The Program Coordinator is a faculty member who has primary responsibility for oversight and leadership of the Biotechnology Laboratory Science Program to include planning, development, evaluation, assessment, marketing, and curricular revisions through collaboration with administrators, faculty, staff and employers.
Essential Duties :
Coordinate the Program and instruction leading to a Level I Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Biotechnology Laboratory Science.
Responsible for maintaining compliance with THECB, SACS-COC and other accrediting agencies.
Coordinate and guide curriculum to include evaluation and revision of course syllabi. Ensure participation of all faculty in this process. Assure utilization of the syllabi in all courses.
Maintain liaison with advisory committee members, affiliate sites, community businesses and potential workforce partners.
Create Program goals yearly and plan strategies to accomplish goals consistent with the college mission and goals.
Teach classes in the Program and, based on credentials, other biology or chemistry courses as assigned to maintain a full-time load.
Recruit, evaluate applicants, and recommend faculty for employment.
Assign teaching duties in classroom and laboratory instruction and make recommendations regarding continuation or dismissal of Program faculty.
Development, distribution, and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives
Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean regarding curriculum
Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally
Promote positive morale and team spirit with the faculty/students of the program. This will include interpretation and implementation of the College and program mission, philosophy, and goals to the faculty, students and community.
Coordinate recruitment, advising, and placement for students in the program. Collaborate with other staff to communicate students' needs/goals to appropriate agencies, departments, and managers.
Utilize established course syllabi to prepare lecture outline and notes based on course objectives and stated student learning outcomes.
Design examinations, quizzes, assignments and projects; construct grading rubrics; grade student tests and projects promptly; maintain notes, lectures, and grades electronically on the campus server; and complete all required reports in a timely manner.
Participate in affiliate visits, document student performance, and complete all internship evaluations with input from the corporate affiliate, according to College and Program policies.
Provide oversight of program budget to effectively maintain adequate equipment, materials and supplied inventory; develop specifications and bid lists for equipment and supplies when appropriate; and provide recommendations for learning resources, materials and equipment.
Complete required reports including, but not limited to: payroll, budget recommendations, appropriate accounting reports, class scheduling, faculty assignments, and accreditation reports.
Develop the class schedule of offerings, consistent with approved courses, contact hours, and credit hours. Review and revise catalog information and brochures pertaining to the Program.
Participate in all assigned activities necessary to recruit, select, and retain students for the Biotechnology Laboratory Science Program.
Serve on assigned Program and College committees; participate in Program and College faculty meetings; participate in other Program and College activities as needed. 16.Perform effectively and safely the duties of a coordinator while supervising/ instructing/ assisting students in laboratories or internship settings.
Maintain professional competency through practice, continuing education, and professional activities.
Keep informed of and evaluate major trends in the specific areas of instruction methodology and technology.
Promote high standards of excellence in assigned courses/duties and demonstrate positive morale and team spirit, including support of the College's, Division's, and Program's missions, philosophies, and goals to students and community.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Master or doctoral degree in Biotechnology or a closely related field. Must have 18 graduate hours in a chemistry or biological science field.
Three years employment in a biomanufacturing or therapeutics manufacturing facility
Demonstrated knowledge, skill, and abilities in cGMP
Teaching experience in higher education.
Fundamental understanding of operations in an FDA regulated industry
Administration or management of manufacturing involving cGMP.
Salary Range: Per faculty salary schedule
Internal Number: 8198
About Blinn College
Established in 1883, Blinn College offers a variety of college academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes for more than 18,000 students who attend one of our four campuses or our comprehensive distance education programs. The premier two-year college in Texas, Blinn College has the state's highest percentage of students who transfer to leading four-year institutions.