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The Health Information Technology (HIT) Instructor position is an 11-month, tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of January 2022. This position requires effective teaching and advising of diverse students, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a commitment to the comprehensive state college mission. The successful candidate will teach courses including theoretical concepts and clinical competencies for the Health Information Technology, Medical Coder-Biller, and Health Service Management programs as assigned, with the possibility of day, evening, weekend, or on-line teaching assignments as assigned. The instructor will prepare course plans and materials, effectively deliver subject matter content, monitor student attendance and progress, participate on departmental and College committees, participate in curriculum development, support activities that foster retention, participate in the selection of textbooks, perform the assessment of student learning outcomes, and take part in other service and professional development activities. This position reports to the Department Head, Health Sciences.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s degree in field or in a health-related field; and certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Successful results of a criminal background check and drug screen required.
Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctoral degree in field or in a health-related field; and four years of experience as a RHIT or RHIA, post-secondary teaching experience, and experience in curriculum development and evaluation.
$46,980.00 - $52,980.00 for an 11-month contract with a master’s degree
$51,745.00 - $57,745.00 for an 11-month contract with a doctoral degree
(Entry level salary is based on the Collective Bargaining Agreement.)
SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: All supplemental materials must be submitted electronically via the Workday applicant portal. If you have any questions or difficulty uploading the supplemental materials, contact Theresa O'Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin November 19, 2021. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by November 18, 2021.
Faculty members hired with less than three years of related experience shall be placed on the salary schedule as follows:
164 Day Base (2020 - 2021)
- Bachelor's or Less - $33,730
- Master's - $36,420
- Master's Plus - $38,150
- Doctorate - $41,185
All degree classification levels add the appropriate dollars (up to $6,000) for years of credited experience to the annual salary figures above to determine entry salary.
The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.
Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.
Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.