Pharmacy Technician Instructor/Competency-Based Curriculum Instructor (Hybrid Asynchronous/Lab)

Holyoke Community College

United States

June 21, 2021

Description

Pharmacy Technician Instructor/Competency-Based Curriculum Instructor

(Hybrid Asynchronous/Lab)

Salary

See Position Description

Location

Holyoke, MA

Job Type

Part-time, Non-Benefited

Division

Business & Community Services

Job Number

NB-21-98

Closing

6/21/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

  • Description
  • Questions
  • 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.
  • Qualifications

    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 career pathways.

    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.

    01

    What's your level of education?

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Double Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • None of the Above
  • 02

    Do you have experience working in a pharmacy as either a pharmacist or pharmacy technician?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Required Question

    Agency

    Holyoke Community College
    

    Address

     303 Homestead Ave.
    

    Holyoke, Massachusetts, 01040

    Phone

     (413) 552-2554
    

    Website

     https:// hcc.edu