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University of Arizona Global Campus BS Health Information Management: Core Faculty in United States

Position Summary:

At the University of Arizona Global Campus, Core Faculty is a discipline expert who provides a positive learning environment in a specific academic program, emphasis, and/or discipline to facilitate and support student success within the College of Arts and Sciences. Core Faculty are committed to high quality teaching and learning through ongoing evaluation and continuous improvement. The core faculty is responsible for teaching, planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum as a member of the HIM instructional team.

Rank determined at time of hire by Department Chair.

Essential Job Duties:

Teaching

A Core Faculty should demonstrate exemplary teaching in their discipline. Teaching includes content delivery, student mentoring and assessment of student learning. All Core Faculty will carry a teaching load requirement, determined annually. Additionally, Core Faculty are responsible for:

Demonstrating awareness of and responding to the diverse needs of all students

Displaying a thorough knowledge of both the curriculum and the subject matter

Facilitating instructional materials and providing guidance and feedback to all students

Setting high expectations for student achievement and behavior

Evaluating student performance via established rubrics and policies

Responding to student emails and inquiries in a timely manner

Addressing plagiarism concerns according to university policy

Collaborating with student-facing institutional personnel to enhance the student experience

Student Success

Implement retention, persistence, graduation, and student success initiatives as guided by college and University leadership

Contribute to student success through regular interaction with student enrollment and academic advisors

Support program and emphasis development activities, course development, and assessment

Support college leadership in evaluation of teaching efficacy within college and faculty coaching

Collaborate with other university departments to ensure a positive experience for all university students

Service

Contribute to a university-wide or college committees

Collaborate with college or university teams to develop and implement new initiatives

Provide support for accreditation and licensure efforts to ensure courses meets career and discipline goals

Assist with program review (gathering data, writing reports, creating action plans for enhancement)

Engage in community development activities involving disciplinary expertise

Represent college in University meetings and forums

Professional Development and Scholarship

Engage in faculty scholarship and development activities related to the university’s primary focus as a teaching institution, which may include discovery, integration, application, and/or teaching

Support faculty forums and other professional development activities within the college

Participate in faculty communities of practice and community spaces

Participate in external discipline specific conferences and professional communities

Enhance teaching effectiveness skills by attending seminars, webinars, workshops, and classes through both internal and external programming

Other Duties

Assist with maintenance of CAHIIM Accreditation

Assist with Annual APAR

Participate in meetings (on site and virtual) as directed

Maintain regular work hours coordinated with supervisor

Perform other duties as assigned

Demonstrated recent college teaching experience (within the last 5 years preferred) and prior HIM practice experience required. Experience networking, developing, implementing, and coordinating Health Information Management academic programs and practicum experiences preferred.

Ability to meet challenges of adult students with diverse background.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience integrating technology and other alternative instructional delivery systems into the teaching-learning process; academic preparation in Health and Health Education or technology as a graduate of an accredited university program; or Coding Clinical Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Professional (CPC) preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimally a doctorate in HIM or health-related degree from an accredited institution

Holds a current Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential.

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Proven organizational skills with attention to detail

Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule

Computer skills: Microsoft Office applications including intermediate level experience with Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Experience with CAHIIM accreditation standards and foundational competencies

Preferred Qualifications:

Over 4 years' experience in a distance/online learning environment with adult learners

Strong understanding of Canvas Platform

Experience with course development and revision

Experience establishing partnerships with appropriate sites for student placement in a professional practice experience

Extensive experience with CAHIIM accreditation

Knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics:

Must be able to independently manage multiple tasks and set priorities; possess strong oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; evaluate and implement curriculum, teaching and advising adult learners; integrating technology and alternative delivery systems of instruction in teaching-learning process.

Familiar with Commissions on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM) standards and American Health Information Management Association professional competencies.

Demonstrated recent college teaching experience (within the last 5 years preferred) and prior HIM practice experience required. Experience networking, developing, implementing, and coordinating Health Information Management academic programs and practicum experiences preferred.

Ability to meet challenges of adult students with diverse background.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience integrating technology and other alternative instructional delivery systems into the teaching-learning process; academic preparation in Health and Health Education or technology as a graduate of an accredited university program; or Coding Clinical Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Professional (CPC) preferred.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and an appreciation for and are committed to working in a global, multicultural academic setting

For more information regarding this position, please contact us at careers@uagc.edu .

UAGC shall, in all solicitations or advertisements for all employees placed by or on behalf of UAGC, state that all applicants who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, pregnancy, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, military or veteran status, service in the uniformed services, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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