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Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding Instructor

Location: Sarasota Campus

Job Description:
Faculty for Allied Health programs are responsible for the overall quality of the education delivered within the courses being taught. The faculty member should be a dynamic presenter capable of motivating students and inspiring them to embrace education. Faculty is also responsible for ensuring students follow the established rules and regulations of the school.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Excellent written and oral communication
• Capable of gaining the students attention and motivating them to succeed
• Experience using Microsoft Office Software
• Self- starter capable of working with little supervision
• Ability to reach students from varying backgrounds
• Able to work standing for long periods
• Find ways to creatively meet course objectives and student learning outcomes.
• Maintain a safe, positive, and exciting learning environment.

Education/Experience Required:

• Associates' degree required
• Certification in coding (CPC,CCS and CCS-P)
• At least 4 years experience in medical billing and coding, ICD-9-CM and CPT coding, reimbursement and record documentation.
• Experience teaching is a plus, but experience may be substituted if the candidate has the requisite education.

Please submit your resume by e-mail to pmcdermott@meridian.edu

Instructor: Cosmetology Program

Location: Sarasota Campus

Job Description:
The Instructor for the Cosmetology program is responsible for the overall quality of the education delivered within the courses being taught. The faculty member should be a dynamic presenter capable of motivating and inspiring students to embrace their career education. Faculty members for the Cosmetology Program are responsible for ensuring students within the course follow the established rules and regulations of the school.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a teaching assignment for class
  • Actively work to maintain retention in all classes taught, by maintaining accurate attendance records daily, calling all students who are absent, and recording absentee information in roster after each class meeting and communicating attendance 'concerns' to the Program department head
  • Design, administer and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus
  • Plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus/outline provided, to assure course content and objectives are met
  • Be available to advise students, tutor and provide other assistance as needed

Requirements

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Capable of gaining students attention and motivating them to succeed
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software
  • Self-starter capable of working with little supervision
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work standing for long periods

Education/Experience

  • Current Florida License in Cosmetology
  • Two to three years experience in the field
  • Experience teaching a plus, but experience may be substituted if the candidate has the requisite education
  • Individual must be professional and proficient in all phases of service industry and sales

Please submit your resume by e-mail to careers@meridian.edu

Instructor: Dental Program

Location: Sarasota Campus

Job Description:
The Instructor for the Dental Assisting program is responsible for the overall quality of the education delivered within the courses being taught. The faculty member should be a dynamic presenter capable of motivating and inspiring students to embrace their career education. Faculty members for the Dental Program are responsible for ensuring students within the course follow the established rules and regulations of the school.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a teaching assignment for class
  • Actively work to maintain retention in all classes taught, by maintaining accurate attendance records daily, calling all students who are absent, and recording absentee information in roster after each class meeting and communicating attendance 'concerns' to the Program Chair or Academic Dean
  • Design, administer and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus
  • Plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus/outline provided, to assure course content and objectives are met
  • Be available to advise students, tutor and provide other assistance as needed

Requirements

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Capable of gaining students attention and motivating them to succeed
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software
  • Self-starter capable of working with little supervision
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work standing for long periods

Education/Experience

  • Must be a graduate from an ADA approved program
  • Minimum of an A.S Degree; preference will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related field
  • Be a dental assistant with a current national board license
  • Two to three years experience in the field
  • Experience teaching a plus, but experience may be substituted if the candidate has the requisite education

Please submit your resume by e-mail to careers@meridian.edu

Admissions Representative

Location: Sarasota Campus

Job Description:
The admissions representative is a results-oriented sales professional who acts as a liaison between Meridian College and prospective students to generate interest in attending the school.

Responsibilities

  • Calls prospective students to schedule on campus appointments
  • Responds to incoming calls from inquiring students; provide program information
  • The Admissions Representative listens and considers the needs of the prospective students in order to provide them with the educational solutions for their career needs
  • Conducts campus tours
  • Maintains records of calls made, calls received and issues/concerns addressed
  • Address any issues or concerns raised by students or parents of students regarding cost, financing, dress code, curriculum, tutoring, testing procedures or cancellation policy
  • Interviews and enrolls prospective students in any one of our programs

Requirements

  • Outstanding telephone and interviewing skills
  • Self-discipline and ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Must be professional in all aspects of the position including appearance, demeanor and attitude and consistently display the highest levels of integrity
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Education/Experience

  • Associates degree required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of one-three years experience in recruiting, or sales experience

Please submit your resume by e-mail to careers@meridian.edu

Instructor – English Composition, College Math, American History, Psychology, Sociology & Communications

Location: Sarasota Campus

Job Description:

The Instructor for the general education course is responsible for the overall quality of the education delivered within the courses being taught. The faculty member should be a dynamic presenter capable of motivating and inspiring students to embrace their career education. Faculty members for General Education courses are responsible for ensuring students within the course follow the established rules and regulations of the school.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a teaching assignment for class
  • Actively work to maintain retention in all classes taught, by maintaining accurate attendance records daily, calling all students who are absent and recording absentee information in roster after each class meeting and communicating attendance 'concerns' to the Program Department Head
  • Design, administer and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus
  • Plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus/outline provided, to assure course content and objectives are met
  • Be available to advise students, tutor and provide other assistance as needed

Requirements

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Capable of gaining students attention and motivating them to succeed
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software
  • Self-starter capable of working with little supervision
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work standing for long periods

Education/Experience

  • Preferred applicants will have a Master's degree
  • 18 credits in a corresponding field/discipline to the subjects needed
  • Experience teaching a plus, but experience may be substituted if the candidate has the required education
  • Individual must be professional and proficient in all phases of area of expertise

Please submit your resume by e-mail to careers@meridian.edu

Financial Aid Advisor

Location: Sarasota Campus

Job Description:
The Financial Aid Advisor works with prospective students to understand the methods available to finance their education. As a Financial Aid Advisor you will use your analytical and critical thinking skills to conduct a federal need analysis, verification, and initial packaging for the processing of Title IV aid applications.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain compliance with financial aid regulatory requirements as it pertains to federal and state accrediting agencies and Meridian Education policies and procedures
  • Prepare student financial aid package
  • Determine financial aid eligibility, develop and review financial aid plan with students and parent(s) or family member(s) while providing consumer information as required by Federal Regulations
  • Follow up on the status of all pending student loans/grants or promissory notes in order to complete student financial aid packages
  • Conduct student entrance and exit interviews to ensure all financial obligations are met in a timely manner
  • Investigate and solve files returned from the U.S. Department of Education for review or verification
  • Audit all outgoing student files for accuracy and thoroughness
  • Maintain current knowledge of all government regulations and requirements
  • Check NSLDS for electronic financial aid transcripts

Requirements

  • Ability to interact with all levels of individuals
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and problem solver
  • This is a full time position that requires day, evening and weekend availability

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or a related field preferred
  • 1-2 years experience as a Financial Aid officer / representative, proprietary school financial aid experience is a plus
  • Hands on knowledge of crossover funding issues
  • Experience with Return to Title IV calculations
  • Knowledge of Federal and state grant / loan programs

Please submit your resume by e-mail to careers@meridian.edu

 

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