Health Information Technology Instructor

Position: Instructor
Department: Academic Affairs
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Ozark, AR
Deadline: 6/28/2013
Hire Date: 8/2013

Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus invites applications for the position of Health Information Technology Workforce Education Instructor.  The Ozark Campus is located on I-40 between Fort Smith and Russellville in the city of Ozark, Arkansas.  This position reports to the Program Chair and the Chief Academic Officer on the Ozark Campus.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Instruct classroom and laboratory sections of the HIT program and other courses to a diverse student population; assist in the development and assessment of internship education component of the curriculum; coordinate and implement the internship education component of the curriculum including site placements, site visits, and evaluations; counsel and advise students; assist with design of curricular materials; work collaboratively as a member of a program team in continuous improvement activities; participate on college committees and teams; and participate in school based community events, professional development and community service.
Minimum Qualifications:  Associate degree or equivalent industry training with current RHIA or RHIT certification minimum 2 years in the field practice.

Preferred Qualifications:  Baccalaureate degree with current RHIA or RHIT certification minimum 2 years in the field practice and experience in teaching.   Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits package.  Position start date:  August 22, 2013. 

Send an Ozark Campus application (available online at, your letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:  Bruce Sikes, Chief Academic Officer, Arkansas Tech University – Ozark Campus, 1700 Helberg Lane, Ozark, Arkansas 72949.  Application deadline is June 28, 2013.  Arkansas Tech University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.