Surgical Technology Program Director

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Employment Status
Full Time
Posted Date
2 months ago(3/17/2021 3:15 PM)
Job Family
Academic Administrators
ECPI University
United States


As you look for your next career step as a Surgical Technology Educator, finish your search with ECPI University.  Current events have been a challenge on many fronts, however, ECPI embraced the opportunity to deliver to our students in a very flexible way through our amazing faculty and resources.  The combination of our innovative technology in tandem with the creativity of the Surgical Technology leadership and faculty, our students continue to graduate on time as anticipated and with continued, exceptional success.  Come be part of our success as ECPI University sets the standard in Surgical Technology education.
ECPI University has adjusted the delivery model in a myriad of ways and the on-campus delivery is further supported with several safety approaches.  As we all move through these events, the University makes sure of the following:
• To provide all PPE materials needed for in-seat and clinical delivery
• Scan every person entering the building for any sign of temperature / illness
• Re-organized the Simulation and Skills labs to meet all current social distancing requirements
• Provide readily available, high grade hand-sanitizer in all area, and a
• Wide variety of delivery pathways that allow for all students to get the critical skills training needed.
Do you want to make that difference? If so, ECPI University is the place for you. We are seeking educational leaders with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.
With these tools and advantages in mind, ECPI University looks for creative and motivated Surgical Technology professional to oversee our Surgical Technology program at our Richmond, VA campus. 



  • Classroom instruction.
  • Creates and maintains an environment conducive to learning; employs instructional technology and active learning approaches in order to enhance the learning experience.
  • Oversees the academic progression and graduation of students.
  • Participates in the academic advisement and counseling of students.
  • Provides opportunities for student and graduate evaluation of curriculum, teaching and program effectiveness.




  • Evaluates program performance using a variety of assessments and techniques.
  • Maintains and submits accurate program records according to established deadlines.
  • Coordinates the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of program curricula, text books and course content in accordance with program standards, institutional needs and changing needs of employers.
  • Works with Campus President to ensure schedules are efficient and accurate.
  • Participates in scheduled in-service activities to include, but not limited to, training, open houses, orientations, faculty meetings, committees, conferences, and graduation/student awards ceremonies.




  • Assists in the recruitment, hiring, onboarding and evaluation of faculty.
  • Conducts regular faculty meetings and in-services.
  • Reviews end-of-course evaluations of faculty at the end of each module.
  • Ensures faculty are current in licensure, certification and professional development


Professional Development


  • Stays current in subject matter through professional development.
  • Commits to ongoing professional development; ensures program faculty remain current in trends, issues and practices in the field, as well as effective teaching strategies and assessment methods.




  • Bachelor’s degree in the specialty field or teaching discipline required from a regionally accredited educational institution.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) credential required.
  • 3 years of operating room experience or teaching in the field within the last five years or a combination of the two prior to hire date.


  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to manage in an academic organization. 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail and deadline. 
  • Demonstrated experience with academic planning, including program development and innovation; strategic planning; and financial management. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity among students, faculty and staff.
  • Curriculum development 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Familiarity with regional accreditation process 
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships 
  • Motivated, self-starter and ability to work independently 
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Working knowledge of computer applications and the ability to quickly learn new computer software
  • Experience with distance learning or learning management systems (LMS) preferred

Do you want to make a difference? If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you. We are seeking professionals with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.

ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 

 What does ECPI University have to offer?

  • A focus on students and academic excellence
  • Professional work environment
  • Talented and committed co-workers
  • An adult-focused accelerated schedule
  • An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network


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