Work Site Location: Coeur d' Alene Campus Work Schedule: Mid-Aug to Mid-May with pay and benefits over 12 months This specialist appointment position is renewable annually at the discretion of the college
North Idaho College does not have a vaccine requirement. However, some departments and programs at NIC, including Head Start and many of our nursing and health professions, are subject to federal or local hospital vaccine requirements.
Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing instruction and serving as advisor to students enrolled in the Surgical Technology Program each semester and during NIC’s six-week summer session.
This list includes but is not limited to the following:
Teaches a minimum of 15 equivalent credit hours per semester as assigned and maintains additional weekly contractual hours, including a minimum of five office hours, five campus hours and five discretionary hours divided between office and campus hours for a total of 30 hours on campus per week.
Utilizes non-traditional delivery methods including Internet, IVC, Zoom, and/or Canvas.
Selects appropriate learning resources for students being mindful of cost for the student, prepares class presentations and handouts for electronic distribution and prepares a syllabus per semester for each course.
Evaluates student learning outcomes according to description in the syllabus and delivers grades to the registrar on time.
Receives training and keeps skills current in using the electronic and physical equipment and software necessary to accomplish teaching and advising responsibilities.
Advises students using the recommended procedures as outlined in the College Advising Handbook.
Identifies student-learning outcomes; develops process and tools for assessment; incorporates results in order to modify instruction and materials in general education, degree program, course cluster, and/or certificate program, in coordination with colleagues.
Participates in student recruitment, curriculum development, and serves on college committees.
Provides mentorship for adjunct faculty and orients associate faculty as needed.
Attends and participates in faculty meetings.
Participates in professional development activities.
Cultivates effective public relations with various community agencies/service providers and/or educational partners.
Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
May teach evenings and/or weekends.
Participates in the organization, administration, continuous review, planning development, and general effectiveness of clinical experiences for surgical technology and sterile processing students.
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Must possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
Must have a minimum total of three years full-time equivalent experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five years. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of students, faculty, and staff from multi-cultural backgrounds.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Strong background in sterile processing procedures and knowledge of International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) practice guidelines. • Expert knowledge of surgical technology field and all aspects of the surgical technology profession. • Excellent oral and written English communication skills. • Ability to use a personal computer and associated peripherals and current version of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, Internet, and alternative delivery systems (e.g., internet and interactive video) at a proficient level. • Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone and copier
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and proof of degree if required for this position.
All application materials including resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts must be uploaded and the application completed prior to the close date
North Idaho College is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are committed to being a welcoming campus that supports a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
Founded in 1933, North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the stunning shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs.