Bryant & Stratton College program directors perform both
administrative and instructional duties. As administrators, they
support the College mission and vision by overseeing the day-to-day
management of their program area and are responsible for providing
guidance to all subject-area instructors and for ensuring that all
required record keeping and reporting is completed in a timely and
accurate manner. As instructors, they are bound by the job
description for Instructional Associates.
Essential Job Functions
Oversee the Medical Assisting Program at the Western New York
campuses (Amherst, Buffalo and Southtowns).
Serve as contact person for all MA/MAA faculty in the
Communicate/participate with the designated System Educational
Services Department on matters pertaining to the MA program.
Coordinate self-study efforts and prepare for AAMA site
Ensure compliance with AAMA/CAAHEP standards; guide
accreditation proceedings; complete all required reports.
Complete all required state, federal, accrediting body, and
college reports related to medical assisting.
Manage records, equipment, materials, and paperwork related to
MA/MAA programs throughout the market.
Order equipment for the MA program
Oversee the Medical Assisting Advisory Board. Maintain contact
with advisory board members and conduct a minimum of two meetings
per year for input and feedback on program quality issues,
curriculum, competencies, and equipment.
Manage the Medical Assisting internship program in conjunction
with Career Services.
Teaching responsibilities (day/evening) to be determined.
Attend all faculty and campus associate meetings.
Perform all job functions as listed in the Instructional
Associate and Program Director job descriptions.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of assigned fields.
Participate in curriculum monitoring and development
Participate in Influencer Relations Activities.
Organize and monitor subject-specific campus-wide initiatives
Adhere to and uphold all established operational policies and
Establish a calendar and system to ensure the timely and
accurate completion and submission of all government and
accrediting agency reports. Complete all such reports.
Ensure that all subject-area instructors adhere to all required
administrative and classroom delivery duties and requirements as
outlined in the job description for Instructional Associates.
Provide subject-specific training for instructors on an
as-needed basis to communicate changes in curriculum, technology,
Assist with classroom observations. Participate with the
academic manager in the hiring, development, evaluation, and
termination of subject-area instructors
Safeguard subject-area materials, records, and equipment.
Intervene in and work to solve any personnel issues which arise
among the subject-area instructors.
Ensure through evaluation and observation that all subject-area
instructors present accurate and contemporary course materials in
accordance with established syllabi and course outcomes.
Ensure that all subject-area instructors utilize appropriate
technology to achieve course goals and objectives.
Review all lessons, assessments and evaluation tools created by
subject-area instructors to ensure students’ mastery of technical
and critical skills are being accurately assessed through
methodologies which address the needs of a variety of learning
Provide recommendations to the management team vis-à-vis the
upkeep and purchase of subject-specific hardware and software.
Work with the Registrar and Dean of Instruction to establish a
master schedule of classes each semester. Provide advisement
services (scheduling, registration, program review, guidance on
tutoring services, etc.) to medical assisting students in a
courteous, professional, and positive manner.
Prepare medical assisting student schedules.
Utilize intervention strategies to assist students in achieving
maximum benefit from their educational experience.
Provide training and development guidance to subject-area
instructors to aid in their continuous improvement and growth.
Participate as required as a member of the academic and/or
campus management team(s).
Accept additional related duties as assigned by the academic
Knowledge, Skills, & Experience
Program directors are bound by all tenets of Knowledge, Skills,
and Experience outlined in the Instructional Associate Job
In addition they will meet the following criteria:
Master's degree in Allied Health field required. Current
certification (CMA) strongly preferred.
Management skills with emphasis on time management, problem
solving, conflict management, cultural diversity, adaptability, and
Strong organizational skills.
The proven ability to function as a member of a team within
established college, state, federal, and accrediting agency
regulations, policies and procedures.
Bryant & Stratton College is an Equal Opportunity Employer