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Assistant Professor Medical Coding, 9 Month

  • Jackson, Tennessee, United States
  • Faculty
  • Faculty - 9/10 Month
  • Faculty Full-Time
  • Closing on: Mar 1 2023

Title: Assistant Professor Medical Coding, 9 Month

Institution: Jackson State Community College

Job Summary

This is a 9-month faculty, full-time, four-year grant-funded position. Responsible for teaching, advising, and coordinating of the medical coding program to ensure students are offered high-quality services and meaningful education.

Job Duties

  • 50% - ○ Complete Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) program reporting requirements ○ Monitor, evaluate, and report medical coding program results and outcomes ○ Serve as a liaison with Strategic Network Partners as well as Delta Regional Authority (DRA) - (Essential)
  • 30% - ○ Teach courses via on-ground, online, hybrid, or web-enhanced modalities as assigned. Teach evening, off-campus, and distance-based courses - (Essential)
  • 5% - ○ Assist in budget management to ensure grant funds are available and are allowable ○ Assist in the recruitment of key personnel such as instructors. ○ Assist in the development of the student recruitment plan - (Essential)
  • 5% - ○ Assist in the growth and development of the medical coding program ○ Participate in student advising, recruitment, and retention - (Essential)
  • 10% - ○ Other duties as assigned to support the Medical Coding program - (Marginal)

Minimum Qualifications

● Bachelors Degree or higher and a certification in the medical coding field
● Collegiate-level teaching experience
● Certification in medical coding, medical billing, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

● Knowledge of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
● Experience working on federal/government grants

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge and/or experience using a variety of instructional delivery modes. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Pay Rate:  $43,223 - $51,867 Annual salary depending on eligible experience which is defined by the current compensation plan.


Closing Date:  February 28, 2023

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position we require an attached resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.   

A completed satisfactory background check will be required before hire. 


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