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Program Director/Clinical Coordinator, Anesthesia Technology
Durham Technical Community College in Durham, North Carolina
Date Posted 06/20/2021
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title

Program Director/Clinical Coordinator, Anesthesia Technology


Health Technologies



Classification Title




Minimum Qualifications

The Program Director must have earned at least a baccalaureate degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE);
2. The Program Director must hold a valid credential and must hold such professional license or certificate as is required by the state in which he or she is employed.

Work Experience: 
1. The Program Director must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an anesthesia technologist; 
2. The Program Director must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching or training others for anesthesia care team roles.

Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Possess a strong and thorough knowledge of all aspects of anesthesia care;
2. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written
communication/public relation skills;
3. Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills;
4. Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, think creatively, and put ideas into action;
5. Ability to make presentations to small and large audiences;
6. Competence in computer technologies, such as spreadsheets, presentation programs, distance 
education technology, and competence with Microsoft Office products;
7. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality; and
8. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

Essential Functions

The program director is the first-line administrator within the program area.The Program Director must ensure achievement of the program’s goals and outcomes, and is responsible for all aspects of the program, including the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the program. The Program Director must provide supervision, administration and coordination of the instructional staff in the academic and clinical phases of the educational program.

Job Duties

In addition to fulfilling the terms of appointment as specified in the contract of employment, the program director is responsible for fulfilling the following duties:

1. General Operations:
(a) Plan, execute, and evaluate annual program goals, objectives, and related activities, based on the needs of the program, department, division, and College for improved performance;
(b) Recommend, implement, and enforce academic policies and procedures, administrative rules and regulations, and other controls intended to maintain order and the highest standards of instruction; 
© Maintain communications throughout the program by a system of regular meetings with full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty by means of written communications, utilization of committees, conferences, and other group management strategies; 
(d) Maintain complete and accurate office records, as needed; process reports, forms, schedules and all other required paperwork in a timely manner;
(e) Maintain a work schedule designed to ensure proper supervision of program activities and regular attention to the administrative and instructional requirements of the position.

2. Personnel Management:
(a) Assign, supervise, and evaluate full- and/or part-time program faculty; 
(b) Provide for the professional development needs of all program faculty; 
© Maintain current job description and other required personnel information; 
(d) Assist in the interview and recommend the appointment of full- and/or part-time, and adjunct faculty and provide for orientation of new employees;

3. Program Management: 
(a) Develop, review, revise, and evaluate program curriculum and instruction. Utilize educational resources for the evaluation, improvement of instruction and the development of teaching materials; 
(b) Develop, review, revise, and distribute all plans of study, course outlines, and other curriculum information for publication; 
© Organize and maintain an effective advisory committee system in support of the curriculum program;
(d) Support the functions of the Office for Curriculum Development, including adherence to all facets of the academic change process;
(e) Ensure that the program and curriculum offerings are in full compliance with the require¬ments for accreditation, certification, and other standards stipulated by appropriate external agencies;
(f) Develop and maintain supportive relations with all units of the College and those businesses, industries, medical facilities, and other organizations in the community which are pertinent to the program and prospective graduates and with which the College may hold contracts, other agreements, or arrangements.
(g) Identify and maintain the system of clinical affiliates that will accept students into clinical rotations.

4. Financial Management:
(a) Prepare and administer the program budget, regularly monitoring status of expenditures, maintaining necessary records and filing reports; 
(b) Prepare and process contracts for part-time and adjunct faculty, contractual services, and with external agencies, plus other financial agreements;
© Supervise, process, and maintain records of all leave requests, absentee reports, and related documentation for all program faculty;
(d) Recommend equipment, supplies, materials, and physical facilities to meet program needs; prepare requisitions for appropriate and/or authorized purchases; maintain operational all program equipment and facilities; and provide inventory records and security for the same.

5. Instructional Management and Supervision:
(a) Prepare and process course offerings and class schedule which meet the requirements of the program and the needs of the program students, ensuring that the instructional resources of the program are being utilized efficiently and effectively and that the program’s mission is being met;
(b) Supervise and evaluate the operation of all classes being conducted within the assigned function of the program, including visitations to day, evening, weekend, and off-campus classes, clinical practicums, and other instructional activities;
© Ensure that individual faculty schedules are developed and fulfilled within the program, including adequate provisions for teaching loads, office hours, student advisement, assisting in registration, committee work, and other instructional activities;
(d) Recommend and prepare requisitions for the provision of resources and services required for the effective delivery of instruction within the program, including support relations with the Educational Resources Department and other units of the College whose function it is to assist the program areas;
(e) Otherwise ensure that accountable instruction is being provided within the program at all times: instructors are on time and prepared, all classes are properly covered, instruction is conducted as scheduled, and course and program requirements are being met;

6. Other Duties:
(a) Teach a minimum load of 9 to 15 contact hours per semester, as determined by the needs of the program and as approved by the Dean of Health Technologies;
(b) Represent the program, the department, the division, or the College in the institutional assignments, community affairs, and professional activities, and uphold such involvement among program faculty;
© Provide appropriate assistance and support for the functions of continuing education and occupational extension courses, particularly the special training needs of area allied health and medical agencies;
(d) Assist in the recruitment of students by participation in requirement activities on and off campus; 
(e) Assume other appropriate responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the Dean of Health Technologies, the Senior Vice President/Chief Instructional Officer, or the President in meeting the needs of the College;
(f) Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments at the College, as well as, the community-at-large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors;
(g) Participate in advising and registration activities each semester. Serve as educational advisor to assigned students as required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students;
(h) Become proficient in advising technologies including Colleague, Webadvisor, and Student Self Service;
(i) Take advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued 
professional development, including attendance at off-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction;
(j) Participate in program, departmental, divisional, and instructional meetings and other announced activities;
(k) Maintain posted office, advising, and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division, and the College.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
• Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time;
• Ability to lift, at times, 10-30 lbs.; and
• Good eye/hand dexterity.

Required Working Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary to enable four-day or four and one half

Job Type

Full Time Faculty

Salary Grade


Hiring Range

$75,000-$84,000 annually

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants


EEO Statement

Durham Technical Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Durham Technical Community College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Durham Technical Community College expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Durham Technical Community College employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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