Diagnostic Medical Sonography Faculty/Clinical Coordinator
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Faculty/Clinical Coordinator
Rappahannock Community College (RCC), founded in 1970, provides high-quality educational and training opportunities throughout a 12-county service region an hour east of Richmond on the beautiful western shore of the Chesapeake Bay with access to fresh local seafood and water activities. RCC delivers accessible and affordable educational opportunities, including for-credit transfer and career technical programs, robust distance education coursework, quality dual enrollment courses, and award-winning workforce training and credentialing programs. RCC’s annualized enrollment of 3,259 credit students and over 1,000 workforce and community development students are supported by over 120 full-time employees and 200 part-time/adjunct employees across two main campuses and four satellite sites.
RCC serves a rural and diverse 12-county area in the Chesapeake Bay region of Virginia, whose mission is to provide inclusive access to exceptional training and educational opportunities meeting the community’s needs and preparing individuals for success as learners, employees, and citizens.
Are you someone who wants to help students achieve their educational and professional dreams?
RCC invites you to apply for our Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Faculty/Clinical Coordinator. This faculty member will be responsible for coordinating clinical education with classroom instruction as assigned by the program director, evaluating and ensuring the effectiveness of clinical experiences for the adult cardiac sonography students, as well as providing clinical instruction and documenting the evaluation and progression of clinical performance leading to clinical competence. This is a faculty position that requires teaching in a variety of venues, including classroom and laboratory, as well as asynchronous and synchronous online classrooms and be in charge of clinical experiences. This position requires an on-campus presence at either the Glenns or Warsaw campuses and/or the New Kent and Kilmarnock off-site locations. The hiring range for this nine-month appointment is $65,000-$70,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials. A sign on bonus of $5,000 will be given to the applicant selected.
The College desires candidates with a commitment to the community college mission and experience working in a diverse student population, including adult learners and at-risk students. The successful candidate will be committed to academic excellence, continuous improvement through professional development, assessment, program and course development, and creating a collegial environment of civility, collaboration and open communication. The College strives for a faculty of content experts who are also knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning and who are well connected to the communities we serve.
The general responsibilities of the DMS Faculty/Clinical Coordinator are the skillful and knowledgeable delivery of DMS program content, to include classroom and laboratory teaching, national testing preparatory work and involvement in the placement of students in field experiences. The DMS Faculty/Clinical Coordinator will assist the Program Director in all aspects of the program, including the management, administration, continuous review and analysis, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the program. Other duties will include, but are not limited to, maintaining up to date knowledge in DMS and trends in community college and DMS education, and teaching using a variety of delivery systems including interactive video, web, and other electronic media. The incumbent will advise students, adopt textbooks, draft course syllabi in collaboration with colleagues, set up, and maintain lab/classroom environments. This position reports to the Dean of Health Sciences. RCC is committed to an inclusive, diverse and equitable environment where student and faculty success is promoted.
KSA’s/Required Qualifications: This position requires an Associate’s degree in a related field and appropriate credentials specific to Adult Cardiac Sonography. Also required is a current unencumbered RDCS certification and 3 years of documented professional experience as a cardiac sonographer. Candidates should possess sufficient technology skills to work productively in an organization that utilizes significant information and instructional technology resources. A thorough knowledge of and certification through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI). Demonstrated expertise in oral and written communication with students and peers, including formal report writing is expected.
Additional Considerations: Bachelor’s Degree in related field, additional certification in abdominal, musculoskeletal, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatric or vascular sonography. Experience in teaching in sonography programs and supervision. Knowledge of curriculum development and implementation with teaching experience at the community college level.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A FULLY completed VCCS employment application, CV, cover letter describing qualifications, and a complete, legible and updated set of unofficial transcripts are required to be considered for this position. Resumes will not substitute for a completed state application. Copies of any licenses and certifications required by this position must also be included. Official transcripts of all college coursework completed are required of the selected candidate. Applications will only be accepted online through the VCCS application portal at and must be received on or before March 8, 2024.
For full description and to apply, visit: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/70188
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.