Director of Allied Health & Simulation 6/4/2020
Metropolitan Community College
Kansas City, MO
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY CAREER OPPORTUNITY NUMBER
Director of Allied Health & Simulation
Penn Valley - Health Science Institute
JOB OPEN DATE
JOB CLOSE DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
INITIAL SCREEN DATE:
* Master s degree in a related field to assigned area;
* 3 years academic, career, or technical management experience in the health sciences.
* Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO INDIVIDUALS WHO POSSESS:
* Doctorate preferred
* Strong background in accreditation
* Experience in the community college teaching/working environment
* Experience working in healthcare simulation education
* Two (2) years as a management or leadership experience in a health care related field or educational setting.
Commensurate with education and experience. A competitive benefit package is included.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS
* Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application to receive any consideration.
An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:
* A COVER LETTER WHICH INDICATES THE POSITION OF INTEREST AND ADDRESSES THE FOLLOWING:
* The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;
* The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission.
* Your experiences in supervision within an academic institution;
* Leadership in a complex organization such as MCC; and
* The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism and working in a diverse environment.
* A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.
* Official or student copies of your transcripts.
Official transcripts will be required if selected for an interview.
* Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
* Position will remain open until filled.
This is the first level in the Administrative Management series. Incumbents work in an administrative management role for an assigned program, department, or functional area. Major duties and responsibilities include: supervising, training, and evaluating subordinate managers and staff; managing budgets and grants to ensure compliance with district policies, regulations, and procedures; assisting in the development of strategy, process and procedures for assigned program, department, or functional area; managing daily operations and activities; preparing and reviewing reports and other communications; implementing solutions; serving as liaison and primary contact for assigned area in public relations, communications and outreach efforts; and performing professional level work in assigned area.
TYPICAL ESSENTIAL DUTIES
* Supervises staff, to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
* Assists in developing strategy, processes, and procedures for assigned programs, departments, or functional areas; and manages and participates in directing the implementation of internal operations for academic development programs, which includes: planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; coordinating activities between multiple service areas; and working to integrate and coordinate service areas.
* Manages budgets and grants to ensure compliance with District policies, regulations, and procedures.
* Serves as a liaison and primary contact for an assigned area to facilitate program and departmental public relations, communications, and outreach efforts; represents the department and/or College at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events.
* Seeks and manages collaborative efforts with business and industry, community agencies, community organizations, educational institutions, internal departments, and/or other interested parties.
* Prepares, reviews, interprets, and analyzes a variety of complex and multi-faceted information, data, forms, schedules, calendars, surveys, reports, and other communications; makes recommendations based on findings; conducts research, needs assessment, and academic program development activities.
* Coordinates activities in order to facilitate the maximum effectiveness and utilization of academic development and/or program resources.
* Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
* This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
* Management principles;
* Advanced principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
* Public relations principles;
* Community agencies and resources;
* Academic development principles and practices;
* Instructional methods and techniques;
* Program development, planning, and administration principles and practices;
* Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, and/or standards;
* Policy and procedure development practices.
* Prioritizing and assigning work;
* Making program decisions based on financial considerations;
* Adapting to rapidly changing environments;
* Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
* Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
* Handling multiple tasks simultaneously;
* Providing customer service;
* Monitoring and evaluating programs;
* Collaborating with internal departments and external agencies;
* Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.