Position title
Faculty, Respiratory Therapy



**Please Note: Pueblo Community College is not able to provide sponsorship for applicants who do not currently have the legal right to work in the United States or require transfer of a Visa.**

NOTE: **Must be a resident of the State of Colorado or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.**

Pueblo Community College Statement: 

We at Pueblo Community College (PCC) believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them.  We seek leaders committed to the same.

Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job.  Our job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement found in the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model.  The Open Pathways is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations.

Department/Division Purpose (brief description of main function):

Respiratory Therapy Department provides students with classroom and clinical instruction to acquire the knowledge and practice the skills identified in course objectives using varied and appropriate teaching methods.  As a department, we plan the learning activities to meet program outcomes based on the standards set by policies, legal and other regulatory requirements, and acceptable practice.

Job Summary Statement (brief summary of overall responsibility of position):

This position specifically exists to provide: Student instruction in accordance with approved curriculum guidelines, maintain required program standards for the Commission on the Accreditation of Respiratory Care (CoARC), Application of national and state regulations & standards as applied to the profession of a Respiratory Therapist, Specifically within the Health Professions & Public Safety Division, as a 1.0 faculty member in the Respiratory Care Program. Faculty must adhere to the laws, procedures, rules, and applications which govern and affect the college, including the fiscal rules of the State of Colorado.
This individual works with the Department Chair, Clinical Director of Education, Faculty, Clinical Preceptors, Clinical Site Affiliates, and other Pueblo Community College employees.

This position specifically exists to provide student instruction in accordance with approved curriculum guidelines, and maintain required program standards for the Respiratory Therapy Program. In addition, this individual works with the Department Chair, Director of Clinical Education, Clinical Preceptors, and other Respiratory Care Faculty in establishing laboratory schedules, student advising, recruitment, assists with assessment and evaluation of student learning, and participates in the program’s evaluation and continuous improvement process and engages in personal professional development. The position reports, on a day-to-day basis, to the Respiratory Care Department Chair. Travel to and from clinical sites is required, with mileage reimbursement. General faculty responsibilities are identified in detail within the institution’s Policy and Procedures Handbook.


Job Duties

Essential Functions:

  • Teaches courses as assigned within faculty work load guidelines and meets all scheduled classes unless the class has been canceled or with the permission of the Chairperson.  Must attend all scheduled department, division, or college meetings. Serves as a substitute within the program for absent colleagues for short-term absences as determined by Department Chair, Coordinator, or Dean. Maintains a work schedule as agreed upon by the supervisor and in concert with the state and faculty workload policy (at least a forty-hour work week with a minimum of 30 hours on campus, which can include co-ops or off-campus assignments.)
  • Adopting, implementing, and supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategies throughout the Division, including Equity-Minded Teaching and Culturally-Relevant Pedagogy
  • Maintains regularly scheduled office hours (a minimum of five per week) for consultation or advisement with students. Performs student advisement and registration responsibilities professionally and accurately.
  • Provides adequate preparation of the course material for all assigned courses.
  • Supervises and enforces appropriate safety procedures.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the approved program curriculum and syllabi and participates in cooperative planning with colleagues. Assists with training of instructors and with the preparation of materials for them.
  • Participates in college-wide assessment of student learning activities and/or projects.
  • Assists in program reviews and evaluation process required by internal/external sources.
  • Assists in marketing, recruitment, and retention activities.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Attends all regularly scheduled department, division, and college meetings/trainings as required by contract, unless these meetings conflict with a scheduled class or unless the faculty member is excused by the chair/supervisor or Dean.
  • Serves on and contributes to a minimum of one college committee or special task force per academic year after the first provisional year and represents the college in the community as requested.
  • Participates in graduation ceremony.


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Job Location
900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, CO, 81004
Job Type
Employment Type
$49,035.00-$59,035.00 Per year
Date posted
August 14, 2023
Valid through
October 13, 2023
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Position: Faculty, Respiratory Therapy

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