Position Title: Technology Administration Program Coordinator
Department: Allied Health
Location: Washburn University
Washburn University’s Department of Allied Health in Topeka, KS, invites applications for the Technology Administration Program Coordinator position with an anticipated start date of August 2023. This is a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment as Lecturer with possible conversion to tenure track after three years. A completed doctorate is necessary for tenure-track appointments.
The technology administration program is currently all online, and the selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to pursuing teaching excellence at Washburn University, including a dedication to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds. Class sizes are small, and students and faculty have the opportunity to participate in community-engaged learning. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, or service.
Washburn University is a teaching-focused, student-centered, public institution located in the metropolitan setting of Topeka that has earned national recognition for its high-impact programs for first-generation students. Washburn has a student body of over 5,500 undergraduate, graduate, and law students, a significant and growing number of whom are first-generation and Pell-Grant eligible. The University has created educational pathways for all students to be successful and achieve their educational goals.
Washburn is dedicated to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and cultivating a vibrant and inclusive working environment and curriculum. We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits program, a supportive leadership team, and a healthy work/life balance. At Washburn, we strive to ensure a campus climate that supports the success of every employee and appreciates the unique skills and expertise each contributes to serving our students.
• Administration of the Technology Administration program. The major is designed for upper-division level students with an applied associate degree background.
• Teach 12 credit hours and develop undergraduate classes and seminars as assigned, depending on department needs per semester. The assigned curriculum is typically related to social and environmental impact, corporate policy development, administration, emerging technologies and quality assurance or some combination of classes consistent with the candidate’s training and interests. If the position is converted to a tenure-track appointment, the incumbent is responsible for fulfilling teaching expectations associated with a tenure-track appointment. (Teach 12-hours per semester or a full workload as outlined in the faculty handbook.)
• The Technology Administration Program Coordinator reports to the Department Chair of Allied Health, provides academic advising to students and holds on-campus office hours at least three days per week.
• Fulfill service expectations by engaging in service activities in the department, university, and profession. If the position is converted to a tenure-track appointment, the incumbent is responsible for fulfilling service expectations associated with a tenure-track appointment.
• If the position is converted to a tenure-track appointment, the incumbent is responsible for fulfilling scholarship expectations associated with a tenure-track appointment.
• Master's degree in a related field
• Experience as an administrator or manager
• University or professional teaching experience
• Demonstrated commitment to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds
• Doctorate degree in a related field
• Curriculum development experience
• Online teaching experience
• Experience with career and technical education
• Experience or knowledge of multiple facets of technology management
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application review will begin November 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
Please submit a letter explicitly addressing all required and preferred qualifications, vita, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references.
If you have questions about the position, please email Dr. Mark Kohls, Allied Health Department chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Official transcripts are required once hired.
FT/PT Status: Full-Time Exempt
Background Check Required
Washburn is an EOE and is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching-focused academic and work environment. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a campus climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented and/or marginalized in higher education.
Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.
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