Assistant Professor of Health Information Programs

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Health Information Programs  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

32602 - Health Information

Advertised Salary: $67,000 - $75,000 plus comprehensive benefits package (healthcare, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Full-time 9-month tenure track faculty position which includes teaching and related responsibilities in the associate and bachelor’s degree programs. The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master’s degree in Health Informatics, Health Information Management or related field.  
Required Work Experience: Minimum of three years work experience in health information technology with management experience in a health care setting.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Doctorate degree in health informatics, health information management, or related field; prior teaching experience in higher education to include online and off campus instruction; curriculum development experience; established record of scholarship, leadership and professional service.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Provide classroom, online and off campus instruction in the HIT/HIM programs
Participate in curriculum development, program evaluation and accreditation compliance
Active engagement in assessment of student learning and its related analysis and improvement processes
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area
Serve as academic advisor for students in the graduate program
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an online environment.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: ICD-10 and CPT
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of their Master's degree. Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.  
Initial Application Review Date:
March 20th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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