Health Care Ancillaries (Medical Assisting) Instructor

Long Beach City College Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 4 days ago



Long Beach Community College District is currently seeking one full-time tenure track Health Care Instructor (Medical Assisting) commencing with the 2019 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves classroom and laboratory instruction in all aspects of Medical Assisting and Medical Terminology. This assignment may also include instruction in medical coding and billing or other allied health related areas. It includes but is not limited to Vital Signs, patient care, patient assessment, front and back office skills, Phlebotomy, medications and dosages, electrocardiogram, lab testing, and insurance billing. Position responsibilities may also include clinical visitations and procurement of new clinical practicum sites. This assignment also includes curriculum development, participation in the shared governance process through work in normal professional activities, committee work, and student activities.

The position is Open Until Filled.

Initial application screening period to commence, Friday, June 14, 2019.


At Long Beach City College, we celebrate equity, diversity and ensure a positive and inclusive working environment for all college students, faculty, staff, and administrators. We believe diversity fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for our students. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to hiring qualified applicants who are dedicated to student learning and success.


Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. We are Purposeful, Focused, Nurturing, Connected and Respectful.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

  • Strategic Plan

  • Office of the Superintendent President



  • Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in the discipline; OR

  • An Associate degree and six years of experience in the discipline; OR

  • Hold a valid credential to teach in the discipline; OR

  • The equivalent AND

  • Evidence of demonstrated cultural competency and enthusiasm in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning), as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom.


  • Teaching experience in a Medical Assistant Program or in nursing or health care.

  • Recent work experience in the nursing or health care field (experience with medical assisting is a plus).

  • Holds certification in Phlebotomy instruction.

  • Evidence of the ability to use a variety of teaching strategies that encourage retention while successfully challenging diverse student populations.

  • Ability to work effectively with computers and other forms of advanced technology which are utilized in providing high quality classroom instruction.

  • Desire and ability to participate actively in department, division, and college committees, and in the shared governance of Long Beach City College.

  • Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

The College seeks candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for commitment to student success. The position encompasses the following professional responsibilities and competencies:


  • Assume leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.

  • Commitment to serving the needs of the student, department, college, and community.

  • Collaboration across disciplines and utilization of student support resources.

  • Participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities.

  • Participation in curriculum and program development.

  • Work collegially and collaboratively within the college community.

  • Participation in ongoing professional development.


  • Ability to create a dynamic learning environment that values instructor/student interaction.

  • Ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

  • Ability to adapt teaching pedagogy to the knowledge of each individual and class.

  • Ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidence-based assessment of student learning.

  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to integrating new technologies into the learning process, including but not limited to interactive technologies for on campus and on-line courses.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Additional Information


The position is Open Until Filled with the initial screening period to commence, Friday, June 14, 2019. Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at Incomplete applications and applications submitted by mail will not be considered.


  • A Long Beach Community College District application

  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position

  • A list of 3 references, including current telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors

  • A current resume or CV

  • Complete transcripts of ALL undergraduate and graduate level college/university course work (need not be official, must show degree award date and title).

  • Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES)

Submit application on-line at

OR visit our lobby to submit applications on-line at

Long Beach Community College District-Human Resources
4901 East Carson Street, Long Beach, CA 90808


  • Application Screening: tentatively planned for: 6/14/2019 6/24/2019
  • First Level Interview: tentatively planned for: Week of 7/8/2019
  • Final Interview: tentatively planned for: Week of 7/15/2019


Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.


The Long Beach City College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

During the 2018 - 2019 Academic year, we have had the privilege of serving over 35,000 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Of our student population 55% are Hispanic/Latino, 16% are White, 14% are African American, 13% are Asian/Pacific Islander/Filipino, and 1% American Indian/ Alaskan Native. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency and enthusiasm in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning).

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