Austin Community College welcomes applications for its full-time Faculty, Diagnostic Medical-Vascular Sonography. The future incumbent of this position will be responsible for preparing and delivering OBGYN, Abdominal and Vascular sonography coursework in engaging, innovative, and discipline-appropriate ways that reflect a commitment to success equity, respect for diversity, an understanding of culturally responsive teaching, and knowledge of the teaching field. Meets professional standards for faculty in accordance with college policies and procedures.
Principal Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare and teach courses in the field of OBGYN, Abdominal and Vascular Sonography to a diverse and multicultural student population based on the department's approved course learning outcomes, utilizing a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the needs of community college students and the standards of the discipline.
Participate actively in departmental responsibilities and departmental governance, including curriculum review and revision, program review, assessment of student learning outcomes at the course and program level, and other departmental activities.
Evaluate student progress and provide clear, timely feedback reflecting program learning outcomes and departmental expectations.
Serve as a mentor to students in the OBGYN, Abdominal and Vascular Sonography program.
Provide teaching and mentoring services to students in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected categories.
Remain current in the field through a variety of professional development activities.
Support division and department goals through active and collegial engagement in decision-making and unit-level planning.
Serve on collegewide and departmental committees, councils, workgroups, and task forces.
Perform other related tasks as assigned by the department chair, dean, and/or associate vice president, vice president, executive vice president.
The Sonography department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). To prepare students for all aspects of the profession, we offer a robust clinical component with both on-campus labs and direct patient care experience. The program is committed to ensuring our curriculum aligns with current standards through collaboration with our clinical affiliates and sonography professional organizations.
Austin Community College's Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
Austin Community College (ACC) is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Interested applicants must meet the SACSCOC's requirements as follows:
Associate or Associate of Applied Science degree in Sonography.
Three years of non-teaching, industry-related work experience in the fields of OBGYN, abdomen, and vascular sonography.
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Abdominal/Superficial structures, OBGYN
Registered Vascular Technologist or Registered Vascular Sonographer
Bachelor's degree in Sonography or related imaging field
Experience of teaching sonography students in the clinical setting.
Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. Our identity as a community college is reflected in our mission statement. We seek to ensure student success and community development by providing affordable access to higher education and workforce training, through traditional and distance learning modes, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain faculty and staff that:
Reflect the multicultural diversity of our community.
Value intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
Are attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
Care about student success for all students regardless of race and collaborate on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
Welcome diversity and model respectful interaction with others.
Engage with the community both within and outside of ACC.
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