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Colorado State Health Care Informatics Faculty Chair in Denver County, Colorado

Health Care Informatics Faculty Chair

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Health Care Informatics Faculty Chair


$51,500.00 - $56,650.00 Annually


Denver County, CO

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

GJD- 312330 9/22


Community College of Denver

Opening Date


Closing Date



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Primary Physical Work Address

Community College of Denver, 1201 5th Street, Denver, Colorado.

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Department Information

This is a a full-time, 9-month faculty position


GJD- 312330 9/22: Center for Health and Natural Sciences

Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Description of Job


The Health Care Informatics Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree is an interdisciplinary academic program that combines concepts in healthcare administration, information technology (IT), healthcare data analytics, Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR), performance enhancements, and organizational leadership, with real-world assignments to prepare students for a dynamic career in the field of health informatics. Graduates from this degree can pursue careers in fields such as hospital systems, private clinics, public health organizations, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and private healthcare technology corporations.

The program will be primarily delivered online, but it may include other delivery methods including traditional and hybrid.

The Health Care Informatics Faculty Chair/Director is a faculty position with chair duties. Instructional responsibilities include teaching online course therefore, the ideal candidate must command strong teaching skills, creating and modeling a quality-learning environment to support a diverse student population including students with disabilities or special learning needs and effectively structure classes and curriculum to support program and course outcomes. The Faculty Chair/Director is also responsible for developing, evaluating, and implementing the educational components of the Health Care Informatics curriculum. Additional duties include program-level leadership.

This position is a full-time, 9-month faculty position in the Center for Health and Natural Sciences. Faculty have opportunities to teach courses and perform additional duties during the summer semester for additional compensation.


All responsibilities of the Faculty Chair/Director are in accordance with the Chair and Faculty handbooks. The Chair and Faculty handbooks are the authoritative guides on specific requirements with regard to chairs roles and responsibilities, teaching assignments, and service. The Faculty Chair/Director is responsible for:

• Developing, evaluating, and implementing the educational components of the Healthcare Informatics curriculum,

• Teaching courses in the program and possibly other courses within the candidate’s expertise,

• Advising students in the program,

• Creating class schedules,

• Recruiting, hiring, developing, and managing full-time and part-time faculty in the program,

• Managing program budgets and operations,

• Coordinating internship sites,

• Facilitating at least two advisory board meetings throughout each academic year,

• Communicating relevant program information to both internal and external stakeholders and maintaining relationships with healthcare industry partners,

• Overseeing the continuous improvement of the program, monitoring program and course curriculum performance against targeted success outcomes and quality standards and preparing annual program reviews and student learning assessments

• Monitoring program strategic enrollment management against targeted growth,

• Coordinating and delivering effective student recruitment programs,

• Providing subject matter expertise in support of new and revised curriculum proposals,

• Working with cross-functional teams to ensure program and course content is rigorous, responsive, and relevant to workforce needs, and aligns to defined student competencies,

• Working with educational and industry partners to identify opportunities for expanding the program, and

• Fulfilling service duties to the program and the college.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


Master’s degree in Health Information Management, Health Informatics, Health Information Systems, Health Care Administration, Health Data Science, or a related field.


Master’s degree in Cyber Security, Computer Networking, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field and at least three years of industry experience in health informatics, health information technology, informatics, biomedical informatics, clinical epidemiology, public health, healthcare administration, and/or health data science, or related fields


Combination of credentials covering both technology and healthcare, with at least one credential being a graduate-level degree. Technology degrees can be in Cyber Security, Computer Networking, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related major. Healthcare degrees can be in Public Health, Health Sciences, Healthcare Administration, or a degree in a clinical profession.


Master’s degree and industry certification in healthcare information technology such as RHIA, RHIT, CAHIMS, CPHIMS, CHDA, CCA/CCS/CCS-P, etc.)


  • Two (2) years of experience in the healthcare industry with an emphasis in technology roles.

  • Applicants must have demonstrated professional experience or education in one or more of the Program’s instructional areas including:

  • Healthcare Systems and Organizations

  • Healthcare Coding and Records

  • Healthcare Information Technology and Electronic Health Records

  • Health Information Systems Management

  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Analytics for Healthcare

  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Informatics

  • Healthcare Quality Management

  • Project Management for Technology in Healthcare

  • Research Methodology in Healthcare

  • Programming for Health Informatics

  • Database Design and Development

  • Communication in Healthcare

  • Leadership and Management in Health Professions


• Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner.

• Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.

• Demonstrated ability to work with people from varied backgrounds and situations, and is sensitive to individual differences.

• Demonstrate knowledge of the curriculum competencies and skills.

• An understanding of healthcare environments as it relates to informatics, health information management, and healthcare IT.

• Proficiency in instruction, curriculum development, supervision, evaluation.



• Demonstrated administrative and supervisory experience.

• Asynchronous and online teaching experience.

• One (1) year of experience teaching computer or healthcare related courses in a higher education setting.


• Proficiency in instruction, curriculum development, supervision, evaluation.

Supplemental Information


Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application packet submitted by candidate. Completed application packet includes: a letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under “Minimum Qualifications”; an online application; resume; and transcripts. All candidates, including current Community College of Denver

employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above.

Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Community College of Denver and cannot be copied.


Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/ccd which includes:

  1. Electronic Application, Click 'New Resume' at the bottom of this page

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Resume

  4. References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references

  5. Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred

  6. Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

*Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

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