness through classroom observations and student reviews.
5. Establishes didactic and clinical schedules in conjunction with
faculty and clinical affiliates. Develops clinical performance
evaluation tools for the SGT program. Recruits healthcare agencies
to serve as clinical training sites. With the assistance of the
Dean/Associate Dean negotiates clinical affiliation agreements.
Monitors students and staff acting under these agreements. 6.
Teaches in the SGT program. Observes student performance in the
clinical setting when necessary. 7. Manages the SGT student lab on
campus. 8. Maintains CST competency through attendance at
conferences and continuing education events. 9. Maintains program
accreditation through ARC/STSA. Produces ICCB program review
reports. 10. Selects and purchases equipment, supplies and
educational materials for the SGT program 11. In conjunction with
the Dean develops an annual budget for the SGT program and monitors
program expenditures. Requirements: 1. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS)
from four-year college or university in healthcare, education,
management or related field; or equivalent combination of education
and/or experience. 2. Hold a credential in the field of surgical
technology through a national certification program that is
accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies
(NCCA). 3. Have a minimum of five years of experience, either in
the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical
technology, or a combination of both, within the past ten years. 4.
Have a minimum of two years teaching experience and demonstrate
proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and
program planning. Desired Qualifications: 1. Masters degree
preferred For a detailed job posting and to apply, please visit:
Elgin Community College is an Equal Employment, Equal Access
Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.
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