Pharmacy Technician Instructor/Competency-Based Curriculum Instructor
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Business & Community Services
6/21/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
The Division of Business and Community Services at Holyoke Community College
is seeking one or more Pharmacy Technician instructors to teach a competency-
based hybrid (online/face-to-face) curriculum to create educational pathways
in Pharmacy Technician occupations that will support the upskilling of
incumbent hospital employees with regional employers -- Certified Nursing
Assistants (CNAs), Medical Assistants (MA), and environmental service,
hospitality, warehouse, and guest service workers. The program is through a
Digital Innovation and Lifelong Learning (DILL) grant from the MA Executive
Office of Labor and Workforce Development, administered by the Commonwealth
Corporation. This pilot program builds on years of successful collaboration
between HCC and the partners, who include healthcare employers, the MassHire
Workforce Board of Hampden County, and others. Delivery of instruction will be
a combination of synchronous and asynchronous online, as well as face-to-face
instruction, in alignment with career pathways at employer partners.
Prepares syllabi, assessments, lesson plans and activities; provides to Assistant VP in advance of each class for approval.
Provides timely feedback and instructional intervention to asynchronous students.
Works collaboratively with employer partners, math and reading instructors, career advisor, employer partners, and HCC staff and administration as part of a team to deliver innovative curriculum and instruction.
Assists in developing curricula approved by the Assistant VP.
Teaches assigned curricula in accordance with course syllabus and assessments as scheduled; ensures all classes start on time and as scheduled; notifies the Assistant at least 3 hours in advance when a situation occurs that could prevent class from starting on time.
Incorporates actual workplace scenarios, case studies, procedures into the courses.
Evaluates students' written assignments and written and practical exams as applicable.
Ability to work with classroom (or online) style as provided in order to meet specifications of course; ensures all equipment and supplies are returned to storage and secured following each class as necessary; immediately reports any issues to the Assistant VP.
Completes required reporting and documentation, including assessment of learning outcomes, attendance verifications, evaluations, etc.
Must be able to commit to hours of courses as scheduled; must be able to handle both asynchronous instruction and offsite lab modules at facilities in the community.
Performs other duties as assigned by administration.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree; Experience working in a pharmacy, as either a
pharmacist or pharmacy technician; Commitment to and demonstrated ability to
work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Demonstrated
experience teaching in an online setting. Understanding of Pharmacy Technician
PREFERRED: Post-secondary teaching experience; Working with and assisting
a disadvantaged student population, Experience in teaching adults in a post-
secondary environment desirable. Previous experience teaching in an American
Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)-accredited Pharmacy program
and/or PTCB – Sterile Compounding instruction. Previous experience working as
a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician in a hospital setting. Prior experience in
incumbent worker or entry-level worker workforce development training.
EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT: Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as
stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background
and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.
Non-Benefited, Part-Time Position
Compensation: $60-70/hr. for instruction (per contact instructional
hour) based on experience; no benefits.
Funding: Grant funded, July, 2021 - June 30, 2022; possibility of renewal
- All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United
States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa.
- Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be
conducted for all positions.
Holyoke Community College is committed to excellence and opportunity through
diversity in education and employment. Holyoke Community College is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age,
disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin, in its
education programs or employment.
What's your level of education?
Double Master's Degree
None of the Above
Do you have experience working in a pharmacy as either a pharmacist or
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