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CUNY Allied Health Sciences - (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) - Program Director of the Health in New York, New York

Job Title: Allied Health Sciences - (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) - Program Director of the Health Information Technology Program

Job ID: 21894

Location: Borough of Manhattan CC

Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position serves as the Program Director of the Health Information Technology program responsible for the implementation of the HIT educational program that includes day-to-day coordination, quality, activities, faculty, staff and resources of the program. Tenure-track faculty teach classes, develop new educational materials, assist with curriculum review and assessment, perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including department meetings and committee work. Tenure-track faculty report to the chairperson of the Allied Health Science Department.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

" Oversees Health Information Technology curricula, including student academic requirements, course descriptions and objectives

" Implementation of CAHIIM 2018 Health Information Management (HIM) Curricula Competencies

" Accepts primary, but not sole responsibility for Health Information Technology master schedule and teaching assignments

" Completion of annual program assessment report (APAR)

" Supervision, evaluation and recruitment of all HIT program faculty

" Coordination of professional practice experiences (PPEs) including contract processing

" Continually employs assessment techniques to determine currency of course material and student's comprehension of material presented

" Assists in the development of a departmental budget with input from other department members

" Maintains Health Information Technology Program and student records, grades and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner

" Serves as liaison between HIT programs and the community, including graduates, employers, clinical affiliates, field professionals, and educational institutions

" Attends meetings and serves on college-wide and department committees

" Leads marketing and recruitment activities for HIT programs

" Teaches multiple courses/sections each term and evaluates student performance as per guidelines set by the department and the Borough of Manhattan Community College

" Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement

" Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department, and College , and accreditation guidelines

" Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment

" Maintains office hours according to contractual guidelines in order to support student learning

" Advises students concerning academic, career, and related issues according to contractual guidelines

" Assists department with student recruitment, enrollment, placement, retention and completion initiatives including early alert

" Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning

" Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development

" Assists in the development of grant proposals and implementation of grant projects

" Works independently and in a team setting, demonstrating excellent time management skills to prioritize workflow and multi-task

" Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair

" Actively involved in local, state and national HIM professional organizations

BMCC Expectations:

" Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct

" Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment

" Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College

" Commitment to the philosophy of the college

" Commitment to professional growth


  • Earned master's degree in an appropriate field from a regionally accredited higher education institution.

  • RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or RHIA certification, Active A minimum of five years experience in the Health Information field

  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience in HIT/HIM or related field

  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses

  • Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs

  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a community college

  • Evidence of proficiency with technology

  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills

  • Willingness to serve the department and the institution through committees and other activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in health-related field

  • Five years teaching experience

  • Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies

  • Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching

  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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June 5. 2020


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