Rasmussen College Adjunct Instructor - Medical Terminology in Aurora, Illinois
Title Adjunct Instructor - Medical Terminology
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college that is dedicated to changing lives and the communities it serves through high-demand and flexible educational programs. Since 1900, the College has been committed to academic innovation and providing the highest standard of education while empowering students to pursue a college degree. Rasmussen College offers certificate and diploma programs through associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs online and across its 22 Midwest and Florida campuses. A pioneer in online education, the College is helping lead advancements in innovations such as competency-based education and comprehensive student support services that help working adults advance their careers. The College is also committed to providing a positive impact on society through public service and a variety of community-based initiatives. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit rasmussen.edu at http://www.rasmussen.edu/ .
Adjunct Faculty will report to an Academic Dean
Adjunct faculty members are primarily responsible for teaching courses in a variety of modalities while promoting and supporting the vision and mission of Rasmussen College. Adjuncts can teach up to 3 working units per quarter. Minimum expectations for all faculty include focus on the following areas:
Teaching Effectiveness: Professionalism, Use of Technology, and Content Expertise
Professional Development and In-Service Training
Model professional behavior and communication for students
Exhibit appropriate behavior, language, demeanor, and dress at all times
Collaborate with student support personnel providing academic and professional guidance for students
Use of Technology:
Research and utilize digital content in courses to connect students to more resources
Adhere to Adjunct Faculty expectations established by the College
Utilize online grade books and communication techniques to further engage students in their own learning; use online database tools for communicating with campus personnel and documenting necessary information
Facilitate highly effective and engaging learning environments in various teaching modalities including residential, online, FLEX and FLAT, meeting the diverse needs of learners
Create and maintain course materials in compliance with College and regulatory requirements
Assess student learning, provide feedback and support, and refer student for additional support when necessary
Professional Development and In-Service Training:
Participate in community service and College In-Service Training Programs and meetings
Participate in professional organizations and professional development activities including webinars, seminars and conferences in field of study
Develop, review, and adhere to academic policies and procedures for the college
Actively participate in advisory boards, student organizations and system committees
Create, implement and evaluate annual professional development plan
Experience and Qualifications:
Teaching experience preferred. (Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of study)
Self-motivated, flexible, and able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with students, leadership, and peers.
Excellent written communication and strong verbal communication skills in the English language.
Online adjuncts will need regular access to a computer with the following system requirements
Windows XP or greater
Microsoft Office 2010
An internet connection
Education, certifications and Licensures:
Master's Degree in Health Sciences or related field of study
Licensed or registered health care professional or national health care related certification (i.e. MLT, ST, DC, CMA, RMA, NCMA, RT, CPT)
3+ years recent work experience in healthcare/clinical field
Rasmussen College follows the requirements set by the Department of Education, accrediting agencies, and the states in which the campuses operate.
Must be able to provide professional licenses/certifications required for specialized schools (Health Sciences, Nursing) before teaching.
Must be able to provide official transcripts for each degree earned from an accredited institution before teaching.
At Rasmussen, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed supporting and encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome our employee’s differences regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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