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Instructor, Healthcare Professional Development III - Adjunct Pool

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Provide specialized expertise and knowledge in support of the college curriculum and programs. Lead the development and design of continuing education courses in support of the ongoing competency development and maintenance of credentials for healthcare professionals.  Follow accepted higher education standards, college policies and procedures, and discipline specific accreditation/approval requirements.  Teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning.  The role of the CE Instructor III position encompasses teaching and learning, leading course development and delivery, advising, professional development and institutional and community service.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Teach assigned courses at the designated time and location(s), including theory and clinical skills.  Instruction may include classroom, laboratory, web-based or field experience delivery methods.

  2. Oversee and assist students. Follow departmental curriculum and the use of approved materials that are endorsed by the department. 

  3. Maintain required class attendance and grades records.

  4. Turn in class records (roll sheets, grade sheets and other records as required by the specific program) by specified deadlines.

  5. Distribute certificates of completion to students and meet with individual students to make appropriate recommendations for subsequent courses.

  6. Lead the development and delivery of new curriculum as needed.

  7. Attend required pre-service and in-service meetings.

  8. Consult with Director about any unusual academic or discipline related issues in the classroom.

  9. Periodically meet with Director to review student evaluation forms and classroom observation forms.

  10. Use departmental equipment responsibly and return department-issued textbooks and material as request by Director.

  11. Maintain current healthcare discipline specific skills, knowledge and licensure/certification.

  12. Auxiliary Tasks: Interview, counsel and provide orientation to potential students as required.  Participate in program related surveys, research and staff development activities.  Be available to help the department with program marketing or public relations event.   


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.



Doctorate degree or Master’s degree with Advanced Current industry licensure or advanced certification or advanced specialty certification related to course content being taught is required.


Minimum qualification requirements for education/certification are determined by discipline specific accreditation/approval requirements for content being taught in a high demand specialized healthcare field (a photocopy of the transcript showing degree conferred must accompany the application). 



Minimum 60 months work experience in related healthcare field required.



  1. Knowledge of intermediate to advanced theory and skills specific to related healthcare discipline;

  2. Able to demonstrate intermediated to advanced hands-on techniques and skills specific to related healthcare discipline; and

  3. Able to communicate with others from various backgrounds and experience levels. 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.


This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. We appreciate your dedication to educating students! When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.



Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.
EEO Statement
Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity
PO Box 667517                                   
Houston TX, 77266
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.
Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact  (713) 718-8565.

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