Employment Opportunities

Date PostedApril 11, 2013
Closing DateOngoing
Job Requisition Number101909
Position TitleAdjunct, Clinical Instructor Respiratory Care
Position TypeFAC PT
DepartmentRespiratory Therapy
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule
According to the Faculty Salary Schedule

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Seminole State College is seeking Clinical Lab Instructors with a personal and professional commitment to student learning. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, collaborative faculty educating highly motivated students. We are one of the fastest-growing state colleges in Florida, offering 196 degrees and programs, including five bachelor’s degrees. We serve Central Florida with six sites and more than 32,000 students. We are also recognized for our expert faculty and staff’s unwavering commitment to student success. You'll find the results of their dedicated work reflected in the growing reputation and achievements of the College.


This position provides clinical supervision to students in a healthcare facility, community agency, or laboratory. This is a temporary part-time clinical lab instructor position. Applications for clinical lab instructor positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed when openings become available. Applications remain active for one year from the date received. Associate Deans will review applications only when positions become available.

Teaching strategies will be incorporated to foster student learning, success and retention. Clinical lab instructors will work with other faculty in support of curricula improvement as appropriate to promote students' success and mastery of course and program competencies. Flexible hours, days and assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.

Required Qualifications:

1. This position requires Bachelor of Science or higher in Respiratory or Cardiopulmonary Care from a regionally accredited institution.

2. This position requires flexible hours.

3. Two years clinical experience for candidates with a Master’s Degree. Five years of clinical experience for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree.

4. Licensure to practice as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the State of Florida.

5. Demonstrated understanding of the learning centered approach to teaching.

6. Computer and Internet skills.

Desired Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Demonstrated understanding of the learning centered approach to teaching and teaching experience and professional certification is desired.

Requires travel to clinical sites. Must have current CPR certification. Clinical agency may require additional qualifications (PPD, FIT test etc.). Acceptable mobility and physical stamina required for clinical/hospital rotations.

Required Documents:
A resume, cover letter and transcripts showing date degree was conferred (copies accepted) must be uploaded and attached to your application to be considered.

For those with degrees from institutions outside of the USA: When applying for a position where a degree is required, you are required to have your educational credentials evaluated by a qualified educational credentialing agency. This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

Essential Functions:
1. Provides and/or coordinates clinical teaching activities in the hospital/clinical setting to include student assignments, clinical supervision of students and student evaluations.

2. Participates in skill lab demonstrations and practice.

3. Provides and coordinates clinical teaching activities in selected community settings.

4. Coordinates student clinical experiences with facility’s Respiratory Therapy staff.

5. Uses evidenced based practices as applicable in the clinical setting.

6. Provides regular, accurate and timely feedback to students relative to their performance.

7. Plans and conducts student conferences.

8. Engages and nurtures students in and beyond the classroom.

9. Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.

10. Discusses instructional or related matters with clinical coordinator and program manager.

11. Maintains professional working relationship with community and clinical sites by attending in-service training, updating of policies and procedures workshops and by providing student lists to clinical agencies.

12. Participates in professional workshops, conferences and other educational offerings to promote growth, broaden knowledge and skills, and to improve the quality of Respiratory Care education.

13. Performs other relevant responsibilities and requested.

1. A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at Seminole State College.

2. English reading, writing and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.

3. Ability to utilize technology and innovative pedagogy to enhance teaching and learning.

4. Understanding of and commitment to working with a diverse student population in a multicultural environment.

5. Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.

6. Committed to working in a multicultural environment.
Conditions of Employment
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.
How to Apply
All applicants including employees of Seminole State College must scan, upload and attach "Required" documents to their electronic application to be considered. To attach documents, on the Careers Home page click "Cover Letters and Attachments", then "Add Attachments" to attach documents. Applicants must include work history even if attaching a resume.

For positions requiring a degree, scan, upload and attach copies of your transcripts showing your name and the date your degree was conferred to be considered for the position (unofficial copies accepted). This applies to internal and external applicants.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discriminatory employment actions against and treatment of employees and applicants for employment based on actual or perceived race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable Federal, State or local law.
Other Information
This is not a grant funded position.

This position requires candidates receiving an offer of employment to undergo a drug/alcohol test before beginning work. Individuals who fail the test will not be hired. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Full-time and Part-time Faculty positions are not eligible for Veterans' Preference.

For positions other than faculty positions; to claim Veteran's Preference, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.

Holders of degrees from institutions outside of the USA: Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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