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Surgical Technology Director

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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017039F
Position Title Surgical Technology Director
Salary Range Per faculty salary schedule + director pay
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2017
Campus Bryan
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours 8:00 - 5:00 pm with variations depending on semester

Position Summary Information

Objective

This position is responsible for the administration of the Surgical Technology program and functions as one of the Surgical Technology faculty. This is a 12-month contract position.

Essential Duties

1. Manage Surgical Technology program fiscal affairs and is the direct custodian of the Surgical Technology program budget. Approves equipment and supply purchases for the program at the appropriate level (development and management).

2. Supervise all Surgical Technology faculty and staff and assures appropriate paperwork is completed in a timely manner.

3. Delegate program duties such as administrative work and teaching loads to Surgical Technology faculty and staff – and monitors their progress.

4. Assure completion and quality of all required national, state, college, and departmental paperwork in a timely manner. Attends participates in meetings and committees as required.

5. Responsible for monitoring whether teaching faculty are current on all necessary certifications.

6. Recruit new faculty and initiate hiring process when required.

7. Maintain appropriate program acreditations and all associated records.

8. Maintain appropriate teaching load as assigned by the college with the associated duties of lead instructor for assigned classes.

9. Approve all Surgical Technology course materials and schedules with working knowledge of curriculum development.

10. Initiate program assessment and curriculum evaluations in conjuction with appropriate Surgical Technology faculty.

11. Serve as program liason with affiliated clinical sites, Texas Department of Health, and other certifying or accrediting agencies – as well as other Blinn College departments and administration.

12. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Possess a credential in the field of Surgical Technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCAA).

2. Have a minimum of five (5) 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.

3. Possess an Associate’s degree or higher, in a related field.

4. Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and program planning.

5. Possess proficiency in instructional methodology, curriculum design, and program planning.

Preferred Experience and Training

1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

2. Higher education teaching experience.

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications

Must be nationally credentialed by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCAA) as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

Possess an Associate Degree or higher.

Have Basic Life Support (BLS)credentials, and be in"good standing" with continuing education requirements.

Special Notes To Applicants
Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a certified surgical technologist and in good standing with your license?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you meet the minimal requirements for this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of surgical technologist experience do you have during the past ten years?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you hold healthcare industry licensures in fields other than surgical technology - e.g. Nursing?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you hold certifications in one or more of the following: BLS, ACLS or PALS?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have an Associate's degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Describe your experience in higher education teaching.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Describe your experience in higher education administration.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  11. * Please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  4. License
  5. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 3
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  7. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript