Director - East Central College
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Program Director Respiratory Care
Job Location: East Central College / Union, MO
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: East Central College
Union, MO 63084
Telephone: 636-584-6710
Job Description:
East Central College has an opening for a full-time Program Director/Faculty with expertise in Respiratory Care. The position has responsibilities for the day-to-day oversight of the program operations. The faculty member’s teaching assignment may be contractually reduced by annual agreement to reflect performance of oversight duties. The faculty member with this assignment also has the respiratory care faculty job description.
This is a grant funded position for Strengthening Community College Training Grant (SCC4). 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred
  • Four (4) year’s work experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two (2) years in clinical respiratory care; and two (2) years’ experience teaching either as an appointed faculty member in a CoARC-accredited respiratory care program or as a clinical instructor / preceptor for student of such programs.
  • Must hold a valid Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential and current unencumbered state license; community college teaching experience is preferred.
ESSENTIAL TASKS: Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s supervisor.
  1. Coordinate the overall respiratory care program activities with the Dean of Health Sciences.
  2. Exercise leadership in the area of program oversight and curriculum maintenance.  Have a broad understanding of the intricacies of the programs and its relationship to the local sending schools.
  3. Communicate as needed with pertinent staff on campus.
  4. Assist the program administrator in conducting periodic program review and maintaining appropriate assessment records.  Review assessment activities periodically. 
  5. Mentor new faculty and provide feedback to the program evaluation process.
  6. Responsible for hiring, orienting, mentoring, oversight, and evaluations of adjunct faculty
  7. Assist the Dean with coordination of a schedule of course offerings and faculty assignments to meet the needs of the students.  Evaluate student performance; meet regularly and confer with students regarding their progress in the program. 
  8. Oversee scheduling and student assignments to local clinical sites; maintain a relationship with staff at program clinical sites.
  9. Provides oversight and management of the clinical lab functions to include  safety; equipment maintenance, upgrades and acquisition; supply inventory management; orientation for faculty, students, and guests; maintain lab calendar and lab usage data/reports; maintain lab guidelines/policies/procedures.
  10. Perform as a resource for all faculty during clinical lab use and simulations.  Mentor faculty in use and development of clinical lab simulation.
  11. Oversee and participate in events related to student recruitment and any other activities related to the respiratory care program and community outreach.
  12. Compliance with and meets standards for accreditation as outlined by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
View Job descriptions:
Program Director

Benefits: ECC offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no premium cost to the employee for employee only coverage. Missouri Public School Retirement System (PSRS/PEERS) benefits, generous paid leave, ECC tuition waiver for self and immediate family and tuition reimbursement benefits for employee.

Faculty salary will be commensurate with education and years of experience.  Salary schedule can be viewed here.

East Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.