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Director, Health Information Technology & Healthcare Business Informatics
Brunswick Community College

Location: BOLIVIA, North Carolina
Work Setting: Educational Institution
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Salary Range: Depends on Experience and Education



The Director provides the vision and leadership required to realize the mission of the Health Information Technology (HIT) and Healthcare Business Informatics programs (HBI), and the college at large. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget development/management, maintaining programmatic accreditation/external partnerships, advising/counseling students, and providing operational supervision to full and part time faculty and staff in the department. Instructional responsibilities require a strong HIT skill set and the ability to teach students effectively in an instructional environment. The Director is a member of the full-time faculty and maintains a teaching load with some administrative release time to carry out program management duties.

Job Description


•Provides collaborative leadership, guidance and direction for the assigned program
•Adheres to NCCCS/CAHIIM accreditation requirements and college rules/policies/procedures
•Remains current with professional development requirements and active in related organizations
•Fosters a collegial relationship among administration, supervisors, colleagues, and partners
•Provides leadership for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs of study while ensuring accreditation and compliance mandates are met
•Supports the student access, success and completion agenda
•Actively represents assigned programs in the College’s planning, decision-making, and budget development and management processes
•Develops a comprehensive departmental strategic plan aligned with the college planning timeline to include program reviews
•Develops learner centered lesson plans so excellent written and communication skills are necessary
•Evaluates and updates program and course student learning outcomes
•Evaluates and updates course syllabi
•Directs and instructs in the HIT/HBI programs (traditional, hybrid, and/or online) with an assigned course load which will include lecture, lab, testing, assessments, maintaining attendance records, and more. Excellent oral communication skills, therefore, are necessary
•Collaborates with Continuing Education to identify initiatives that support the success of assigned programs
•Identifies new programs and course offerings
•Recruits, hire, orient, and provide success plans for direct reports, faculty and staff
•Partners with senior institutions to create and sustain articulation agreements and bridge programs
•Serves as liaison with community partners, schools and peer institutions to meet their needs and strengthen assigned programs
•Provides leadership to the HIT/HBI Advisory Committee
•Manages the instructional processes through collaborative planning
•Coordinates and allocates resources through the budgeting process and ensures monthly balanced budgets
•Participates in various committee assignments
•Identifies grant opportunities that advance instruction, director/faculty professional development, new technologies, innovations, and student learning initiatives
•Performs other tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications


•Must be certified as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
•Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Technology/Management or similar related field from a regionally accredited institution
•Two years of experience in Health Information Technology, medical coding, billing, records management, and/or IT
•Self-motivated to meet job responsibilities and support the standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
•Ability to work with diverse faculty/student population and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

•This position supervises full-time and part-time faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications


•Master’s Degree Health Information Technology/Management or similar related field from a regionally accredited institution
• Certifications: RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator); CPC (Certified Professional Coder); CPC-H (Certified Professional Coder-Hospital); Microsoft Office Certifications
•Experience in teaching health information technology or medical office curriculum in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars
•Post-secondary teaching and outcome assessment experience in a related field
•Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery


Salary range is based on Brunswick Community College scale and determined by the candidate’s education and experience related to higher education.

Instructions for Resume Submission

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, transcripts, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities and resume are required. Applications may be found online at Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to Employee Services, Brunswick Community College, PO Box 30, Supply, NC, 28462. Telephone: 910.755.7300.

BCC is an EOE Employer.

Posted: January 25, 2019 at 12:51 PM
Post ID: 35348

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