UnityPoint Health

Assistant Professor-Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Requisition ID
College and Academics
1950 Heath St
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Prog Degree- DMS
Scheduled Hours/Shift
1st shift with some 2nd shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Allen College seeks to hire faculty for the

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program


Allen College is seeking candidates for a full-time clinical coordinator faculty position beginning August 2022. The faculty member shall hold an academic faculty appointment at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor at Allen College consistent with his/her education, experience and qualifications of the rank. Teaching responsibilities include, but not limited to, classroom and/or clinical teaching instruction and supervision. The clinical coordinator is responsible for coordinating clinical education with didactic education as assigned by the Program Director. The position plans, coordinates, facilitates, administers, and monitors activities on behalf o the academic program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty.


Faculty are members of the Allen College Faculty Organization Committee at large and are appointed to other faculty committees. Faculty are involved in the development and evaluation of the program and of the students. Faculty are actively involved in teaching, guidance and academic advising of students and report to the School’s Dean.


In compliance with the Clery Act, Allen College publishes an Annual Security report containing three previous years of crime statistics, institutional policies concerning campus safety, and a fire safety report. The report is available at https://www.allencollege.edu/filesimages/Current%20Students/Safety/ASR%20Report%209-29-21%20-%20Final.pdf. A paper copy is available upon request.


Faculty Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of individual. courses and overall curriculum within the college.
  • Participate in faculty development, governance and college decision making.
  • Participate in faculty organization committees.
  • Promotes and maintains collaborative relationships between college and clinical agencies.
  • Teach:
    • Classroom and clinical preparation, instruction, supervision and evaluation.
    • Coordination and supervision of students’ clinical experiences consistent with established standards of care and course/program objectives.
    • Other activities directly related to the academic program.
  • Serve as academic advisor for students.
  • Participate in professional activity and community service.
  • Participate in scholarly activities (may include the following):
    • Beginning study and research to develop knowledge, proficiency in one’s field of professional specialization.
    • Write, edit, and review texts and articles.
    • Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, and conventions of professional associations.
  • Participate in the coordination, advisement and supervision of student organization and other activities of the College not related to academics.
  • Effectively work with the daily mental and physical stresses of the job which includes, but not limited to meeting deadlines, attending meetings, completing compliance requirements, meeting and working with staff, faculty, students and the public.
  • Conducts clinical site visits to evaluate students; evaluates and ensures the effectiveness of the clinical affiliate/clinical education centers.
  • Schedules students for clinical rotations with affiliating clinical agencies to ensure effective learning experiences.
  • Attends the clinical agency meetings and participates in developing and maintaining clinical affiliation agreement to meet the needs of the program.   


  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in program discipline or related field with major study in area of teaching responsibility. A master’s degree in program discipline or related field with a major study in area of teaching responsibility from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and experience in teaching preferred.
  2. A minimum of two years of teaching experience in program discipline or 2 years clinical experience in area of teaching. Preference may be given to an applicant who has a minimum of one year of experience as an instructor in a JRC-DMS accredited program and 2 years clinical experience in professional discipline.
  3. Current clinical skills and demonstrated competency in practice.
  4. Evidence of ability in teaching as indicated by others in the education field.
  5. Demonstrated ability to do scholarly work appropriate to the individual's field.
  6. Evidence of involvement in professional activity and community service.
  7. Current licensure or permit to practice, as required by regulatory and/or accrediting agencies.
  8. Required Certifications: RDMS (AB and OB/GYN) and RVT.


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