Allied Health Program Director

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Kissimmee, FL

Job status
Full time
$45,000.00 – $55,000.00 Annually
Job description
Are you passionate about transforming lives?

No matter what the job, every employee at Florida Technical College contributes to helping others succeed. A passion for education, a commitment to results and an overriding dedication to our students are a must to thrive in our work environment.

We now have immediate openings for Allied Health Program Directors!

As an Allied Health Program Director you will:
• Direct, lead, and control activities and functions within your assigned academic program.
• Hire instructors.
• Assist with scheduling of courses and instructors.
• Provide coverage of classes.
• Manage student issues.
• Order equipment and supplies.
• Conduct classroom observations of instructors.
• Assist with instructor performance evaluations.
• Monitor student attendance and retention and facilities maintenance.

Additional responsibilities include participation in strategic planning, budgeting, regulatory compliance, curriculum development, and other activities as necessary to help the school meet its operational goals.
Education requirements
• Bachelor's degree in health related field
Experience requirements
• Minimum 3 years of related work experience in field of study.
• Certifications as Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
• Knowledge of management principles and practices.
• Knowledge of the applicable laws and regulations related to the program of study.
• Knowledge of administration systems and operations in traditional or proprietary school settings.
• Provide active support to the college administration to help achieve the goals and objectives of the college.
• With the Academic Dean and/or Executive Director, provide an orientation training program for new instructors.
• Assist the Academic Dean and Registrar with scheduling courses and instructor assignments.
• Conduct regular classroom observations of instructors. Conduct post-observation conferences.
• Assist with instructor performance evaluations.
• Assist the Academic Dean to develop and monitor the professional development plan progress of instructors.
• Develop and implement standard operating procedures and systems within the program.
• Monitor and evaluate operational effectiveness of the program. Identify and recommend areas for improvement.
• Ensure program operations, personnel, facilities, and curriculum are in compliance with state, accreditation, and programmatic regulatory bodies.
• Conduct Academic Advising of students within the program you are supervising, including SAP advisement.
• Provide class coverage for late and/or absent instructors.
• Monitor daily student attendance within the program and take necessary and appropriate measures to ensure strong daily attendance and student retention. Monitor the daily contact of absent students by instructors.
• Supervise the ordering and maintenance of equipment, supplies, and materials. Develop an equipment maintenance/replacement plan as appropriate.
• Attend and actively participate in all relative program advisory board meetings.
• Provide leadership and direction in all aspects of programmatic administration functions.
• Directly supervise full and part-time instructors within the program of study, and lab and teaching assistants.
• Manage student-student, student-instructor, and instructor-instructor issues and conflicts as they arise.
• Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising difficult situations and in making appropriate decisions.
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
• Ability to communicate and interact effectively with superiors and subordinates at all levels.
• Ability to develop and deliver presentations and training programs.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Florida Technical College is an Equal Opportunity Employer W/M/V/D.