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Full-Time Allied Health Sciences Instructor

Luna Community College

Job Description


This position instructs students toward professional practice in various community and Allied Health Sciences fields.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares and presents classroom and/or online lectures, laboratory activities, and implements techniques to facilitate student active learning; prepares and grades tests and student outcome assessments; participates in program and curriculum development.
  • Conducts supervision of students in skill-based laboratory settings.
  • Provides one-on-one student guidance and advisement on topics including regular degree audits, individual tutoring referrals, and completion goals.
  • Assists in planning and implementation of student recruitment, retention, and placement efforts.
  • Conducts ongoing inquiry to maintain currency in science education practices; participates on assigned committees and in professional development workshops and conferences.
  • Collaborates with other faculty and instructors to create and maintain a supportive and balanced system of academic instruction to ensure program goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Adult learning theory, curriculum development and classroom, laboratory and field presentation techniques
  • Advising methods and techniques
  • Research methodology and information resources related to designated field(s) Knowledge of basic supervisory and coaching principles and practices
  • Skill in operating equipment and performing work related to designated field(s)
  • Ability to supervise students in work experience settings
  • Ability to prepare and present classroom lectures and laboratory work
  • Proficient in the use of standard office equipment and applications including Microsoft Office Suite

Work Environment and Physical Factors

  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The worker sits most of the time.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and visual inspection.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Education, Experience and Licenses

  • Master’s Degree in an Allied Health Sciences related field is required.
  • At least two years of teaching experience in Higher Education is preferred.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Luna Community College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application Process

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Human Resources
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2574
Fax: (505) 454-2520
Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

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