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Director of Clinical Education

Position:     Director of Clinical Education

Minimum Qualifications:  

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE), required.  Master’s degree from an academic institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Educational (USDE), preferred.  
  2. A minimum of four (4) years of full-time related work experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with at least two (2) years in clinical respiratory care, required.  Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching at an accredited respiratory care program either as an appointed faculty member or as a clinical preceptor, required.  
  3. License:  Must hold a valid Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) credential and current state license (both must be current), required

Primary Purpose:    This is a full-time position with administrative and teaching responsibilities.  The Director of Clinical Education is responsible for providing quality classroom and laboratory instruction, and all aspects of the clinical experience of students enrolled in the program, including organization, administration, continuous review and revision, planning for and development of locations (with appropriate supervision) for evolving practice skills, and the general effectiveness of the clinical   experience.  This position reports to the Director of Respiratory Therapy (Program Director).  The employee will:Essential Job Functions:  In addition to those essential job functions defined in the Instructor Job Description, the Director of Clinical Education must also fulfill the following job functions:  The employee will:  

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the mission and goals of the community college system, the college, the accrediting body, and the Respiratory Therapy Program.  
  2. Schedule, coordinate, supervise, and monitor all Respiratory Therapy student clinical assignments; must have regular and consistent contact with students, clinical faculty, and clinical affiliates at all sites.  
  3. Actively participate in curriculum development and review.  
  4. Demonstrate and maintain a high level of competence and expertise in the teaching field and subject area.  
  5. Teach courses as assigned by the Program Director and design and deliver course ensuring an effective learning experience.  
  6. Submit to the Program Director a course plan for each course taught in accordance with college guidelines.  
  7. Provide instruction for Respiratory Therapy courses in the day, evening, or online required.  
  8. Implement effective and comprehensive use of current technology and respiratory care equipment in instruction.  
  9. Inform students concerning course requirements evaluating procedures, attendance requirements, and academic progress.  
  10. Provide for effective evaluation of the learning experience of each student.  
  11. Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submit them according to announced deadlines.  
  12. Participate in institutional and departmental planning and assessment processes.  
  13. Assist with obtaining and meeting program accreditation requirements.  
  14. Comply with all accrediting body standards and assist in developing and maintaining a quality program.  
  15. Demonstrate effective people skills, communication skills, and work ethics.  
  16. Participate in recruiting for the Respiratory Therapy Program.  
  17. Maintain all aspects of the clinical experience for program students.  
  18. Assist the Program Director with developing and managing the        departmental budget in support of institutional goals and mission.  
  19. Advise students regarding academic course offerings as assigned.  
  20. Seek continuous improvement of the Respiratory Therapy Program Curriculum, instruction and resource.  
  21. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision.  
  22. Physical mobility sufficient to fulfill classroom, laboratory, and clinical esponsibilities.  
  23. Motor skills to manipulate and operate all equipment and instruments in the campus laboratory without endangerment to self or others.  
  24. Serve on College committees as assigned.  
  25. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or President. 

Salary:        $51,826.00 to $101,379.00 based on ACCS Board of Trustees Salary   Schedule D-1, education and experience.    

Application Deadline:   4:30 p.m.,    January 29, 2018    

Application Procedure:  A   complete application packet consists of: 

  1. A completed Jefferson State Community College application specific to this position
  2. Current resume
  3. Transcripts (unofficial copies will be accepted before the deadline but official   transcripts must be on file before an offer of employment).  Transcripts must include conferred or awarded date, and from an accredited Institution.
  4. Work experience   verification in writing from your current and/or previous   employer(s) confirming the required level of experience as stated in the   “Minimum Qualifications” section.  Verification should include dates of employment and position title(s).  Upon request from the applicant, work experience verification from current employer only may be delayed until an official offer of employment. Request must be made in the form of a statement on a separate document.  If applicant delays verification from current employer and it does not cover required level of experience as stated in the “Minimum Qualifications” section, verification from previous employer(s) is required.  Remember that the work experience verification completion is your responsibility.  Please visit to obtain form.  (For clarification, please contact Human Resources)
  5. License


Materials   may be submitted to:

Human Resources

2601 Carson Road

Birmingham, AL 35215-3098

Phone: (205) 856-7899 or 856-8598

 Fax: (205)   856-7720

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It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System Office and Jefferson State Community College, including ACCS entities under the control of the Alabama Community College Systems Board of Trustees, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.  Jefferson State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense.  The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement any time prior to the awarding. Note: In accordance with Alabama Community College System policies and procedures, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check.  Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check.