Overview

The Coordinator of General Education programming is responsible for general oversight, management, and direction of the General Education program at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences. In addition to teaching courses within their area of specialty, other responsibilities include curriculum planning, reviewing and assessment of all aspects of the general program; staffing, training, and evaluating faculty, as well as monitoring student performance; advising students.

This is a 12-month faculty position reporting to the Dean of Health Sciences.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Master’s degree (Doctorate preferred) from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education with formal instruction in educational theory and techniques.
  • At least 18 graduate-level credit hours in the subject area in which they teach.
  • Knowledge and experience in institutional and programmatic accreditation.
  • Familiarity with the purpose and function of General Education models as well as MDHE requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A minimum of 3 years teaching at the collegiate level and experience with face-to-face, hybrid, and online education formats.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Dean of Health Sciences with departmental curricula review and program development of the general education program
  • Assist in interviewing, hiring, and orienting new general education faculty to become acquainted with policy and procedures of the College and the program.
  • Oversee general education faculty and communicate policies, student concerns, important dates, and other issues that might pertain to individuals or the faculty as a whole.
  • Evaluate faculty and update the Dean of Health Sciences on a regular basis.
  • Implement and maintain evaluation procedures in a manner consistent with college and accreditation standards.
  • Monitor and maintain compliance with applicable institutional, governmental and accreditation standards.
  • Instruct classes within one of the general education areas as assigned with release time for administrative duties.
  • Perform administrative duties in a timely manner; attendance, midterm, and final grades entered as required and attends scheduled campus and college-wide faculty meetings.
  • Keeps regular office hours and meets with students; assists students by referring students to the appropriate person/resources.
  • Work with the Student Resource Center to organize and schedule student orientation events.
  • Represents the College in a positive manner to internal and external constituents.
  • Ensure that all educational activity is conducted in a legal and ethical manner.
  • Have an understanding of cultural diversity and the recruitment of a diverse student population in keeping with the mission and goals of the College.
  • Provide academic and institutional support to students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Serve in faculty governance.
  • Commit to service to the College.
  • Attends graduation (required), and actively participates in campus activities; for example, staff meetings, open houses, orientations, and student functions.