Utah State University (USU) is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable, and experienced candidate for a faculty position as a Lecturer in the Medical Assistant (MA) program at the USU Eastern Campus in Price, Utah. This position is a non-tenure track, academic-year (nine-month) appointment with the possibility of additional compensation for summer months depending on summer work responsibilities, enrollment, and available funding.
The primary role assignment is teaching (95%). Within the teaching role, the successful candidate is expected to teach 21 credit hours of medical assistant program coursework over two semesters. In addition, the faculty member will be expected to maintain regular office hours and provide direction, leadership, and oversight of the medical assistant program on the USU-Eastern campus. The additional role assignment is service (5%), and the successful candidate will be expected to provide meaningful service to the department, campus, university, the profession, and the community.
The Department of Technology, Design and Technical Education (TDTE) in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences will provide oversight for the program as part of the technical education certificate offerings in southeastern Utah. The successful candidate will report to the TDTE associate department head (director) over the health professions programs at USU.
Responsibilities of the Medical Assistant Faculty must include in addition, but not limited, to the following:
Skills and Abilities:
The successful candidate should have the following skills and abilities:
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2) Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of the application.
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Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.
The department of Technology, Design and Technical Education (TDTE) provides instruction to students seeking a certificate, or an associate or baccalaureate degree. These innovative degree programs allow students to gain expertise in the fields such as business, cosmetology, health professions, machinery, protective services, transportation, and technology. TDTE certificates and degrees are available in Logan, Brigham City, Price, Blanding, and Moab. Students are encouraged to enhance their education through hands-on application using specialized classrooms and laboratories throughout the state. Additionally, various industries and communities are served by career and technical (vocational) certifications offered through the Workforce Education division.
Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.
As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.
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About the Region
U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation.
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