Bryant & Stratton College
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Program Director Allied Health
at Bryant & Stratton College
Bryant & Stratton College program directors perform both administrative and instructional duties. As administrators, they support the College mission and vision by overseeing the day-to-day management of their program area and are responsible for providing guidance to all subject-area instructors and for ensuring that all required record keeping and reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner. As instructors, they are bound by the job description for Instructional Associates.
Essential Job Functions
- Oversee the Medical Assisting Program at the Western New York campuses (Amherst, Buffalo and Southtowns).
- Serve as contact person for all MA/MAA faculty in the market.
- Communicate/participate with the designated System Educational Services Department on matters pertaining to the MA program.
- Coordinate self-study efforts and prepare for AAMA site visit.
- Ensure compliance with AAMA/CAAHEP standards; guide accreditation proceedings; complete all required reports.
- Complete all required state, federal, accrediting body, and college reports related to medical assisting.
- Manage records, equipment, materials, and paperwork related to MA/MAA programs throughout the market.
- Order equipment for the MA program
- Oversee the Medical Assisting Advisory Board. Maintain contact with advisory board members and conduct a minimum of two meetings per year for input and feedback on program quality issues, curriculum, competencies, and equipment.
- Manage the Medical Assisting internship program in conjunction with Career Services.
- Teaching responsibilities (day/evening) to be determined.
- Attend all faculty and campus associate meetings.
- Perform all job functions as listed in the Instructional Associate and Program Director job descriptions.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of assigned fields.
- Participate in curriculum monitoring and development process.
- Participate in Influencer Relations Activities.
- Organize and monitor subject-specific campus-wide initiatives and activities.
- Adhere to and uphold all established operational policies and procedures.
- Establish a calendar and system to ensure the timely and accurate completion and submission of all government and accrediting agency reports. Complete all such reports.
- Ensure that all subject-area instructors adhere to all required administrative and classroom delivery duties and requirements as outlined in the job description for Instructional Associates.
- Provide subject-specific training for instructors on an as-needed basis to communicate changes in curriculum, technology, etc.
- Assist with classroom observations.
- Participate with the academic manager in the hiring, development, evaluation, and termination of subject-area instructors
- Safeguard subject-area materials, records, and equipment.
- Intervene in and work to solve any personnel issues which arise among the subject-area instructors.
- Ensure through evaluation and observation that all subject-area instructors present accurate and contemporary course materials in accordance with established syllabi and course outcomes.
- Ensure that all subject-area instructors utilize appropriate technology to achieve course goals and objectives.
- Review all lessons, assessments and evaluation tools created by subject-area instructors to ensure students’ mastery of technical and critical skills are being accurately assessed through methodologies which address the needs of a variety of learning styles.
- Provide recommendations to the management team vis-à-vis the upkeep and purchase of subject-specific hardware and software.
- Work with the Registrar and Dean of Instruction to establish a master schedule of classes each semester.
- Provide advisement services (scheduling, registration, program review, guidance on tutoring services, etc.) to medical assisting students in a courteous, professional, and positive manner.
- Prepare medical assisting student schedules.
- Utilize intervention strategies to assist students in achieving maximum benefit from their educational experience.
- Provide training and development guidance to subject-area instructors to aid in their continuous improvement and growth.
- Participate as required as a member of the academic and/or campus management team(s).
- Accept additional related duties as assigned by the academic manager.
Knowledge, Skills, & Experience
Program directors are bound by all tenets of Knowledge, Skills, and Experience outlined in the Instructional Associate Job Description.
In addition they will meet the following criteria:
- Master's degree in Allied Health field required. Current certification (CMA) strongly preferred.
- Management skills with emphasis on time management, problem solving, conflict management, cultural diversity, adaptability, and creativity.
- Strong organizational skills.
- The proven ability to function as a member of a team within established college, state, federal, and accrediting agency regulations, policies and procedures.
Bryant & Stratton College is an Equal Opportunity Employer