Position title
Instructor - Respiratory Therapy (Clinical)


NOTE:  Only applicants interested in part-time teaching assignments should apply to this posting as no full-time positions will be filled from this applicant pool. This announcement is for the purpose of collecting applications for part-time, temporary, as-needed instructors only and does not necessarily indicate a current part-time instructor need.  Applicants will be contacted only when a part-time instructor need is identified and qualifications match the needs of the college.  Instructors are hired on a semester only basis and have no guarantee of continued employment.   

**Please Note: An applicant may redact any information on an unofficial transcript that reveals years of attendance, date of graduation, or age.**

**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.**

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

Department/Division Purpose:
Respiratory Therapy Department will provide students with instruction in the various settings to acquire the knowledge and practice identified in each student-learning outcome and course objective. Delivery of instruction will be diversified methodologies. The department will work together as a team to meet the standards set by the program, college, accreditation standards, credentialing requirements, and current clinical practice guidelines.

Job Summary Statement:
All job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement. This is the foundation of our accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model, which is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Open Pathway 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. Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description. In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Pueblo Community College (PCC) believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. PCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. We are seeking a leader committed to these same ideals.

This position specifically exists to provide clinical instruction at our affiliated health care facility Parkview Health System under the supervision of the affiliated health care facility and the PCC Department Chair. This position will provide some classroom and laboratory instruction under the supervision of the Department Chair and is responsible for planning and providing student instruction in accordance with approved syllabi, curriculum guidelines, and required program standards.  Instructor must adhere to the laws, policies, procedures, rules, and applications, which govern and affect the college and Parkview Health System, including the fiscal rules of the State of Colorado.

Absences will be minimal and only for appropriate cause; notification of Department Chair is required.  Instructor must work with the Faculty Chair to provide coverage or obtain approval for class cancelation according to PCC policy.  Refer to PCC Operational Procedures and Protocols for further information.

Instructors are expected to model professionalism in dress, action, and communication.  Accordingly, instructors are obliged to respond professionally to constructive feedback and to follow the chain of command in resolving conflicts.

Instructor collaboratively works with program faculty, Parkview Health System, and other Pueblo Community College employees to provide quality instruction. Delivery of instruction will be diversified methodologies to include face-to-face classroom instructions, hands on lab skills, clinical instruction, and virtual instruction. The instructor reports, on a day-to-day basis, to the Department Chair, Clinical Director of Education, and Parkview Health System.


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Job Location
900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, CO, 81004
Job Type
Employment Type
$49.64 Per hour
Date posted
August 15, 2023
Valid through
October 13, 2023
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Position: Instructor - Respiratory Therapy (Clinical)

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