Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor - Part-Time Faculty

Tacoma Community College

United States

October 10, 2021


Diagnostic Medical Sonography Instructor - Part-Time Faculty


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Tacoma WA 98466, WA

Job Type

Part-time Faculty


Academic Affairs

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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Questions
  • Position Summary

    Who we are (TCC) Tacoma Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. We embrace our identity as a community college and strongly encourage applications from candidates who recognize and honor the important role that equity, diversity, and inclusion brings to an educational community. Our stated mission is to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and in our communities. We are recognized nationally as an, Achieving the Dream "leader college" and our faculty are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and program completion. According to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly faculty. We seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the campus mission promoting equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages effectively with the community both within and outside of TCC.
  • Regional Setting For information on Tacoma and the surrounding area: https: // www. tacomacc.edu/tcc-life/lifeintacoma

    Part-time faculty positions at the college are open continuous and reviewed on a quarter by quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Submitting an application does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.

    Position Highlights This position is responsible for preparing and teaching Sonography courses for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. This position reports to the Dean of Health, Justice, and Human Services.

    Essential Functions

  • Prepare and teach Sonography courses, labs and fields.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of recent clinical experience as a sonographer.
  • Successful completion of a Sonography program from an accredited school.
  • Preferred Qualification

  • Experience teaching at a community college and/or the freshman & sophomore levels.
  • Conditions of Employment

  • Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment.
  • The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate

  • Competence to teach a variety of courses in Sonography.
  • Professional and courteous interactions with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Dynamic, non-traditional delivery methods to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
  • Experience using computers as an instructional aid in and out of the classroom to enhance learning.
  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building, and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Application Process

    Application Materials & Procedures

    Complete application packages must include the following: (Packages received that do not contain all of these materials will not be considered by the screening committee.)

  • Tacoma Community College online application form.
  • Cover letter and resume. In your cover letter indicate how your background and experience meets the qualifications for this position.
  • Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.
  • Terms of Employment

    This is a part-time faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. Classes assigned to the successful candidate may be on campus, hybrid online, or fully online with an online learning management system (Canvas) component for some class materials. The salary for the 2019/2020 academic year is $862.93 per credit, which includes scheduled class time and final exam days, as well as time for class preparation, weekly office hours, and grading tasks in accordance with the Faculty Negotiated Agreement. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and membership in the TCC Federation of Teachers or payment of a service fee may be available upon employment. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by National Student Clearinghouse.

    Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title II and Title IX, 253-566-5055; Dolores Haugen, Section 504 Officer, 253-566-6090. Tacoma Community College is a smoke- free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

    Tacoma Community College Human Resources 6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466 www. tacomacc.edu/a bout/employment

    Benefits not applicable.


    How many years of recent clinical experience as a sonographer do you possess?

  • None.
  • Less than 2 years.
  • 2 years to less than 4 years.
  • 4 years to less than 6 years.
  • More than 6 years.
  • 02

    Have you successful completion of a Sonography program from an accredited school?

  • Yes
  • No
  • 03

    How much experience teaching at a community college and/or the freshman & sophomore levels do you possess?

  • None.
  • Some experience but less than one (1) year.
  • At least one (1) year but less than two (2) years.
  • At least two (2) years but less than three (3) years.
  • Three or more years of experience.
  • Required Question


    Tacoma Community College


     6501 S 19th Street

    Tacoma, Washington, 98466


     https:// www. tacomacc.edu/about/employment

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