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Medical Assistant Program & Medical Office Technology Instructor/Coordinator

Date Posted
March 31, 2020
Full Time

Job Details

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: This position (210 day contract) involves teaching and coordinator responsible for the Medical Assistant and Medical Office Technology programs. The instructor coordinator is primarily responsible for teaching assigned classes, coordinating assigned programs, and reporting and evaluating student performance.

DEPARTMENT: Vocational
REPORT TO: Director of the Spencer Campus


Constant (67-100%)

  1. Act as Coordinator for the Medical Assistant and Medical Office Technology programs at the Spencer Campus and assist the Dean in managing those programs
  2. Effectively organize, teach and evaluate student performance and progress in assigned course offerings in accordance with established syllabi. Assignments may include various delivery formats, methods, work schedules and locations.
  3. Evaluate and record student performance and progress according to College guidelines.
  4. Maintain current course syllabi and provide student syllabi for all courses taught.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Maintain established office hours.
  2. Serve as academic advisor to students and make referrals, when deemed necessary, to other College personnel, such as the Dean, Counselors, Financial Aid, etc. for more specialized information and assistance.
  3. Attend and serve on College committees.
  4. Assist in the development of new course and revisions of existing courses in discipline area to ensure continued program growth and development.
  5. Arrange lab sites for student practical experiences and monitor progress.
  6. Assist the Dean and Admissions/Marketing office in student recruitment efforts and marketing of programs.

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. Regularly engage in professional development activities to maintain currency in occupational area.
  2. Assist in the process of requisitioning and maintaining instructional equipment and supplies for classrooms/laboratories use.
  3. Assist the supervisor in the budgeting process.
  4. Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of communication within the College and community.
  5. Encourage and foster student participation in professional organizations, College activities and community activities.


  1. Represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, staff and the community. Possess a commitment to a “student centered” environment.
  2. Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
  3. Present oneself in a classroom setting in a manner that is acceptable and consistent with program and College guidelines, policies, and practices.
  4. Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  5. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and other contacts.
  6. Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communications.
  7. Possess strong human relations skills and ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities and sensitive to various learning styles.
  8. Be a creative, energetic, and self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  9. Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and educational media equipment.

SPECIAL DEMANDS: Position involves sitting or standing most of the time in a classroom/laboratory setting. Constant (67-100%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting, manual dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive, motion and viewing various types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) stooping, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, carrying and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, texture by touching with skin, particularly in fingertips. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (10-33%). Required to travel between facilities utilizing personal vehicle.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 6,000 hours (3 years work experience) as a Medical Assistant, minimum of an Associate Degree, CMA/RMA required. Bachelors Degree and teaching experience preferred. Must also meet CAAHEP/MAERB requirements for Program Director.

SALARY: Commensurate with a 210 day contract beginning July 1 through June 30.

FRINGE BENEFITS: Paid medical and personal leave and holidays. Employee health, dental and vision insurance. Partially funded family insurance available. Employee life and disability insurance. Retirement package.

APPLICATION PROCESS: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

  • Employment Application form
  • Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
  • A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring

Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy. Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application: Employment Application

(Save document to your computer and fill in application. Re-save completed application and email as an attachment to Lynn Miller at You may also print out the completed form and mail it to Iowa Lakes Community College, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.) *** 

*** NOTE: Applications must be complete, including Employment Application Form, Applicant Confidential Information Form, Letter Addressing Qualifications, Resume and Transcripts (if required). See individual job descriptions for instructions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Questions and requests regarding application: Lynn Miller at 712-362-0409 or

It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433,, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

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