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Ross Education LLC | Lafayette, IN
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Job Description

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - Occupational Courses - Associates Program

If you are an Allied Health professional such as a Medical Assistant or a Medical Biller and you are interested in passing your expertise to the next generation, join the Ross Education team! We are looking for Primary Instructors to train our students for careers in allied health positions just like yours. This is a part-time position, and you don't need to have teaching experience in order to qualify - only your experience in medical billing and coding or as a medical assistant! We will provide you with complete training in our curriculum and standards to ensure that you will be fully prepared for your new teaching role. This is a part-time position, evening only, in 5 week sessions.

This is a great opportunity for you to make some extra part-time income while helping to improve the lives of others by teaching them the skills they need for a rewarding medical career.

Occupational Education Courses

Dosage Calculation

Intro to Epidemiology

Medical Law & Ethics

Computer Fundamentals

Healthcare Information Management

Core Concepts in Health

Computer Software Applications in Healthcare

Capstone Supervision

Intro to Pharmacology

Job Summary

Faculty members work under the direct supervision of the Campus Director and with support from the Assistant Campus Director of Education, Director of Education, Program Chair or in some cases, the Lead Faculty. In this role, you will instruct students the standardized Ross curriculum, review lesson plans and prepare for class instruction, grade and electronically record assignments, actively promote student retention, support externship activities as applicable, and perform related work as required.

Requirements for Occupational Course Instructors

* A minimum of an Associate's Degree from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital-based program) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach.
* Three (3) or more years of occupational (i.e., practical) experience in the subject field in which they teach
* A current license, certification or other credential as required by local, state and/or federal laws to work in the field. In the State of Tennessee, the occupational experience must be a minimum of three (3) years of practical experience within the last seven (7) years in the subject area to be taught*
* additional requirements or exceptions may be applicable based on the state, program, and accreditation requirements. See your Campus Director or Assistant Campus Director of Education or refer to the Faculty License, Certification and Credential Requirements document on the Ross Employee Resources Google site available to employees through their Ross Google log-in.
* Must have sufficient ability to move around the building and classroom to satisfy student needs and/or facilitate student participation
* Must have sufficient visual and auditory ability to operate computer equipment, use telephone, read materials, use white board and use classroom equipment
* Ability to communicate effectively in classroom and individual settings
* Knowledge of materials (subjects) that will be taught to students and ability to use and communicate Ross curriculum
* Ability to adapt quickly in fast-paced work environment
* Ability to use current technology to maintain student records, e.g., Microsoft Office, CampusVue
* Ability to achieve or maintain credential and/or licensure within expected time frames
* Demonstrates professionalism in manner, dress and conduct as a representative of Ross and a student mentor
* Ability to remain objective and treat all students equally
* Attention to detail and commitment to quality
* Adhere to Ross Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics

Prior teaching or formal tutoring experience using a developed curriculum, preferred

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Classroom Instruction

* Delivers course work as it applies to the appropriate Ross curriculum
* Utilizes contemporary teaching strategies and practices; such as instructional resources through guest speakers, field trips, videos, PowerPoint presentations, Instructor's Resources, lecture, and curriculum documents which enhance the learning process
* Accurately records students' daily attendance
* Primary Instructors hold conferences with students on an as-needed basis
* Follows and enforces Student Guidelines
* Maintains classroom in good physical order, manages program supplies and equipment in good repair
* Enters classroom at designated time with all necessary materials. Begins and ends class at scheduled times and follows scheduled student break times
* Monitors class retention rates and actively participates to promote student retention in order to exceed accreditation standard of 80%

Outside of Class Time

* Review standard Ross curriculum and prepares for class instruction
* Corrects students' assignments and tests; reviews results and returns graded coursework promptly
* Primary Instructors accurately record grades, successful completion of proficiencies and attendance by entering information in campus management software
* Cooperates with lab schedules, maintains weekly office hour(s) and may proctor Saturday makeup sessions if asked by Campus Director or Assistant Campus Director of Education. Completes curriculum training in advance of each Module instruction
* Completion of a minimum of one pre-approved professional development workshop, seminar or course related to the teaching discipline of the Instructor every fiscal year
* Attends two Ross Education LLC in-services every fiscal year
* Attends formal and informal faculty/staff meetings
* BLS instructor certification may be required
* Informs Assistant Campus Director of Education or Campus Director immediately of unsatisfactory academic student progress, discipline or attitude problems, and occurrences that warrant discussion
* Under direction of Campus Director, and/or Assistant Campus Director of Education, provides additional support to students on alerts, warnings and/or probations
* Attends quarterly faculty meetings to discuss classroom concerns, student issues, retention and placement, curriculum development and assessment, survey results and other topics as appropriate
* Instructors may be required to participate in Campus Externship Seminars as directed by the Campus Director or Assistant Campus Director of Education
* Participates in school events regarding student retention and graduate placement
* Advises Assistant Campus Director of Education of any equipment repair/replacement needs or supplies issues

Performs related work as required

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About Ross Education LLC

Ross Medical Education Center provides students with the high-quality, targeted healthcare education employers are looking for. With a healthcare career, you'll be making a difference in people's lives every day.