Job Description

Lecturer I, II, or III - Health Information Technology

Posting Numberreq12306
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeLecturer
Hiring DepartmentGallup Branch
Academic LocationGallup Branch
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position SummaryThis position is for the UNM GallupBranch located in Gallup, NM, approximately 138 miles west of Albuquerque, NM

The University of New Mexico Gallup(UNM Gallup) is one of four branch community colleges of the University andserves approximately 2,500 students. Located near the Navajo, Zuni, and HopiReservations, this campus has one of the largest percentage Native Americanstudent body of any public university campus in the world. UNM Gallup is fullyaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission, offering Associate degrees andCareer Technical certificate programs, adult basic education (ABE and GED),workforce training, and personal enrichment courses. There are approximately 61part-time and 67 full-time faculty members.

The UNM Gallup Education, Health andHuman Services Division invites applications for a Lecturer, I, II or III(depending on education and experience) Health Information & Technology(HIT) Program Coordinator.

Duties are effective teaching of up to fifteen credit hoursor the equivalent per semester of college-level HIT courses, coordinate the HITProgram, maintain accreditation status, participate in campus committees and activities,assist in curriculum decisions, maintain advisory committee and cooperativerelationship with area health care institutes for program input andinternships, and perform other duties consistent with the role of a communitycollege faculty member.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • For Lecturer I - Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline or in education
  • For Lecturer II - Master’s degree in a health-related discipline or in education
  • For Lecturer III - PhD in a health-related discipline or in education
  • ICD-10 Training Certificate, or attainment of certification within six (6) months of hire
  • RHIT or RHIA certification by the American Health Information Management Association.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a health-related discipline or in education at time of appointment
  • At least two (2) years teaching experience
  • Working knowledge of accreditation process and ability to develop curriculum in accordance with accreditation agencies.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

To apply, please attach the following required materials to your online application in UNMJobs at 1.Curriculum Vitae2.Cover Letter3.Teaching Philosophy4.Transcript(s) sufficient to assess minimum qualifications5.Three (3) professional references who can speak directly to your relevant knowledge, skills and experience. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Finalist selected for campus interview will be required to give a 20 minute teaching demonstration on a Nursing topic of their choice.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 4/2/2020 of 04/02/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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