Health Science Technology-Medical Assisting, Workforce Education Instructor

Position: Instructor
Department: Medical Assisting
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Ozark, AR
Deadline: 7/18/2014
Hire Date: 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University Career Center invites applications for the position of Full-Time Health Science Technology-Medical Assisting, Workforce Education Instructor. The Career Center is located on behind Russellville High School on Knoxville Avenue (Highway 7T) in the city of Russellville, Arkansas. This position includes instruction of high school students 10-12 grades in the areas of health sciences. A successful candidate must have strong communication and math skills.

This position reports to the Director of the ATU Career Center under the direction of the Chief Academic Officer ATU Ozark Campus and Area Superintendents. The Medical Assisting Instructor will be responsible for: student advisement, supervision of students, serve on campus committees, program planning, student evaluation, student recruitment, professional development, classroom and lab instruction, development of curriculum, maintenance of classroom records, and communication with representatives in the field. Minimum Qualifications: RN, Associate Degree or an ability to become a high school certified technical instructor, knowledge of course content, as evidenced by education and 4 years of experience in health science field.

Preferred Qualifications: RN, Bachelor Degree, an Arkansas 7-PS Teacher Licensure with Licensure Codes 189, 611 or ACE Concurrent Credit Approval, and with a minimum two (2) or more years practice in the field with one (1) or more years in experience teaching. Salary $34,613, excellent benefits package. Position start date: August 11, 2014.

Send an ATU Career Center application (available online at, your letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to: Pat Edmunds, Director, Arkansas Tech Career Center, 2201 South Knoxville, Arkansas 72802. The deadline for receiving applications is July 18, 2014. 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.