Pharmacy Technology Assistant Professor (80%) and Program Director (20%) Position Summary
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: coordination of instructional programs and/or teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.
The Cosumnes River College (CRC) Pharmacy Technology Program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Position Salary Information:
Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers (LRCFT) contract Article 2 (The initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8).
Instructional Responsibilities (80%)
The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to teaching lecture, laboratory, and clinical courses in all levels of Allied Health and Pharmacy Technology at the college in:
Introduction to Allied Health,
Medical Language for Health-Care Providers
Pharmacology for the Health Care Professional
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacology of Therapeutic Agents
Pharmaceutical Information Management
Retail Operations of Pharmaceutical Practice
Preparation of Pharmaceutical Products
Acute Care Practicum
Program Director Responsibilities (20%)
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
Coordinating the Pharmacy Technology Program.
Maintaining good accreditation standing and required accreditation documents, and complying with the accreditation standards at all times.
Managing the daily operation of the program including organization, administration, strategic planning, and periodic program review and evaluation.
Reviewing and revising curricula to ensure students are prepared to meet the needs of the industry.
Maintaining the budget.
Maintaining and establishing clinical sites.
Maintaining and establishing a collaborative relationship with the industry and health care providers.
Overseeing the advisory committee
Performing other duties as assigned.
The instructional assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.
Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by July 1, 2019, AND five years of experience as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician; OR, have an associate’s degree from an accredited institution, AND six years of professional experience; OR, have a Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*
Licensed pharmacist or a nationally certified pharmacy technician.
Graduated from an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) or Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited pharmacy technician training program.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.
If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to submit this equivalency statement.
The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.