Medical Assisting Adjunct Instructor at Independence University

Remote | Entry-level | Part-time
Independence University

Medical Assisting Adjunct Instructor

Online – Remote

Independence University



Company Overview

  • The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • CEHE operates degree-granting career colleges throughout the western United States and online.
  • The college brands include Stevens-Henager Colleges in Utah and Idaho; CollegeAmerica in Colorado and Arizona; California College San Diego, and Independence University (online platform).
  • All of the colleges are accredited by ACCSC, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • The colleges offer degree programs from the Associate’s level through the Master’s level in a variety of disciplines including Computer Science, Graphic Arts, Business/Accounting, Nursing, and Healthcare. CEHE is an at-will employer.

Instructor, Adjunct

  • Duties include teaching the entire range of appropriate courses from beginning to advanced. Students in these classes are preparing for Associate and/or Bachelor degrees.
  • Basic duties will involve instruction, tutoring, student advising, and some curriculum development.
  • The instructor is responsible for the retention of students from the beginning to the end of the module.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct classes in accordance with established syllabi and lesson plans.
  • Prepare, administer and grade assignments, quizzes, and tests.
  • Provide objective and subjective feedback regarding student performance.
  • Maintain records of student attendance, grades, lab, and/or homework assignments.
  • Advise students regarding academic matters to improve successful course completion.
  • Conduct assigned courses that result in a high level of student satisfaction and course completion.
  • Communicate pro-actively with campus administration regarding student issues.
  • Ensure campus and college regulations and policies are known and followed.
  • Maintain a healthy, secure, and safe classroom environment.
  • Participate in scheduled faculty meetings and in-services.
  • Report Preparation.
  • Must be able to lift 15 lbs.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • A current working knowledge of all theory and practical applications for courses being taught.
  • Communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and through appropriate electronic media.
  • Work successfully in a team environment.
  • Hold the appropriate degree for courses being taught, as stipulated by ACCSC.
  • Additional specific requirements listed below where appropriate

Measures of Merit:

TBD by supervisor within 90 days of hire.

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