Program Director, Radiography

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American Career College’s commitment to quality education for over 40 years has provided students excellence in hands-on healthcare training at our campuses in Ontario, Los Angeles, and Orange County.  American Career College is dedicated to the belief that all students have the right to succeed and reach their full potential. To meet this challenge in post-secondary education, American Career College’s mission is to provide adult learners with the skills and technical knowledge needed for initial employment in entry-level positions. American Career College’s goals include, but are not limited to, providing quality educational programs that can be completed in a timely fashion and are facilitated by an outstanding faculty and staff.


Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellnes
  • Financial & Retirement 
  • Family & Parenting 
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount Professional Development 


POSITION SUMMARY: 


The Program Director I provides leadership in managing, planning, and implementing the program in support of College and/or departmental goals in order to assure compliance with programmatic accreditation and/or licensure, internal consistency, and graduate outcomes to meet placement expectations.  Participates in curriculum development and coordination, determines teaching assignments using a blended instructional approach combining face-to-face instruction with on-line instruction (as applicable), selection of faculty, and selection/coordination of program specific external facilities and instruction.  Provides professional leadership and support for teaching faculty; serves as a mentor and facilitator for faculty assigned; and enables an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility.


EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Must be a graduate from a radiography program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or an otherwise recognized training entity (e.g., hospital- based program) in the specialty field or subject area in which they teach.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registration in radiography or equivalent.
  • Current California license/permit as Radiologic Technologist.
  • Current radiology supervisor and operator certificate.
  • Current CPR Card.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of full-time clinical experience in medical imaging
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience as an instructor in a program accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Leadership knowledge in the program field to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster excellence.
  • Knowledge in technological support and delivery of program area and services.
  • Knowledge and evidence of strong supervisory and management skills as applicable to specialized program area. 
PREFERRED:
  • Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and other regulatory standards such as Title IV, ABHES, CDPH-RHB, BPPE, and other accreditation standards.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Ability to self-direct, self-pace, multi-task and function well under pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough, accurate and practical knowledge of their field or discipline and interpret the theories of their field or discipline.
  • Ability to manage and work effectively in a highly ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community.
  • Ability to use effective communication skills, both oral and written, including presentations and effective listening skills. 
  • Ability to effectively use interpersonal skills, follow through with duties, provide attention to detail, and demonstrate the ability to motivate others. 
  • Ability to use creative facilitation and conflict resolution skills to resolve difficult and sensitive issues.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. 
  • Ability to exercise good judgment. 
PREFERRED:
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to travel/drive locally on a weekly, daily and/or on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to demonstrate bilingual skills is a plus but not mandatory.

American Career College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.
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