UMA Education

Full Time Instructor

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Job ID 2023-4368

Job Posting

Purpose of the Position:

 

The Instructor fulfills primary instructional duties and responsibilities as assigned. The Instructor provides core content instruction to students based upon the UMA standardized curriculum. The Instructor works in tandem with program leadership and cross-department representatives to maximize academic achievement, retention, certification, graduation, and placement outcomes to ensure overall health and integrity of UMA programs.

 

The Instructor reports to the Program Director or General Education Chair.

 

UMA is a nonprofit healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida and founded in 1994, UMA offers content-rich, interactive online programs as well as hands-on training at our Clearwater, Florida campus. 

  • Anticipated starting salary of $50,000; pay rate negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

  • Medical (including prescription), Dental, Vision (UMA subsidized)
  • FSA/HSA (Depending on Medical Plan chosen)
  • $50,000 Life Insurance (UMA paid)
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance (Team Member paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program – EAP (UMA paid)
  • Long Term Disability (UMA paid)
  • Short Term Disability (Team Member paid)
  • Supplemental Insurance such as Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital (Team Member Paid)
  • Paid Time Off – 15 days accrued in year 1, 9 holidays, and 1 day of Volunteering Time Off
  • 401k (eligible upon completion of 90 days of employment and must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Functional:

  • Teaches centralized curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule
  • Demonstrates proficiency with course content and materials
  • Facilitates discussion forum to ensure student engagement and interaction
  • Proactively monitors students’ performance and actively outreaches as needed
  • Provides academic feedback in a constructive, positive, and timely manner
  • Creates learning support tools to support students based on demonstrated needs
  • May provide instruction in synchronous group sessions based on student needs
  • Performs other duties as requested to ensure effective curriculum and instruction

Technical:

  • Is regularly active in assigned course rooms and hosts weekly office hours
  • Grades course activities and posts weekly and final grades by the pre-determined deadline(s)
  • Models ettiquette and provides corrective feedback to students
  • Maintains an up-to-date faculty file in accordance with UMA policy, state regulations and accrediting commission requirements including required meetings, in-services, professional development, and continuing education credits 
  • Follows Student and Employee Code of Conduct and Scholastic honesty
  • Is responsive to program leadership, staff, and students via email, telephone, and/or virtual or other communications per established expectations 

Compliance:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and carefully follows all applicable federal and state compliance requirements and regulations.

 

Work Experience, Skills & Abilities:

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

All Instructors

  • Able to professionally communicate fluently in verbal and written English
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other business tools such as Skype and Microsoft Teams
  • Able to support a diverse and inclusive work environment

Healthcare Instructors

  • Undergraduate degree with an equivalent of 15 semester credit hours in the subject field for Healthcare Instructor
  • Academic preparation in the specific courses taught
  • Three (3) years of occupational experience
  • An industry certification/licensure if consistent with employment in the healthcare field of instruction (all certifications/licensures must remain active and be maintained as required by State and/or accrediting commissions)

General Education Instructors

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 credits hours in the assigned field of instruction for General Education Instructor

Preferred Requirements:

  • Graduation from a program in the healthcare field
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems
  • Experience with Student Information Systems
  • Experience with synchronous instructional tools
  • Has knowledge of and experience with technological tools and software
  • Success in applying adult learning principles and practices to online teaching
  • Inspires students to meet their career goals using career connections and strategies

Working Environment:

  • Office Environment/Home Office, may work remote with the option of onsite in a shared workspace
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires long periods of sitting at a desk working on a computer
  • Requires occasional bending, stooping and squatting
  • Requires occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs.

 

OUR VALUES

Our institutional values are shaped and validated by our team members. They describe how we strive to operate and are the standards of behavior we look to embody. 

 

ACT WITH INTEGRITY

We operate honestly and ethically in an industry-compliant fashion. We are fair and trustworthy in our interactions with all we serve. Our team members, at all levels, lead by example and strive to do the right thing for our students and for each other. We are disciplined professionals who strive to be straightforward and dependable.

CHAMPION STUDENT OUTCOMES

We live by a strong commitment to our students and are passionate about preparing them for meaningful careers. We are deeply dedicated to ensuring students’ educational and career success. We excel at building our students’ confidence and empowering them to reach their full potential.

COMMIT TO TEAM MEMBER SUCCESS

We are committed to our team members’ success and to each other’s success. We strive to create an environment that attracts and retains the best talent while offering continuous learning, professional development and career growth opportunities. We recognize and reward our team members for their contributions to the organization and to our students.

PURSUE RESULTS WITH PURPOSE

We pursue results with a sense of urgency and purpose. We take responsibility for achieving ambitious, measurable results and hold each other accountable. We think strategically and critically, greet new ideas and challenges openly, and look for innovative solutions to challenges.

HAVE FUN. BUILD ENERGY

Enjoying what we do is central to achieving our goals. Building energy, having fun, being optimistic and creating a positive working environment are all critical to our success and that of our students. We strive to be inspired and to inspire others. We consistently show appreciation and celebrate our successes, both large and small.

WORK AS ONE

We believe that diverse, inclusive teams produce breakthrough results. We strive to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues from all types of backgrounds by showing respect and humility when interacting with each other and resolving conflicts in a constructive manner. By working together, we win together - as one - ensuring that the goals of the company are the focal point of our efforts.

 

Acknowledgement

This job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position.  It may not include every job responsibility.  Job duties may fluctuate based on needs of the business.  UMA reserves the right to revise the job or require that additional or different tasks be performed.

 

I have read and understand all the responsibilities and accountabilities in my job description.  This job description is a tool used by me and management to help assess, evaluate and provide guidelines and expectations for the position named herein.  I understand that it is not a contract and it does not constitute any guarantee of future employment. 

 

UMA will NEVER ask you to send money or ask you to provide bank account information in order for you to get reimbursed for tools to work. If you have been contacted by someone claiming to be from UMA about a job posting, you can always verify the position at https://careers-ultimatemedical.icims.com/

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