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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director (Higher Education)

Company: Florida National University
Location: Hialeah
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:




Major Responsibilities: - The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Program Director position is responsible for assuring effective program operations. Overseeing ongoing program accreditation and assessment processes. Maintaining compliance with JRCDMS standards of accreditation and SACSCOC principles. Participating in budget planning. Participating in didactic and/or clinical instruction, as appropriate. Maintaining current knowledge of the professional discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development. Assuming the leadership role in the continued development and evaluation of the program. Responsible for engaging students, fostering learning, assuring role model professionalism ultimately producing competently trained students prepared for professional careers.
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Complete Faculty Observations, and manage End of Course Evaluation reviews with faculty, based on the schedule in the Faculty Handbook.
Monitor and supervise online classes, paying close attention to faculty engagement, student communication, and timely grading of student submissions.
Acquire and maintain relationships with clinical sites.
Supervise faculty/students attending clinical sites.
Monitor and maintain programmatic accreditation standards, and coordinate accreditation activities with the Director of Accreditation of Compliance.
Monitor and maintain Planning Assessment & Evaluation Forms, Short Term and Long-Range Plans, and provide oversight of faculty maintenance of the Faculty Success module. (Watermark)
Manage curriculum development and revision, for programs and courses.
Contribute to marketing strategies to increase enrollments.
Manage adjunct and full-time faculty staffing needs, coordinating the hiring of new personnel with Human Resources.


Development and monitor the program assuring consistent and high quality delivery.


Establish, measure, and evaluate program and student learning outcomes for continuous student improvement and success.


Oversee correlation of clinical education with didactic education using approved curriculum format.


Teach Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology courses in a classroom/lab/field setting that closely simulates the environment of the industry while maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field.


Evaluate and advise students in a didactic/clinical setting.


Meet with students, staff members and other educators to discuss instructional programs and other issues.


Ensure that safety and security requirements are met.


Assist with recruitment, retention, and job placement efforts.


Perform assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend across FNU's three campuses or outreach center as assigned. Position may require committee and project assignments and day/evening/distance learning classes and activities.


Leverage expertise to develop, maintain and deliver education services to students through:

- - - - - - - - - Creating and maintaining core curriculum
- - - - - - - - - Communicating and monitoring delivery of core curriculum
- - - - - - - - - Delivering own course lectures
- - - - - - - - - Facilitating student engagement
- - - - - - - - - Working one-on-one with students
- - - - - - - - - Assessing students and providing developmental feedback

Oversight and management of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Program curricula:

- - - - - - - - - Review program curriculum to ensure materials are up-to-date
- - - - - - - - - Review courses within program
- - - - - - - - - Review text books, equipment, and materials
- - - - - - - - - Create and modify course materials and manuals as necessary
- - - - - - - - - Work with program coordinators to ensure consistency of delivery across campuses
- - - - - - - - - Meet with program advisory boards and other stakeholders to ensure the program meet community/employer needs
- - - - - - - - - Prepare for and facilitate annual professional development for faculty to ensure program is up-to-date

Prepare Course Plans and Materials:

- - - - - - - - - Prepare syllabi (using Simple Syllabus)
- - - - - - - - - Create lesson plansfor classroom instruction of credited radiologic technology courses
- - - - - - - - - Create exams, quizzes, and projects/assignments
- - - - - - - - - Coordinate with librarian and bookstore for availability of materials

Deliver Courses:

- - - - - - - - - Deliver lectures/facilitate labs
- - - - - - - - - Grade projects and exams
- - - - - - - - - Provide progress reports/mid-term feedback
- - - - - - - - - Maintain grade book
- - - - - - - - - Enforce policies (dress code, no food and drink, schedules, etc.)

Monitor Progress/Attendance:

- - - - - - - - - Monitor student progress and follow-up as needed
- - - - - - - - - Enforce class participation policy
- - - - - - - - - Follow-up with students who miss a class (phone calls)
- - - - - - - - - Report class participation issues to the academic advisors

Advise Students:

- - - - - - - - - Answer student questions
- - - - - - - - - Be available for one-on-one assistance/tutoring

Record Grades and Submit Reports:

- - - - - - - - - Maintain grade books
- - - - - - - - - Adhere to departmental grading policies
- - - - - - - - - Provide academic advisors with weekly reports

Keywords: Florida National University, Hialeah , Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director (Higher Education), Education / Teaching , Hialeah, Florida

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