Adjunct Instructor 3 - Diagnostic Medical Sonography (9 Mos., Full-Time, 1-Year)

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

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 3 - Diagnostic Medical Sonography (9 Mos., Full-Time, 1-Year)  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

32200 - Nursing Admin

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement.  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: This is a full-time (9 Mos., Full-Time, 1-Year) Adjunct Instructor 3 - for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. This position includes teaching and related responsibilities in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Related responsibilities include preparing and delivering lectures; providing instruction, and preparing, administering, and grading examinations; advising students on related academic matters; engaging in scholarly activities and professional development aligned with current and emergent programmatic needs; and serving on departmental and faculty committees to promote curriculum development within the College of Health Professions. The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2024 at the earliest and January of 2025 at the latest.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Graduate from an accredited program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Bachelor of Science in
Diagnostic Medical Sonography or health related field.
Required Work Experience: 3 years of clinical experience in direct patient care  
Required Licenses and Certifications: American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in Abdomen (AB), and obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Reaching
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive movement
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Five or more years of clinical experience in direct patient care, previous teaching experience, and a Master's degree.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: -Teach laboratory and lecture classes for students in the Associate of Applied Science
degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
-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 that may include continuing professional development; participation in curriculum development and university committees; orientation, recruitment, and registration of students, 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 on-line environment.
-Any other duties assigned within the position classification area
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Certification
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of bachelor degree. Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript. Certification (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in Abdomen (AB), and Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) certification.  
Initial Application Review Date:
April 22, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
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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