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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Central Sterile Processing Technology
Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida
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Date Posted 02/19/2020
Faculty-Medicine-Other Medicine
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled


Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs.  Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity.   A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.  

Compensation:   $910.80 per credit hour (critical need) as per the SF Salary ScheduleLimited to teaching no more than 12 credit hours or equivalent per semester.


Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant Professor, Central Sterile Processing Technology will develop, prepare and teach Central Sterile Processing coursework.  Faculty may be assigned to SF’s main Northwest campus or at any of the program’s clinical affiliate locations.  Additionally, course offerings may be taught during the day, evening, or online.  Candidates must have the flexibility to teach assigned time and format at any site throughout the academic year.  Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to reach a diverse student population, flexibility, willingness to work with others, and an interest in the integration of classroom and clinical experience.  The candidate’s primary function will be to teach didactic, laboratory, and clinical courses in Central Sterile Processing.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Plan, organize, and deliver instruction in didactic, laboratory and/or online settings to promote student success within a community college setting and align with the IAHCSMM curriculum guidelines.

  • Support and promote the college and departmental missions centered on excellence in teaching and learning through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, and service.

  • Collaborate with department chair, faculty, and peers to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to cultivate the mastery of course content.

  • Strictly honor the privacy and security of student records and other sensitive information according to appropriate state, federal and college regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.

  • Appropriately document student progress and maintain records including attendance, grading and student learning outcomes.

  • Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional assignment.

  • Assist the Program Director with preparing reports for internal and external audiences.

  • Coordinate, implement and evaluate the clinical education component of the curriculum; (i.e. initiate and maintain clinical affiliate contracts, student clinical rotation placement, clinical affiliate visits and evaluations); ensure effective program operation and compliance with IAHCSMM, SACS, or other regulatory agency requirements.

  • Comply with College and Departmental guidelines regarding professional development.

  • Correlates clinical education with didactic education and evaluates student performance and learning.

  • Maintain current knowledge of the discipline and educational methodologies through continuing professional development.

  • Participate in student recruitment and advisement.

  • Participate in meetings and program advisory committee work as designated.

  • Assist with implementation of college policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with SF college philosophy, values, and mission.

  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.

  • Work a flexible schedule at multiple worksites.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Academic Chair, Allied Health Programs


Required: A CRCST or CBSPDS certification, 1 year previous experience in sterile processing, and must have a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique, sterilization techniques, infection control requirements, and a basic knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology. A criminal background check will be conducted.

Preferred:  Associate’s degree or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.

Application Process:  All applicants must complete the SF Employment Application, submit a letter of intent, an up-to-date resume, copies of appropriate credentials, as well as college transcripts if applicable, through the job portal to be considered for this position.  Three letters of recommendation need to be sent directly from the individuals providing them to Sharon.whitcraft@sfcollege.edu.  Unofficial transcripts are only accepted for review purposes, official transcripts are required prior to any offer of employment being made.

All submitted materials will be routed to the following Job Contact:

Sharon Whitcraft,


Required Documents:

Certification(s), Letter of Intent, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


Santa Fe College (SF) is committed to maintaining a work and educational environment that embraces diversity and where no member of the college community is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any college program or activity based on: their race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, political opinions or affiliations, or veteran status. This commitment applies to employees, volunteers, students, and, to the extent possible, to third parties, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, and the general public. EA/EO

Santa Fe College reserves the right to extend deadlines and/or not offer advertised positions.

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