Adjunct Faculty, Respiratory Therapy

Salt Lake Community College
August 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$17.56 - $51.87
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Respiratory Therapy

Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable Reports to (title) Associate Dean Department Div. of Allied Health (School of Health Sciences)-2H1 Requisition Number A23045 Position Type Replacement Job Category Adjunct - Variable FT/PT Part-time Initial Work Location Jordan Campus Starting Salary $17.56 - $51.87 Job Open Date 08/28/2023 Job Close Date 08/28/2024 Open Until Filled No Priority Review Date Job Summary

The School of Health Sciences at Salt Lake Community College is committed to providing quality education in nursing and allied health fields, ensuring each graduate is ready to enter the healthcare profession. Experienced and clinically prepared faculty, along with hands-on experience in a variety of clinical settings, allow students to become skilled in the science of healing and the art of compassion and ready to serve their community. All of the programs offered in the School of Health Sciences at Salt Lake Community College are a part of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Respiratory Therapy Lab Assistant is employed in the Healing Arts Lab at the Jordan Campus and aides in selecting, setting up and cleaning up all supplies for the learning labs. Will assist faculty in reinforcing skills to Respiratory Therapy students.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

A.Become familiar with, and abide by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization. B.Maintain professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators. C.Work closely with department peers and administrator to understand processes and procedures that lead to becoming a successful teacher and contributing member of the academic unit. D. Promotes development of critical thinking among students. E. Uses appropriate resources and technology in the delivery of courses F.Maintains professional and collegial behavior. G. Completes all required training H. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure. l. Promotes support for the mission, vision, values and goals of the College by incorporating culturally‐ competent pedagogy and inclusivity practices. J. Tutoring of Respiratory Therapy student lab skills and aid in organization of the learning tools and environment. K. Clean and recycle supplies used for continuous learning practice. L. Assist in ordering supplies. M. Assist in equipment maintenance. N. Other Duties as Assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

  • Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
  • Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
  • Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
  • Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
  • Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
  • Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
  • Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
  • Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
  • Maintains professional and collegial behavior
  • Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)
  • Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
  • Completes all required employee trainings
  • Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
  • Provides ADA accommodations as requested
  • Other job related duties as needed
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Assistant must hold current RTT licensure through the NBRC and current RCP license in the State of Utah.

    Associate Degree.

    Currently working as an RTT.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Prior skills in stocking, ordering and preparation of a Respiratory Therapy lab. Understanding of Respiratory Therapy educational learning scenarios. Prior teaching experience BS Degree

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Ability to work in a fast-paced simulation lab with undergraduate students and faculty. Knowledge of required respiratory equipment.

    High level communication skills Knowledge of medical patient scenarios and patient care for RTT professionals.

    Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

    Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Special Instructions

    This is a pooled position and all applications are active for one year from the application date. The department will review applications when positions become available.

    Required Documents for Application: 1. Copy of transcripts and other credentials if applicable 2. Resume/curriculum vitae 3. Cover letter 4. License/certification documents

    Criminal background checks and drug screenings may be required.

    Required trainings, including HIPAA certification, must be kept current.

    Additionally, 1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. 2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment. 3. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire. 4. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC's Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.

    SLCC Highlights

    Salt Lake Community College is Utah's largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah's fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students' lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

    Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

    FLSA Exempt SLCC Information

    Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

    SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

    This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you first learn about this position?
  • Newspaper
  • Ethnic Media
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Professional Organization
  • SLCC Website
  • Referral Agency
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  • College Placement Center
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  • Do you hold a current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RTT) license through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you hold a current Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license in the State of Utah?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume / Curr. Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Letters of Reference
  • Other Doc
  • Student/Faculty Evaluations
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