Program Director, Massage Therapy

Essex, MD

Community College of Baltimore County

The Program Director, Massage Therapy is responsible for all aspects of the program, including the organization, administration, continuous review, planning, development, and general effectiveness of the program. This Program Director supervises part-time faculty, students, and is the liaison to health care affiliates and represents the college on local, state, national and international levels.
Compensation within the posted range is determined by a candidate's education level and/or years of experience in the field. Generally, employees are hired in the lower third of the scale. Bachelor's degree and current Maryland license or certification in Massage Therapy through an accredited program. Experience in curriculum design, program administration, planning, and instructional methodology. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of practice experience. Two years' college/professional level teaching or adult education experience required.

For best consideration please apply by November 1, 2021.
  1. Maintain Maryland Massage Therapy License/Certification.
  2. Coordinate the scheduling of faculty, courses, and facilities within program.
  3. Seek continuous improvement in teaching (classroom and on-line) methodology and student centered learning.
  4. Work collaboratively to achieve departmental, divisional and/or institutional initiatives.
  5. Participate with the hiring and evaluation of assigned staff.
  6. Maintain scheduled availability to students.
  7. Maintain laboratories, supplies and/or equipment.
  8. Remain knowledgeable about the College, its structure, culture, policies, practices and the surgical technology program.
  9. Assist in student recruitment and selection.
  10. Serve as an advocate for the College and its students, as required.
  11. Attend regular meetings with the Continuing Education Staff, Massage Therapy advisory groups, MD Board of Massage, and other meetings as requested.
  1. Prepare and teach assigned courses, utilizing Learning Management Systems, strategies and activities to promote student engagement and enhanced student learning.
  2. Follow established rules and guidelines of the accrediting body.
  3. Develop, coordinate and monitor all course paperwork. Evaluate student achievement on a regular basis using valid assessment techniques. Coordinate Certification Exam for students.
  4. Assist in directing the assigned administrative support personnel.
  5. Perform administrative duties that may include teacher mentoring or other similar duties.
  6. Serve as point of contact for internal and external organizations, including marketing programs in healthcare.
  7. Organizes, administers, and maintains the massage therapy program including developing methods of program evaluation, outcomes assessments and corresponding revisions to meet COMTA programmatic accreditation standards, goals, and mission.
  8. Develops, facilitates, and manages in-house student clinic.
  9. Coordinates development and revision of the massage therapy course curriculum including descriptions, syllabi, outlines and lesson plans.
  10. Provides leadership and support in the professional development of program faculty. Coordinates evaluation of teaching.
  11. Conducts formal and informal counseling of students and adjunct faculty.
  12. Develop and maintain clinical affiliation sites, coordinate student clinical placement and document periodic clinical site visits to evaluate effectiveness and compliance with program policies.
  13. Participates in the recruitment and selection of massage therapy students. Attends such activities as school and community career fairs and information sessions.
  14. Establishes and coordinates a Program Advisory Committee to monitor and support the activities of the massage therapy program.
  15. Participate in program revenue and expense budget development.
Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned. Posted: 06/24/2022