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11 Dec 2020

Full-Time Tenure-track Pharmacy Technician Instructor/Director – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Do you value active learning, meaningful collaboration with classroom faculty, and culturally relevant and equity-minded instruction? Are you excited to work with a diverse student population? Are you eager to work collaboratively to find innovative ways to improve student success? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining our faculty. We value collaboration and are dedicated to guiding all students to achieve their academic and career goals.


Clark College is currently accepting applications for a Tenure-track Pharmacy Technician Instructor who will also provide oversight for the program, including curricular oversight, collaboration with multiple college services, course scheduling and lead efforts to obtain and maintain national accreditation. Department and college service work is expected with the position (as assigned by the Division or College) to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being student success and retention. This position begins September 10, 2021.


At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We have not always gotten it right, but are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Christina Longo, Director of Compliance /Title IX Coordinator, 360-992-2317 or 360-992-2057,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.


Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Instruct all classes as an expert in the discipline using active learning approaches that both engage and facilitate student learning.
  • Advise and assist students in educational and career development to attain a two-year degree, certificate, or a transfer degree to a four-year college.
  • Instruct all classes utilizing technology (e.g. learning management systems, web-based simulations or other) as part of their course design (web-enhanced, hybrid or, online) to facilitate student learning and success.
  • Pursue professional development to stay current in the field.
  • Obtain and maintain Professional-Technical Certification requirements.
  • Participate in program, curriculum development and assessment activities.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, businesses, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique learning opportunities at Clark College.
  • Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees.
  • Work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Understand and commit to the mission of Clark College.
  • Work cooperatively in a variety of department-level activities and college or company-wide projects.
  • Pursue professional development to enhance teaching and learning in the department and College.
  • Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity, equity, and inclusion on a college campus.


Position Specific Responsibilities:

The Program Director is responsible for program effectiveness, including outcomes, organization, administration, continuous review, planning, and development. As the Pharmacy Technician Instructor and Program Director, a successful candidate will provide leadership for the Pharmacy Technician program, attain and maintain third party American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation, work as practicum coordinator, and provide lab and lecture instruction in the Pharmacy Technician program. Additional teaching assignments in Allied Health courses may be required.


Minimum Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Current Pharmacy Technician national certification (CPhT) or current Pharmacist license.
  • Associate’s Degree.
  • Three years of fulltime or equivalent work experience as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacist.


Salary Statement

Current starting salary is $62,049 (non-negotiable). Faculty may be eligible to advance every other year; current top step is $87,403.

Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends.


Required Online Application Materials:

  • Clark College Online Application, including names of five references
  • Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Current résumé including five references
  • Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office
  • Response to the following supplemental question included in the online application
    1. Please describe how you have implemented teaching practices and/or participated in initiatives that promote racial and cultural equity.


Please apply online at


To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.


Application Deadline:

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., January 19, 2021.



Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts. Please note that upon being hired, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) require a Vocational Certification plan be in place prior to the first day of classes. Under the standard specified in WAC 131-16-070 through 131-16-094 Vocational Certification is a condition of continued employment for all professional technical education personnel.



Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.



The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.


Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.



Clark College Human Resources

December 11, 2020


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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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